President’s Column: Meet SMACNA President: Jack Knox
A fourth generation SMACNA contractor, Jack is president of R.F. Knox Company Inc. in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. His firm has performed on many high-profile projects in Atlanta, from the Georgia Dome to the new Mercedes Benz Stadium.
January 2018: Chapter Executive Institute – Jan. 28-30, San Diego - February 2018: Partners in Progress Conference – Feb. 13-14, Orlando, Fla.; 2018 SMOHIT Safety Champions Conference – Feb. 25-27, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Business Management University – Feb. 25-March 1, Tempe, Ariz.
SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention travels to San Diego
This is the start of a special anniversary year for the convention and the association with some very special activities planned. SMACNA journeys to the renowned seaport of San Diego for our 75th Annual Convention at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina, Oct. 14-17, 2018.
Meets with…Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York
Representatives of NYC SMACNA recently attended a reception at the home of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-12th-N.Y.). Rep. Maloney has been a longtime supporter of the construction industry and spoke at the CEA National Issues Conference.
Council of Chapter Reps discuss safety, recruiting apprentices
Members of SMACNA’s Council of Chapter Representatives met in Tucson, Ariz., in December to discuss and examine current industry issues and emerging trends such as managing safety through technology, recruitment programs, and how contractors can get paid on time.
Resolve to influence your lawmakers this year
The industry needs your voice and Congress needs to hear directly from industry leaders like you. This year, SMACNA requests that you consider sharing your experiences and views with your lawmakers to win their support for legislation that affects our industry.
Introducing Chapter Peer Groups
More than 25 chapter executives met at the SMACNA Annual Convention in Maui and discussed forming chapter Peer Groups. As a result of this session, the first Chapter Peer Group was established.