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RCS supports the roofing industry and we want you to know what is going on! There are so many opportunities for education but one of the best is the International Roofing Expo (IRE). We are creating this page to help you get the most out of the 2019 IRE in Nashville, February 11-13, 2019. Check here daily to find out about NRCA events, ROOFPAC, The Roofing Alliance, National Women in Roofing and all of the great speakers and educational classes offered during the week. We will also be highlighting new product releases, hospitality events, meetings and networking opportunities so you can make the most of this event.

Attend the IRE! The International Roofing Expo® (IRE) makes education its top priority while bringing the industry together. Join them in Nashville, TN for three full days of education, engagement, and exhibits.


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Visit FiberTite Roofing Systems at IRE in Nashville to learn more about how we provide operational security globally to the world’s most powerful brands.

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Experience a variety of special events that are designed to create networking opportunities for attendees to mix and mingle with peers, colleagues, friends, mentors, and vendors.

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Known as the “World’s Best Roof®”, Duro-Last®, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems. Ideal for any flat or low-sloped application, custom-fabricated Duro-Last Roofing Systems are extremely durable, watertight, and easily installed by authorized Duro-Last contractors without disrupting building operations.

In addition to learning more about our company in the booth, Duro-Last is a proud sponsor of National Women in Roofing Day.  Duro-Last not only donates toward the organization, it lends the expertise of its employees to this yearly event.

Learn more about the day and how to sign up.

Get the most out of your time at the International Roofing Expo by attending the free live demonstrations by SOPREMA. Let us walk you step-by-step on labor saving materials including the SOPRASMART 3 in 1 Board and SOPRAVAP’R products. See the products in action, and learn how to use, sell and install for maximum profitability and effectiveness. Each demonstration is 30 minutes with time for questions and will take place at booth #1023 at 11:30am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. 

Register for this important course at the IRE.

Abby Feinstein, Product Manager at CertainTeed Commercial Roofing will be presenting findings from the Certainteed Labor Study on this important topic:

Low-Slope Roofing: How to Reduce Labor Expense without Compromising Quality.  Wednesday, February 13 from 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM

This course will compare labor efficiencies across several common single-ply and multi-layer roof coverings, and explore the major factors that were observed to impact the labor efficiency of a low-slope roof installation.

Register Here!

Kick your night off by attending this years Welcome Party sponsored by Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance.

Relax, unwind and get to know your industry colleagues at the Nashville Underground on Broadway. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, sodas and hors d’oeurves while listening to live music or dancing to the beats played by a DJ at this unique facility featuring the highest and largest multi-level rooftop on Broadway.

Monday, February 11, 2019  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

For admittance, you must register in advance. All guests must be at least 21 years of age; with a valid ID and IRE registration badge.

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JOIN US AT NWIR DAY - Saturday February 9th, 9:00 am to 7:30 pm

NWIR is hosting the second annual National Women in Roofing Day, Be among professional, like-minded, good-spirited women from all facets of the roofing industry to gain insight and inspiration.

Tremco is a Proud Diamond Sponsor of National Women in Roofing and NWIR Day

Register Here

NEW for 2019! Leister Technologies is excited to introduce its newest tool to the roofing industry during this year's IRE. Visit Booth #900 where the Leister team will demonstrate this innovative hot-air welder throughout the show. Leister has the right tools for welding all these materials. Alongside welding machines, a variety of hand welding tools with matching nozzles and devices for testing the welding templates are available for details.  Visit Leister today to learn more.  Click Here

OnPeak is the only official housing vendor for the 2019 IRE. Book through onPeak to secure the best possible rates for your stay in Nashville. Book Your Hotel Today

Attending the International Roofing Expo February 11-13 in Nashville, Tennessee?  Please come visit us at Booth #2701 for more information on our new programs and to receive your free gift.

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Visit Sashco Sealants, booth #201. They will be hosting a hands-on demonstration of their new Cobra Lap Joint Nozzle with Through the Roof! sealant.  With the help of seasoned roofing contractors, who tested various prototypes, Sashco was able to design the ideal nozzle shape specifically suited for lap joints. The new design produces a flat bead that does not require tooling yet forces a clean ribbon of sealant over the joint for a tight, permanent waterproof seal. 

All you have to do is come by and see us at the IRE. Visit us in Nashville at Booth #1235, mention Roofing Respect, and we will give you this t-shirt that shows our support for the roofing industry. In the booth we will be demonstrating the benefits of DuPont™ Tyvek® Protec™ roofing underlayments.

For more information on how to get a 2-square sample of Tyvek® Protec™ Click Here

Visit our booth for a chance to win a Yeti Cooler and watch see some demonstrations on our most popular products!

