METALCON 2017 in Las Vegas is about 3 weeks away and we are extremely excited to see many of you again. I want to remind you that if you have any co-workers, colleagues, friends, or industry followers that wish to attend send them  this link for free entry to METALCON.  I am going to give you a list of the top events, things to see, and things to participate in at METALCON 2017, see below:

  1. Exhibit Hall – need I say more. Go see all the new products from your favorite manufacturers in the metal construction industry.
  2. MCA Triumph Awards – Purchase your tickets for the industry event of the year. Dinner, cocktails, an awards show, and a chance to rub elbows with the industry’s best. I forgot to mention that Austin Powers will be there Need tickets click here. 
  3. MCA Metal Roofing Championship Games “Aces of Las Vegas” – Contractors compete for cash prizes in challenges sponsored by the MCA, MBCI & Pac-Clad, Triangle Fastener, Roof Hugger, New Tech Machinery, and S-5! Sign yourself up by calling Mark James 214-213-1070 or send him an email 
  4. The Deck – Stop by and meet METALCON’s Show Management Team. Take a break to chat with us and enjoy a cold beer in booth 1849.
  5. Learning Zones @ The Deck (booths 1849) – Mini-theaters on the show floor offering free educational and instructional sessions on the metal construction industry. Some companies featured include Woods Powr-Grip, ATAS, Applicad, Novagard Solutions, and METL-SPAN. If you’d like to check the schedule out and the topics being presented click here.
  6. Innovation Stations – Conquer the show floor and scan all Innovation Stations to qualify for a $500 cash prize. Cash drawings will be held each day, Wednesday at 5pm, Thursday at 2pm & 5pm and Friday 12pm. This offer is sponsored by 
  7. Education Programs – There is quite the variety of educational programs at METALCON this year, do yourself a favor invest in your education. Click here to see more of the offerings.
  8. Metal Roof Installation Certification – Become certified at METALCON in an 8-hour intense program developed by the Metal Construction Association. Stand out from the rest with certification, need we say more. Click here for more information.
  9. OMNIA After Party – The official METALCON After Party will be held at Omnia @ Caesars Palace and all you need is your badge to get free expedited entry at 10:30pm. It will be a great place to to meet new people and network with others in the metal construction industry. 
  10. America’s Fund – METALCON is proud to exclusively support the America’s Fund that is committed to providing much-needed support to financially, physically, and emotionally to our ill or injured veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Make a donation online here or stop by The Deck booth 1849.
  11. METALFORMING’s 20th Anniversary – Celebrate METALFORMING’s 20th Anniversary on Thursday, October 19th from 3-5PM in booth #1315.  Food, and beverages will be available – I’m in you should be too.
  12. Oktoberfest @ METALCON –  Yes we are bringing you Oktoberfest to METALCON. For the full schedule click here and make sure you stop by. 

So we hope to see you there, as we have packed a show floor with many things to do. If you’d like to register with free access to the show floor use my link here. Don’t say I’ve never given you anything besides 12 great reasons to be at METALCON this year in Las Vegas. See you there.

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