SPECIAL EVENTS + AREAS

All special events are free + included with your METALCON registration (unless otherwise noted)
Check back regularly as there is a wealth of excitement in store that you won’t want to miss!

MCA’s Metal Mastery Demo Area

Metal’s growing popularity and market share requires that contractors and installers understand the nuances and proper techniques for forming panels and installing metal roofing and wall systems. Understanding such factors leads to improved contractor efficiency and heightened building owner satisfaction. In this series of clinics, presenters from the Metal Construction Association and Metal Roofing Alliance will share industry best practices for the installation of metal shingles, standing-seam roofing panels, retrofit systems, and metal wall systems and will demonstrate proper techniques for on-site roll forming and machine maintenance.

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METALCON Training Zone

This hands-on training area will feature demonstrations and education using a variety of mock-ups and materials including painted steel, aluminum, zinc, copper and other exotic materials. Training will focus on proper detailing and utilization of the right tools to enhance the skills of contractors, remodelers and others, enabling them to deliver their best, most efficient and cleanest work when installing various metal roof offerings and systems.

Led by John Sheridan of Sheridan Metal Resources and his team of experts, demonstrations will be offered in English and Spanish and tools will be available for audience testing and purchase.

Located in the Exhibit Hall, open during expo hours.

The Design District

The Design District @ METALCON is a “show-within-a-show” that illustrates how metal can help you solve your toughest architectural, structural, environmental, and building performance challenges. From insulated metal panels and metal roofing products to finishes and coatings, The Design District will spark your creativity and introduce new ways of thinking.

2024 Top Products Awards

The Fourth Annual Top Product Awards will recognize exhibiting companies at the forefront of innovation in industry products, technologies and solutions for their standout metal products across 15 categories

Nominees will be showcasing their top products at their booths at METALCON 2024 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The top three award winning products will be determined by the public via electronic voting pre-show and by attendees on-site at METALCON.  Winners will be announced on October 31, at “The Deck” located inside the exhibit hall.

Metal Construction Association Design Awards


The Metal Construction Association is proud to showcase the creative use of metal in architecture.

METALCON Deck and Sales Office

Stop by The Deck and meet the show management team, make a donation to our local give back program. Win cash prizes, grab a beer, ask questions, network, provide feedback or just take a break and rest your feet for a bit. Or stop by the sales office and meet METALCON’s Exhibit Sales Manager for more information on how to be a part of METALCON 2024 in Atlanta!

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