The 2019 International Roofing Expo® kicks of today at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Registration booths will be open from 6:45 a.m.-5 p.m. at Music City Center. Activities begin at 7:45 a.m. with the IRE educational conference followed by IRE keynote speaker Jesse Itzler, co-founder of Marquis Jet and owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, at 9:45 a.m. Itzler will share life and business lessons he learned living with a Navy Seal, which inspired his book Living with a Seal: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet, a New York Times Best Seller that shows the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.
The exhibit hall opens at 11 a.m., and a welcome party will be held from 5:15-7:15 p.m. at the Nashville Underground, 105 Broadway St., Nashville.
The Future Executives Institute 8 and 9 classes will be in session from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Music City Center. Breakfast begins at 7 a.m.; FEI 9 lunch runs noon-1 p.m.
Bid on vacations, jewelry, electronics and other unique items during ROOFPAC's silent auction from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at NRCA's booth, No. 2523. Other activities today include NRCA's National Roofing Council meeting at 1 p.m. and the National Roofing Legal Resource Center (NRLRC) board meeting at 1 p.m. All these events will be held at Music City Center.
NRCA's member lounge will be open today from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at NRCA's booth, No. 2523, at Music City Center.
NRLRC's luncheon program will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today. The program offers a great opportunity to network with your peers and hear from some of the industry's top legal and technical experts. Panelists will address pressing legal and technical issues, such as fatalities and falls through roofs; moisture-related problems associated with concrete roof decks; licensing observations and outcomes; ASCE 7-16 and its impact in wind design; building code issues; and compliance with regulations and litigation. The luncheon takes place directly after the IRE keynote at Music City Center.
NRCA's former presidents/chairmen of the board dinner will be held at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse Nashville from 6-8:30 p.m.