NRCA's 127th Annual Convention, in conjunction with Hanley Wood's 2014 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), was held
Feb. 24-28 in Las Vegas. NRCA's educational programs were held Feb. 25, 26 and 28, providing participants with CERTA
and foremen training. In addition, NRCA's Future Executives Institute (FEI) held classes during the convention.
ROOFPAC's golf tournament, NRCA's reception for international attendees and The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress'
reception were held Feb. 25. ROOFPAC's silent auction was held Feb. 26 and 27.
On Feb. 26, elections for the 2014-15 officers were held, naming Richard Nugent, Nations Roof LLC, Lithia Springs, Ga.,
as the next NRCA president. The National Roofing Legal Resource Center's luncheon program and FEI's information session
also were held Feb. 26.
On Feb. 27, NRCA held its Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception, where the J.A. Piper Award, Charlie Raymond Award,
CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award, Alliance's Most Valuable Player Awards and Gold Circle Awards were presented. On
Feb. 28, Roof Integrated Solar Energy™ administered its Certified Solar Roofing Professionals™ exam.
The 2014 IRE began Feb. 26 and ran through Feb. 28, offering educational conferences, an exhibit hall, keynote speaker
Frank Abagnale and a welcome party at LIGHT Nightclub.