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Get Ready to Visit the Big Easy - Important Health & Safety Info

To help make it easier for you to visit the city of New Orleans, here are a few things to help you prepare for your upcoming trip to the Big Easy.

Currently, the city of New Orleans has an indoor mask mandate in place and proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours to access indoor dining, indoor fitness, and indoor entertainment spaces or performance spaces. Here are a few things you need to know to be prepared.

  1. Bring a mask with you. Masks are required for all individuals, vaccinated and unvaccinated. 
  2. We will have face masks on-site in case you do not have your own.
  3. The health screening IS NOT required to attend the International Roofing Expo at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
  4. The health screening IS required to attend the First-Time Attendees Reception, Welcome Party, and other events taking place in conjunction with the show.Please bring a printed or digital copy of your negative COVID-19 test (administered within the last 72-hours) or proof of full vaccination.
  5. Starting Sunday, January 30 at 12:00 PM, rapid antigen testing will be available on-site in room 240 for $50. PCR testing is available upon request.

Testing Location: Room 240 
Testing Hours: 

  • Sunday, January 30 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
  • Monday, January 31 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Tuesday, February 1 | 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
  • Wednesday, February 2 | 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Your health and safety are a top priority for the International Roofing Expo. To learn more about IRE's health and safety measures, COVID-19 testing details, and Informa AllSecure, visit our Health & Safety FAQs page.

We are thrilled to welcome you to New Orleans in February and look forward to starting 2022 off with a fun, safe, and successful show!

Why I Attend the IRE

IRE Returns to New Orleans

The International Roofing Expo is returning to New Orleans, February 1-3, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Each year, the IRE brings the roofing and exteriors community together to help them stay current on trends, see the largest selection of products and services, and connect with their peers. Our goal is to help industry professionals grow their careers and find new ways to improve the way they do business.

Don't miss the opportunity to connect face-to-face and hear from leading experts, educators, and your colleagues as they show you how to capitalize on the industry's latest innovations, strategies, and best practices.



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