The struggling economy did nothing to dull the energy and
excitement at NRCA's
123rd Annual Convention and the 2010 International Roofing
Expo® (IRE), which took place Feb. 20-24. This year, nearly
7,000 attendees converged on New Orleans' Morial Convention Center
to explore 91,000 net square feet of exhibit space and learn from
380 exhibiting companies.
Once again, the convention and trade show drew roofing
professionals from all 50 states with most of this year's attendees
coming from California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana,
Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. The largest number of
international attendees traveled from Australia, Canada, Columbia,
France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United
A strong start
NRCA's convention events were
off to a strong start Sunday, Feb. 21, as more than 100 attendees
gathered for the National Roofing
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