First-Time Attendees Reception

First-Time Attendee Reception

Connect and engage with other first-time attendees.

Tuesday, February 1 | 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Cost: FREE for First-Time Attendees
Location: Mardi Gras World

Join your fellow first-time attendees for a networking reception designed just for you. All first-time attendees are invited to join us at Mardi Gras World for this special event. It provides you with the opportunity to introduce yourself to attendees and meet the International Roofing Expo team. The IRE Welcome Party will start immediately following the first-time attendee reception.

About Mardi Gras World
It is hard not to picture Bourbon Street, Cajun food, and Mardi Gras when you think of New Orleans. Get an authentic Mardi Gras experience by joining us at the famous Mardi Gras World as we celebrate the opening day of the 2022 Intentional Roofing Expo. While you are there, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the work that goes into creating the legendary floats and costumes for a New Orleans Mardi Gras affair.

Get ready for the First-Time Attendee Reception and Welcome Party with a traditional New Orleans Second Line Band. Join us at the RYNO Strategic Solutions booth #538 as the band kicks off the night's festivities. Follow the band to Lobby D where you can grab a beer or Hurricane drink before we head out to Mardi Gras World.

If you need a negative COVID-19 test to attend the events, you can visit room 240 for the IRE On-Site COVID-19 testing. Rapid antigen tests are available for $50 each. The testing room will be open on Tuesday until 7:00 PM.

Shuttles will be available to take you to and from the First-Time Attendee Reception and Welcome Party. They will pick up from the Transportation Hub outside of Lobby F from 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM and run every 10-15 minutes. Return service will be provided back to select hotel locations from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM and will run every 20-30 minutes.

2nd LINE BAND, DRINK STATION, & SHUTTLES ARE SPONSORED BY