DACH FORUM (17-18.01.2025)

4th Congress and Expo for Roofers, Tinsmiths and Carpenters ROOF FORUM

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The third Roof Forum has broken all its records! A real celebration of craftsmanship at Targi Kielce!

dach-forum-2024-galeria-48.jpg [187.53 KB] Over 24,000 tickets sold. Nearly 150 exhibitors. The excitement went through the roof at the great roofing event that lasted two days. 100% authentic craftsmanship. This is the nutshell presentation of the 3rd Congress and Expo for Roofers, Tinsmiths and Carpenters Roof Forum. There were premiere products galore, the industry's latest developments and a panoply of show presentations.

– This year's roofing industry meeting looks very impressive. One hundred fifty exhibitors - roofing market leaders from eight countries, i.e. France, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia and Lithuania. The agenda included more than 20 product premieres, knowledge-packed events, congresses, finals of national competitions and compelling lectures galore. There are also a plenitude of attractions for women and children – explained Doctor Andrzej Mochoń, President of the Management Board of Targi Kielce. The gala ceremony was held for the first time - medals and awards were presented for products and expo stands. to companies presenting the latest technological achievements and a wide range of products and services.

More than 20 premiere products at the Roof Forum in Kielce

dach-forum-2024-galeria-01.jpg [234.36 KB] Two-day' event witnessed hundreds and even thousands of products and services, including over 20 premieres. This year's Roof Forum showcased the latest solutions, including roof structure elements and necessary technologies. The Roof Forum Expo was the venue for the PBC Panels premiere - a new brand in the Blachotrapez Group. This development heralds a revolution - harmony between a safe roof and modern photovoltaics guaranteed. There was also great excitement at the Budmat expo stand - triggered by the premiere of a new product - the flattest of the two-module Garda panel metal roofing tiles. The Corotop brand also presented an absolute revolution; system solutions that influence the comfort of use. What is more, products from  Swisspearl Polska, IVT, VELUX, Widopan, REGAMET, Lotom Dronem Śląski Ośrodek Szkoleniowy, Altum, CREATON Polska, Electrotile, and Sodra Polska laso had their expo unveiling. – The expo is immensely impressive, and the number of exhibitors and visitors means that I will certainly come back here next year – said one of the thousands of roofers attending at the Roof Forum.

Two days expo and two competition finals were held within the scope of the Roof Forum

The Grand Final of the 4th Roofing Master competition organised by Blachotrapez, the Strategic Sponsor of the Dach Roof expo, goes down in history;  that was a real thrill. The winner - Piotr Dela drove away; as an ISUZU D-Max car was the main prize. The Blachotrapez gala witnessed the awarding presentation ceremony; 16 Provincial Roofing Champions got their prozes. On the second day of the Roof Forum Expo, the competition arena was taken over by the participants of the Dach Masters competition. The Wachnicki brothers:  Kacper and Szymon proved to be the best in the carpentry duo competition. They received the main prizes funded by the company's competition sponsors: Mafell and Corotop.  Janusz Królak and Marcin Ruszpel were the runner-ups, and Michał Jakubowski and Jacek Mikołajczyk took third place.

Roof Forum full of spectacular shows and exciting lectures! 

dach-forum-2024-galeria-31.jpg [146.89 KB] The crafts zone, accompanying the Roof Forum Expo, was the place which gathers best industry professionals who present their roofing, tinsmithing and carpentry skills. Wiecha - National Guild of Roofers, Tinsmiths and Carpenters was the host of the exceptional event/  Spectacular shows and masterful performances were presented by others, and among them   MetalManiak, Antyfarmers, Maciej Dekarz, PREFA and Akademia Ciesielstwa. – I have always dreamed that roofers, sheet metal workers and carpenters have their professional fiesta. Thanks to the commitment and cooperation of Targi Kielce, the Carpentry Academy that I represent, Sponsors, Exhibitors and, most importantly, the entire Roofing Brotherhood, we managed to create such a real celebration in Kielce. After the first three expo unveilings, I am really proud of what we have achieved together. I meet thousands of professionals, I often hear that there is something missing. They needed to have this industry united. The Roof Forum Expo is the response - said their co-organiser, Michał Sadko from the Carpentry Academy. Thus, specialists' lectures on the various aspects of the roofing industry are pivotal in the January congress's agenda. Two days show featured topics of main-stage discussions; work techniques, the most common mistakes on roofs construction, roof safety, modern technologies and construction law are on the agenda. For two days, experts offered invaluable information for roofers, sheet metal workers and carpenters. The exhibition hosted   Bogdan Bosak from Chicago Metal Supply, who discussed historical reproductions of copper sheet metal and roofing projects in the USA. Engineers appeared on stage, too. Dariusz Nowicki explained the issue of "Chimney - whos's responsibility?" and engineer Krzysztof Patoka. Industry authorities' lectures and speeches were complemented by presentations  of the Roof Forum Expo Sponsor's and the following companies Blachotrapez, Blachy Pruszyński, Corotop, Budmat, Velux, Fakro, Ruukki, BMI Polska. 

Pudzian and other famous athletes on the Dach Dach

Mariusz Pudzianowski was one of the guests on the first day of the expo - the athlete spent several hours signing autographs and signing calendars at the Blachy Pruszyński's expo stand. Pudzianowski the Pruszyński Ambassador. – This is my third visit to the Roof Forum fair and I always have had fond memories regarding fans I meet here – said the former strongman. Other ambassadors of this brand also met with fans, many of whom are roofers: current European cruiserweight champion Michał Cieślak and Olympic Games medalist and current MMA fighter Damian Janikowski. Michał Pasternak, a Polish mixed martial arts fighter, was present at the EUROUTIL stand. The Fun &Beauty Zone was a real treat for women and children visiting the Expo - the Pruszyński Group prepared this section.


13 march 2024
Next year's Roofers, Sheet Metal Workers and Carpenters Forum - the Congress and Trade Fair will expand its scope to include companies and contractors from the façade systems sector. The Facade Forum is crafted around them; the new forum is held simultaneously with the roofing industry expo on 17 and 18 January 2025 at Targi Kielce