Show Policies & FAQ's

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It's our goal to ensure the safety of and enjoyment for all attendees and exhibitors at the show. We appreciate the cooperation of all who attend or otherwise participate in the event ("you") in agreeing to and adhering to the show policies below.

Browse our directory of FAQ's for brief answers to many commonly asked questions about attending, exhibiting, registration, and more. If you still need help, please contact us at [email protected].

By submitting your registration and/or attending the International Roofing Expo, organized by Informa Markets, you agree to be bound by the Informa Markets Visitor Terms and Conditions. In addition, you agree to the
additional show policies outlined below. 

All persons planning to attend the International Roofing Expo must be registered. The International Roofing Expo is a private trade show open to the trade only, and not open to the public.
During normal show hours, persons under the age of 18 will be admitted only with parental supervision, must always be under adult supervision, and are required to have a children’s Badge. Children’s badges can be registered for on-site at the registration counter. No one under 18 years of age will be allowed on the show floor during move-in and move-out.
Each person attending the International Roofing Expo will receive one (1) badge. In the event that you lose or forget your badge there will be a reprint fee for a replacement badge. All replacement badges will incur a $65 reprint fee.

The International Roofing Expo recognizes that both professional and personal situations can result in needing to make a change to business travel. Therefore, all attendee cancellations must be submitted in writing to [email protected] before March 30, 2021. Expo Hall Passes, Welcome Party tickets and Community Service Day fees are non-refundable. Super Passes and Day Passes will be assessed a cancellation fee of $65. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute. Substitutions must be submitted in writing to [email protected] by the original registrant by February 9, 2021. No refunds will be issued after March 30, 2021. No refunds issued at or after the show. The International Roofing Expo is not responsible or liable for any costs incurred due to cancellations or delays of any type including travel and/or weather that may affect purchased events, including seminars, training courses, tours, certifications, luncheons, and forums.

For exhibitor physical event and sponsorship cancellation policies please click here.  For exhibitor virtual event and sponsorship cancellation policies please click here.

Smoking and vaping are prohibited in all show areas. Anyone who wishes to smoke or vape may do so outside the building or in any of the convention center’s designated smoking areas.

Animals are not allowed at the International Roofing Expo, with the exception of registered service animals. Service animals must be identified as such and kept on a leash at all times.

Wagons are prohibited on the on the show floor for safety reasons. One stroller per adult will be allowed on the show floor for the sole purpose of transporting a child or a person with disabilities. All strollers must be under adult supervision. All bags and exhibitor freight are subject to security search.

The use of drones, UAV’s, hoverboards, wheeled transport devices and similar devices are strictly prohibited on the show floor, as well as all areas in the convention center (except for mobility devices required by persons with disabilities).

Only contracted exhibitors are permitted to promote their products, services or company at the International Roofing Expo. Company promotion, sample and literature distribution by exhibitors must be done within their contracted exhibit space, with the exception of designated sponsorships and marketing opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to "roaming" characters, handing out flyers, approaching exhibitor booths to sell products, leaving and/or distributing product information in public spaces and show floor aisles, all of which are prohibited. Exhibitors found doing so will be sent back to their booth space and materials left will be recycled. Attendees will be asked to leave the show and forfeit their badge. Any "suitcasers" should be reported to Show Management.

The International Roofing Expo reserves the right to verify the identity of any persons, accepting and/or using a show badge. Any person found using another person’s badge will have the badge confiscated and may be asked to leave the show.

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions (without notice) from time to time and you will be subject to the terms and conditions in force at the time that the International Roofing Expo is staged.

The International Roofing Expo is a private trade show open to the trade only, and not open to the public.

During normal show hours, persons under the age of 18 will be admitted only with parental supervision, must always be under adult supervision, and are required to have a children’s Badge. Children’s badges can be registered for on-site at the registration counter. No one under 18 years of age will be allowed on the show floor during move-in and move-out.

Students studying in a field related to the construction industry can attend the International Roofing Expo.  

We created a Justification Toolkit to assist with gaining approval from your manager. Review our toolkit materials and gain approval to attend today.

You can reserve a booth using our online contract or by contacting one of our Account Executives. See more details on booking a booth today.

Booth rates start at $43.50 per square foot. We offer special rates for NRCA members. View the complete list of member and non-member rates.

A booth space typically includes 8’ high black back drape, 3’ high black side dividers, and one 7” x 44” one-line identification sign.

