The RCI Pitched Roofing Awards are held in association with the following sponsors:

Headline Sponsor


Ali-Fabs (part of the Guttercrest Group) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality aluminium wall coping and capping used in both major construction projects and domestic installations.

With a combined total of almost 100 years’ experience, Ali-Fabs and Guttercrest are industry leaders in the manufacturing of aluminium coping and capping. They offer unrivalled product performance, quality and durability.

With state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities across their 65,000 sq ft premises in Shropshire, Ali-Fabs can produce an endless range of profiles and fabrications with short lead times. Available polyester powder coated in a variety of colours and finishes including anodised effect, textured and stone effect.

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Drinks Reception Sponsor


Northstone (NI) Limited is the largest construction and building materials group in Northern Ireland. Its divisionalised structure is made up of three operational divisions namely Farrans, Northstone Materials and CUBIS Systems which form a vertically integrated business.

Northstone (NI) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH plc, the international building materials group, employing in the region of 100,000 people, CRH plc is now the second largest building materials group in the world.

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Menu Sponsor


Forticrete's range of concrete roof tiles, cast stone, walling stone & architectural masonry are unrivalled in their field, having evolved over five decades through close collaboration with our customers in the UK construction industry.

By analysing the needs of an ever-changing market and adding our own considerable technical expertise we have developed products that provide an optimum balance of aesthetics, performance and value.

Forticrete has long been the driving force at the forefront of innovation in architectural masonry products development and this reputation now extends to the processes we use and the services we provide.

Our reputation as an innovator extends company-wide. Our Gemini concrete roofing tile was awarded the prestigious Millennium Products status by the Design Council and was subsequently honoured by a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

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Host Sponsor



Unique in its sector, PREFA has made a name for itself over the last 70 years when it comes to the development, production and marketing of aluminium roof, façade and roof gutter systems.

The expanding, innovative company now has a market presence in 22 European countries. Based in Austria, the PREFA group employs more than 450 members of staff all over Europe. The wide range of high-quality PREFA aluminium products is produced exclusively in Austria and Germany.



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Gallery Sponsor

SIG Roofing

SIG Roofing has everything you need under one roof.

Whatever you need for your roof, with over 100 branches nationwide, SIG Roofing’s got it covered for you.

Our friendly, local teams are always ready to share their passion for roofing, expertise, knowledge and impartial advice.

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Main Sponsors

ALM (Associated Lead Mills)

Associated Lead Mills Ltd is the UK’s leading distributor of Rolled Lead and ancillary products, and ALM HM the largest Hard Metal and ancillary supplier to the UK building industry. Through excellent work ethics and unparalleled service we have become leaders in our field.

Due to the success of both Lead and Hard Metal Sales and to ensure continuation of customer first service, ALM has now defined two sides of the business as ALM 01992444100 & ALM HM 01992801927. ALM covers all lead enquiries and ALM HM (Hard Metals) covers multi metals including Zinc, Copper, Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminium and all Accessories. All the knowledge is still under one roof but with separate offices and telephone numbers ensuring customers get through to the right people first time.

If you are a regular user of lead we can easily arrange for an account to be set up within our extensive network of builder’s merchants giving you access to the best products and services available in the UK Market. If you are a builder’s merchant, do not have an account with ALM but would like to set one up, please contact us.


BMI UK & Ireland

With over 180 years of industry experience, we deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems - designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing shelter, protection and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building and homeowners alike. Our dedicated experts assist with design and project solutions, technical advice and product information for both residential and non-residential projects.

BMI UK & Ireland is part of BMI Group, the largest roofing and waterproofing company in Europe, with a significant presence in Asia and Africa. Bringing together some of the biggest and most trusted names in the industry such as Redland, Icopal, Decra, Rosemary and Anderson.

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Since its formation in 1997, Cromar Building Products has taken advantage of its independent ownership to respond to market demands and provide customers throughout the UK and Ireland with exceptional service and value.

The extensive product range provides building and roofing merchants with a one stop shop for all flat and pitched roofing products along with a full portfolio of building chemicals, timber treatments, adhesives, sealants, tanking membranes and DPCs. This all-encompassing range features Cromar’s key brand names including PROGRP, Cromapol, Vent3, Leadax, ProRidge, Flexiglass, AlphaChem and many more.

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Easy-Trim Roofing & Construction Products Ltd is a multi-award winning, vertically integrated company based in Altham, Lancashire. Founded in 2005, the company is one of the fastest growing British manufacturers in the roofing sector, offering innovative products of unparalleled quality.  With a forward thinking attitude and solid business strategy, Easy-Trim are making significant investments in production as we strongly believe the future of British Manufacturing relies on quality, availability, reliability and innovation.

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By offering the most complete roof system by any single manufacturer, we pride ourselves on innovating for the future, whilst treasuring our rich roofing heritage of 100 years. Summed up perfectly in our newest roof tile, the Eden Traditional Clay Pantile celebrates the aesthetics of 12th Century pantiles, yet incorporates clever design modifications to bring the tile to the 21st Century for the benefit of today’s roofers.

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RCI Show

The RCI Show is the largest UK event where the entire roofing, cladding and insulation supply chain comes together.  The vibrant two-day event allows visitors to compare and source new products, learn from the experts and hear about the important issues currently impacting the market.

In addition to the unrivalled selection of exhibitors showcasing the latest construction products; the RCI Show provides a multitude of dedicated conference sessions keeping you ahead of the latest trends, technologies, legislation and issues influencing your market.

Popular RIBA approved CPD seminars are designed to encourage professional development within the industry and allow you to earn CPD for free. 

New for 2020 is the Live Demo Zone, where exhibitors will be running free demonstrations of the latest tools and innovations.

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Since it was established in 1983, Ultraframe has been acknowledged as the pioneer of the conservatory roofing sector in the UK, and continues to drive the sector with its innovations to this day.
Alongside its original glazed PVCU roof, the Ultraframe portfolio now also includes solid and tiled roofs, flat skylights, lanterns, aluminum and extension systems.
In addition to the highly innovative product range, Ultraframe customers can access a whole host of support services, including site assists, lead generation, and bespoke marketing packages, as well as assistance from some of the industry’s most knowledgeable technical, sales and marketing teams.