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The International Roofing Expo 2022 Concluded Successfully, Gathering Top Roofing Brands and New Products to Advance the $52.2 Billion Industry

Members of the roofing industry engaged in three days of industry connection, education, networking, and competition with industry’s leading brands and experts.

New Orleans, LA (February 18, 2022) International Roofing Expo (IRE), Informa Markets' premiere roofing and exteriors event serving the roofing industry, concluded its 67th annual event held earlier this month, February 1-3, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. With 10,002 registered professionals, the annual event connected notable and emergent brands with thousands of buyers, while providing ample networking opportunities and a full range of education led by renowned industry experts.


The 2022 edition of International Roofing Expo took over 142,483 NSF of the award-winning Convention Center, hosting nearly 400 industry-leading suppliers in the expo hall; thus, offering attendees access to a wide variety of products and activations from the world’s largest suppliers and manufacturers to specialized SMBs with specific services. Manufacturers and suppliers showcased the latest products, services, and technology for the roofing and exterior industries, including notable companies such as ABC Supply Co. Inc., Beacon Building Products GAF/Siplast, SRS Distribution, Beacon Building Products, Owens Corning, and more. 

The International Roofing Expo Launches a New Visual Way to Discover Employer and Job Opportunities in the Roofing Industry

The new IRE Community Map official launched February 1 at the 2022 International Roofing Expo in New Orleans.

Irving, Texas (February 17, 2022) – The International Roofing Expo (IRE) has taken a new initiative to help the roofing industry address a top issue, the shortage of talent. The IRE has partnered with Work for Your World to create a new way to connect employers and job seekers.


The new IRE Community Map offers a visual way for talent to discover and learn about the roofing industry, companies, and job opportunities near them. The interactive map officially launched on February 1 during the 2022 International Roofing Expo. The map is now accessible to the roofing community via the International Roofing Expo website at www.theroofingexpo.com and the Roofing & Exteriors website at www.roofingexteriors.com.

International Roofing Expo Keynote Speaker Will Highlight Life Lessons

IRE brings together thousands of residential and commercial roofing and exterior construction professionals to help them grow their careers and expand their businesses. The LIVE & IN-PERSON event takes place from February 1– 3 in New Orleans, Louisiana; registration available now

New Orleans, Louisiana (December 10, 2021) – Informa Markets, the International Roofing Expo, and the National Roofing Contractors Association are pleased to host a Keynote Session at the 2022 event. The Keynote is on Tuesday, February 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The keynote presentation is sponsored by Malarkey Roofing Products. The keynote is included with all registration types; registration for the event is now available, and industry professionals are showing their enthusiasm to reunite.

IRE takes place February 1– 3, 2022. To kick off the event, a keynote address — “Lessons…An Insider’s Look at 40 Years of Learning, Falling, Failing, and Succeeding” — will feature industry icon Reid Ribble, CEO of the NRCA. 

International Roofing Expo Returns to New Orleans for the 2022 In-Person Event

Registration is now open with Early Bird pricing through December 14. 

November 4, 2021 | Irving, TX – Online registration has officially opened for the 2022 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), the premier roofing and exteriors conference and exhibition. The show is February 1-3, 2022, in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Each year the IRE brings together thousands of residential and commercial roofing and exterior construction professionals to help them grow their careers and expand their businesses. This year’s event will feature the industry’s top suppliers and manufacturers, 60+ educational sessions taught by leading industry experts, and various networking events. To view the current floor plan and exhibitor list, visit www.theroofingexpo.com. 

The International Roofing Expo Reunites the Industry in Las Vegas

The #1 Trade Show for the Roofing and Exterior Construction Industry, The IRE Brought Together Thousands of Industry Professionals to Reconnect and Get Back to Doing Business In Person

Las Vegas, NV – September 2, 2021 – The International Roofing Expo (IRE), by Informa Markets, was thrilled to bring together the roofing and exterior construction industry for its first in-person event full of innovation and knowledge sharing since February 2020. Thousands of professionals gathered in Las Vegas to connect and engage with their peers, source the latest products and technology, and learn from top industry experts and thought leaders. During the opening day of the show Roofing & Exteriors, the new official digital media brand of the International Roofing Expo, was launched.

