Call for Presentations

Align yourself with the premier event in the industry and share your knowledge and expertise with your peers.

Share your knowledge and business expertise at the premier event for roofing and exterior contractors and help them stay at the industry's forefront. Be a part of improving the industry and present at the IRE. 

Turn your thought-provoking and innovative solutions into a session and build your reputation within the industry. Help your peers examine current industry challenges and provide them with real-world, practical solutions to implement within their business. 

Present at IRE 2022 in New Orleans

Show Dates: February 1-3, 2022

Location: Ernest Morial Convention Center | New Orleans, LA

Deadline to Submit a Proposal: June 1, 2021

To be considered for the 2022 IRE Program, review information below and submit a proposal for consideration.

Audience: Roofing Contractors, Architect/Engineers, Consultants, Building Owners/Facility Managers, Manufacturers, Distributors, Foremen, Superintendents, Project Managers

Courses: 44 sessions in 90-minute blocks

Educational Tracks will include:

  • General Business – business and management best practices
  • Leadership – employee hiring and training, leadership skills 
  • Legal/HR – human resources, legal issues, insurance, OSHA
  • Money Matters – money management, financial strategies
  • Sales/Service – selling strategies, lead generation, customer service
  • Sustainable Building – green building practices, solar energy, energy efficiency, sustainable and renewable resources to ensure environmental responsibility
  • Technical – roof systems, techniques, product & industry trends, design theory/analysis
  • Windows/Siding – content applicable to those in the Windows/Siding profession
  • Workplace Safety – risk management, safety procedures, fall management

What we are looking for:

  • Information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace 
  • How-to classes that stimulate and provide attendees with a new skill, technology or process 
  • Topics that are innovative, stimulating and cutting-edge for the construction and roofing industry 
  • Strong proposals that provide a better understanding of processes and techniques 
  • Presenters with strong speaking experience and in-depth knowledge of subject matter presented 
  • Topics related to roofing, window and siding professionals, not generic in nature

What we are NOT looking for:

  • Product pitches 
  • Topics that require the use of your organization's product 
  • Niche-focused topics that wouldy only be relevant to a small audience

Final acceptance will be based on (but not limited to) the course's ability to meet submission standards, overall program/track specification and industry need. Additionally, our Advisory Committee (made up of NRCA staff, Informa Markets representatives, industry leaders, and editors) will review the proposed topics for relevancy and industry feedback. All approved courses will be submitted for continuing education and will, therefore, require syllabus handouts for attendees. Please note that vendors must be exhibitors in the show to be considered for a presentation.

The deadline for returning your submission for consideration is June 1, 2021.

Have Questions?

Please contact Brandi McElhaney at 972.536.6392.