METALCON Live! Can You Afford NOT to Have Diversity in Your Workforce?

Study after study has concluded that there is a clear link between workplace diversity, increased productivity, and the bottom line. In fact, according to a study by Forbes, companies with a diverse workforce produce 19% more in earnings than their less diverse counterparts. You need talented workers now more than ever.

So why, at a time when the skilled labor shortage is hitting the construction particularly hard, do woman make up just 9% of the US construction industry workforce? Can you afford not to diversify your workforce? Join us for this discussion on a subject that profoundly impacts our industry; the challenges, benefits, rewards, and strategies associated with recruiting and retaining top talent in today’s market.

Topics of discussion will include:

Why diversity is important to the success of your organization

Recruitment and retention strategies

Challenges and solutions for women working in a male-dominated industry

Creating strong, long-lasting, and supportive networks

How workforces have had to adapt since COVID-19

Advocates and allies: Fostering an inclusive work environment

Moderated by Heidi Ellsworth, Roofers Coffee Shop Panelists:

Tiffany Hutcheson, Sales and Customer Service Manager, Brightsmith Coaters

Sonya Malik, President, Association of Women in Metal

Minnie Robles, Product Representative, ATAS International


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METALCON Live! and the MCA Presents… Bidding and Estimating Insulated Metal Panels

NOW ON-DEMAND! Join METALCONLive! and members of the MCA on Wednesday, July 26th for an in-depth look at bidding and estimating for IMP panels.

Attendees will understand different types of insulated metal panels (IMPs) buildings, from basic building structures application to more complex industrial and commercial buildings with various elevations, to even more complex custom architectural applications including custom fabricated panels and accessories.

This informative session will delve into various estimating techniques and guidelines on the various building types for both walls and roofs.

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