METALCON Newsletter April II 2024

RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT METALCON 2024 Registration is now open for the ultimate annual gathering for industry professionals in the world of metal construction and design. METALCON 2024 promises to be an unforgettable experience, returning to the “Capital of the South” for the first time in over a decade. Join us in Atlanta, Georgia, for three days of innovative products, solutions, and insights from some of the most respected vendors and thought leaders in the industry. If you register by May 10th, you will save $50 on all registration options. Housing is also open and you won’t want to miss out on getting a discounted hotel room in walking distance from the Convention Center. These hotels will fill up fast so don’t miss out. Hear from these METALCON 2023 attendees reasons why you should attend this year’s event!

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METALCON CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH ‘AMERICA’S FUND’We’re thrilled to announce that METALCON 2024 will once again support Semper Fi & America’s Fund! Following last year’s amazing achievement of raising $3500, we’re eager to continue our tradition of giving back and making a positive impact in the veterans community. Because of our continued commitment, the organization is able to provide innovative solutions to our service members, veterans, and military families. Last year’s fundraising efforts directly impacted four heroes, four family members, and the issuance of four grants. Join us in contributing to this worthy cause and supporting those who have bravely served our nation. Help us kick off this year’s campaign by donating today or onsite at METALCON 2024. DONATE TODAY, EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS! →
METALCON’S ONLINE EDUCATION — SPOTLIGHT ON PEMBMETALCON’s Online Education series continues this week with “Building a Sustainable Future: Navigating Environmental Challenges in PEMB,” presented by Amanda Turner, LEED Specialist at Cornerstone Building Brands. As pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMB) continue to gain in popularity, it is important to understand the intricate connection between PEMB and the environment, grasp the environmental impact, and learn how to advocate for sustainability within the industry. In this session, participants will gain an understanding of the crucial role of material selection and sourcing, learn energy-efficient design principles that optimize resources for peak performance, and understand how to align your PEMB projects with strict sustainability standards. Can’t catch the live session? No worries! You can watch this webinar and others in our ON DEMAND library, available by 4:00 PM EST on the same day it airs. Whether you watch a session live or on demand, remember to submit the survey at the end of each webinar to receive continuing education credit. REGISTER TODAY →
METALCON ONLINE — CALL FOR PRESENTATIONSAnnouncing our METALCON Online “Call for Presentations.” Being a featured speaker for METALCON Online is not just an opportunity — it’s a chance to shape the narrative of the metal construction industry, making a lasting impact on professionals in the field. We are actively seeking individuals who are passionate about educating, engaging, inspiring, and delivering impactful online presentations within various facets of the metal construction community. Be a part of our thriving online education community and submit your presentation today. SUBMIT YOUR PRESENTATION TODAY →
MCA ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERSThe Metal Construction Association (MCA) welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors: D.J. Highnote, product advisor/vice president at Roof Hugger; RC Antal, director of IMPs at ATAS International; and Jules Dekovics, national sales manager at Exceptional Metals. MCA Board Chair Brian Partyka, says, “With their talent and expertise, MCA is positioned stronger than ever to advocate for the metal construction industry and provide the most indispensable resources available.” MCA and these three companies will once again be exhibiting at this year’s METALCON, showcasing their commitment to advancing the metal construction industry. READ MORE →
TRAVEL WITH EASE TO ATLANTAWhether you’re driving or flying, getting to Atlanta is easy. No matter how you prefer to travel, Atlanta is accessible and convenient. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is not only the busiest airport in the world, but there are more than 150 cities with daily direct, non-stop flights to Atlanta. For those driving, three major interstate highways – I-20, I-75 and I-85 – all come together in downtown Atlanta. As the Southeast’s geographic center, Atlanta is one of the most accessible cities for drivers, located within a 7 hour drive of over 7 major US cities. And for any rail riders, Amtrak offers service to Atlanta from New Orleans, New York and points in between. So, strap your seatbelt, secure your tray table or check the mirrors and come visit.  READ MORE →


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