Roofing Contractors and industry professionals from around the world celebrated all-things roofing during the 2018 International Roofing Expo (IRE) in New Orleans, Feb. 6-8.
Take a look at the highlights with our exclusive photo gallery from the 131,000-square-foot show floor. See someone you know? Please let them know by sharing the link to this page.
And Don't forget to check out our other photo galleries from IRE 2017, including Community Service Day, the Golf and Sport Shooting Tournaments, and the first-ever National Women in Roofing Welcome Day.
ROOFPAC, the National Roofing Contractors Association’s political action committee, hosted two fundraising events on the eve of the 2018 International Roofing Expo in New Orleans.
Dozens of golfers teed off at the NRCA/ROOFPAC Golf Tournament sponsored by Johns Manville at the TPC Louisiana. The event began promptly with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and followed a standard scramble format.
While they were taking shots on the green, other ROOFPAC supporters did some shooting of a different sort at the NRCA/ROOFPAC Sporting Clays Tournament at the High Point Shooting Grounds. The event was sponsored by Polyglass.
National Women in Roofing, an organization formed to connect, empower and recruit women working in various roofing-related fields across the country, hosted its first-ever National Women in Roofing Day Sunday on the eve of International Roofing Expo week.
The day started with optional wellness activities including group yoga and a guided walking tour of downtown New Orleans, followed by brunch. Keynote speaker Lelia Gowland, a New Orleans native and thought leader in workplace dynamics for women, then relayed her experiences advocating for women in workplace negotiations. Several breakout sessions with volunteer facilitators from across the roofing industry followed, and capping off the day was a networking and mentoring event featuring speaker Kelly Wade, CEO of Tampa-based North American Roofing.
Roofing contractors and roofing industry professionals from around the country again pitched in with some much-needed repairs and safety improvements to the homes of some well deserving New Orleans residents as part of the 9th Annual Community Service Day at IRE 2018 Monday.
More than 60 volunteers with expertise in different roofing-related fields put their building skills to the test, completing a wide range of projects for local seniors and military veterans.
“We began this tradition at the 2010 International Roofing Expo to make a positive difference in the lives of those still suffering the effects of Hurricane Katrina,” said event organizer Brandi McElhaney. “Nine years later, we are still going strong and helping families in multiple cities.”
Sika Sarnafil was again the main event sponsor.
Roofing contractors and industry professionals converged on Las Vegas in record numbers for the 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE) March 1-3. The sold-out show floor at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center consisted of exhibitors from 476 different companies offering a wide range of products and services.
Plans are already well in the works for IRE 2018 in New Orleans, but before you get too involved with making those arrangements, the Roofing Contractor team invites you to take a look at our exclusive photo gallery highlighting this year’s show floor. See someone you know? Please let them know by sharing the link to this page.
To kick off the 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE), Women in Roofing, an organization that promotes and advances the careers of female roofing professionals, hosted a welcome reception on Tuesday at the Islander Room I at Mandalay Bay, the host site for IRE.
Women from all walks of the roofing industry gathered to network and empower one another, while discussing what’s planned for the roofing industry in 2017 and beyond.
The reception featured a streamed video interview with guest speaker Kaney O'Neill, president of O'Neill Contractors Inc. O’Neil shared her impressive journey, transitioning from Navy Seal, to owning and operating her own successful roofing company. Her unique experience of perseverance and integrity was showcased throughout the evening.
To jump-start the 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE), the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) hosted two separate tournaments Tuesday morning.
Dozens of foursomes teed off at the NRCA/ROOFPAC Golf Tournament at the Bali High Golf Club in Las Vegas. The event began promptly with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and followed a standard scramble format. The event was sponsored by Johns Manville.
The NRCA also hosted the ROOFPAC Sport Shooting Tournament at the Pro Gun Club of Las Vegas. Nearly 50 roofing professionals gathered to showcase their shooting capabilities at this unique tournament that featured a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains and canyons. The event was sponsored by Polyglass.
Roofing contractors and industry professionals again helped some well-deserving Las Vegas-area residents with much-needed repairs and safety improvements to their homes as part of the 8th Annual Community Service Day at IRE 2017 Tuesday.
Roughly three dozen volunteers from across the country put their building skills to the test, completing a wide range of projects for local seniors referred by Rebuilding Together of Southern Nevada. The event was sponsored by Sika Sarnafil.
Photos by Christian Purdie.
Roofing professionals from across the globe gathered in the ‘happiest city on earth’ for the 2016 International Roofing Expo(IRE) from Feb. 17-19. Show organizers said more than 9,500 people and 460 companies visited the IRE show floor, which covered 120,600 square feet of display space at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
The overall attendance and number of exhibit booths (1,206) increased slightly from last year’s show in New Orleans, but were substantially higher than the last time Orlando hosted the IRE in 2012, officials said.
Plans are already well underway for the 2017 IRE in Las Vegas, but before you start making your arrangements, the Roofing Contractor team invites you to take a look at our exclusive photo gallery highlights of this year’s show. See someone you know? Please let them know by sharing the link to this page.
International Roofing Expo attendees, exhibitors and show management arrived the day before the show to roll up their sleeves and give back to the Las Vegas area by participating in the fifth annual Community Service Day. This yea's event was sponsored by Sika Sarnafil and held in conjunction with the Southern Nevada chapter of Rebuilding Together. Photos by Chris King.