The association’s annual event is about the sharing of information and ideas. The opportunities to learn from fellow building envelope professionals, be they consultant, contractor, manufacturer, or facility manager, are plentiful at the RCI International Convention and Trade Show.
Don’t miss an opportunity to make a friend, develop a new lead, learn about a new technology — or just have some fun. Read below to see what’s planned.
President-Elect’s Golf Tournament
Friday, March 23 | Oak Creek Golf Club
Shuttle Ready: 6:30 AM | Shuttle Departs: 6:45 AM | Tee Off: 8:30 AM
Golfers without a foursome will be assigned to one based on handicap or average score. Placements will be determined by the club pro’s system. Golfers will be provided with a list of team and tournament rules at the on-site registration desk.
Spouses are encouraged to participate — there will be pairings for couples at the tournament. The tournament offers prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Contests will include longest drive and closest to the pin. Be sure to stick around for many other contests and raffle prizes immediately following the tournament.
A breakfast buffet, lunch, snacks on and off the course, and beverages will be provided. The event will conclude with an awards ceremony.
Friday, March 23 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
This event celebrates the commencement of the Convention. New to RCI or the RCI Convention? No problem. Here’s your chance to get to know some long-time members and members of the RCI Board of Directors who will be glad to help you get comfortable and involved. RCI Affiliated Chapter representatives will also be present to help you learn which building envelope professionals from your home area may be in attendance.
Grand Opening Celebration and Keynote Speaker – TBD
Saturday, March 24 | 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Saturday, March 24 | 3:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Discover the latest products and services on display by exhibitors and sponsors. Live product demonstrations will occur each day. There will be a complimentary reception on Saturday and a full breakfast buffet on Sunday.
CEHs for Attending the RCI Trade Show.
Attendees will earn 2.0 CEHs for spending up to four hours on the trade show floor. Attendees who spend more than four hours at the trade show will receive 3.0 CEHs.
Be sure to visit the display of the RCI Document Competition entries and winners during both days of the trade show. Competition categories include small projects, large projects, and reports.
Sunday, March 25 | 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Attendees who place a completed form in the prize drum at the trade show will be eligible for cash prize drawings. You must be present to win, and you may win multiple times.
Sunday, March 25 | 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Discover the history of and previous recipients of the RCI, Inc. awards: Herbert Busching Award | William C. Correll Award | Michael DeFrancesco Award | Richard M. Horowitz Memorial Award | Lifetime Achievement Award
RCI Foundations Reception and Event
Sunday, March 25 | 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
RCI Foundations Auction Item Donation Form – USA and Canadian RCI Foundations
Annual Meeting of the Members (Luncheon)
This is the RCI members’ business meeting and annual election. Members sit down for a meal to discuss RCI business and select leaders for the upcoming year. Boxed lunches will be served.
President’s Reception and Annual Banquet
Monday, March 26 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Reception)
Monday, March 26 | 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM (Banquet)
A celebration and finale of the convention. Here’s your chance to reminisce with fellow members over a sumptuous meal and lively entertainment.
Annual Banquet Entertainment – TBD