The 2014 website is in development; below is 2013 IRE info.
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Specifically geared towards those involved in the development, management and direction of the commercial and residential roofing industry, this conference provides topics at the forefront of the industry, providing you with the necessary tools to succeed.
-- Conference Program: Held Wednesday through Friday, sessions are 90 minutes in length, allowing you ample time on the show floor.
-- High-impact Sessions: Sessions are packed with advice on how to reduce costs, improve profits and save time, including the latest, most effective strategies for surviving — and thriving — in today’s economy.
-- Multi-track Sessions: Get practical, field-proven instruction through 8 tracks covering technical, workplace safety, leadership/management, green building, legal/HR, money matters, sales/service and general business.
-- New Topics: Sessions offer new topics, with some of last year’s most popular courses back by demand.
-- Green Building Track: Learn about green roofs, solar energy, energy efficiency and how the green movement affects the roofing industry.
-- Cutting-edge Topics: Solar and wind systems, roof systems, photovoltaics, metal roofs, labor controls, greenwashing, energy production and finance — in addition to strategies for success in a slower market — and much more.
-- Residential Education: Sessions involve topics pertinent to the residential sector of the roofing business.
-- Expert Speakers: Sessions are taught by high-profile speakers and top-notch industry innovators to help you increase productivity and grow your business.
-- Spouse Program: Sessions involve topics relevant to spouses who help manage and grow their businesses.
-- NRCA Classes: NRCA will present pre-show education classes on Tuesday that focus on roofing safety, fall protection and torch safety, as well as communication and management skills.
Continuing Education (CEUs)
Continuing education hours (CEUs) will be provided for the majority of the courses presented. Attendees are encouraged to review each course description for approved accreditations. Applications to the following agencies and associations have been submitted for consideration:
-- DBPR/CILB: Hanley Wood Exhibitions, DBPR/CILB Course Provider No. 0003200, is an approved educational provider for Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation and Construction Industry Licensing Board.
-- RCI, Inc: Hanley Wood is an approved educational provider for RCI, Inc. Participation forms will be available on site. Attendees requesting CEH credits are responsible for submitting their participation forms to RCI, Inc.
Interested in purchasing sessions from the 2011 IRE? Visit http://www.prolibraries.com/ire/ for details.
Testimonials from past attendees
Bob Burns, Rooftop Equipment Inc, New Wilmington, PA:
"This year's sessions were excellent. I came away from the show with lots of new ideas in roofing."
Raven Broeker, BIRS, Inc, Greensboro, NC:
"The conference was great; from what I learned in the classes, it paid for my trip to Vegas!"
Marti Alden, Roberts Roofing & Construction, Richardson, TX:
"This was my first IRE and I really enjoyed it. I attended great classes and received tons of useful information about motivating employees and roofing finance. It was definitely worth the trip!"
Brian Hulsey, Quality Tile Roofing, Boise, ID:
"The show offered informative exhibits and excellent instructional courses. I got a lot out of it!"
Cameras, Cell Phones and Pagers
Cell phone, still or video photography on the show floor is strictly prohibited. No cell phones or pagers may be used during seminars.
Solicitation of business by anyone who is not an official show exhibitor is strictly prohibited. Show Management takes this matter very seriously, and any individual who violates this rule will be asked to leave the show venue immediately without the right to receive any refund of fees.
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Events & Highlights
Sessions & Event Search
Targeting Your Local Roofing Replacement Market
Call for Presentations
OSHA 10-hour Program
Packages & Pricing
Badges & Confirmation
Housing & Travel
Airline & Car Rental Discounts
Destination: San Antonio
New Travel Requirements
IRE in the News
Exhibitor Press Releases
Roofing Contractor Replacement Contractor
Hanley Wood Events
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