Convention & Expo
Convention & Expo

Convention

FRSA's 101st Annual Convention 
and the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo 

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Kissimmee, FL

July 12-14, 2023 

Gaylord Palms
 

 

 

 

Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo
FRSA proudly hosts the largest regional roofing show in the country. Over 230 exhibiting companies displaying the latest products and services make this show a vital experience for roofing or sheet metal contractors. The Expo is located in Halls A-D of the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center and includes the Foundation Auction and the Affiliate Competition. As always, the Expo is FREE for all roofing professionals. Gain a competitive advantage by exploring the latest and greatest the industry has to offer.

Expo Hours 
Thursday, July 13 - 11:00am-5:00pm
Friday, July 14 – 11:00am-3:00pm

Foundation Auction
Thursday, July 13 – 11:00am-5:00pm
Friday, July 14 – 11:00am-2:00pm

Check out the link below as NEW ITEMS are being added throughout June. Place the highest bid on items in the Foundation’s Auction to head home with great getaway vacations, sporting event tickets, unique baskets and, of course, roofing products. 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 goes LIVE Friday July 7, the week before and concludes on July 14. All proceeds benefit the industry through the FRSA Educational and Research Foundation.

FRSA Beer Busts 
Thursday, July 13 – Time TBD
Friday, July 14 – Time TBD

Networking can make you thirsty! Stop by the Lounge area located in FRSA’s booth for a cold beer, compliments of our sponsors.

 

FRSA’s Welcome Reception 
5:30pm-7:00pm
Join us at Wreckers Sports Bar as we officially welcome you to FRSA’s 101st Annual Convention! This two-story sports bar is the place to be, featuring a 37-foot sports screen, over 50 HDTVs, and the coldest beer in town. Add delicious food stations and an open bar to this FREE event and we’ve set up the perfect opportunity to network with your industry peers!

 

NWiR Mentorship and Networking Session

-- Details coming soon --

 

FRSA Affiliate Competition 

-- Details coming soon --

FRSA Business Luncheon 
11:30am-1:00pm
Elections for new FRSA Officers and Directors will be held, Life and Honorary Memberships and important industry awards will be presented, and the FRSA Educational Foundation will award scholarships to uniquely qualified students.

FRSA Officer Installation Reception & Dinner
6:00pm-8:30
Join us as we celebrate the incredible work of Florida roofing contractors at this important industry event. The 2023-2024 FRSA Officers will be installed and FRSA’s highest honor, the Campanella Award, will be presented during a unique display of artistry. Contractor companies and their industry partners will be recognized for exceptional projects completed in four categories, while one premier project will be selected to receive the “Shining Star” Award and recognition as the best roofing project of the year.
    

Awards After-Party
Wrecker's 8:30pm-9:30pm
The real celebration kicks off after the last award is given out! Join us for a lively after-party complete with a DJ, dancing, and drinks!

 

Sports 
All sports tournaments will take place on Wednesday, July 12

 

Fishing Tournament 
Sunrise Marina, Port Canaveral – 7:00am-1:00pm
-- Pricing and further details coming soon! --

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. Following the tournament, winners will be announced and grab-and-go lunches will be available. Registration fee includes boat, rod and reel, tackle, beverages, lunch and prizes.

 

Golf Tournament
8:00am-1:00pm
-- Pricing and further details coming soon!--

 

Pistol Shooting Tournament  
Tenoroc Shooting Range, Lakeland - 10:00am-1:00pm
- Pricing and further details coming soon!-
Aim for the bullseye and 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. Participants must provide their own guns and ammunition. Reserve your spot today as registrations are limited.

Rifle Shooting Tournament
Tenoroc Shooting Range, Lakeland - 10:00am-1:00pm
- Pricing and further details coming soon!-
So you’re a straight shooter? A marksman? Or you regularly miss the broad side of a barn?  Either way, the FRSA Clay Shooting Tournament is the place to test your accuracy and consistency. The tournament will be 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 – Although we will provide ammunition, if you will be using a unique gun, we encourage you to stock up on the necessary ammunition early to avoid last minute issues caused by the national ammunition shortages. 

Ladies' & Kids' Program Events
All Ladies' & Kids' programs will take place on-site


Ladies of FRSA Program
Thursday, July 13
Mosaic Creations with mimosas - 9:00am-11:00am - tentative 

--Pricing and further details coming soon!--

Friday, July 14
Cake decorating and white elephant gift exchange - 9:00am-11am - tentative

--Pricing and further details coming soon!--

Kids’ Program 

All Kids’ Program events take place on-site and include chaperones

Wednesday Night, July 12Creativity Night – 5:30pm-9:00pm
Mad Science! Kids will go on a Scientific Journey with REAL Mad Scientists! It's sure to be a fun night with so much to explore! - Includes a make and take souvenir! 
Will include tacos and sundae making along with crafts. Participants will end the night crafting the perfect sundae. Ticket includes dinner, craft and ice cream.

Thursday Day, July 13Pool Party – 9:00am-3:00pm
Enjoy a day of sun and play at our pool party!

Thursday Night, July 20Extreme Video Games – 5:30pm-10:00pm
Tonight, the party is coming to us! Climb inside the Supreme Party Machine, a giant truck packed with large screen TVs, the latest game consoles and a huge variety of video games. Race your friends in Mario Kart, build creative structures in Minecraft or show off your dance moves in Just Dance! Ticket price includes dinner and two hours of unlimited game play.      

Friday Day, July 14Gatorland Animal Encounter –   9:00am-2:00pm                               
What could be cooler than having an up-close and personal encounter with some awesome exotic animals? Come hang with us as we visit the Gatorland on-site animal encounter! What a great way to wrap up a fun filled weekend!

Seminars

2023 Convention Seminars will be added soon!

Wednesday, July 12
9:00am-4:00pm

Thursday, July 13
7:00am-10:30am

Friday, July 14
7:00am-10:30am

 

 


Special Thanks to our 2022 Convention & Expo Sponsors! 
Our generous sponsors help FRSA underwrite the cost of Convention and Expo events. Please keep them in mind when you place your next order.    

To view a complete list of sponsors, visit the 2022 Sponsor Page.

 

Interested in sponsoring an event at the 2023 Convention & Expo? Contact Rachel Zehnal at 800-767-3772 ext. 199 or rachel@floridaroof.com

Time permitting, all sponsors will receive the following recognition:

  • Company name and website hyperlinked on FRSA's website

  • Company name in the official Convention Program

  • Recognition in Florida Roofing Magazine

  • Recognition as a sponsor in the event mobile app

  • Sponsor sign at the Expo

  • Ribbon in booth (if exhibitor) and sponsor ribbon on badges

  • Company name on door tag hangers placed on every room in FRSA block at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

  • Points for 2024 Expo booth selection

  • Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire, Silver and Bronze sponsors receive additional recognition


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Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

July 12-14, 2023 - Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center - Kissimmee, FL

 



2023 S.T.A.R. Awards

2023 S.T.A.R. Awards

S.T.A.R.—Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing is an awards program designed by the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA) to recognize members' unique and outstanding projects. A panel evaluates the entries for inclusion and outstanding performance in each category. 


2023 Charity of Choice

2023 Charity of Choice

Each year, the FRSA President selects a Charity of Choice to support. Donations are received during the year and presented during FRSA's Annual Convention.