Your company’s e-code is required to sign into the Exhibitor Dashboard. If you need your e-code please contact your Account Executive today and they can provide it to you. Once you have your e-code you can log into the Exhibitor Dashboard.

You can order booth furnishing and services through our approved service providers. To see a complete list of services and ordering details, please reference the Exhibitor Service Manual (ESM). The ESM is typically available early fall.

The ESM is available on your Exhibitor Dashboard. Log into the Exhibitor Dashboard to view the ESM.

There are a variety of Sponsorship and Marketing opportunities available for IRE Exhibitors. We offer pre-show, on-site, post-show, and year-round options for you to target the right audience. Download our Sponsorship and Marketing Brochure or contact your Account Executive today.

Exhibitor Move-In

  • Monday, April 12 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
  • Tuesday, April 13 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Exhibitor Move-Out

  • Friday, April 16 – 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm 
  • Saturday, April 17 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Exhibitor registration is scheduled to open in the fall. Once registration opens you can register your booth staff by logging into your Exhibitor Dashboard.

If you need your e-code please contact us at [email protected] or by contacting your Account Executive.

Continuing education hours (CEUs) will be provided for the majority of the courses presented. Attendees are encouraged to review each course description for approved accreditations.

Most sessions that are part of the IRE Conference Program are audio recorded and made available for purchase through Fleetwood Onsite Conference Recording. Purchase the current year and previous year’s recordings today.

Your session handouts, customized to your conference itinerary, have been loaded into the registration system and are accessible for download. Printed handouts will not be provided on-site, and wireless Internet will not be available in the classrooms. Please be sure to print/download these prior to the show.

When registering for a conference package you will be asked to register for conference sessions. You can change and/or upgrade your registration from your registration dashboard. You can also change sessions on-site.

When registering for a conference package you will be asked to register for conference sessions. You can change and/or upgrade your registration from your registration dashboard. You can also change sessions on-site.

The National Women in Roofing Education Day is held in conjunction with the IRE. View more information about the NWiR Education Day.

At the IRE there are a variety of educational session offer on the show floor. These sessions are free with expo hall and conference passes. View a complete list of educational sessions offer on the show floor. 

Exhibitors can add educational packages to their registration records. To sign up for educational packages please log into your Exhibitor Dashboard using your e-code.

You can submit a proposal to speak at IRE during our Call for Presentations each year. Learn more about our Call for Presentations and get in touch with our Conference Management team.

Registration is scheduled to open in late fall.

Expo Hall only passes start at $65, Day Passes start at $245, and Super Passes at $395. View complete pricing and package details.

You can register in advance online or on-site. We suggest that you register online to save time.

If you are having trouble registering online please contact our registration customer service department at 866.860.1970 toll-free or 224.563.3147 outside USA.

Badges are not mailed out in advance. Please bring a copy of your registration bar code with you on-site to pick up your badge.

You can update and/or upgrade your registration online from your registration dashboard. To access your dashboard login using your email address and password your created during your registration sign up. Access the registration dashboard.

NRCA members receive a discount on select registration packages and events. Your NRCA membership must be active to receive the NRCA Member discount.

Once you have registered to attend the IRE you can download a copy of your VISA letter from your registration dashboard. To access your dashboard login using your email address and password your created during your registration sign up. Access the registration dashboard.

Press registration is scheduled to open in late September.  Please visit our press page for more information.  

Each person attending the International Roofing Expo will receive one (1) badge. In the event that you lose or forget your badge there will be a reprint fee for a replacement badge. All replacement badges will incur a $65 reprint fee.

The 2022 show will be held in February 1-3, 2022 in New Orleans, LA at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

The IRE conference hours are:

  • Wednesday, April 14 – 7:45 am - 9:15 am
  • Thursday, April 15 – 7:45 am - 11:00 am
  • Friday, April 16 – 7:45 am - 11:00 am

The expo hall hours are:

  • Wednesday, April 14 – 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 15 – 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday, April 16 – 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The 2021 IRE show is being held in Las Vegas, NV at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center April 14-16.

The IRE has a variety of events being held during the show including a Keynote, Community Service Day, Welcome Party, NRCA events, and more. View the list of events at IRE.

You can download the show’s mobile app by searching “Roofing Expo” in your app store.

In partnership with onPeak, we've secured discounted rates at a selection of Las Vegas hotels. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by the International Roofing Expo 2021, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price. Book your hotel today and save.

The IRE has partnered with select airlines and rental car companies to help with your travel needs. View our available travel discounts.