NWiR will have a significant presence at the WRE in Las Vegas next month: an Education and Networking Reception on Sunday, June 9 from 3pm – 4:45pm in the Versailles Room located at the Paris Hotel Convention Center AND NWiR will have a booth at the trade show.
The Education and Networking Reception will include a panel of powerhouse men and women who will speak to their views on the increase of women in the industry. They will discuss the challenges women face in the construction industry, their observations on how things have changed over the years for women, and what women do to help their male counterparts participate in their success. They will share success stories on hiring and retaining female talent; being a champion in their professional development; and how women have impacted their success. Registration for this event is through the Western Roofing Expo.
Panelists will include:
GC: Tony Rader, VP National Roofing Partners; National Chair Associated Builders and Contractors
Contractor: Dennis Ryan, President of Waterproofing Associates, past president WSRCA
Contractor: Wendy Marvin, CEO of Matrix Roofing; WSRCA Board of Directors
Consultant: Jonathan Stafford, Associate Principle, SGH; Past President RCI NorCal Chapter
Manufacturer: Bob Thurston, Regional Manager, Siplast; RCI Member
Identify the benefits of companies with a diverse work force.
Understand the challenges faced by women in the roofing industry.
Understand how you can become a champion of women in our industry, advance their career, benefit your career, and reap the rewards.
Review action items to attract and retain women, and improve the bottom line.
Questions that will be asked
From your perspective, what are some of the challenges you see women facing in our industry?
Are there any perceived advantages?
How things have changed over the years for women in our industry?
What works and what doesn’t when hiring and retaining female talent?
How do you become a champion of someone else’s professional development?
How have women impacted your personal success and that of your company?
Given the influences on your businesses and personal careers from diverse teams, perspectives and strengths, what actionable items and tangible advice to do you have for your peers?
NWiR will also be at booth number 860 at the trade show.
Thank you and see you in Vegas!