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Jobs, Internships, and Budding Building Enclosure Enthusiasm: Testimonials on the Impact of Student Convention Sponsorships

April 27, 2022

Thirty university students from all over the United States and Canada attended the 2022 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show thanks to sponsorships from the RCI-IIBEC Foundation (US) and RCI Foundation Canada. After the meeting we reached out to the students for their feedback and to see whether they felt their experiences made an impact on their careers. Were they able to find work in the building enclosure industry because of their attendance in Orlando? Their outstanding results follow.

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Scott Hinesley and Bob Card

IIBEC Holds 2020 Awards Ceremony Online

October 21, 2020

By Katherine Springle Lempka On October 7, 2020, IIBEC hosted a virtual awards ceremony to honor the year’s recipients. This would usually take place as a luncheon at IIBEC’s International Convention and Trade Show, which was also held virtually this year due to COVID-19. Immediate Past President Bob Card welcomed everyone to the Awards Ceremony, […]

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A Tribute to Twenty-Four Years

October 01, 2020

In his October 2020 message in IIBEC Interface, IIBEC President Scott Hinesley took the opportunity to use his virtual pulpit to honor someone whose selfless work has been a crucial cog in the wheel of IIBEC for over two decades. We reference, of course, Kris Ammerman. As the executive editor of IIBEC Interface during those […]

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Blast From IIBEC’s Past: 1995

July 31, 2020

In 1995, IIBEC (then RCI) was 12 years old. The Tenth RCI Convention, held in Reno, NV, boasted over 700 attendees and 126 companies exhibited at the trade show. Interface went to a monthly publication schedule. A survey of Interface readers indicated that 79% saved their copy in their libraries. (How far back does your […]

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Blast from IIBEC’s Past: 1993

June 01, 2020

Ten years following IIBEC’s (then RCI’s) founding, the association claimed 546 members “in a time of financial problems,” according to then- president Richard Horowitz. Its membership categories were expanded to include Affiliated members and Government Liaisons.The first edition of the RCI Directory of Roofing Professionals was published. The association’s educational offerings included Basics of Roofing, […]

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