NRCA's 127th Annual Convention and the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE) struck gold this year with record-breaking attendance. The trade show held Feb. 26-28 in Las Vegas boasted 426 companies in 1,045 booths, with a total attendance of 9,568. The only previous trade show to come near these numbers was the 1987 convention celebrating NRCA's centennial with approximately 9,300 in attendance.
NRCA's convention began Monday, Feb. 24, with NRCA's Executive Committee meeting and lunch, NRCA's Affiliate Executive meeting and lunch, and NRCA's board of directors meeting. There also was a reception held by ROOFPAC, NRCA's political action committee, which featured Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) as a special guest. Amodei spoke about the need for regulatory and immigration reform. In addition, Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) provided a video welcome to ROOFPAC guests.
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