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Sep 14, 2017
Dallas, Texas

September 14, 2017 – Legendary NBA star Julius "Dr. J" Erving will present the Keynote Address during the 2018 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place February 6-8, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.   Known as one of the greatest players of all time, Erving will reveal his strategy for overcoming challenges, and will also illustrate how to cultivate a champion’s mindset.   “Not only is Dr. J one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of professional basketball, he is also a succe ...

Aug 22, 2017
Dallas, Texas

UAV industry manufacturers and suppliers looking to increase their bottom line, build brand awareness and meet face-to-face with ready-to-buy attendees, should plan to exhibit at the 2018 International Roofing Expo [IRE], the largest and most comprehensive event in the industry for commercial and residential roofing professionals.  “The ability to easily inspect and collect information has made UAVs, commonly known as drones, very in demand among our attendees,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show ...

Mar 21, 2017
Dallas, Texas

   The 2018 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.   Taking place February 6-8, 2018, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their tec ...

Mar 17, 2017
Dallas, Texas

The roofing industry was booming with energy and excitement as a record number of attendees filled the sold-out show floor at the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE].  Taking place from March 1-3, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance of 11,273 roofing construction professionals. "This was an amazing show to find leading-edge products, high-level education and numerous networking opportunities,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show Director. “T ...

Feb 22, 2017
Dallas, Texas

The GAF Education Center will debut next week at the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], offering attendees a curriculum of eight condensed classes dedicated exclusively to roofing industry education, not product pitches. Through eight, 45-minute sessions in the GAF Education Center, expert trainers will teach roofing industry strategies that will help attendees build skills, think critically and arm them with practical solutions to work smarter. “The addition of the GAF Education Center add ...

Feb 17, 2017
Dallas, Texas

   The 2017 International Roofing Expo [IRE] trade show floor has completely sold out, topping out over 131,000 square feet and 465 exhibitors. The also marks the largest show in the event’s 62-year history. Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the International Roofing Expo is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to experience face-to-face interaction, product review, education and netwo ...

Sep 21, 2016
Dallas, Texas

   Retired Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman will present the Keynote Address during the International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.   Held immediately prior to the opening of the show, the “Never Fly Solo! The Power of Partnership” Keynote Address will take place on March 1, from 9:45 am to 10:50 am at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The Keynote is sponsored by Malarkey Roofing Products, exhibiting in booth #731 ...

Sep 15, 2016
Dallas, Texas

    Online registration is now open for the International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.   Online registration is available at www.TheRoofingExpo.com/Attendee/Register, where show information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week.   "We recommend that attendees register early for the International Roofing Expo to receive discounted registration rates," said Tracy Garcia, CEM, Director of the IRE. "In ad ...

Aug 25, 2016
Dallas, Texas

   Attendees and exhibitors of the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] can make housing and travel reservations through the official hotel vendor, IRE Housing, powered by onPeak. Offering hotel, airline and car rental discounts through a variety of companies, IRE Housing offers the biggest savings and most valuable perks.   Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the show will offer roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a comprehens ...

Feb 18, 2016
Orlando, Florida

   Judges of the Product Showcase‘s “Best New Product” at the 2016 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], chose first, second and third place winners based on a selection of 21 products. The judges, comprised of a panel of industry experts, selected the products based on innovation, productivity and cost-effectiveness.The Product Showcase is a 1,500 square foot pavilion on the show floor that features 21 displays of the hottest industry trends and the latest new, sustainable and Made in the USA prod ...

Sep 28, 2015
Dallas, Texas

  Online registration is now open for the 2016 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place February 17-19, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA.   Online registration is available at https://www.compusystems.com/servlet/ar?evt_uid=405&PromoCode=EB16, where show information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week.   "By registering early for the International Roofing Expo, attendees receive discounted registration rates and a better chance at securing a ...

Sep 11, 2015
Dallas, Texas

   Dr. Beck Weathers, survivor of the 1996 Mt. Everest tragedy, will provide the Keynote Address during the International Roofing Expo®, February 17-19, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA. Held immediately prior to the opening of the show, the “Miracle on Everest” Keynote Address will take place on Wednesday, February 17, from 9:45 am to 10:50 am at the Orange County Convention Center. The Keynote is sponsored by Malarkey Roofing Products, exhibiting in booth #1 ...

Jun 24, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Attendees and exhibitors of the 2016 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] can now make housing and travel reservations through the official hotel vendor, IRE Housing, powered by onPeak. Offering hotel, airline and car rental discounts through a variety of companies, IRE Housing offers the biggest savings and most valuable perks.   Taking place February 17-19 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA, the show will offer roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a compreh ...

Jun 19, 2015
Dallas, Texas

In addition to his responsibilities as President of Dallas-based Informa Exhibitions U.S. Construction & Real Estate, Inc., Rick McConnell has been named President of Informa Canada,  one of the world’s leading business intelligence, knowledge and events businesses.“McConnell’s tradeshow career, expertise in growing businesses and strong leadership skills made him the natural choice for this dual role in managing and growing these North American teams,” said Will Morris, CEO of Informa Exhibitio ...

Apr 02, 2015
Dallas, Texas

The 2016 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.   Taking place February 17-19, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their technical know ...

Mar 04, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE]. Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance of 9,337 roofing construction professionals. "The tradeshow floor was the largest since the 2000 show,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show ...

