Mark your calendar for METALCON 2021: October 6-8 at the Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.

Metal Construction Association (MCA) Presents

Each month the MCA will present technical topics of interest to you during METALCONLive!  Register for upcoming METALCON Live! Virtual Events:

January 27, 1PM EST

METALCON Live! & MCA Presents: Demystifying Rain Screen Systems Utilizing Metal Wall Systems

This presentation is intended to help explain the often overused “rain screen” terminology found in today’s construction practices

In this course you will:

- Understand the various types of Rainscreens
- Identify importance and critical nature of Air and Water Resistant Barriers
- Discover and define the importance of continuous insulation
- Simplify energy efficiency of Rainscreens

An on-demand link will be sent to all registrants following the broadcast.

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METALCON Business Academy

The METALCON Business Academy (MBA) program offers business-oriented courses for business, sales and marketing leaders.  Session one of six “Building Your One-Page Strategic Plan” takes place on December 2 and is produced in partnership with Danny Kerry of Breakthrough Academy.” The remaining five courses will cover topics, such as staffing, increasing productivity and structuring your company for success. The first four sessions will take place virtually via METALCONLive!, with the remaining two in-person at METALCON 2021 in Tampa, where participants can earn a METALCON diploma for completing the program. Virtual classes will also be available on demand. Register for FREE here!

March 10, 2021
Attracting and Hiring Rockstar Staff
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June 2, 2021
Increasing Staff Productivity Through Summer Production
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September 1, 2021
Structuring Your Company for Maximum Productivity
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Metal Architecture with METALCONLive! launched virtually on January 13, 2021, in partnership with Metal Architecture Magazine―a four-part series that explores what’s on the cutting edge of metal in architecture, innovative uses of metal in design and sample case studies. Remaining virtual sessions will take place on April 7 and August 11, with the final session taking place live on-site at METALCON 2021.


METALFOCUS® Safety Certificate Program
In mid-February, Craig Schaffer, president of Safety Works, Inc. will teach the METALFOCUS® Safety Certificate Program, a series of 20 one-hour long virtual safety courses tailored to supervisors, foremen, crews and others in the industry. Courses will focus on increasing safety, reducing job site risks and lowering the risk of regulatory penalties, and include: Fall Protection in Steel/Metal Buildings, OSHA’s Steel Standard, Job Safety Analysis, Managing OSHA Inspections, Hot Work Permit Operations and others.  Registration fees begin at $30/class with discounts available for multiple class registrations. Stay tuned for more details.


All courses will be available both “live” and on-demand. METALCON 2021 takes place on Oct. 6-8, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.  To learn more, visit

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