Join Us At McCormick Ranch

Join Us At McCormick Ranch

MCA Winter Meeting

 

Join us January 24-26, 2022, for the MCA Winter Meeting at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. We’re excited to meet in-person to learn, network, and reconnect face to face in the beauty and warmth of the Sonoran Desert.

In addition to council and committee meetings, expect sessions on emerging and hot topics in metal construction to position you and your company for the future.  

Between meetings and events, you can spend quality time with other metal construction professionals, expanding your network at the sprawling hacienda-style resort’s restaurant and golf course.

Non-members are welcome to attend. Pay the non-member registration rate or email info@metalconstruction.org to learn about special pricing when you join prior to the event.

MCA is monitoring the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and will implement all precautions mandated by Arizona and Maricopa County COVID Guidelines and the current CDC recommendations.

Registration is open now.Click here to begin. We look forward to seeing you in January!

Meeting Highlights

Leading for Today and Tomorrow

Melissa Furman, MS DBA; Career Potential LLC

Organizational leaders have been navigating uncertainty for more than a year, handling frequent changes an accelerated pace. To ensure you can continue to lead your team successfully through current challenges, it’s time to evaluate and strengthen your leadership skills and abilities. This engaging and interactive speaker will help you adopt strategies for navigating ongoing hot-topic challenges that will continue to affect organizations even after the pandemic, including generational preferences; innovation; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); and workforce development. You’ll leave ready to improve your business with research-backed recommendations!

Midterm Elections’ Political Possibilities

John J. Kelly; Howe, Anderson & Smith, P.C.

The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election was a nail biter with far-reaching, unexpected repercussions. Was that a fluke or is this the new norm? Find out what to expect from the 2022 midterm elections which will help determine the balance of power in Congress and whether the president will have the needed support to advance his agenda. MCA’s legal counsel will discuss the environment in the capital now, which current and recent events will affect voting, and how the elections are anticipated to affect business. Get informed to know how to take advantage of opportunities before and after the election.

 

Council Meetings

Market Development

LeeAnn Slattery, Market Development Chair
Learn about MCA’s new Metal in Architecture Academy that launched in August. As well as updates on the market development committee’s activities including a new online supplier search feature on the website.  

Accessories Council

Dustin Haddock, Accessories Council Chair
Get an inside look at the Metal Roofing and Solar PV Systems Project – that addresses why metal roofing is the best choice for solar platforms and learn about the technical aspect of metal roofing and solar platforms.

METALCON

Judy Geller, VP of Events, PSMJ Resources/METALCON
Hear the feedback from METALCON, October 6-8, 2021 and opportunities to gain exposure to architects and industry professionals throughout the supply chain at next year’s show.

Roofing Council

JB Wissman, Roofing Council Chair
Learn about MCA’s roofing certification program and how you and your company will benefit from getting certified.

Single Skin Metal Wall Panel Council

Mike Beck and Sara Schneider, Single Skin Metal Wall Panel Council Chairs
Participate in a discussion about white paper topics, marketing initiatives, and learn about the new best practice manual. Engage is Cool Roof Rating Council’s Deputy Directory Sarah Schneider’s presentation on the new rating program for exterior wall products.

IMP/MCM Council

Zeke Miller and Brian Jaks, IMP/MCM Council Chairs
Join us for an informative session about current code and technical updates related to insulated metal panels and metal composite materials. Get ahead of the curve and hear about future educational opportunities related to these products.

Metal-Forming Equipment/Roll Former

Chandler Barden, Metal-Forming Equipment/Roll Former Chair
Provide your input on upcoming projects and related research during this session. Receive updates on current papers such as “10 most common questions about rollforming equipment – solutions to common objections of use of metal / or in design” and “Ability to bring customization via the various machines”.   

Retrofit Council

DJ Highnote, Retrofit Council Chair
In this session council members will discuss future projects of interest. Topics could range from metal wall retrofits, interior designs for metal, hardening of metal roofs and walls in high wind zone areas. Attend the session and voice your input.

Schedule

Monday, Jan. 24

7:30-8:00am           Breakfast 
8:15-10:30am         Opening Session with Keynote Speaker 
8:30-10:00am         Guest/Spouse Breakfast 
10:45-11:30am       Roofing Council 
11:30am-12:15pm  Retrofit Council 
12:15-1:00pm         Lunch
1:15-3:00pm           Codes & Standards/Technical 
3:15-4:00pm           MRA General Session 
5:30 - 7:00pm         Reception 

Tuesday, Jan. 25th

7:30-8:00am           Breakfast 
8:00-8:45am           Market Development Committee 
8:45-9:30am           Roll Forming Council 
9:30-10:30am         Joint IMP/MCM Council                              
11:30am - 5:30pm  Golf Outing                                                                                          12:00pm - 4:30pm  Transportation to Old Town Scottsdate and Wine Tasting
6:30- 7:00pm          Reception 
7:00 - 9:00pm         Dinner & service awards 

Wednesday, Jan. 26th

7:30-8:00am           Breakfast 
8:00-8:45am           METALCON Liaison Committee 
8:45-9:30am           Single Skin Wall Panel Council 
9:45-10:30am         Accessories Council 
10:30-11:30am       Membership and Program Committee 

 

Optional Events

18 Hole Golf Outing

Participate in a friendly round of golf. This year’s golf outing is dedicated to Randy Allen. Allen, was an active participant on the MCA board, chair of the Accessories Council, and played an integral role at the annual golf outing at the Winter Meeting. Prior to passing away in January 2020, he was the National Account Manager for Triangle Fastener Corporation.  A portion of your golf registration will be donated to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation in his honor.  Additional donations can be made here.  

Note on your golf registration if you prefer to play your own ball or play in a scramble. We’ll announce foursomes and tee times in advance of the meeting.

Transportation to Old Town Scottsdale and a Wine Tasting with Wine Maker

Hop on a bus to Old Town Scottsdale to explore the area. There’s plenty of shopping and dining options. Prior to returning to the resort, join the group at LDV Winery for wine tasting with the owners. Learn about the grapes, the wine, and wine pairings.  

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