The International Roofing Expo (IRE) and exhibitions organizer Informa Markets, based in London, announced Charlotte Jones, executive vice president and chief brand officer at the Dallas Cowboys football team will be the keynote speaker at IRE 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, at, at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Jones, daughter of Jerry Jones, owner of the team, is the first woman to be the keynote speaker at IRE.

Shelby Snelson, show manager of IRE, said, “We are gearing up for another incredible IRE next month in Dallas and are thrilled to host [Jones] as the keynote speaker. Jones’ message will resonate with everyone in the audience, and it’s an exciting milestone for the show.”

The show organizers stated IRE will provide multiple opportunities for attendees and exhibitors to grow their businesses, network throughout the industry and give back to the local community. The 11th annual community service day sponsors include:

  • Sika Sarnafil, Baar, Switzerland
  • Carlisle Construction Materials Inc., Carlisle, Pa.
  • CentiMark Corp., Canonsburg, Pa.
  • ICP Building Solutions Group, Andover, Mass.
  • KPost Roofing and Waterproofing, Dallas
  • OMG Inc., Philadelphia

Volunteers of all skill levels looking for an opportunity to give back to the local community are encouraged to participate.
The IRE conference program has more than 40 sessions covering a large range of topics including industry trends, best practices, and sales and management skills. Educational sessions include Pro Certification Exams, and Roofing Alliance Construction Management Student Competition.

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