Call for Presentations

Share Your Knowledge with the Industry at the Premier Roofing & Exteriors Event

The International Roofing Expo (IRE) has opened the Call for Presentations for its 2023 event in Dallas on March 7-9. 

The IRE is where businesses, small and large, come to find the highest quality of content to help them expand their knowledge on every aspect of their business. The IRE conference program is the perfect place for YOU to share your perspective on critical topics and help elevate the industry.

You can help push the industry forward by sharing meaningful content and experiences with a captive audience of contractors, builders, and remodelers. Align yourself with the premier roofing and exteriors event and position yourself as an industry thought leader.

Submit your presentation today speak at IRE 2023. 

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2022

Call for Presentations Is Open for IRE 2023

About the IRE Conference Program

Show Dates: March 7-9, 2023

Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center | Dallas, TX

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

Courses: 40+ sessions in 90-minute blocks

Educational Tracks: General Business, Leadership, Legal/HR, Money Matters, Sales/Service, Sustainable Building, Technical, Windows/Siding, and Workplace Safety

What Are We Looking For?

We're looking for engaging professionals that can provide insights on the latest industry trends, offer practical advice for overcoming challenges, and provide real-world solutions. Whether you are a new speaker or a veteran presenter, we are seeking insights like yours for our industry-leading conference program.

There are many reasons to submit a presentation and speak at next year's comprehensive event—here are 5 that you should consider:

  • Help Shape & Improve the Industry
  • Spotlight Your Thought Leadership & Expertise
  • Gain Exposure to Industry Decision-Makers, Leaders, and Media
  • Increase Your Networking Opportunities
  • Get a FREE Super Pass (a $500 value)

Why You Should Speak at IRE 2023

What topics are attendees requesting:

  • Residential and Commercial Roof Systems and Techniques
  • Window and Siding Systems and Technical Skills 
  • Sustainable Building, Solar, and Green Building Practices
  • Industry Trends and Growth Opportunities
  • Employee Hiring, Training, and Retention
  • Management and Leadership Skills
  • Financial Strategies and Money Management
  • Selling Strategies and Lead Generation
  • Customer Service and Retention
  • Marketing Best Practices and Strategies
  • Emerging Industry Technologies 
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Navigating Insurance Companies and Regulations

Download a list of suggested topics.

What types of presentations are we looking for:

  • Real-world solutions that can be implemented immediately
  • How-to classes that provide attendees with a new skill, technology, or process 
  • Topics that are innovative, stimulating, and cutting-edge for the roofing and exteriors industries 
  • Proposals that offer a better understanding of processes and techniques 
  • Presenters with in-depth knowledge of the subject matter presented 
  • Topics related to roofing, window, and siding professionals

What we are NOT looking for:

  • Product pitches or infomercials
  • Topics that require the use of your organization's product 
  • Niche-focused topics that would 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.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2022

Have Questions?

Please contact Brandi McElhaney at [email protected].