44th ANNUAL TEXAS ROOFING CONFERENCE

Grow your knowledge and business at the Largest Roofing Industry event in Texas!

The Texas Roofing Conference Features:

100+ Roofing & Waterproofing Product Exhibits

Top Notch Residential & Commercial Contractor Seminars

Fun Networking with Peers & Industry Experts

Golf Tournament

Awards Luncheon w/ Keynote Speaker

Don't miss the largest event in Texas for roofing professionals and industry leaders. The TRC offers cutting-edge educational sessions, a trade show featuring the latest roofing products and innovations plus fun networking events where attendees have the opportunity to build valuable contacts.

Who Attends

The Texas Roofing Conference is for for commercial and residential roofing contractors, builders, remodelers, architects, consultants and their employees.

The Trade Show Floor

The trade show floor will feature manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes displaying the full range of products, value-added services and the most innovative ideas in roofing materials and technology. From major corporations to innovative new start-ups, you will find every conceivable segment of the industry in one place, at one time.

Educational Opportunities

Learning is a vital part of the conference and we offer a wide range of programs that feature industry leading speakers, fresh ideas and continuous inspiration to grow and build your business. Whether your interest is safety, technology, or professional and business building, our courses have it covered.

Special Events

Experience fun events while making those all-important connections during our Conference networking opportunities. Special events include our Annual Golf Tournament, Welcome Reception, the RCAT Awards Luncheon and more!

REGISTRATION:

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION (Roofing & General Contractors, Architects and Consultants)

FULL REGISTRATION includes a pass to the Trade Show, entry to all regular Seminars/Educational Programs, Welcome Reception and a ticket to the Annual Business Meeting / Awards Luncheon.

$300.00 - Primary Roofing Contractor / Consultant Attendee (FULL Registration RCAT Member)

$250.00 - Additional Contractor / Consultant Attendee (Same Company FULL Reg. RCAT Member)

$400.00 - Primary Roofing Contractor / Consultant Attendee (FULL Registration NON-Member)

$350.00 - Additional Contractor / Consultant Attendee (Same Company FULL Reg. RCAT Member)

$150.00 - Spouse Registration

$350.00 - *Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer/Supplier/Other Industry Service Provider (FULL Registration) *ALL NON-EXHIBITING MANUFACTURES, SUPPLIERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR ANYONE OTHER THAN A CONTRACTOR, CONSULTANT OR ARCHITECT REGISTRANT WILL PAY FULL REGISTRATION FEE REGARDLESS OF EVENTS ATTENDING. YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE TRADE SHOW WITHOUT FULLY REGISTERING.

TRADE SHOW ONLY passes can be purchased for $20 on-site at the registration desk beginning at 1:00 PM Thursday September 19.

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RCAT Golf Tournament:

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Bear Creek Golf Club 3500 Bear Creek Court, Dallas, TX 75261. Shotgun Start at 1:30. Lunch provided before tournament start.

THE GOLF TOURNAMENT IS SOLD OUT!

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BOOK YOUR LODGING:

OUR ROOM BLOCK AT THE GAYLORD IS CURRENTLY FULL. We are unable to add more rooms at this time as there are four large groups in house. A list of alternate hotel options nearby can be downloaded using this link: ALTERNATE LODGING

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Exhibitor Setup (Gaylord Texan Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E)

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM RCAT Golf Tournament (Bear Creek Golf Club 3500 Bear Creek Court, Dallas, TX 75261) Shotgun Start at 1:30.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception @ Bear Creek Golf Club (For fully registered conference attendees and golf tournament participants. Shuttle to/from Gaylord is available)

Thursday, September 19, 2019

(All Events at the Gaylord Texan Conference Center)

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM Exhibitor Set-Up (Longhorn Exhibit Hall E)

8:00 AM – 11:15 AM Seminars/Educational Program (Convention Center, Level 3)

Space will be available on a first come, first serve basis and you must be FULLY REGISTERED for the conference to gain entrance.

