On Tuesday 19 May 2015, we launched our first Roofing Trade Show, located at our London Colney Branch and supported by a range of our industry leading suppliers. On display was a huge variety of products covering every aspect of roofing, from flat roofs and insulation to roof windows and power tools.

A number of suppliers used the event to showcase their new innovations, give advice on best practice and allow customers to ask the questions to the field experts.

Joining us were industry leaders in Flat Roofing Products, EPDM systems, Fiberglass GRP, Torch on Felt, Tiles, Slates, Roof Windows, Specialist Tools, Guttering and Green Roof Systems.

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Keeping everyone going during the show was Adrian from Adrian Webb Street Food, providing attendees with bacon rolls in the morning and Polish Hot Dogs throughout the day. Delicious.

 

Product Demonstrations

If you attended the trade show you will have seen Velux in their roadshow van, they were at the show to talk to customers about the new Velux generation. The new designs of this generation of windows let in more sunlight while maintaining great energy efficiency and a modern design.

Also making an appearance was Cromar's Pro GRP, they showed the incredible speed at which the compound sets and customers were even invited to hit the flat roof with a hammer just minutes after application revealing no damage to the GRP.

The idea behind the product demos in general was to give customers a hands on and close up experience of materials and equipment they may have seen advertised but not know how they work or best practice for use and application. This means potential buyers can make more well informed purchasing decisions.

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Special Offers

Associated Lead Mills provided us with rolls of lead for £1.85 a kilo during the event, this generated some great interest from those who attended.

Elastathane, one of Cromar's new products was demonstrated at the event and had an introductory offer of 10% Off on the day.

Don't worry if you missed it, Duratech are still giving 15% Off all windows, flashings and blinds until June 5th. London Colney Store only.

 

Raffle

Our suppliers were kind enough to provide us with the prizes for our raffle, we had loads of prizes up for grabs for any customer who filled in a questionnaire at our stall during the day.

We had a total of 9 winners during the day, congratulations to everyone who won! Some of the prizes included champagne, a roll of Actis Hybrid Insulation, 5 rolls of lead and much more.

Giveaways

Everyone who walked in received a free JJ Roofing Supplies goodies bag including a free tape measure and carpenters pencils, there was also the opportunity to be given 1 of 10 free Duratech Roof Windows and all 10 were given out on the day.

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Thanks

A big thanks to everyone involved in organising and planning the event, everyone who helped out on the day, thanks to all of the suppliers that took part and to anyone who visited the trade show on the day!