Maximize Your METALCON Experience; Make Education a Priority

Trade shows and education go hand in hand. Both are essential to learning about our industry and gaining a competitive edge. So take advantage of all the education METALCON has to offer – a lot of it takes place in the METALCON Theater and the Learning Centers inside the exhibit hall. Discover trends and game-changing technologies. Learn from experts, influencers and thought leaders. Need more “how-to’s” and best practices, or HSW and AIA credits? We have those too –  and so much more!

International Visitors are highly Encouraged to attend METALCON

valuable insights in metal construction products, materials, technologies, design initiatives, production techniques and marketing strategies.

CREATE new relationships with a global network of leading suppliers and producers at the only event in North and South America geared specifically toward the metal construction industry.

A few important steps to remember...


  • Review and confirm photo requirements, click here for more information.
  • Review wait times for interview appointments and visa processing at each embassy and consular section worldwide, click here for more information.
  • Most applicants require an interview at the embassy or consulate. As part of the visa interview, a quick fingerprint scan should be expected.
  • Before traveling abroad, scan or email a copy of your passport to your inbox. This can help expedite the process of replacing your passport if you lose it while out of the country.
  • For travel regulations, click here.
  • Make sure to apply for your Visa well in advance of your travel. It may take 3-5 weeks for a U.S. Visa. You may request a Visa Invitation Letter by clicking the button below:

    Download Visa Request Letter

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