MCA Summer Meeting

summer-meeting-2024 Jun 10, 2024 12:15pm Jun 12, 2024 5:00pm Jun 10 — Jun 12, 2024

Join the Metal Construction Association for their bi-annual meeting, June 10-12 in Rosemont, IL. The meeting has a great line-up of engaging speakers and hot topics to help you navigate metal in construction. The meeting kicks off with a welcome reception June 10 at 5:30 pm, followed by educational programing June 11th & 12th.

Save 15% per-person when you register more than one person from your organization. This meeting will address sustainability, building codes, trends in marketing, and so much more. Register your sales manager, technical director, and marketing personnel.

The Hilton Hotel is minutes from O’Hare International Airport, surrounded by a variety of restaurants to have dinner with colleagues. Make your hotel reservation and register. We look forward to seeing you!

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2024 Summer Meeting Speakers

Keynote Presentation from Darcy Bien

Partners in Change

Darcy Bien has more than 20 years of experience helping hundreds of companies with her team-based approaches and time-tested process helping companies build actionable strategies.

She is the Director at Partners in Change, LLC, a Cincinnati-based strategic consulting firm and has also partnered with the Dayton-based consulting firm, Aileron, since 2010, to support their strategic planning initiatives. Prior to that, she was the National Partnership Director of the National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation, where she developed new partner sales processes and created long-term partner strategies.

Darcy holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Her career started at Procter & Gamble, where she spent five years cultivating operational, team development, and risk management. As a business solutions consultant, she completed a process improvement sales initiative for Bayer Plastics and a supply chain management project for Johnson Wax Professional.


Alan Scott

Director of Sustainability, FAIA, LEED Fellow, LEED Ap BD+C, O+M, CEM, WELL-AP, at Intertek.

Alan Scott, FAIA, LEED Fellow, is a registered architect and sustainability practitioner with over 35 years of experience and lifelong commitment to the environment. Since 2000—as the 13th LEED AP—Alan has creatively applied his skills as a facilitator, consultant, project director, and teacher in support of high-performance, sustainable built environment projects in North and South America. His project work focuses on boosting new and existing building performance, decarbonization, occupant wellness and resilience. Alan served on the LEED Faculty for over eight years, delivering full-day LEED workshops, and he has also presented dozens of conferences, workshops and webinars on numerous topics related to sustainable communities, high-performance buildings, healthy building, and resilience to audiences on three continents. Alan currently serves as Vice-chair of the USGBC Resilience Working Group, and as a member of the USGBC LEED Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group and the AIA Resilience and Adaptation Advisory Group. He is a regular contributor to Metal Architecture magazine.

Allison Lundberg

Digital Marketing Strategist,

Allison will speak after the Market Development presentation. “Managing the Modern Marketing Team: Understanding Personalities and Achieving Goals”.

With data always at your fingertips and new technologies arising every day, it’s difficult to know how to manage the everchanging team. In this session, Allison will address melding personality styles, implementing data measurement strategies, and achieving omni channel excellence. Teams need to be working collectively to achieve the goals of your business, so let’s dive into how to communicate and achieve them!!

Paul Trombitas

MCA Statistical Study will be presented by Paul Trombitas, Partner at FMI Consulting. MCA commissions FMI to analyze industry trends across all sectors including residential, commercial, industrial and agriculture. The report elaborates on trends by region and opportunities for growth. Members can access a copy of the 2023 full report here. Not a member, send an email to to learn more about the benefits of membership and information in the report.



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