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FLORIDA ROOFING & SHEET METAL EXPO

Thursday, July 22 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, July 23 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

FRSA proudly hosts the largest regional roofing expo in the country. Over 230 exhibiting companies showcasing the latest products and services make this show a vital resource for any roofing or sheet metal contractor. The Expo is located in Halls C-F of the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center and features daily cash prizes, the Foundation Auction and special events in the Lounge. As always, the Expo is FREE for all roofing professionals. Gain a competitive advantage by exploring the latest and greatest in the industry!


FRSA Affiliate Competition - sponsored by FRSA Self Insurers Fund 

Thursday, July 22 – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Friday, July 23 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Are you a pinball wizard? It’s time to find out! Stop by the Expo Hall to watch your local Affiliates battle it out for the top score, bragging rights and the FRSA Affiliate Trophy. Then join in the fun yourself as we raise money for the 2021 Charity of Choice, the Gulf Coast Kid’s House.  


Foundation Auction 

Thursday, July 22 – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday,  July 23 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Place the highest bid in FRSA’s Auction to head home with great getaway vacations, sporting event tickets, unique baskets and, of course, roofing products and services. New this year, check out great packages onsite at the Expo and bid from anywhere! Text FRSA to 243725 or visit www.bidpal.net/frsa to register and bid online. Bidding starts on July 16 at 8:00 am and concludes on July 23 at 2:00 pm. All proceeds benefit the industry through the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation.


Expo Lunch - sponsored by Millennium Metals 

Thursday, July 22 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Expo Lunch - sponsored by Versico Roofing Systems

Friday, July 23 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Hungry? No need to leave the Expo Hall! Grab a bite to eat in the Food Court area on the Expo floor, compliments of our lunch sponsors. Vouchers will be distributed at the FRSA Registration Desk when you pick up your badge.


FRSA 25 Square Challenge

Join in the FRSA 25 Square Challenge and win big! Simply visit the exhibitors showcased in the event mobile app to collect codes for a chance to win cash prizes. Codes can be collected on Thursday and/or Friday; winners (18 years or older) will be selected on Friday and must be present to win.


FRSA Beer Busts - sponsored by GAF and Reed's Metals

Thursday, July 22 – 2:00 pm 

Friday, July 23 – 12:00 pm

Networking can make you thirsty! Stop by the Lounge area on the Expo floor for a cold beer, compliments of our sponsors.


EVENTS

NWiR Mentorship and Networking Session 

Wednesday, July 21 – 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm




Join National Women in Roofing for an insight-filled session where you will be able to network with other NWiR members and hear from women in the industry about their career experiences. 

To register for this event, visit: https://www.nationalwomeninroofing.org/event/nwir-at-the-frsa-annual-convention/.

Young Professionals Panel Discussion - sponsored by Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing

Thursday, July 22 - 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Join roofing professionals under the age of 40 and a panel of industry experts for an open discussion on current issues impacting the roofing industry.

FRSA Officer Installation Dinner

Thursday, July 22 - 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm



Join us as we celebrate Florida roofing professionals at this important industry event. Elections for new FRSA Officers and Directors will be held, Life and Honorary Memberships and prestigious industry awards will be presented and FRSA’s highest honor, the Campanella Award, will be unveiled during a unique display of artistry. Then support the individuals that will lead FRSA into our 100th year as they are installed as the new FRSA Executive Committee.



S.T.A.R. Awards - sponsored by Gulfeagle Supply 

The 2021 winners will be unveiled in the event program at the FRSA Officer Installation Dinner. Trophies will be available for pick-up at the event. Then keep an eye out for your winning project and hard work to be profiled in Florida Roofing magazine throughout the year.   


SPORTS TOURNAMENTS

Health and safety policies vary by venue. Additional information will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.