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Grapevine Ballroom B, 4-5): "HB 2102 has become a LAW!" Now a criminal penalty has been established by the state for those contractors that waive or "eat" insurance deductibles in Texas! This forum will cover the impact to the roofing industry moving forward: what the new law says, how to follow it, and practical applications of the law from a roofing contractor's perspective; how the insurance companies are going to embrace the new law and what we can expect from them; how you should answer customer's questions about the law; what the penalties are for breaking the law, plus a panel to answer YOUR questions. This program is for both commercial and residential roofing contractors of all sizes. Guest speakers and presenters include; Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, Steven Badger, Attorney at Law, Fred Lohmann w/ National Insurance Crime Bureau, Lt. David Taylor w/ TDI, Brad Jones, RCAT President, Paul Ramon, NTRCA President and more to be announced. (3 CEU)

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM RCAT Awards Luncheon (Convention Center, Level 3, Texas Ballroom A)

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Trade Show Open (Convention Center, Longhorn Exhibit Hall E)

Friday, September 20, 2019

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Seminars and Educational Programs (Convention Center, Level 3)

Space will be available on a first come, first serve basis and you must be FULLY REGISTERED for the conference to gain entrance.

8:00 AM – 9:50 AM (ROOM TBA) – Alena Wilson, XM8 Mastery “10 Missed Line Items in Xactimate” After training hundreds of Contractors how to use Xactimate, Alena Wilson discovered that there were 10 common line items that most estimates were missing. Stop leaving money on the table and start getting paid what you're worth! (2.0 CEU)

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM (ROOM TBA) – Adam Buttorff, Renown Construction “Hiring and Maintaining Superstars” (1 CEU) Ever wondered how to hire and keep superstars? Now you can know the secret to hiring and keeping superstars on your team.

8:00AM – 8:50AM (ROOM TBA) – Jeff Carrillo, Tarillo Vue “Drones: Practical Applications for Roofers” Overview of drones in the roofing industry: Best practices, affective applications, alternative methods, FAA Regulations and the importance of legal operations. (1 CEU)

9:00AM - 9:50AM (ROOM TBA) – Jim Johnson, ContractorCoachPro & Heath Hicks, AVCO Roofing “How to Collect the Deductible Every Time” Learn how to develop and pitch a presentation that is designed to not only defeat the deductible objection but ALL objections before they even happen. We will be role playing with actual presentations and having Q&A discussion so you can create your own objection defeating presentation. (1 CEU)

9:00AM - 9:50AM (ROOM TBA) – Laura Nelson, Broadly “Be a “FIVE STAR” Contractor! What does it mean to be a five-star business? These days, it’s more than a job well done and a great customer testimonial. Your digital marketing extends throughout the lifecycle of your entire customer relationship, and your team must be prepared to deliver on the five-star experience today’s consumer demands. Attendees will learn to use free digital marketing tools on Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Nextdoor to drive leads, and hear best practices to get five-star feedback. (1 CEU)

10:00AM - 10:50AM (ROOM TBA) – Jim Williford and Wilson Long, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants- “Roofing Industry's Common Insurance Issues for You and Your Subcontractors” This program will help roofing contractors understand many commonly misunderstood concepts. The case study method will be utilized where actual examples will be displayed and discussed. This program will provide you with takeaways of the critical questions roofing contractors need to ask their insurance adviser and their subcontractors about insurance coverage requirements. (1 CEU)

10:00AM - 11:50AM (ROOM TBA) – Karen Ensley, Ensley Benitez Law, PC “Contract Tips & Getting Paid” You work hard to make the sale and get the work done. Join this class for tips on how to increase your chances of being paid in full and on time. We'll talk about client selection, contract must-haves, filing liens, and collection options, how the PIA law and the new deductibles law may apply, as well as any questions you may have. (2 CEU)

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ROOM TBA) – Steve Patrick, LP Loss “Double Your Income in 12 Months” Double contractor income in the next year. Learn how to sell making a few simple changes. Sell on Value. Lunch break 11:50 – 12:50 (4 CEU)

11:00AM - 11:50AM (ROOM TBA) – David Buzzelli, JOBPROGRESS “Roofing Contractor Success: 2020 Playbook” Reputation Management, Profit Funneling, Recurring Revenue Opportunities, 9 Things Homeowner focus on when choosing a Roofing Contractor, Your Business System is your Competitive Advantage (1 CEU)

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