technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business
expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.
The three-day event will take place February 26-28, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay
Convention Center in Las Vegas, the educational program conference presents the
latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their
bottom line and expand their technical knowledge.
Seeking expert speakers with proven, dynamic presentation skills and in-depth knowledge,
sessions are 90 minutes in length and should contain timely, practical
information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.
“We are seeking high-profile speakers and top-notch industry innovators well-versed
in the most relevant topics and issues facing roofing professionals today,” said
Brandi McElhaney, Senior Conference Manager. “If you would like to make a
meaningful contribution to the industry, we encourage you to submit a
Topic submissions should focus on applications-oriented, real
world, problem-solving topics and be free of promotional materials to sell a
product or service.
The multi-track educational program includes technical and workplace safety classes,
as well as business-related sessions including leadership/management,
green building, legal/HR, money matters, sales/service and general business.
The primary audience of the educational conference program includes commercial and residential roofing
contractors, architects, designers, consultants, building owners, facility
managers, manufacturers, suppliers, owners, CEOs, general managers, sales
professionals, estimators, superintendents and foremen.
“The conference program is an important component of the Expo, offering attendees the
opportunity to learn the best practices in the industry,” said Bill Good,
executive vice president of NRCA, the show’s official sponsor. “Professionals
interested in speaking should submit their proposals as soon as possible.”
The deadline for submitting Call for Presentations proposals is April 15,
2013. Session proposals should be submitted via the automated submission form at
Questions should be directed to Brandi McElhaney, senior conference manager, at