August 3 gala will celebrate the achievements of Hispanic and minority contractors in the Carolinas
(RALEIGH, N.C.) — CertainTeed, a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, will serve as a co-sponsor of the 2018 Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) Gala & Brilliance Awards. The event, which celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic and minority contractors in the Carolinas, will take place Aug. 3 at the Historic Royal Bakery Building, located at 3801 Hillsborough St. Suite 109 in Raleigh, N.C.
“CertainTeed acknowledges that many of the people using our products everyday represent the Hispanic community,” said Alex Pecora, director of product management for CertainTeed Roofing. “We support HCAC’s efforts to celebrate and award diversity in the construction industry and are proud to be a Crystal Reception-level sponsor of the gala.”
The gala will feature several notable speakers and awards will be presented to honor companies and individuals dedicated to the long-term success, economic growth and business development of Hispanic and minority-owned construction companies in North and South Carolina. These awards include Trade Contractor of the Year, Remodeler of the Year, General Contractor of the Year, Associate of the Year, Partner of the Year and Safety Champion.
The celebration will also feature live music and entertainment representing various cultures. Proceeds of the gala will help the HCAC continue its mission to “provide the necessary resources to ensure the continued progress of our members, while promoting the long-term success of Hispanic-owned construction businesses in the Carolinas.”
“We at HCAC are proud to present this year’s Gala & Brilliance Awards,” said HCAC Director Lissette Velez. “This event is so important for us because it celebrates diversity and promotes success among our community while it presents opportunities for minority contractors across North and South Carolina.”
The reception for the HCAC Gala & Brilliance Awards will begin at 6 p.m., with the program starting at 7 p.m. To learn more about the HCAC or to purchase tickets for the Gala & Brilliance Awards, visit .
For more information about the HCAC Gala & Brilliance Awards, visit www.certainteed.com.
The Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) is a nonprofit 501 (c) 6 established to provide the necessary resources to ensure continuous improvement of its members, promoting long-term success of Hispanic construction companies in the Carolinas. To achieve its objectives, HCAC provides members with valuable services in the areas of education, consulting, corporate and advocacy. HCAC’s membership includes general contractors, subcontractors, construction workers, vendors and equipment suppliers, and corporations related to this industry.
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed®, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm’s slogan “Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed,” inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain®, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The group had total sales of approximately $3.7 billion in 2017. www.certainteed.com.
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Victoria Gallagher, CertainTeed