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  • Event highlighted technological innovation and best practices for sheet metal fabrication.
  • The founders of the Heavy Metal Summer Experience sit down with Seth Lennon to talk about the impact of the program and how it can address workforce challenges.
  • Creating a Blueprint for Your Future looks to illustrate the benefits of a career in the skilled trades while bringing joy to families during the holiday season.
  • SMACNAs 2024 Collective Bargaining Orientation (CBO) features an extended and enhanced session focusing on negotiation and conflict resolution strategies.
  • College of Fellows Scholarships are now open to eligible students from the SMACNA extended family for the 24-25 academic year.
  • Take a moment to review the latest BE4ALL Toolbox Talk on Microaggressions and watch a video to learn more about the topic and what you can do to help build a more respectful workplace.
  • SMACNAs Chief Economist joins Seth Lennon to examine the economic climate facing SMACNA contractors. The discussion gives an in-depth review of some of the forces that will influence business in the coming year, and details actions that SMACNA members can take to take advantage of the economic situation.
  • Lisa Davis, the Administrator for the National Energy Management Institute (NEMI) sits down with Seth Lennon at the SMACNA Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Lisa talks about her remarkable career story and her unlikely path to the skilled trades. Lisa also details her passion for education and how it will drive her work as the head of NEMI.
  • The agenda for the upcoming December Council of Chapter Representatives Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ is now available.
  • By taking part in the latest BE4ALL Challenge, current members can share with others the importance of membership and be entered to win a $200 gift card.
  • The official report for the 2023 Annual Meeting of the New Horizons Foundation is now available for all members to view online or to download.
  • Learn more about the impact that a government shutdown will have on public and private contracting businesses along with steps SMACNA contractors can take to safeguard their companies.
  • SMACNA President-Elect sits down with Seth Lennon to talk about emerging industry trends and touches on the labor/management partnership.
  • SMACNAs CEO joins with Seth Lennon to reflect on his time as the head of the association and talks about what the future holds for SMACNA and the industry as a whole.
  • By taking part in What Does Being A SMACNA Contractor Mean to You, current members can share with others the importance of membership and be entered to win a $200 gift card.