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Amanda Shires

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for singer/violinist Amanda Shires. more

Closing Reception: …

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
You are invited to join us for the closing reception for the True Colors… more

Closing Reception:…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
You are invited to join us for the closing reception for the True Colors… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 29 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Le Petit Theatre's new season gets off to a whirlwind start with "Nine… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring Chris Mule and the Perpetrators. more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen. more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 29 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Southern Decadence…

Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

The Historic Carver…

Aug 29 - 31, 2014
Come out this Labor Day weekend for a night of fun, laughther, and good old… more

The Roosevelt New…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, will feature the life and… more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Cresent City get ready for a Night of Euphoria with the one and only Will… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Jay B. Elston Duo. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Way Too Early. more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Dinneral Shavers…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
This annual event is a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New… more

Amanda Shires

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for singer/violinist Amanda Shires. more

International Roofing Expo® Convenes in New Orleans, February 21-24, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2010

**Media Advisory**Convention Notice**Photo Opportunity**

International Roofing Expo
® Convenes in New Orleans, February 21-24, 2010
Five homes to be renovated and revitalized by 77 roofing professionals

WHAT: 2010 Int’l Roofing Expo Conference

WHERE: The New Orleans Morial Convention Center & The New Orleans Marriott

WHEN: February 21-24, 2010

DETAILS:
The Int’l Roofing Expo will offer 7,500 commercial and residential roofing professionals a chance to stay abreast of market directions, trends and cutting-edge technology. Attendees will be able to connect with 370+ exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, suppliers and industry contacts, in an exhibit hall with 860+ booths filled with a wide range of multi-dimensional products, services, technologies and innovations.

The Expo has partnered the New Orleans affiliate of Rebuilding Together and National Roofing Contractors Association’s (NRCA) Community Service and Disaster Relief Fund Committee, for a home renovation and revitalization project on five homes in the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, located in the city's 7th Ward: 2542 Hamilton Street, 9145 Colapissa Street, 3628 Mistletoe Street, 9317 Apricot Street and 2509-11 Eagle Street.

A special thanks to:

  • Overall sponsor — Sika Sarnafil, for making a significant financial donation. Sika Sarnafil will be in booth #2311 at the Expo.
  • Product sponsors — Bradco Supply, CertainTeed, and Mid-States Asphalt, for making generous donations of product and materials. At the Expo you can CertainTeed in booth #1835 and Mid-States Asphalt in booth #2300.
  • Contractor — The Ellis Company, LLC, a commercial roofing, sheetmetal and waterproofing company in Kenner, LA, for conducting the roof work.
  • Lunch sponsor — OMG, the event's lunch sponsor. OMG will be in booth #2317 at the Expo.

Bringing roofing contractors face-to-face with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in a high-impact selling environment, the Int’l Roofing Expo is the ultimate resource for products, education and networking. Formerly owned by NRCA, the show was sold to Hanley Wood Exhibitions in May 2004. The Expo will return to New Orleans in 2015.

WEBSITE: www.theroofingexpo.com

MAJOR EVENT:

  • Sun., Feb. 21, Community Service Day, Five houses, 7th Ward, Hollygrove neighborhood, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

EXPO HOURS:

  • Mon., Feb. 22, 6:45 a.m-5 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb. 23, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 24, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

PRESS ROOM:

New Orleans Morial Convention Center, Hall D, Room 243

To register on-site, visit the “Exhibitor Registration” area at the Convention Center. The on-site press room does NOT offer registration capabilities.

HOURS:

  • Sun., Feb. 21, Noon-5 p.m.
  • Mon., Feb. 22, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb. 23, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 24, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

IRE: Kim Rogers, 972-536-6353, krogers@HanleyWood.com

New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com; Mary Beth Romig, 504-606-8430, mbromig@neworleanscvb.com

NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com

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