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7/6/2015 » 10/4/2015
2016 RIA Convention Call for Papers

9/17/2015 » 9/18/2015
2015 Project & Risk Management Course

10/12/2015 » 10/14/2015
WLS Prep Course

Welcome to the Restoration Industry Association!

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is the oldest and largest trade association representing the restoration and reconstruction industry with over 1,100 member firms worldwide. RIA serves and represents the interests of its members by promoting the highest ethical standards; providing education, professional qualification and certification opportunities; positively influencing regulations and governmental actions; and advancing the safety, image, efficiency, and competitiveness of industry members.

RIA Highlights


For the first time, RIA is bringing our Certified Restorer (CR) and Water Loss Specialist (WLS) prerequisite course to Australia!  For more information about the Building Science Course, visit our Oceania webpage.


C&R Magazine


The August issue of C&R Magazine includes a special tribute to the late Martin "Marty" L. King, offering an intimate look at the makings of an industry icon and an overview of his legacy written by RIA industry advisor G. Pete Consigli.  Plus, a case study Plus, a case study on how to dispute a faulty workers’ compensation audit, a Canadian Council column on developing your decision-making process as well as a Smart Safety column on how to lower your workers’ compensation premium by implementing – and following! – a safety program. And don’t miss our chat with John Rybski, CR, general manager of BELFOR, about his work chairing the RIA CR Redevelopment Committee, leading the Restoration Council and getting Marty’s blessing for the new CR curriculum.