The 2017 International Roofing Expo [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.
Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their technical knowledge.
Seeking expert speakers with proven, dynamic presentation skills and in-depth knowledge, sessions are 90 minutes in length and should contain timely, practical information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.
“We are seeking innovative industry experts who are highly experienced in the most relevant topics and issues facing roofing professionals today,” said Brandi McElhaney, senior conference manager. “We encourage professionals who can offer challenging, substantive and original material, to submit a proposal.”
Topic submissions should focus on applications-oriented, real-world, problem-solving topics and be free of promotional materials to sell a product or service.
The multi-track educational program includes technical and workplace safety classes, as well as business-related sessions including leadership/management, green building, legal/HR, money matters, sales/service and general business.
The primary audience of the educational conference program includes commercial and residential roofing contractors, architects, designers, consultants, building owners, facility managers, manufacturers, suppliers, owners, CEOs, general managers, sales professionals, estimators, superintendents and foremen.
“The educational conference program offers industry experts the opportunity to share their knowledge with a broad range of roofing professionals,” said Bill Good, CEO of NRCA, the show’s official sponsor. “We encourage members, associate members and others involved with the industry to submit their proposals as soon as possible.”
The deadline for submitting Call for Presentations proposals is April 15, 2016. Session proposals should be submitted via the automated submission form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NWHFTJK. Questions should be directed to Brandi McElhaney, senior conference manager, at Brandi.McElhaney@informa.com or 972.536.6392.