DALLAS — Attendees and exhibitors of the 2014 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) can now make housing and travel reservations through the official hotel vendor, Travel Planners. Offering hotel, airline and car rental discounts through a variety of companies, Travel Planners offers the biggest savings and most-valuable perks.

Taking place Feb. 26-28 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the show will offer roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a comprehensive preview of the entire roofing construction and maintenance industry.

“We negotiated the lowest rates at the most popular and convenient hotels to the convention center,” said Group Director Lindsay Roberts. “Attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to book early, as rates will increase as the show approaches.”

The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will serve as the headquarter hotel and will host most NRCA meetings and events.    

Four hotels within the International Roofing Expo block include:  

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino: rates as low as $179 per night

• The hotel at Mandalay Bay: rates as low as $229 per night

• Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas: rates as low as $259 per night

• Luxor Hotel and Casino:rates as low as $35 per night

American, Delta, Air Canadaand AlaskaAir will serve as official airlines, offering service from destinations nationwide to the McCarran International Airport (LAS). Discounts are available off published airfares and based on availability, offering the most cost-efficient travel route to the show. Avis, Enterprise and Thrifty/Dollar offers discounted car rental rates to help show participants get around Las Vegas easily.

To secure the best rates, show participants must book through our online reservation system at http://www.theroofingexpo.com/attendee/housing-travel.aspx. Reservations may be made online or by calling 800-221-3531 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday.

“With the mix of convenience, accessibility and value, reserving rooms early is a breeze,” said Bill Good, Executive Vice President of NRCA, the show’s official sponsor. “Attendees and exhibitors who take advantage will be pleased with the ease and simplicity of the online reservation system.”

As the only official housing provider for IRE, Travel Planners is the only company that can sell rooms in the official housing blocks.  Attendees and exhibitors are encouraged not to use other housing providers to secure rooms.

For information, call 972-536-6415 or visit www.theroofingexpo.com/attendee.