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Fact Sheet


About the Expo

Addressing all facets of the roofing industry, the International Roofing Expo is the must-attend event for roofing professionals to stay abreast of market directions, trends and cutting-edge technology.  Formerly the NRCA Annual Tradeshow, the show was sold to Hanley Wood Exhibitions in February 2004. Hanley Wood Exhibitions was acquired by Informa Exhibitions U.S. in December 2014.

About the Conference
The multi-track educational program includes 44 sessions covering technical, workplace safety, leadership/management, green building, legal/HR, money matters, sales/service and general business.

Show Results 
2017 total attendance was 11,273, a 19% increase over 2016. Exhibiting companies were 476 in 1,317 booths, a 9% increase over the 2016 booth count. 88 companies were first-time exhibitors.

Show Features 
Business & Technology Pavilion, Metal Marketplace, Product Showcase, Exhibitor Product Clinics, The Roofing Institute, GAF Education Center, Exhibitor-Presented Seminars, Booth Scavenger Hunt, Community Service Day, Keynote Address, Welcome Party, National Women in Roofing Reception, SRS Extreme Tailgate and the Trailer Crane Demo.

Attendee Profile 
Commercial and residential roofing contractors, builders, replacement contractors, remodelers, building owners, facility managers, consultants, architects and designers.

Exhibitor Profile 
Manufacturers, distributors and representatives of all sizes displaying products, services and equipment for the roofing industry.

The show will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in Halls B-D, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, February 6 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, February 7 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, February 8 — 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Conference Hours
Tuesday, February 6 — 7:45 am - 9:15 am
Wednesday, February 7 — 7:45 am - 11:15 am
Thursday, February 8 — 7:45 am - 11:15 am

Admission & Registration
This is a trade event and only professionals from the industry will be allowed to attend. Registration packages include Expo Only, Super Pass or individual Day Passes. 

Age Restriction
No one under 18 permitted on the show floor during move-in/move-out. No one under 18 permitted on the show floor during show days without supervision. No one under 18 permitted in seminars at any time.

Travel & Housing
IRE Housing, powered by onPeak, offers discounted hotel, airline and car rental rates. Call 800.221.3531.

Official Sponsors
National Roofing Contractors Association [NRCA] and Roofing Contractor.

Show Producer
The Expo is owned and produced by Informa Exhibitions, U.S., producers of World of Concrete, The International Surface Event, Greenbuild, AIA, International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, Remodeling Show | DeckExpo | JLC LIVE, and CONSTRUCT. Six of these shows are listed in the TSNN Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows.


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