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 these 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 on 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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Location: Dallas, TX
Date: March 7 – 9, 2023
The International Roofing Expo® brings the professional community together to help them stay current on trending information and see the largest selection of products and services. Their goal is to help professionals develop their businesses through education, exhibitions, and networking.
Each year the IRE brings both residential and commercial contractors, remodelers, builders, distributors, architects, engineers, and manufacturers from across the globe. The IRE partners with the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Roofing Contractor Magazine, National Women in Roofing (NWiR), and other groups to create the premier industry conference and exhibition.
Location: Uncasville, CT
Date: February 7 – 9, 2023
The NERCA Executive Committee and Board of Directors are pleased to announce that the Annual Convention & Trade Show has been rescheduled to February 7 – 9, 2023.
NERCA is grateful to announce our new show dates. The Convention & Trade Show is part of the Association’s culture bringing together our contractor and associate members and other roofers from across the northeast. Now more than ever, NERCA recognizes the value of meeting in person to exchange ideas, find a competitive edge, and have a few laughs.
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City are working with NERCA’s staff and Board of Directors to cover every contingency and ensure that the rescheduled event will be every bit as successful as it would have been in the past. However, as they proved over the last two years, the safety of our members, attendees, and staff will always come first, so please save the date!
Location: Paris Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: September 23 – 25, 2023
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. The 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.
Location: Kissimmee, FL
Date: July 13 – 14, 2023
FRSA’s trade show, the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo, is the LARGEST regional show of its kind in the country. The Expo is held in conjunction with FRSA’s Annual Convention, and in 2023 the Association’s 101st year will be celebrated at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in sunny Kissimmee Florida!
In the last 2 years, over 5,000 roofing and sheet metal contractors, building officials, architects, and industry suppliers attended the show with over 260 exhibiting companies offering the latest in products and services in the industry.
Location: Houston, TX
Date: October 4 – 6, 2023
The Texas Roofing Conference is for commercial and residential roofing contractors, builders, remodelers, architects, consultants, and employees.
The trade show floor will feature manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes displaying the full range of products, value-added services, and the most innovative ideas in roofing materials and technology. From major corporations to innovative new start-ups, you will find every conceivable segment of the industry in one place, at one time.
Learning is a vital part of the conference. They offer a wide range of programs that feature industry-leading speakers, fresh ideas, and continuous inspiration to grow and build your business. So whether your interest is safety, technology, or professional and business building, our courses have it covered.
Experience fun events while making those all-important connections during our Conference networking opportunities. Special events include our Annual Golf Tournament, Welcome Reception, the RCAT Awards Luncheon, and more!
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Each of these categories of learning content at a roofing conference will educate you about 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.