Specialty Education


The 2018 IRE is in development; below is 2017 show info.


In addition to our core Conference Program, several specialty educational opportunities will be presented to help attendees take their education to the next level.

Metrostudy | Understanding the Residential Roofing Market

This special session will give residential roofing contractors information on how they can leverage local market data and reports from Metrostudy.

GAF Education Center

Dedicated exclusively to roofing industry education, this series of 45-minute sessions will help you build skills, think critically and work smarter. Presented by GAF. 

The Roofing Institute

Experience small group business training with executive level professionals by participating in The Roofing Institute, sponsored by Johns Manville.

NRCA | CERTA Train-the-Trainer Authorization Program

During this 10-hour train-the-trainer workshop, participants will learn how to certify others in safe torching techniques. 

NRCA | For Foremen Only, Level 1

Take a proactive approach to employee education by sending your field managers to this class, which focuses on communication and management skills.

NRCA | Rooftop Solar 101: A Roofing Contractor’s Guide for Entering the Solar PV Market

This session provides the tools and knowledge you need to assess whether solar PV makes sense in your local market and what role solar will play within your business.

NRCA | Union Breakfast Program, “Partnership, Education, Recruitment and Retention: Keys to Success"

Listen to what other Union Roofing Contractors had to say about the future of the industry – both the good and the bad.  

NRCA Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A to Z

This program updates you on fall-protection systems and includes current OSHA state-plan requirements.

Enterprise Risk Management: Leveraging Risk for Profit in Your Company

Learn what enterprise risk management is, how to apply it to your roofing business and success stories from fellow contractors themselves.