Introducing METALCON Online! Metalworking Videos & Webinars

What is METALCON Online?

METALCON Online is the metal construction and design industry’s source of knowledge. It is a FREE business-boosting resource for new solutions and strategies to grow your business. 

This online resource is comprised of live and on-demand videos and webinars categorized by Business Strategies, Technical Know-How, Sustainability & Efficiency, Metal Construction Industry News, and Case Studies in Design & Architecture. In addition to the METALCON Online Education platform, other year-round programming includes the METALCON Portal, METALCON Blog, and the METALCONnection Monthly Newsletters.

How Does METALCON Online Work?

METALCON Online Education (formerly known as METALCON Live!) is a platform delivering live AIA credit-earning webinars presented by key industry thought leaders. Scheduled monthly or bi-monthly, each webinar covers relevant and current topics on various aspects of the metal construction and design industry. Attending a live session offers a unique opportunity to interact with the presenter in “real-time.” Watch according to your schedule — either attend LIVE or watch from the extensive ON-DEMAND library (YouTube), available 24/7.

The library of on-demand webinars is organized into five playlists for quicker browsing:

Business Strategies: Webinars featuring industry experts who provide you with solid, sensible advice and tried-and-true techniques, tools, and strategies for your business’ growth and success.

Technical Know-How: These webinars highlight technical information, installation guidelines, specifications, “how-to’s”, “do’s and don’ts” and other technical intelligence.

Sustainability & Efficiency: Discover how metal plays an important role in the conversation about sustainability. Webinars expound on metal roofing installations, capitalize on the benefits of solar, and understand and monetize net zero construction.

Metal Construction Industry News: Don’t be blindsided by unforeseen developments. Watch these webinars to stay abreast of industry news, market trends, and product developments and stay ahead of the curve.

Case Studies in Design & Architecture: Watch as designers and installers present the projects they’re most proud of and share details about their choices for design elements, sustainable aspects, and the challenges they overcame.

Videos are available to watch 24/7 so pick a time convenient for you to further your education. Earn American Institute of Architects (AIA) credits and Certificates of Completion by completing a survey at the end of each webinar.


The next METALCON webinar, “Introduction to ANSI/MCA FTS-1 Test Method for Wind Load Resistance of Flashings Used with Metal Roof Systems,” is presented by METALCON Online and the Metal Construction Association, and scheduled for Wednesday, February 21. Join industry veteran, Bob Zabcik, Owner of Z-Tech Consulting, MCA Board Member and Chair of the MCA Codes and Standards Committee, for this important presentation on this new ANSI test method. Register today.

Benefits of Using METALCON Online

Access to industry experts, educational resources, and market intelligence are just some of the benefits of using the METALCON Online Education platform. Other benefits include increasing your networking opportunities, cost-effective learning, and the promotion of best practices.

By attending the METALCON online webinars live, you get exclusive access to thought leaders through the session’s real-time chat and Q&A portion. The webinars provide an excellent educational resource, including tutorials, case studies, and training materials, enabling you to enhance your knowledge and skills. And with the on-demand library available 24/7, learn at a time suitable to your schedule and still receive AIA credit.

How to Get Started with METALCON Online

Simple — CLICK HERE to access METALCON Online! (Special Hint: Once you’ve clicked, scroll to the bottom of that page to enter your name to join the mailing list). Check out the upcoming LIVE webinars scheduled for Wednesday, February 21 and March 6, and register for each to “reserve your virtual seat” to receive the zoom link. Then browse the ON DEMAND library to watch webinars at a time convenient for you.

Other METALCON Year-Round Resources


This hub offers you a direct line to the companies who exhibit at METALCON to facilitate connections with a company representative, receive product information, receive pre-show offers, or set up appointments at their booths.


METALCON’s Blog, scheduled weekly or bi-weekly, serves as a dynamic platform for the latest trends, insights, and innovations within the metal construction industry. With topics ranging from cutting-edge technologies and architectural advancements to project spotlights and industry events, the blog provides a valuable resource for professionals seeking to stay informed and inspired in the ever-evolving world of metal construction.

METALCONnection Monthly Newsletter

Keeping current on the latest metal industry news is as easy as subscribing to the METALCON newsletter. Each month, you’ll receive a “round-up” of the latest developments and issues impacting the metal construction and design industry along with news on the upcoming METALCON annual event.

METALCON makes its return to Atlanta, Georgia, for the first time in over a decade this October 30 – November 1! Click HERE for show information and get on the list to receive show updates.


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Innovative Developments in Prefab Buildings

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Why Visit Atlanta: Your Traveler’s Guide

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Effective Maintenance Strategies for Metal Buildings

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Are Women the “Keys to the Future” in Construction?

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METALCON Newsletter January 2024

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