HILLSIDE, Ill. — The 32nd Annual Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) Trade Show & Seminars will be held Jan. 22-23, 2015. Professionals who need continuing education can attend the free educational sessions with attendance certificates available. The two-day event will include seminars on both days as well as more than 130 exhibitors.

CRCA’s Educational Programming, “Be Prepared — Change Continues” brings local, regional and national industry leaders together to share insight on changes and factors affecting the roofing and waterproofing industries for 2015 and beyond.

While a nominal fee is charged for contractors, manufacturers and distributors to attend the Roofing and Waterproofing Industry Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 22, all other educational programming and the exhibitor floor entrance is free. This popular industry event is free to roof consultants, specifiers, building owner and managers, and code officials. Pre-registration is required for all.

Exhibit floor hours are Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The exhibit hall is open again Friday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m. and closes at 1 p.m. The educational sessions run during these times with some earlier.

CRCA is a local trade association of roofing and waterproofing contractors along with manufacturer and supplier members in the greater Chicagoland area dedicated to the industry through education, training and maintaining a high standard of professionalism throughout the trade.

 For more information, visit www.crca.org.