Fishing Tournament - sponsored by Walker Rep Group 

Wednesday, July 21 - 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunrise Marina, Port Canaveral – $150 for registrations received by June 21 / $250 for registrations received after June 21

Soak up the sunshine during a day of fishing on the open seas. Boats carrying groups of six will set out along Florida’s beautiful East Coast to find the catch of the day. Check-in begins at 6:30 am with the tournament running from 7:00 am – 12:00 pm. Following the tournament, winners will be announced with grab-and-go lunches available. Registration fee includes boat, rod and reel, tackle, beverages, lunch and prizes. Individual registrants will be paired and space is limited.


Golf Tournament - sponsored by Furman Insurance and Sunniland Corp

Wednesday, July 21 - 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Celebration Golf Club, Kissimmee - $175 for registrations received by June 21 / $225 for registrations received after June 21

FRSA’s Golf Tournament returns to the newly renovated Celebration Golf Club, a beautiful course designed as the final collaboration between Robert Trent Jones Senior and Junior. Using their joint design strategies and the natural lay of the land, they crafted an upscale golf course that can challenge the pros while still offering a rewarding experience for those just learning the game. Check-in begins at 7:00 am, with the tournament beginning at 8:00 am. Registration includes green fees, cart, range balls, refreshments, continental breakfast, boxed lunch and prizes. Teams are 4-person scramble format and individual registrants will be paired. Get your registrations in early! Registrations will be limited to 128 players on a first-come, first-served basis.


Clay Shooting Tournament - sponsored by SEMCO

Wednesday, July 21 - 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tenoroc Shooting Range, Lakeland - $125 for registrations received by June 21 / $175 for registrations received after June 21

Often called “golf with a shotgun,” the FRSA Clay Shooting Tournament is the place to test your accuracy and consistency. The tournament is comprised of several stations at a variety of shooting levels designed to have everyone from beginners to experts hitting the target. Range fees, ammunition, lunch and prizes are included in the ticket cost. Participants may bring their own guns or share rental guns at the facility. Registrations will be limited to 75 participants, so sign up early!

Please note – We encourage you to stock up on the necessary ammunition early to avoid last minute issues with national ammunition shortages.  

Pistol Shooting Tournament - sponsored by BRI Roof Consulting Corp

Wednesday, July 21 - 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tenoroc Shooting Range, Lakeland - $125 for registrations received by June 21 /
$175 for registrations received after June 21

Ready, aim, fire! Keep your eye on the target as you show off your pistol shooting skills. Targets set up at a variety of distances will test your accuracy and challenge even the best shooters. Range fees, lunch and prizes are included in the ticket cost. Each participant must provide their own gun and ammunition. Reserve your spot today as registrations are limited to the first 20 individuals.

Please note – We encourage you to stock up on the necessary ammunition early to avoid last minute issues with national ammunition shortages.  



SEMINARS

For individuals not requiring Continuing Education credit, the seminars below may be audited, but fees apply and registration is required.


Wednesday, July 21

Seminar #1 / 9:00 am – 11:00 am
2020 Advanced Florida Building Code 7th Edition / Mike Silvers, CPRC
2.0 ADV, CILB-0613888
Learn about roofing-related code changes in this Advanced FBC code seminar. Topics include calculating wind uplift pressures under ASCE 7-16, secondary water barrier requirements and more.

Seminar #2 / 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Critical Contract Provisions / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 BSP, CILB-0613261
Explore construction contracts for roofing contractors and subcontractors. You’ll learn about provisions you need to include in your contracts, whether you’re working with another contractor or a consumer.

Seminar #3 / 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Safety & Housekeeping – The Perfect Combination / Jim Brauner
1.0 WPS, CILB-0610083
Jobsite accidents cost lives, time and money. Get a grip on fall hazards, site safety, demolition and debris removal and what’s trending with OSHA. Learn about training programs available to improve employee safety.

Seminar #4 / 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Licensing and MBE/WBE Requirements / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 L&R, CILB-0613263
Minority-owned and women-owned construction companies provide business advantages, but what are the rules and regulations governing these businesses in Florida? This course provides a description of the laws, rules and regulations governing construction contractors in Florida.

