Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Events & Education


Collective Bargaining Orientation

March 24-25, 2020
Dallas, Texas

The annual Collective Bargaining Orientation is developed specifically for SMACNA chapter executives and contractors that are entering negotiations. This one-and-a-half day training session provides bargainers with a basic legal course on collective bargaining within the construction industry, guidance on preparing to bargain, bargaining strategies and an update on industry settlements and trends. The latest changes in the Standard Form of Union Agreement are also reviewed.

All chapter executives, contractor members of negotiating committees, contractor members of the Local Joint Adjustment Board and others involved in the administration of a collective bargaining agreement should attend.

Registration Information

Accommodations are paid separately by attendees. To reserve your place in the program, submit the online registration form with payment.

This program is open to SMACNA chapter executives and contractors.

Registration fee: $349

Hotel Accommodations

Chapter executives and contractors will have accommodations made on their behalf by SMACNA at:

Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel
4440 West John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063

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 be presented at check-in for payment of your room, tax and incidental charges. The room rate is $199/night plus taxes.