The mission of the WRCA is to provide educational, technical, and social forums for those in Wisconsin’s roofing industry; to advocate on behalf of roofing contractors and the roofing industry, and to provide an unparalleled link to business resources designed specifically for roofing contractors in Wisconsin.
WRCA members comprise both union and merit shop roofing contractors and material and service providers to the roofing industry. The WRCA is affiliated with the National Roofing Contractors Association. Our mission is to provide education, training and interactive forums for our members.
Friday, January 19, 2018
Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
Annual Trade Show & Exhibit
Pick up locations:
Germantown Park & Ride (7:15 a.m.) off U.S. 41/Highway 45.
Ryan Road (Oak Creek) Park & Ride (7:30 a.m.) off I-94/Ryan Road (Highway 100).
WRCA is hitting the road again! On Friday, January 19, we have arranged a bus to head to the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) trade show. We’ll take you to the Drury Lane Conference Center (Oakbrook Terrace, IL) where you can see more than 150 exhibitors (find a list HERE) and we’ll do it without the hassle of driving, tolls, and parking when!
Breakfast and beverages will be served on the bus. You’ll be dropped off at the convention center around 9:30 p.m., giving you about three hours to walk the show. We’ll board the bus again, have some snacks and beverages to hold you over, and then stop for a late lunch before arriving back to our drop-off/pick-up locations around 3:30 p.m.
Please note that you must register separately for the CRCA Trade Show. To register for the Show, click HERE. The show is free to attend.
Registration through WRCA covers the cost of the bus, gratuity, lunch, dinner, and refreshments on the bus.
We encourage you to come to this informative meeting! Non-Member guests are welcome.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00 a.m. – Registration & Networking
10:30 a.m. – Program (continues after lunch)
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
2:00 p.m. – Adjourn
Space is available following the meeting to continue the discussion.
RCI WI Members are invited to attend a brief chapter meeting at 2 p.m.
Radisson Milwaukee West
2303 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
The WRCA Golf Outing will be held Tuesday, July 17 at Scenic View Country Club in Slinger. We’re planning a great event that includes golf, lunch, a reception, dinner, and lots of prizes!
10:30 a.m. – Registration, Driving Range, Lunch available at the Pro Shop
10:30 a.m. – Shotgun Start – Best Ball
4:00 p.m. – Reception
5:10 p.m. – Dinner, Prizes, Raffle
$110.00 – Golf and Dinner
$75.00 – Golf Only
$45.00 – Dinner Only
Radisson Hotel – Menomonee Falls
N88W14750 Main St
(Highway 41/45 at Main Street)
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Reception – 5:00 p.m.
City of Milwaukee – 5:45 p.m.
Dinner – 6:15 p.m.
Drones – 6:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks – 7:45 p.m.
Adjourn – 8:00 p.m.
Our September Membership Meeting is packed with information you need! After the reception, we’ll welcome Michael Mazmanian, Operations Director – Development Center and Trades Division, City of Milwaukee – Department of Neighborhood Services, to provide us with an update regarding the City’s roofing permitting requirements and process.
Later, we’ll welcome representatives from MenetAero to talk about the use of drones in the roofing industry. Among other uses, drones can be used in pre-bid project reviews, for inspections, and for thermal imaging. Find out the latest about the technology and how you can use it safely and in compliance with FAA regulations. You’ll learn from a project manager and an expert in thermography and have plenty of time to ask your questions.
During the wrap-up, we’ll provide a short update regarding the new Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and its impact on roofers, in anticipation of a more in-depth discussion at our November 7 meeting when Mark Graham (NRCA) will be our speaker.
We encourage you to come to this informative meeting and to invite non-member guest to attend as well.
WRCA Membership Meeting
November 7, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Radisson Hotel – Milwaukee West
2303 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Reception – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch – 12:00 p.m.
Presentation – 12:30 p.m.
We are pleased to welcome back one of our most-requested speakers – NRCA’s Mark Graham. Mark not only talks about how the various codes have changed, but why. More than that, he explains how those changes affect real-world installations.
Mark will be updating us on many of the recent code and technical changes affecting the industry, but he is also willing to address any questions that you might have. If you have a question, please be sure to let us know on your registration form.
Graham joined NRCA in 1993 and is responsible for the association’s Technical Services Section which responds to inquiries for technical information and assistance. He serves as the association’s technical liaison with outside organizations and develops and maintains the association’s technical documents, including The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual.
Graham is the staff liaison to NRCA’s Technical Operations Committee and Manual Update Committee. He also is contributing editor for Professional Roofing magazine. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva
The WRCA Christmas Party will be held at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, on Saturday, December 1! Located just outside the Milwaukee area, the Grand Geneva is one of Wisconsin’s premier resort facilities. Better yet, the property goes above and beyond to provide one of the best holiday season experiences anywhere in the State.
The Grand Geneva Resort offers upscale rooms in the hotel as well as an option for those looking for something more family-oriented. The hotel features lounges and restaurants while the lodge offers a waterpark and other family activities. A shuttle will take you to/from the party and anywhere on the resort property.
Nearby Lake Geneva is the place to go for boutique-style shopping. The downtown features several blocks worth of one-of-a-kind shops, great spots for a drink, and some of the best restaurants anywhere.
1. Call reservations at 855-833-5345 and ask for the WI Roofing Contractors Association room block.
2. Reserve your room online. Rooms are available at the Grand Lodge (upscale lodging) and at Timber Ridge (water park).
Rooms are offered at a discounted rate of $129/night + $15 resort fee + tax
BOOK EARLY – DISCOUNTED RATE EXPIRES 10/31/2018
WRCA Annual Meeting
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
11:30 a.m. – Reception
12:15 p.m. – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Annual Meeting
5260 Aurora Road
Hartford, WI 53027
$25.00 per person (includes lunch and a drink ticket)
Join us for our Annual Meeting as we look back at 2018 and forward to 2019. Among other things, we’ll select your leadership team for 2019 and thank those who have served over the past year. You’ll also hear about our charitable contribution from the Christmas Party and to learn about our scholarship award winner (and maybe help us raise a few dollars for the fund too). Most of all, come and enjoy the company and conversation of your friends and peers in the industry…