As the METALCON community adjusts to these unprecedented times, your METALCON team is adjusting too. Poised as a conduit to connect our members with valuable resources, we will be providing tools through our Blog posts, logging them in the Resource tab on the METALCON website and creating a new 4-part Town Hall Live Stream series that will launch in April. Here are some timely resources from industry partners, some happening tomorrow and Friday so be sure to read through:

Join RoofersCoffeeShop TOMORROW, Thursday, March 26 at 6am PCT (9am EST) with guests Trent Cotney and John Kenney of Cotney Construction Law and Cotney Consulting Group, who will be discussing strategies for scaling back your roofing industry the right way during the current pandemic and economic instability.  REGISTER HERE.

RCS’ new “Coffee Conversations” is a weekly video chat between the RCS team and leading professionals in the roofing industry in a Q&A format. Tune in each Thursday morning at 6:00 AM PCT (9:00 AM EST), pour a cup of coffee, bring your questions and go online to engage with contractors from across the country sharing what is happening right now in the roofing world.

S-5! has two live Webinars happening THIS week: Best Practices to Install Solar on Metal Roofs is a one-hour session scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, March 26 at 12 noon MST (2:00 PM EST) and will cover different metal roof types, how they are constructed and their numerous advantages for solar installations, including various solar mounting systems, associated roof attachments, and performance and cost comparisons.  And Use of Snow Guard Devices: Science or Science Fiction, is scheduled for Friday, March 27 at 10:00 AM MST (12:00 PM EST) and will provide a common sense approach to understanding how snow acts on roofs, debunking misconceptions and highlighting common mistakes made in this practice. REGISTER FOR THESE LIVE WEBINARS HERE.

S-5! also offers FREE AIA approved Continuing Education in two formats : Online & In-class. They currently have three courses on Snow Retention, Solar, and Wind Uplift. Lastly, check out S-5!’s extensive VIDEO LIBRARY featuring dozens of subjects from solar panels to clamps to leadership solutions.

If you were at METALCON over the past two years, you may have attended one of the dynamic business sessions led by expert Ryan Groth with the Sales Transformation Group. His recently published article, “Responding to COVID-19 // Navigating Construction & Service Sales,” provides practical tips on how to continue your sales process during this challenging time.

Ryan Groth speaking at METALCON 2019 at the David L. Lawrence Center in Pittsburgh.