The National Roofing Contractors Association will hold its 116th annual convention and exhibit Feb. 11-14 at the Ernest L. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
With the theme "Succeeding Through Change," the show is expected to attract more than 7,500 attendees and 350 exhibiting companies from around the world.
Beginning with the NRCA's Mardi Gras celebration Feb. 11, the trade show will be open through Feb. 13.
NRCA has designated Feb. 13 as Industry Day and developed customized programs for various industry segments. Specific programs will be available for commercial contractors, residential contractors, metal contractors, distributors, designers and consultants, building owners and building code officials. Participants will earn CEUs.
Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani will address attendees during the opening luncheon on Feb. 12. He will share his thoughts about leading during difficult times.
During the final banquet on Feb. 14, the J.A. Piper Award will be presented to a roofing professional.