Plan to Attend the RIA 2019 International Restoration Convention + Industry Expo 

April 30 - May 2, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona

Join us at the Phoenix Convention Center for the 2019 International Restoration Convention + Industry Expo, the premier event developed by contractors, for contractors. Perfectly timed around other industry events you might attend, the RIA conference will take place in the spring of 2019.

As always, this event will feature an array of education sessions focused on relevant issues and trends facing the restoration industry. You will have an opportunity to meet fellow restoration and cleaning industry professionals to expand your connections and grow your network in the industry. With robust education, valuable networking and an innovative expo all in one place, this event is not to be missed!

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Obtain an RIA Certification in 2019

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) advanced certificants are the premier providers of property and content damage restoration, remediation, reconstruction, and specialty cleaning services to the public. Obtaining a RIA certification will stand you apart as an expert in specific areas of loss we see in the restoration industry. 

Certified Restorer (CR)

The CR certification focuses on damage repair and raising committed restorers to a higher level of professional ability. The CR program is widely recognized as the preeminent training program in damage repair.

Water Loss Specialist (WLS)

Recognized by insurance companies, building owners, managers and public and government authorities, the WLS certification is known as the premier achievement of excellence.

Certified Mold Professional (CMP)

The CMP Certification emphasizes the interrelatedness of building systems and the predominance of situations where indoor environmental quality is impacted by multiple problems or contaminants.  

NEW! Contents Loss Specialist (CLS)

This new certification program brings a systematic approach to how contents are dealt with.  

Visit for more details on all RIA certifications.