Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Events & Education


Business Management University

This event was held in February 2018. The 2019 event will be held March 3-7, 2019 in Tempe, AZ. Stay tuned for updates!

February 25 - March 1, 2018
Tempe (Phoenix), Arizona

This intensive 3 ½ day program features a faculty of top industry experts. Enrollment is limited to 35, guaranteeing individual participation with a small group of talented, motivated peers.

Why Attend? You will...

  • Participate in a total involvement learning experience and receive an in-depth study of the issues and problems facing management in the sheet metal industry.
  • Learn how to run a sheet metal company by focusing on the financial and administrative areas.
  • Learn from top-name industry experts in the industry. Sessions include lectures, group activities, and case study work.
  • Participate in group discussions to apply what you know and share your thoughts with others in the class.
Registration Information

The registration fee includes:

  • program materials
  • breakfast and lunch each day

2018 Registration fee:

  • $2,490 before January 12, 2018 
  • $2,690 after January 12, 2018

**Additional registrants from the same company will receive a $200 discount applied upon verification.

Hotel Accommodations

Registered attendees will have accommodations made on their behalf by SMACNA at the program host hotel, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.

Accommodations will be made on a space available basis, upon payment of the meeting registration fee. A credit card is required to guarantee your hotel reservation, and must presented at check-in for payment of your room, tax, and incidental charges. The room rate is $209/night plus tax and $15 resort fee.

What Your Colleagues Say...
“It was at a Business Management University that my real SMACNA education started. I can honestly say that my SMACNA education has made me a successful contractor. SMACNA has been my ‘masters degree’ in business.” – Al La Bella, SMACNA Board member and owner of Blue Diamond Sheet Metal, Medford, NY