Metal is strong and durable. And so is our industry. We’ve weathered severe market changes and have always come back better than before. We have that can-do, innovative spirit. By coming to METALCON International in Tampa, Fla., you show a deep desire to move beyond today’s challenges with new vigor. And there’s plenty at this year’s show to keep that undaunted spirit going.
If you already use metal, you’ll find an impressive assortment of new products, technologies and applications. If you’re attending METALCON for the first time, you’ll discover the innovations and high-quality products this show is known forthe offerings you will find will set you and your company on a path for solid growth. You’ll see hundreds of unique metal roofing options, wall panels, cold-formed steel framing and metal building systems, plus the newest equipment, hardware, software, accessories and more.
Great discoveries are everywhere at METALCON. Our newest hot spot is Solar Bay. It’s where you’ll learn how and why all types of solar photovoltaic systems integrate well with metal roofs and walls, making this a fast-growing market segment. In Solar Bay, you can participate in a demo, hear from experts, and learn the details and benefits of each type of system.
Solar is only one facet of the green-building market. The METALCON aisles, filled with cool paints and coatings, insulation and integrated building systems, give you a multitude of ways to capture green projects and prepare you for building the structures of the future.
You’ll get a new, positive perspective on the future from METALCON’s keynote speaker, Bob Berkebile, FAIA. A 21st century pioneer, his Tuesday morning presentation, “Creating a New Sustainable Economy,” is a must attend. His message will inspire and change the way you think about design and construction.
You’ll also hear from an impressive lineup of industry experts who will present the 33 sessions that make up METALCON’s conference program. More than 25 topics are new and cover different product applications, discuss new requirements that are changing construction, describe how to benefit from incentive programs for metal roofs, explain why you need to get up to speed on green building and demonstrate how to incorporate sustainable metal products into your projects.
There’s plenty of action on the exhibit floor, too. On Tuesday and Wednesday, live action demos show the latest field applications and techniques for metal roofing and walls. On Thursday, you can get in the swing of it at Tool Day. It’s back by popular demand with inventive new tools, giveaways and safety products designed specifically for metal construction.
All of these and more tools, technologies, products and professionals await you at METALCON, where you can capture everything you need to take your business into the next decade with confidence. Enjoy!