Leading Industry Experts Speak to Latest Business Trends and Tactics at METALCON 2019


(Newton, Mass., – August 13, 2019) — Up and coming industry experts present the latest business trends and techniques at METALCON 2019, the metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions taking place in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 16 – Friday, Oct. 18. Claire Kilcoyne, METALCON Show Director, says, “We have a solid line-up of educational sessions featuring industry-related topics and overall A/E/C business advice.”

Back by popular demand after making his debut last year is Danny Kerr, co-founder and managing partner of Breakthrough Academy (BTA), a company designed to help entrepreneurs in the trades grow their company’s profitability while taking back control of their time. Kerr will present The 3 Keys to Getting Out of the Day-to-Day in Your Business in the PPG Theater on both Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17 from 2:00-2:45 p.m. and also present Structuring Your Company for Maximum Productivity in the Learning Center on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17 from 3:00-3:30 p.m. BTA works with more than 220 business owners across the continent and was rated as Canada’s 16th fastest startup by Maclean’s magazine in 2018.

New to the show this year is Sam Beiler, co-founder and CEO of Boostpoint, LLC. Beiler is a marketing professional and entrepreneur who understands that building a brand isn’t just for big businesses with big budgets. Beiler is presenting How to Build a Local Brand that Generates More Business in the Learning Center on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 2:00-2:30 p.m. “Whether you’re a small-town business or a big corporation, social media plays a huge role in keepingyour business relevant in today’s digital age,” said Beiler. “My session will teach attendees how to take their businesses to the next level.”

Also new to METALCON this year is Ryan Groth, founder of Sales Transformation Group, Inc. Groth is an entrepreneur who first became involved in the contracting business with his family as a teen. Today, he helps contractors transition from living in an unpredictable world to creating high- performing sales organizations. Groth is presenting Predictable Revenue: 5 Steps to Getting off the Revenue Rollercoaster in the PPG Theater on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 1:00-1:45 p.m.

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