Roofing professionals are one of the most active professional industries. Every year, just in the USA, there are 100+ roofing trade shows and conferences built to help you understand new processes, tools and tricks of the trade. Many business owners in the roofing industry attend this conferences as an investment to keep a pulse on competition and changes in the roofing industry.
Knowing the latest and greatest tools, supplies and vendors is only one portion of the value you can gain while attending a trade show for roofers. Many of the educational speakers will share tips and advice in the business-side of your roofing company. Understanding online marketing, CRM, sales process, routing and managing employees are always key topics at a roofing conference.
Here is a list of the top roofing conferences and trade shows to attend this year and beyond. This page is continually being updated with the newest events, conferences and learning courses for roofing professionals.
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Date: February 4-6, 2020
Location: Dallas, TX
IRE, is the industry’s largest event, with over 14,000 roofing professionals expected to attend. At such a large event, there’s a wide variety of activities to choose from. You could attend a seminar on sales, new products, or employee training. You could stroll the expo and view demonstrations of the latest in roofing technology from over 500 brands. You could participate in one of the special events, like National Women in Roofing Education Day or Community Service Day.
Date: March 17-19, 2020
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
The North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) Conference & Trade Show is the biggest association for roofers in New England and the Mid-Atlantic, this show offers an opportunity for growing your network in your area. The trade show showcases the latest in products and services for your roofing business, and the conference offers a series of educational seminars. NERCA has a particular focus on local regulations and safety issues.
Date: June 7-9, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Come learn about the challenges and needs of roofing contractors in the western United States. At the expo, you can find many companies exhibiting their latest products, as well as demonstrations of new technology. Western States offers an extensive schedule of seminars to help educate roofers on industry trends and issues. One of the unique events at the expo is “The Roofing Games”, where teams of roofers compete in a roofing installation challenge.
Date: July 16-17, 2020
Location: Kissimmee, FL
Florida State Roofers Association (FRSA) hold this annual roofing conference in Kissimmee Florida. With nearly 4,000 industry professionals and contractors attending in 2019, will be considerend one of the largest roofing professionals events in 2020. Over 220 exhibitors attend to show their products, services and allow you to compare multiple vendors for all your projects. The expo highlights the latest trends and products in roofing and sheet metal. In conjunction with the expo, FRSA hosts its annual convention, featuring speakers and seminars on a variety of roofing topics.
Date: September 9-11, 2020
Location: San Antonio, TX
The Texas Roofing Conference, an annual event from RCAT, is the largest roofing show in Texas. You’ll be able to meet many other contractors and connect with professionals in the Texas market. The conference also offers many chances to attend educational seminars on a variety of cutting-edge roofing topics. While you’re there, check out the trade show floor, where the latest in roofing technology and value-added services will be on display.
Learning is a vital part of the conference and we offer a wide range of programs that feature industry leading speakers, fresh ideas and continuous inspiration to grow and build your business. Whether your interest is safety, technology, or professional and business building, our courses have it covered.
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Each of these categories of learning content at a roofing conference will educate around the current pain points you may be facing. Some of the larger conferences will have breakout sessions for each of these categories, but you will gather more depth at a dedicated conference educating around a very specific niche.
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