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The TAMKO Roadshow Featuring Rick the Rooferâ„¢ Rolls Into 2019 International Tradeshows

Roofing personality with nearly 50 years of experience will greet tradeshow attendees and demonstrate a variety of installation techniques in the TAMKO Building Products booths at both IRE and IBS

Roofing products expert Rick “the Roofer” Taylor is taking the TAMKO national roadshow to some of the building industry’s largest events this year. Attendees will get to meet Rick and gain firsthand product and industry knowledge from his years of experience.

In February, Rick the Roofer™ and the traveling roadshow will make appearances in the TAMKO booth at both the International Roofing Expo in Nashville, Tennessee and the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 “We are so excited to have Rick this year for his first official IRE and IBS appearances,” said Stephen McNally, TAMKO vice president of sales and marketing. “Rick will have his custom rig at one show, and an innovative interactive display at the other. Contractors won’t want to miss this.”     

Rick the Roofer is a roofing products expert with nearly 50 years of roofing industry experience as a contractor, salesman and trainer, including the past 24 years at TAMKO. He kicked off a nationwide tour in 2018 in his recognizable custom-built truck and trailer. Since last summer, Rick the Roofer has appeared at a variety of public and private industry events providing education, resources and hands-on installation demonstrations for roofing industry professionals.

 People are encouraged to connect with Rick the Roofer on social media for the latest information on products, industry news and updates on his upcoming show appearances. Rick can be found on Facebook at Rick the Roofer Taylor, on Twitter, @Rick_theRoofer, and on Instagram, @Rick_theRoofer.

Tradeshow attendees can see Rick the Roofer at TAMKO’s International Roofing Expo booth #2645 February 11-13, and International Builders Show booth #N527 February 19-21.

Rick the Roofer in action - 2019 Florida contractor event

Rick "the Roofer" Taylor in action at a contractor event earlier this month in Florida.

About Rick the Roofer™

Rick “the Roofer” is TAMKO’s Field Sales Training Manager who specializes in training TAMKO sales representatives and industry professionals on company products and proper installations. With nearly 50 years of industry experience as a roofing contractor and a former Territory Manager for TAMKO, Rick “the Roofer” will travel nationwide in a custom-built truck and trailer providing live demos and information on the latest TAMKO products.

About TAMKO


TAMKO Building Products is one of the nation’s largest independent manufacturers of residential and commercial roofing products. For more information about TAMKO, visit our website at www.tamko.com.