Seminar #5 / 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Roof-to-Wall Connections / Ed Groblewski
1.0 G, CILB-0613450
Gain an understanding of Florida Building Code requirements for roof-to-wall tiedown retrofitting. This seminar covers regulations from the Structural (FBCS) and Existing Building (FBCEB) code volumes.

Seminar #6 / 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2020 FBC Underlayment Requirements / Greg Keeler
1.0 G, CILB-0613850
Discuss the 2020 Florida Building Code changes in mechanically-fastened underlayment as well as self-adhered underlayment, especially for adhered roof tile assemblies. Learn about a new ATSM standard for synthetic underlayment.

Seminar #7 / 1:00  pm – 2:00 pm
Wage & Hour - Potential Pitfalls / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 BSP, CILB-0613090
Discover the most applicable employment laws for contractors as well as wage and hour issues. Topics include the hiring and firing process, employment documentation and workers’ compensation insurance.

Seminar #8 / 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
2020 Advanced FBC and Major Changes in Metal Roofing / Mike Silvers, CPRC and Paul Hope
1.0 ADV, CILB-0613893
Learn about metal roofing-related changes in the 2020 Florida Building Code. This Advanced code seminar covers Building (FBCB), Existing Building (FBCEB) and Residential (FPCR) volumes of the new code, including how ASCE 7-16 affects metal roofing in Florida.

Seminar #9 / 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Solar Roofing Codes and Best Practices / Susan Stark
2.0 G, CILB-0613318
Solar roofing requirements in Florida continue to evolve. This seminar covers solar PV mounting, flashing and racking. You’ll investigate standards and best practices in Florida as well as code-based plan, set review and inspection criteria.

Thursday, July 22

Seminar #10 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Top 5 Immigration Issues/E-Verify / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 BSP, CILB-0612539
Walk through the top five immigration issues affecting the Florida roofing industry. Learn what’s new with E-Verify regulations, as well as immigration audits, green cards, employment sponsorship and deportation defense.

Seminar #11 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Safety & Housekeeping – The Perfect Combination / Jim Brauner
1.0 WPS, CILB-0610083
Jobsite accidents cost lives, time and money. Get a grip on fall hazards, site safety, demolition and debris removal and what’s trending with OSHA. Learn about training programs available to improve employee safety.

Seminar #12 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
2020 Advanced FBC and Major Changes in Metal Roofing / Mike Silvers, CPRC and Paul Hope
1.0 ADV, CILB-0613893
Learn about metal roofing-related changes in the 2020 Florida Building Code. This Advanced code seminar covers Building (FBCB), Existing Building (FBCEB) and Residential (FBCR) volumes of the new code, including how ASCE 7-16 affects metal roofing in Florida.

Seminar #13 / 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Designing for Performance – Single Ply Roofing Lessons / Jeff Sommer
1.0 G, CILB-0613358
Evaluate single ply roofing installation best practices and enhancements. Case studies review real-world issues and remedies. Cover single ply roof design including metal edging, air infiltration, flashings, membrane securement, insulation adhesion and more.

Seminar #14 / 8:15 am – 9:15 am
How to Use Data to Drive Sales for Your Entire Organization / Greg Hayne
1.0 G, CILB-0613319
Providing data to your clients can be just as important as installing and repairing roofs for them. Learn which data you should be collecting and how to collect it – on every job. Also discover how data can transform both installation and service sales.

Seminar #15 / 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Workers’ Compensation Coverage and the Perils of PEOs / Brett Stiegel
1.0 WC, CILB-0613082
Watch out for PEOs. This seminar explains legal requirements for Florida contractors and how PEOs manipulate the system to possibly leave you with unexpected workers’ comp exposure. Learn where and how to obtain proper coverage.

Seminar #16 / 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Wind Mitigation Methods, the Law! / Rob Irion
1.0 WMM, CILB-0609669
Wind mitigation requirements changed in the 2020 Florida Building Code. This course looks at the new requirements, including wind zone areas, insured and ad valorem taxation criteria compliance, reroofing, water barriers, fasteners and bracing, retrofitting and more.