Feb 04, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Houzz, the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology Pavilion. Visitors to the Houzz booth will receive one-on-one training on how to use Houzz to showcase their work to the over 25 million monthly users who visit Houzz looking for home prof ...

Jan 29, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Adding another important component to the already strong line-up of show floor activities and educational offerings, Johns Manville will sponsor The Roofing Institute at the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE]. Held on the show floor in booth #1217, The Roofing Institute curriculum is built around 10 condensed classes held on the show floor that provide roofing professionals with the knowledge to sharpen and hone their business acumen. Free with all registration packages, seating is available ...

Jan 08, 2015
Dallas, Texas

The early bird discounted registration deadline for the 2015 Int’l Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, is Friday, January 23.Attendees looking to lock in discounted registration rates should register online on or before January 23 at www.TheRoofingExpo.com. “Two weeks remain for attendees to obtain discounted registration rates for the 2015 Int’l Roofing Expo,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, Show Director of the IRE. “Re ...

Dec 17, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Roofing professionals seeking a multi-track educational conference program to enrich their business development should register today to attend the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.Taking place Tuesday through Thursday, 44 in-depth sessions will cover topics designed especially for contractors, owners, CEOs, general managers, building owners, facility managers, foremen, superintendents, architects, enginee ...

Dec 03, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Attendees and exhibitors of the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] are able to efficiently devise their trade show plan and schedule using the new IRE mobile app, available now for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry users.Sponsored by SRS Distribution, the mobile app is available free of charge. The IRE mobile app can be found by searching “IRE” in the Apple App Store or Google Play. BlackBerry and all other web browser-enabled phone users should point your mobile browser to http://app.cor ...

Nov 18, 2014
Washington, DC

Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC, a UK-based publishing and events company that operates in more than 40 countries and is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. The sale is subject to customary regulatory review and is expected to close by the end of ...

Nov 10, 2014
Dallas, Texas

The 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] will offer metal roofing contractors a designated area on the show floor featuring leading manufacturers supplying creative and innovative metal products, designs, building concepts, tools and services."Metal roofing products are a fast-growing segment of the roofing industry,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, Director of the IRE. “43% of the 2014 IRE attendees indicated they were interested in metal roofing.”The Metal Marketplace is sponsored by Metal Roofing M ...

Oct 27, 2014
Dallas, Texas

In an effort to keep attendees up-to-date on the latest show and industry news, the International Roofing Expo [IRE] has developed a strong social media presence. With more than 13,891 fans, followers, connections and video subscribers, the show has brought the global roofing community together online.Utilizing Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, Google+ and Flickr, IRE Show Management actively engages in posts promoting special offers, contests and videos, as well provide show deta ...

Oct 13, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Hanley Wood will host a special seminar to be held during the 2015 International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, February 24-26, at the Morial Convention Center. "Targeting Your Local Residential Roofing Replacement Market" will help attendees and exhibitors determine the best roofing replacement markets in the country and leverage market data to grow their businesses. The session will be held Wednesday, February 25, from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm and presented by Toby Morrison, Senior Director of Insights a ...

Aug 15, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Ken Schmidt, former director of communications at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, will provide the Keynote Address during the International Roofing Expo®, February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA. During the Keynote Address, “Make Some Noise: Open the Throttle and Dominate Your Marketplace,” Schmidt will share his expertise on brand-building, corporate positioning and customer relations.  Held immediately prior to the opening of the show, the Keynote Add ...

Aug 06, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Roofing professionals participating in the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] are encouraged to give back to the New Orleans community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project.Now in its fifth consecutive year, Community Service Day will take place on Monday, February 23, from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, with volunteers helping rebuild the homes of families that are elderly, disabled or financially unable to support the renovation.  "This is a great ...

Jul 15, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Attendees and exhibitors of the 2015 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 February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, the show will offer roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a comprehensive ...

Jun 05, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Building off the buzz from the record-breaking show in February, the 2015 Int’l Roofing Expo® [IRE] recently held its annual Early Space Draw, assigning 82% of the total show floor. “Taking place three months prior to the general Space Draw, the Early Space Draw process allows exhibitors to secure the lowest possible booth rate and the best possible location on the show floor,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show Director. “Covering more than 84,900 net square feet, a total of 257 companies were as ...

Apr 03, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has announced the selection of six products receiving recognition based on innovation, productivity and cost-effectiveness during the 2014 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), held February 26-28 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. A panel of industry experts selected the “Best New Product” and "Best Sustainable Product" from selections found in the Product Showcase at the show.The IRE Product Showcase, a 2,500 square foot pavilion, featured 28 displays of t ...

Mar 13, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has announced that the 2014 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) welcomed a record-setting audience to Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center, February 26-28 — reinforcing its position as the industry's largest and most innovative roofing construction and maintenance tradeshow.As the IRE returned to the glitz and glamour of its longtime host city, Las Vegas, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance of 9,568, a 13 percent increase over the 2013 show in S ...

Oct 29, 2013
Dallas, Texas

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has named trade show industry veteran, Tracy Garcia, CEM, as Show Director of the International Roofing Expo® [IRE] and International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo."Tracy Garcia has a great deal of expertise and an outstanding track record," said Donna Bellantone, Vice President of Operations. "Her considerable knowledge, expertise and skills will play a vital role in developing initiatives to grow the show."Garcia has more than 25 years of trade show management experience. Mos ...
 
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