Joe Theismann will present the Keynote Address, “Game Plan for Success,” during the 2011 International Roofing Expo.
Legendary Super Bowl champion quarterback, Joe Theismann, will present the
Keynote Address, “Game Plan for Success,” during the 2011 International Roofing
Expo, Feb. 16-18, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Held immediately prior to the opening of the
show, the Keynote Address will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 9:45 a.m.
to 10:50 a.m. in room N251. The Keynote is sponsored by Dow Building Solutions,
who will be exhibiting in booth #626.
Discussing how the lessons he learned on the
gridiron helped him succeed in the business world, the ESPN broadcaster and
business entrepreneur will also explain his strategies for succeeding under
pressure and adapting quickly to unexpected situations.
During his presentation, Theismann will also
discuss how goals, attitude, confidence, teamwork, motivation and relationships
with others affect your ability to succeed.
“With his achievements both on and off the
football field, Joe Theismann has an incredible story to share with our
attendees and exhibitors,” said Lindsay Roberts, Director of the International
Roofing Expo. “Providing inspiration and advice on what it takes to deliver
under pressure, his tales from the NFL will make his speech an event to
The 12-year NFL veteran and former star
quarterback for the Washington Redskins played in 163 consecutive games from
1974-1985 and holds Redskins’ records for passing yardage (25,206), completions
(2,044) and attempts (3,602). A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Theismann led
a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl
Theismann was selected the NFL’s Man of the
Year in 1982 for his community service and dedication to the health and welfare
of children. He won the league’s 1983 Most Valuable Player Award for leading the
Redskins to an NFL-recorded 541 points and a second consecutive Super Bowl
appearance. His career ended abruptly in 1985 after sustaining a broken leg
during a game against the New York Giants on national television. The
career-ending injury was used in graphic detail in the opening minutes of last
year’s blockbuster movie, “The Blind Side.”
Theismann graduated in 1971 from the
University of Notre Dame where he received All-American honors and led the
Fighting Irish to consecutive Cotton Bowls and was runner-up to Jim Plunkett in
the Heisman Trophy balloting. In 2003, Theismann was inducted into the College
Football Hall of Fame.
“Joe Theismann will share stories that draw
parallels between winning in football and in business," said Bill Good,
Executive Vice President of NRCA, the show’s official sponsor. “The roofing
community is extremely fortunate to be able to hear Theismann’s experiences."
In addition to Theismann, the Expo will
feature the full gamut of industry product categories, including gutters,
insulation, ladders, coatings/adhesives, fasteners, machinery equipment/tools,
metal roofing, modified bitumen, roof/decking materials, roof pavers, solar,
green/eco-friendly, walkways/ballast, shingles, skylights, slate, spray
polyurethane foam, tile, vapor retarders, ventilation, waterproofing, and much
The educational conference will feature an
array of 43 sessions addressing a myriad of up-to-date industry issues and
trends with tracks designed especially for roofing contractors, builders,
replacement contractors, remodelers, building owners, facility managers,
architects/engineers, project managers, foremen/superintendents, estimators and
The Keynote is included free of charge and
included in all registration packages. Registration is required and can be made
at www.TheRoofingExpo.com/attendee. For more information about the International Roofing
Expo, call 972-536-6415 or