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!

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Speaker: Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy

We’ll walk you through a step-by-step approach to create a simple, yet effective annual strategic plan.

In this session, you will:

  • Establish your 2021 goals
  • Learn how to put the company’s strategic plan on one simple-to-understand page
  • Break your year-end goal down to 3-5 key initiatives you’ll need to focus on

BONUS! You’ll get the ready-to-go systems to break initiatives into a weekly focused routine that keeps you on track for the year.

Who will benefit from participating: Owners/GMs/Principals • Project Managers • Sales • Marketing • Residential Contractors • Commercial Contractors ... or anyone on the business-side of the metal construction industry who is ready to become a more effective leader and/or increase performance, profitability, and productivity. 


Presenter: Chandler Barden, National Sales Director of CIDAN Machinery

Safety and efficiency go hand in hand. When equipment is safely operated, the machinery and its operator are working at their best. In this session, operators, and foreman will gain a complete understanding of the most efficient, safest methods of operating folding and roll forming equipment. Using equipment are the exhibitors and presenters from CIDAN Machinery and Bradbury. They will cover the necessary operating steps for various types of metal forming machinery. Through a combination of classroom and hands on methods, participants will go through each step: Initial inspection of the machines, location of e-stops and machine halt functions. What happens in an e-stop and the steps to take in an emergency. When to stop and restart the equipment. Safe handling of materials and parts, including the correct way to load and unload and what to check before you load. Proper shut down and clean up measures. Second operator procedures will also be covered so when two people are involved each one knows their respective responsibilities.


 


Speaker: Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy

Bringing on new team members is one of the most vital and misunderstood skills in business. We will be covering the key steps required to find, filter and hire the perfect team members, who give you the space and ability to grow your business to the next level. You will be given:

  • A proven system to have the top talent in your industry applying to work for you
  • A screening process to ensure you only spend your time with qualified applicants

BONUS! You’ll get all the templates and systems that you need to immediately to professionalize your hiring process.

Who will benefit from participating: Owners/GMs/Principals • Project Managers • Sales • Marketing • Residential Contractors • Commercial Contractors ... or anyone on the business-side of the metal construction industry who is ready to become a more effective leader and/or increase performance, profitability, and productivity. 


Speaker: Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy

By summertime, it’s common that many of your staff lose the initial energy they brought at the beginning of the season due to long days and drawn out work. With no end in sight, it’s easy for productivity to drop and for you as an owner to be left picking up the pieces. Before you go putting on the proverbial tool belt, come check this session out for unique solutions to breathe new life into a hard-working team. In this session, you will learn:

  • How to identify the performance gap causing an employee’s low productivity
  • A unique goal setting & review process to align your team toward a common goal
  • The key process for working with employees that have low skill, but high commitment

BONUS! You’ll receive the downloadable templates and frameworks to implement these tools in your business right away.

Who will benefit from participating: Owners/GMs/Principals • Project Managers • Sales • Marketing • Residential Contractors • Commercial Contractors ... or anyone on the business-side of the metal construction industry who is ready to become a more effective leader and/or increase performance, profitability, and productivity. 
 


Speaker: Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy

Creating an aligned and defined organizational structure is a key component of running a profitable and scalable business. Having all your staff operating with a clear role, goals, and deliverables is the foundation for productivity and success. In this workshop, we will cover the proven framework for creating defined job descriptions that will allow everyone in your organization to operate with a clear goal and accountability to their supervisor. You will leave with all the basic tools and templates to grow your business in a structured and systematic way. This session includes:

  • A defined Organizational Structure outlining all the roles you will need in your company to achieve your goals
  • Job Descriptions for your staff that define each of their deliverables, all methodically leading towards your business achieving its annual goal
  • A week-by-week sales and production plan that aligns with your year-end goal, and a system to monitor actual results throughout the year

BONUS! You’ll get our done-for-you forms and templates to use in your contracting business immediately.

Who will benefit from participating: Owners/GMs/Principals • Project Managers • Sales • Marketing • Residential Contractors • Commercial Contractors ... or anyone on the business-side of the metal construction industry who is ready to become a more effective leader and/or increase performance, profitability, and productivity.