IRE Returns to the Show Floor August 10-12 as the Premier Trade Event for Roofing and Exteriors in Las Vegas, NV

The #1 Trade Show for Roofing and Exteriors Professionals, The IRE Brings Together Manufacturers of the Latest Products, Experts of the Most Valuable Skills, and the Passion of Contractors and Business Owners

Las Vegas, NV – July 31, 2021 – The International Roofing Expo (IRE), by Informa Markets will open August 10-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The event brings together construction professionals, distributors, and manufacturers from all over the roofing and exteriors industry. The IRE pulls thousands of members of the roofing and exteriors community together to engage with the latest offering of products, services and networking. These interactions come in the form of new and existing connections, education sessions, demonstrations and more.

Registration is Live for the much anticipated 2021 International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas

The roofing and exterior construction industry is connecting in-person in on August 10-12.

Irving, TX – May 4, 2021  Excitement has been building in anticipation of the in-person event in Las Vegas for the International Roofing Expo® (IRE), an Informa Markets event. The show is taking place August 10-12, 2021 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, and registration for the event is now open. Attendees may register online at www.theroofingexpo.com.

The first-ever IRE Virtual Edition connected industry professionals and leaders from across the globe

Dallas, TX – April 6, 2021  The International Roofing Expo’s (IRE) first virtual event was held March 2-4, 2021, and brought together professionals from the roofing and exterior construction industries.  The event connected contractors, remodelers, and builders with manufacturers and suppliers to discover the latest products, technologies, and services while further developing their professional and technical skills.

The Roofing Industry’s Must-Attend Event Starts the Year with a Virtual Version

Dallas, TX – February 23, 2021  The International Roofing Expo’s (IRE) first virtual event is kicking off next week on March 2 at 10:00 a.m. EST and will run through March 4 at 6:00 p.m. EST. The virtual platform will remain open through April 2 to allow attendees and exhibitors to get the most out of the event.

Roofing and Exterior Construction industry leaders will come together via a virtual event

Dallas, TX – February 1, 2021  The International Roofing Expo (IRE) is thrilled to provide the industry with two events in 2021. This year the IRE is launching a complementary virtual event taking place March 2-4 in addition to the live event happening August 10-12 in Las Vegas. Registration is now open for the virtual event.

The International Roofing Expo Adds a Virtual Conference and Expo in 2021 and Announces New Show Dates as it Continues to Connect the Industry

Dallas, TX – November 20, 2020  The International Roofing Expo, with the full support of the NRCA, is excited to launch a virtual conference and expo in 2021 in addition to their physical event. The virtual event will be held on February 24-26, and the in-person event will be rescheduled from April to August 10-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. 

The International Roofing Expo (IRE) is Rescheduled for April 2021

Dallas, TX – July 29, 2020 – After ongoing discussions with key stakeholders and with full support from NRCA, the International Roofing Expo (IRE) team has made the proactive decision to reschedule the event from February to April 2021. The decision to move the dates of IRE was not reached easily, however, in order to ensure a productive and relaxed environment for everyone, we felt it was the right choice for our community. The IRE will now take place April 14-16 in the same location – the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Exhibiting companies and attendees don't need to take any action with the new dates, as everything will automatically transfer to April.

The International Roofing Expo Has Another Record-Breaking Year

Dallas, TX - February 26, 2020 - The 2020 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), sponsored by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and Roofing Contractor Magazine, concluded this month with record breaking attendance. Held February 4-6 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, the IRE is the premiere roofing construction and maintenance event. Roofing professionals from across the globe, gathered to explore new products and services, participated in educational sessions, and experienced face-to-face interaction with their industry peers.

The International Roofing Expo Gives Back To Dallas Via Community Service

DALLAS, TX - January 28, 2020 – Before the International Roofing Expo (IRE)® kicks off in Dallas next month, some event participants will be giving back via the event’s Community Service Day. The 11th annual Community Service Day is on Monday, February 3. In conjunction with the non-profit Rebuilding Together North Texas, attendees and exhibitors in town for IRE will give back to the Dallas area via a renovation project.

The International Roofing Expo Set to Make History with First Ever Female Keynote Speaker

Dallas, TX – January 10, 2020 - The team behind the 2020 International Roofing Expo® did not have to look far to find this year’s keynote speaker. Stanford University graduate Charlotte Jones, daughter of the Dallas Cowboy’s owner Jerry Jones, will be making history as the IRE’s first-ever female keynote and will share insight on building a successful brand. As the Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer of the Dallas Cowboys, Charlotte oversees all business operations including strategies as they relate to the team’s brand (recognized world-wide). Charlotte Jones will be the first corporate executive to serve as the IRE Keynote in five years.  The Keynote will take place Tuesday, February 4th at 9:30am, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

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