FREE Education on the Show floor

All of this education is available for FREE as part of your Total Experience, Exhibitor, or Architects Experience registration. Space is limited so we encourage you to show up for your preferred sessions early!

METALCON Main Theater

Be sure to head to the METALCON Main Theater to check out our inspiring Keynotes and General Sessions you won’t want to miss!

Best Practices Learning Center

The education in the Best Practices Learning Center will provide the information, methods and techniques to help you to turbo charge your projects and your business.

Technical Know how Learning Center

The education featured in the Technical Know-How Learning Center will provide technical deep dives into code compliance, fire prevention, and air flow.

Sustainability Area + Learning Center

As far as building materials go, metal is one of the most sustainable. It is not only environmentally conscious but economical, recyclable and durable. Sessions in the Sustainability Learning Center will help you to utilize solar effectively across all environments, understand embodied carbon, and determine best solar products.

Networking Experiences on the Show floor

Oktoberfest Beer Tour + Pitstops

We’re celebrating this beloved holiday with cold beer at several exhibitors throughout the show floor. Prost!

The Power of Networking: Company, Industry, Community

Discover the power of networking through an interactive seminar that provides proven strategies to improve your professional networking skills. 

Future Leaders of METALCON – New Program for 40 and Under

The Future Leader of METALCON is a new program for rising stars, up-and-comers, management trainees, apprentices and others, roughly age 40 and under, ready to take their career to the next level. Gain the knowledge, insights and tools you need to advance through dedicated content and activities available virtually through METALCONLive! and in-person, on-site at METALCON. The FLMC will help the next generation of metal construction industry professionals – and their managers –prepare to step into leadership roles.

Great Experiences on the Show floor

Exhibitor Spotlight QR Scavenger Raffle

Download the METALCON Mobile App., scan every Exhibitor Spotlight QR code in the Exhibit Hall and qualify to win up to $1500 in cash prizes! One $500 raffle winner will be selected each day. Must be present to win.

Metal Construction Association Design Awards

The Metal Construction Association is proud to announce a new program to recognize the creative use of metal in architecture. Participate in the Metal Construction Association Design Awards and give your expertise and creativity the recognition it deserves. Award recipients will be presented at METALCON. 

Top Product Awards

The metal construction industry’s only global event for metal construction and design products, technologies, and solutions, introduces the METALCON Top Product Awards. Exhibitors were invited to nominate their top metal products in a variety of categories. Then! Attendees will be able to check out the top products at exhibitors’ booths at METALCON and vote for the winning Top Product of 2023!

Special Pavilions/Areas on the Show floor

The IMP Education Center Presents:  Insulated Metal Panels – Installation and Handling Best Practices

The IMP Alliance will be at Booth and the IMP Demo Center

Attend this special seminar and demo and discover best practices and common mistakes made during unloading, storage , and handling of installation of insulated metal panels. Topics to be covered:

• Avoiding damage when unloading trucks
• Staging and storage of bundles to avoid wet stack corrosion
• Tactics for long term storage of bundles
• Handling panels to minimize labor, reduce chances of injury and damage
• Basic wall panel installation and common mistakes made
• General jobsite safety practices

Metal Building Marketplace

This dedicated pavilion will create a convenient hub for contractors, the design and architectural community, and others to discover the benefits of metal building systems and book orders on-site.

NRCA ProCertification®

Are your best installers ready to become nationally recognized? Through NRCA ProCertification,® experienced workers who demonstrate substantial roofing skills and knowledge can become certified by NRCA in specific roof system installations. Learn more.

The Architect’s Experience

A ‘show within a show’ exclusively for architects, designers, specifiers and engineers eager to breathe new life into projects, wow clients, and solve a wide variety of design, structural, technical, environmental, cost and performance challenges, all through the use of metal. In partnership PSMJ Resources Inc. and AEC Daily, one of the largest providers of continuing education in the built industry, this curated experience offers excusive education and so much more!

The METALCON Deck and Sales Office

Stop by The Deck and meet the show management team. Win cash prizes, grab a beer, ask questions, network, give us your 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!