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The exhibits have come down, the equipment has been shipped home, and daily routines are back at play. Attendees and exhibitors alike “rolled the dice” in Vegas and “won big” at METALCON! One week after the 32nd METALCON has finished, #MagnificentMetalMonday presents —

METALCON 2023 “By the Numbers”

🎲 Over 225 exhibits representing the “Who’s Who” of the metal construction industry showcased the latest innovations and products.

🎲 25+ product and service categories including roofing, walls, metal building systems, solar, IT services, publication and media, and more were all represented in the exhibit hall.

🎲 Over 56,000 square feet of space was used to create METALCON’s INCLUSIVE dynamic show floor with exhibits, learning centers, main theatre, training demonstrations, networking events, and more all in ONE place.

🎲 Thousands in attendance who spent three days visiting with exhibitors, attending education sessions, and networking with industry leaders and peers.

🎲 3 Keynote Addresses delivered by leading experts including Rico Leon of HGTV’s hit show “Rico to the Rescue” who delivered direct and “real-life” advice in his presentation followed by a one-on-one Q&A with Tony Bouquot, General Manager of MBMA, Ken Simonson, an economist with the Associated General Contractors, who presented the “Construction Outlook for 2024,” and Christian “Boo” Boucousis, a former fighter pilot turned entrepreneur and business owner, who shared his expertise on how to use a “fighter-pilot” mentality in the workplace for greater productivity.

Photo credit: METALCON 2023; Neubek Photographers LLC

🎲 Over 40 credit-earning education opportunities including 35 FREE sessions covering topics in Sustainability, Technical Know-How, and Best Practices, 6 immersive workshops in mergers & acquisitions, metal roofing, and rollforming, 2 NEW FREE Kick-off Sessions with high-profile speakers taking deeper dives in the topics of coatings and super tall buildings.

🎲 24 event sponsors representing some of the best in the industry including the Mill Steel Company, United States Steel, PPG, ATAS International, Inc., AECDaily, Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings, RILLA, CIDAN Machinery Group, Flack Global Metals, and more.

Photo credit: METALCON 2023; Neubek Photographers LLC

🎲 Thousands of dollars generously raised for METALCON’s “Give Back” cause toward Semper Fi/America’s Fund (The Fund), benefitting Las Vegas area veterans, with hundreds of raffle prizes and t-shirts awarded to those who donated.

🎲 Hundreds of 💰💰cash prizes awarded in on-site contests.

🎲 COUNTLESS connections, key learnings, new ideas, and innovative products acquired by those in attendance that will be used by attendees and exhibitors to continue to move the metal construction industry forward.


Photo credit: METALCON 2023; Neubek Photographers LLC

METALCON remains the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction. From contractors to designers, manufacturers to specifiers, sales and marketing professionals to foremen and installers, attendees and exhibitors come to METALCON from all over the globe. We look forward to seeing you again next year in Atlanta, Georgia! Mark your calendar for the dates of October 30 – November 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center.


While you wait for next year’s show, enjoy METALCON YEAR-ROUND with METALCONLive!, the METALCON Portal, METALCON Blog, METALCONnection Monthly Newsletters, and the METALFOCUS® Safety Program.

Catch our next METALCONLive! on Wednesday, November 8 at 1:00 pm EST when industry expert, Todd Kimmel, CPHD, CDT, Chairperson, Rainscreen Association in North America presents the webinar, “What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work.” REGISTER TODAY.



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