Seminar #17 / 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Update to Florida’s Licensing Requirements / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 L&R, CILB-0613780
Discuss the laws, rules and regulations governing construction contractors in Florida. This seminar specifically addresses Florida Statutes Chapter 489.

Seminar #18 / 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Architects & Building Officials Program
2020 Advanced Florida Building Code 7th Edition / Mike Silvers, CPRC
2.0 ADV, CILB-0613888, 2.0 G ARCH-9878861, BCAIB-5008589
Learn about roofing-related code changes in this Advanced FBC code seminar. Topics include calculating wind uplift pressures under ASCE 7-16, secondary water barrier requirements and more.

Advanced FRSA-TRI Tile Manual 6th Edition Review / Manny Oyola, Jr.
1.0 ADV, CILB-0613892, 1.0 G ARCH-9878862, BCAIB-5008602
The new FRSA-TRI Tile Manual is referenced in the 2020 Florida Building Code for use outside of HVHZ. Gain an understanding of when to use the roof tile manual and how to properly use its tables for designing and permitting roof tile systems in Florida. Important changes resulting from the adoption of ASCE 7-16 will be covered in this Advanced code seminar.                                                                                                                         

Friday, July 23

Seminar #19 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
2020 Advanced FBC and Major Changes in Low Slope Roofing / Riku Ylipelkonen
1.0 ADV, CILB-0613887
Explore updates for the 2020 Florida Building Code Building (FBCB), Residential (FBCR) and Existing Building (FBCEB) requirements for roof coverings. Learn how ASCE 7-16 affects low slope roofing in Florida in this Advanced code seminar.

Seminar #20 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
2020 FBC Underlayment Requirements / Greg Keeler
1.0 G, CILB-0613850
Discuss the 2020 Florida Building Code changes in mechanically-fastened underlayment as well as self-adhered underlayment, especially for adhered roof tile assemblies. Learn about a new ATSM standard for synthetic underlayment.

Seminar #21 / 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Best Practices for Preventing Cybersecurity Breaches / Roy Richardson
1.0 G, CILB-0613405
Roofing companies are as vulnerable as other companies to security breaches and the loss of critical information. This seminar presents multiple cybersecurity scenarios and solutions, including how to secure your business and mitigate risks. Gain an understanding of the most common areas of concern and the actions you can take to prevent them.

Seminar #22 / 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Workers’ Compensation Coverage and the Perils of PEOs / Brett Stiegel
1.0 WC, CILB-0613082
Watch out for PEOs. This seminar explains legal requirements for Florida contractors and how PEOs manipulate the system to possibly leave you with unexpected workers’ comp exposure. Learn where and how to obtain proper coverage.

Seminar #23 / 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Advanced FRSA-TRI Tile Manual 6th Edition Review / Manny Oyola, Jr.
1.0 ADV, CILB-pending
The new FRSA-TRI Tile Roof Manual is referenced in the 2020 Florida Building Code for use outside of HVHZ. Gain an understanding of when to use the roof tile manual and how to properly use its tables for designing and permitting roof tile systems in Florida. Important changes resulting from the adoption of ASCE 7-16 will be covered in this Advanced code seminar.

Seminar #24 / 8:15 am – 10:15 am
2020 Advanced Florida Building Code 7th Edition / Mike Silvers, CPRC
2.0 ADV, CILB-0613888
Learn about roofing-related code changes in this Advanced FBC code seminar. Topics include calculating wind uplift pressures under ASCE 7-16, secondary water barrier requirements and more.

Seminar #25 / 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Top 5 Immigration Issues/E-Verify / Cotney Attorneys & Consultants
1.0 BSP, CILB-0612539
Walk through the top five immigration issues affecting the Florida roofing industry. Learn what’s new with E-Verify regulations, as well as immigration audits, green cards, employment sponsorship and deportation defense.