Cotney Construction Law is a national law firm dedicated to representing the construction industry.

CCL handles all aspects of construction law. Its national OSHA defense practice has been recognized for its representation and aggressive defense of contractors, suppliers and manufacturers against OSHA. CCL challenges the traditional law firm model by applying new-age thinking to all areas of the practice, breaking the mold of the overly-structured world of lawyers to better serve their construction clients. CCL strives to be a business partner to its clients rather than a typical law firm.

Please sign up for this seminar: Combating Drug Abuse in Roofing.  Speakers Trent Cotney and Daniel Auerbach discuss the issues from an employer standpoint and the importance of creating legal policies and procedures to address the crisis.  Wednesday, February 13 from 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM.  Register Today!

GAF Welcomes Defensive Powerhouse J.J. Watt to the 2019 IRE Show Floor

Roofing contractors who attend the IRE in Tennessee this year will get to meet and take pictures with the great J.J. Watt. He will be in the

GAF Booth #1401 on Tuesday, February 12, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is a three-time winner of the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award and was named the 2017 Walter Payton Man of the Year. He’s the first player in NFL history to record two 20+ sack seasons in a career and has made the NFL Top 100 Players list each of the last 6 years, including being selected #1 overall on the list before the 2015 season.

For more information on how to register for the IRE please visit here.

Nashville is buzzing about Nearmap being at IRE 2019. Swing by booth #853 to see why.

While visiting with us, make sure to ask how to get one of the most sought-after giveaways of the show. Stick around to see firsthand how HD aerial imagery helps save on site visits and helps win more bids. You’ll be amazed at how properties and roofs can now be measured remotely with industry-leading tools such as roof pitch and area. 4x clearer than satellite and updated multiple times per year, it’s just smart business to build your business with Nearmap.

Learn More About Nearmap Here

Stop by Booth 659 to learn about Trimble Contractor WorkZone and how it can help streamline your roofing business with features including estimating, invoicing, time cards and more! There you can sign up for a demo, start a free trial and enter to win a $500 gift card.

Learn more about Trimble Here

Step inside booth 523 at the IRE and see a different side of DaVinci Roofscapes.

The company plans to introduce two unique new products at IRE that they’d like to share with you.

Trust us … you’ll be excited to see this entirely new side of DaVinci.

Learn More About DaVinci Here

More than 475 exhibiting companies all in one place, offering new products and solutions, you will find something for all of your business needs.

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#1 Education Opportunities Education is our top priority, with 44 all new conference sessions. There are courses for every member of the industry.

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During the 2019 IRE, make sure to visit NRCA booth 2523 where you can “Spin to Win” great prizes, including free NRCA membership for one year, a Yeti Cooler and more. While there, you can speak with NRCA experts, fellow roofing professionals and NRCA staff about membership and exciting new programs.

When you join NRCA, you join with more than 3,500 fellow roofing professionals committed to enhancing professionalism at all levels in the industry. You also benefit from exclusive member-only resources, Be sure to stop by to find out more about everything NRCA can do for you, your business and the industry.  We’ll see you there!

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PLUS Join us on Monday, February 11, 2019, for Metal Deck 101/Metal Deck Replacement Educational Session at this year’s International Roofing Expo (IRE) presented by Michael Polizzi, Sales Manager at A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply. This course explains how to identify, match, quote and install metal deck. Earn Continuing Educational Credits (CEUs) while knowledge-building throughout the entire session. Click here for information on this seminar.

Conference courses, special events, and hotel rooms will sell out. Register for the best selection of education and events at the IRE. To help you get started on your journey towards professional development.

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Roofing’s Newest Technology – See JOBBA in Action at Booth #745

Jobba Trade Technologies (creators of FCS Roofing Software) provides technology solutions that bring all contractor business operations and software together on ONE single platform. From step-by-step inspections and service dispatch tracking to roof asset management and lifecycle costing, our newest module-based solution, Jobba, integrates processes across departments and provide managers with comprehensive reporting and powerful tools to accelerate the company’s growth. Jobba also improves your customer experience with real-time communications, professional inspection reports and a client portal that houses all the data in real-time. Plus, it’s intuitive and easy to access on all your devices - desktop, mobile and tablet.

Learn More About Jobba Here

Stormseal will be offering 10% off a Stormseal start-up kit to contractors who sign up for training during the show.

Visit GREEN LINK’s booth # 444 at The International Roofing Expo (IRE). Every year the biggest, most influential trade event for the roofing construction and maintenance industry provides total coverage of the innovative equipment, suppliers, resources, information and technologies that are shaping the future of the industry.  

Strut KnuckleHead at IRE.  Come by and see it at our booth.

Until then please visit us here!

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