As the last pieces of machinery are being assembled, booths constructed, and badges printed, METALCON ’23 is about to begin at the Las Vegas Convention Center! With less than 24 hours to go before the first workshops start, #MagnificentMetalMonday presents some last minute show reminders and announcements:


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DOWNLOAD THE METALCON APP and say YES to notifications so you’ll receive alerts when key sessions or networking activities are taking place throughout the show.

VOTE in the People’s Choice Awards! Select your top three award-winning Top Products and vote for them to receive the People’s Choice Awards, announced on Friday, October 20.


Pick up your PASSPORT when you pick up your badge from registration. Visit the participating exhibitors to get a stamp and jot down a few things about their product. Complete and turn in your Passport by 11:30 am on Friday, October 20 at THE DECK for a chance to win $500, to be announced at 12:30 pm (must be present to win).


A special “Women in Metal Construction” episode will be held LIVE from METALCON. Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Nicole Pinto with Sheridan Metal Resources and Michelle Kettering with LTD Exteriors to discuss women in metal construction and the metal industry. Both women trained with John Sheridan and are part of the new Training Zone at METALCON. If you are unable to make it to Vegas, tune into YouTube to watch this MetalTalk episode LIVE from the show, Thursday, October 19 at 9 AM PT (12 PM ET). For more information, click HERE.


Attention contractors and installers: get hands-on training at the NEW METALCON Training Zone, sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, located at Booth #6071 in the Exhibit Hall. Training provided by professional trainer, John Sheridan of Sheridan Metal Resources. There will be featured demonstrations and education using a variety of mock-ups and materials including painted steel, aluminum, zinc, copper and other natural metals. Attendees will also gain an understanding of Sherwin-Williams’ new MetalVue program. Among the manufacturers donating metal roofing materials are Drexel Metals, McElroy Metal and VMZinc.

Stop by Wednesday, October 18 from 1 PM – 5 PM (PT) for a Happy Hour sponsored by Sherwin-Williams. Click HERE for more information.


More than just a steel supplier, Flack Global Metals combines supply chain management with risk strategies to deliver certainty in both your metals supply and price. Learn directly from FGM’s founder, Jeremy Flack, at “Winners and Losers: Those Who Control Their Metal Prices Versus Those Who Don’t,” Wednesday, October 18 at 2:15 PM PDT, in the Best Practices Learning Center in the Exhibit Hall. Click HERE for more information. Flack Global Metals is a METALCON event sponsor.


Head to Booth #4031 to see, for the first-time, Metalforming’s new “MustC!” Designed to redefine metalworking, the MustC has unparalleled power, accuracy, and consistency, revolutionizing the industry. Learn more.


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