The Roofing Industry's Destination for Education

Education at IRE

Education is Top Priority at the IRE

Propel your business forward by learning from industry experts. At the International Roofing Expo thought-leaders come together to share their knowledge and deliver exceptional educational sessions. You can enhance your skills that will help you gain a competitive edge in your field.

You will find a wealth of educational options at the IRE.  From our robust conference program and NRCA classes, to exhibitor presented session on the show floor – you will find the education you need to elevate your business to the next level.

Conference Program

IRE Conference Schedule

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional, the IRE conference program features sessions for every level. Select from over 40 sessions that fall into eight tracks. Expand your knowledge in the areas of: General Business, Technical, Workplace Safety, Leadership/Management, Sustainable Building, Money Matters, Sales/Service, and Legal/HR. Conference sessions are held in the mornings and DO NOT overlap with the expo hall hours.
Conference Program

Show Floor Education

Keep your business cutting-edge by learning from industry experts. Learn ways to improve your business and tips for overcoming common industry challenges during show floor educational sessions. The education areas on the show floor include the GAF Education Center, the Siding and Window Education Center, and Exhibitor-Presented Seminars. Show floor education is included in all IRE registration packages.
NRCA Education

NRCA Education

As the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy, NRCA will presents a variety of educational events to help attendees grow their skills and knowledge. From fall protection to leadership training, the NRCA presents some of their top educational classes. By participating, you'll acquire vital, practical information you can put to use immediately when you return to your office.
NWiR Education Day

NWiR Education Day

National Women in Roofing Day is the premier seminar for women in the roofing industry. There are a lot of seminars out there, but no others where the entire program is focused on the unique challenges and opportunities that women in the roofing industry face. From the lunch-and-learn to speed networking, introverts and extroverts alike will be able to create connections that they can turn to for advice for years to come.
Call For Presentation

Call For Presentations

Share your knowledge and business expertise at the premier event for roofing and exterior contractors and help them stay at the forefront of the industry. Be a part of improving the industry and present at the IRE. Turn what you have learned into a session and build your reputation within the industry. Sessions should contain real-world solutions that can be implemented right away.
Conference Recordings

Conference Recordings

Did you miss a session you really wanted to see, or do you want to share sessions with your team? You can purchase recordings of IRE conference sessions. Most sessions that are part of the IRE Conference Program are audio recorded and made available for purchase through Fleetwood Onsite Conference Recording. You can purchase the current year and previous year’s recordings.

Continuing Education Hours (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:

Informa Markets, 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.

IIBEC - International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (Formerly RCI, Inc.)
Informa Markets is an approved educational provider for IIBEC. Participation forms will be available on site. Attendees requesting CEH credits are responsible for submitting their participation forms to IIBEC.

Conference Handouts

Your session handouts, customized to your conference itinerary, have been loaded into the registration system and are accessible for download.

Printed handouts will not be provided on-site, and wireless Internet will not be available in the classrooms. Please be sure to print/download these prior to the show.