Show Info

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 Music City Center in Halls A-D, in Nashville, Tennessee USA.

Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Monday, February 11 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, February 12 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 13 — 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Conference Hours

  • Monday, February 11 — 7:45 am - 9:15 am
  • Tuesday, February 12 — 7:45 am - 11:15 am
  • Wednesday, February 13 — 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.