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CRCA Trade Show & Seminars - January 18-19, 2018!

Attendee Registration will open in November 2017. Please check back!


  • Exhiibor Booth Space is sold out. To be placed on the 2018 Wait List, use the attached Exhibitor Contract or  Contact for more information.
  • 2018 Exhibitors, please use the links below for event services, hotel, lead retrieval, sponsorship, promotion and more. Contact or 708-449-3340 for more information.


Event Services
Drury Lane Hilton Suites ($129) or Hilton Garden Inn ($109)
Lead Retrieval
Promote Your Company! Limited Sponsorships Available!
Exhibitor Resources
Resources for Dining, Transportation and other Exhibitor Supplies


PAST CRCA TRADE SHOW - Educational Presentations

Thank You to 2017 Attendees, Sponsors and Exhibitors for a Great Event! 

"Roofing Week in Chicago - Weighing the Facts"

  • CRCA Roofing Industry Breakfast - Andre Desjarlais, US Dept. of Energy's ORNL, Matt Dupuis, Structural Research, Inc. (SRI), Lindsey Douglass, Insurance Claim Advantage, Mark Graham, NRCA, and Bill McHugh, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association, gave brief programs to feed into their full sessions Thursday afternoon and Friday.
  • Attic Ventilation - Ask the Expert - Paul Scelsi, Air Vent, Inc. Presentation not available due to copyright.
  • Building Envelope Research at USDOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Andre Desjarlais, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Dir. of Building Envelope Programs provides straight facts on research underway at the nation’s premier basic research facility. Learn about current research on building envelope issues such as air leakage, ventilation, rooftop color, durability, and new exploration on the horizon.
  • Using Roof Equipment Safely - Presented by CRCA with OSHA’s input, this seminar is geared for Field Personnel, Foremen, Superintendents and Owners too. Education can change day to day work habits and build safer workplaces. To watch the video of the presentation, click here.
  • Insurance Claims, Disputes - Lindsey Douglass, Insurance Claim Advantage, shows CRCA Trade Show & Seminar Attendees how the Insurance Claim Process works and how steep/ low slope contractors can navigate it successfully for the client’s benefit.
  • Technical Research in Action: Structural Lightweight Concrete - Matt Dupuis, SRI , preliminary results from the CRCA sponsored research on Structural Lightweight and Normal Weight Concrete and Roofing. From placement to the effects of precipitation on concrete drying, testing methods for concrete moisture, insulation
    facer selection, membrane color on surviving wet concrete, vapor retarder decisions and more, session
    provides critical information for roofing professionals. The Research has been funded by CRCA, Chicagoland Roofing Council, NRCA, and others.
  • The New Code: Get the Facts - Mark Graham, NRCA’s Associate Executive Director of Technical Services  will present important roofing technical Issues including R-Value Testing for insulation, 2018’s ICC Code Hearing Results, Wind Uplift and more. How do current industry issues affect designers and contractors?


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