2023 IIBEC Chicago Annual Meeting and Program

The 2023 IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter Annual Meeting and Program will take place on Wednesday, January 18th at 2715 Jorie Blvd. (the former Hamburger University building, on the north shore of Lake Fred across from the Hyatt Lodge) in Oak Brook, Illinois.

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This will be an all day event and will include technical sessions presented by members of the building construction and design industry, an update on the Chicago Roofing Contractor’s Association (CRCA), and plenty of networking opportunity during the provided continental breakfast, luncheon, and cocktail reception.


Time Event
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, Table-top Exhibits, and Networking
8:00 – 8:15 AM Welcome, Announcements, and Table-Top Exhibitor Introductions
8:15 – 9:45 AM Tech Session #1: “Loss Mitigation Through Building Design” by Jason Hildenbrand, MTL-Holdings — Hickman Edge Systems / Metal-Era / Citadel
9:45 – 10:00 AM Mid-morning Break and Table-top Exhibits
10:00 – 11:30 AM Tech Session #2: “Tips for Detailing Masonry Assemblies: Lessons Learned from IMI’s Drawing Review” by Jeff Diqui of International Masonry Institute.
11:30 – 11:45 AM CRCA Update and Trade Show; by Bill McHugh, CRCA
11:45 – 12:00 PM IIBEC Region III Update
12:00 – 1:00 PM Luncheon
1:00 – 2:30 PM Tech Session #3: “State of the Roofing Industry Part 2” by Jason Wilen, Klein & Hoffman, Rolf Snobeck of Tecta, Jeff Valentine of Soprema
2:30 – 2:45 PM Mid-afternoon Break and Table-top Exhibits
2:45 – 4:15 PM Tech Session #4: “Your First Step to Roof Coating Success: Substrate Preparation” by Jim Arnold, Simon Products
4:15 – 4:30 PM Chapter Business
4:30 – 6:00 PM IIBEC-Chicago Area Chapter Awards and Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Table-Top Exhibitors

Click on “Registration” below to register as an attendee or as a sponsor for the event



Roof Week in Chicago

Colloquially referred to as “Roof Week”, The IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter Annual Meeting and Program immediately precedes the annual two-day CRCA Tradeshow and Seminars hosted at 100 Drury Lane in Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois. For further information please visit the CRCA’s website. Please note that registration for the IIBEC Chicago Area Chapter Annual Meeting and Program, and CRCA’s Tradeshow are separate registrations.

The IIBEC Chicago Board of Directors and the CRCA look forward to seeing you there!


Jan 18 2023


Registration begins at 7:00am, program begins at 8:00am
7:00 am - 6:00 pm