METALCONNECTION Newsletter, January 2023

METALCON RETURNS TO THE”CITY OF LIGHTS” PRE-REGISTER TODAY
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS IS OPEN!
METALCON 2023 returns to Las Vegas this year and we invite you to take center stage in the nation’s “City of Lights.” METALCON’s Call for Presentations is now open and we are seeking individuals who want to educate, engage, inspire and present material in ways that will enhance the attendees’ experience. Topics that address real-world, metal-related opportunities and challenges toward a variety of disciplines of the metal construction community with a special interest in technical aspects, building codes, case studies, and sustainability will be considered. NEW for 2023 — All topics submitted will be considered for BOTH in-person education at METALCON 2023 and for our year-round METALCONLive! programming.

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METALCONLive! NEXT WEDNESDAY – STATE OF THE METAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
What will happen in 2023 and beyond? What new design trends, market changes, and economic challenges does your business need to navigate? Presented by METALCONLive! and Metal Construction News, our panel of industry experts will help answer these questions as they share their thoughts on the annual “State of the Industry” report published in the January issues of Metal Construction News and Metal Architecture magazines. Join Editorial Director, Paul Deffenbaugh, as he moderates the discussion alongside industry experts Brent Schipper, principal of ASK Studio, Renee Ramey, executive director of Metal Roofing Alliance, and Jeff Henry, executive director of the Metal Construction Association. Catch this webinar LIVE next Wednesday, January 18 at 1:00 PM EST or afterwards on demand. EARN 1 AIA LU HSW HOUR

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FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL
Last year, the Metal Construction Association and METALCON saw the successful launch of the Future Leaders Program. Given the critical need to focus and steer the metal construction industry toward the future, we are seeking a few individuals to serve on the program’s Advisory Board. If your company has an individual(s) under the age of 40 interested in making an impact in the metal construction industry, please click on the link to learn more about this great opportunity and to submit a name for consideration. The time commitment will be approximately 6 virtual meetings a year, and the individual will have early access to programming, discounts to attend METALCON 2023 and more. Email Kalyn at METALCON with questions.

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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR THE MCA WINTER MEETING
Kick off the new year by attending the Metal Construction Association‘s annual Winter Meeting, taking place January 22-25, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency in Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa in Clearwater, FL. Formatted for education and networking, this meeting provides an excellent opportunity for industry colleagues to discuss real-time solutions and issues affecting metal in construction. MCA members and non-members are welcome to participate in all sessions and events.

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LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – METAL INDUSTRY CONTESTS
In its 19th year, the Metal Roofing Magazine will present its annual Metal of Honor
Awards in April. Take a minute to submit your vote to determine the suppliers who do the best job of providing the services and products you need to successfully run your business (Deadline: Jan 15). The deadlines for MCN’s 2023 Metal Construction Hall of Fame and Top Metal Builders contests are also approaching. Nominate an individual who represents the most important and innovative leadership in the metal construction industry for this year’s Hall of Fame and if you are a builder, submit your tonnage and square footage to make the list of this year’s top metal builders.

CLICK HERE FOR METAL OF HONOR CONTEST
CLICK HERE FOR MCA CONTESTS 

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