NRCA's 130th Annual Convention, in conjunction with Informa's 2017 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), was held Feb.
27 to March 3 in Las Vegas. NRCA's educational programs were held Feb. 28, March 2 and 3, providing participants with
CERTA, fall-protection, rooftop solar, union contracting and for foremen training. In addition, NRCA's Future
Executives Institute (FEI) held classes during the 2017 convention.
Also held Feb. 28 was ROOFPAC's golf and sporting clays tournaments and a reception hosted by The Roofing Alliance for
Progress. ROOFPAC's silent auction was held March 2 and 3.
On March 2, elections for the 2017-18 officers were held, naming Jim Barr, Barr Roofing Co., Abilene, Texas, as the
next Chairman of the Board. Also held March 2 was the National Roofing Legal Resource Center's luncheon program, as
well as NRCA's Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception where the J.A. Piper Award, Charlie Raymond Awards,
CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Awards, Alliance's Most Valuable Player Awards and Gold Circle Awards were
The 2017 IRE began March 1 and ran through March 3, offering educational conferences, an exhibit hall, keynote speaker
Retired Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman and a welcome party at The Light Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.