Events

Shows, conferences, expositions and calendar of events.

International Roofing Expo Has Banner Year In New Orleans, Prepares For Nashville 

The International Roofing Expo (IRE), sponsored by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), had a successful event this year. Held Feb. 6-8, 2018, the business-to-business expo and conference connected manufacturers and suppliers of roofing products, services, and technologies, with roofing contractors from across the United States and the globe. The 2018...

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2018 Rural Builder Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

Three new inductees were welcomed into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at the 2018 Frame Building Expo. Mike Burkholder, owner of Ohio Timberland Products; Sam Cottrell, owner of Hos-Cot Builders Inc. and Hoosick Self Storage; and Dr. Joe Harner, Head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State University,...

The Legalization Of Marijuana And Its Impact On The Construction Industry

As laws change regarding marijuana use, they present a whole host of ongoing human resource issues, especially for the construction industry. Attorney Trenton Cotney will help employers understand the complex issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana and its effects on the work place environment in his featured session, The Legalization of Marijuana and its...

MRA Training 10/18 and 10/19 at METALCON 2017

Increasing Profits and Growing Your Residential Metal Roofing Company in the Age of Millennials. The Metal Roofing Alliance (www.MetalRoofing.com)  is hosting two exclusive seminars for metal roofing contractors at METALCON 2017. Both are designed to help contractors to grow their residential metal roofing businesses with practical advice and ideas that can make an...

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Building Value for NFBA Members

-By Todd Carlson, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors- Within a month of the Frame Building Expo and the official change of leadership on the board of directors, NFBA (National Frame Building Association) executive director Jeff Henry and I were in Chicago attending a two-day seminar for chief elected and executive officers...

John Wick Receives Bernon G. Perkins Award

John Wick, founder of Wick Buildings, was presented the Bernon G. Perkins Award at the 2017 Frame Building Expo in Nashville. The award honors individuals who demonstrate exemplary service to the post-frame industry. The award is befitting of Wick, 90, who used his firsthand experience and education to design buildings that...