Get the practical, solutions-oriented education on the key trends impacting the metal construction industry you can’t get anywhere else.  From best practices and industry insights, to tools, techniques and technical knowledge, your business will be well positioned to win in 2022, 2023 and beyond.

Learn from the top technical whizzes, business experts, design professionals, and industry insiders in metal construction today. From intensive pre-show workshops to 25+ FREE educational sessions conveniently located inside the exhibit hall, to inspiring Keynotes and beyond, METALCON has it all!

With almost all of the education conveniently located in the exhibit hall, it’s easy to take advantage of free education conveniently located in Learning Centers throughout the Exhibit Hall.


Maximize your METALCON experience!  In addition to the 25+ FREE sessions located in the Exhibit Hall, check out the in-depth, skill-building and life-saving workshops taking place Tuesday, October 11 (pre-show), through Thursday, October 13th.  Workshops are a la carte. Your Total Experience registration is included with your workshop registration.

From Employee to Manager: Transitioning to a Management Role

  • Location: Main Theater
Wednesday,October 12, 2022:3:00 PM -4:00 PM
/ CEU Credits:1


Dr. Melissa Furman
Career Potential


As employees transition to management roles, they may first focus on the new title, authority, and possible pay increase, but many times they soon learn that it also comes with increased responsibility, accountability, and challenges. This session will provide practical tools, strategies, and recommendations to help new (and existing) managers with maximizing their management and leadership success.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover ways to adjust to new responsibility and accountability
  • Take away tools to deal with new and enhances challenges
  • Learn to maximize your management style
  • Find your management style and learn to adjust to fit your team in the best way possible