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Supervisor Training Academy, March 19-21, St. Louis

SMACNA’s newly expanded 2018 Supervisor Training Academy features more industry experts and new content to teach new and up-and-coming leaders how to meet real-world challenges.
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Championing the Virtual Design and Construction approach

Leading members of the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry are championing the virtual design and construction process—a change that is slowly but dramatically transforming the way projects are completed.
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College of Fellows is calling for exceptional contractors

SMACNA members are the finest and most generous in the industry. Do you know a SMACNA contractor who stands head and shoulders above the rest?
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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.
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Early bird deadline Jan. 26: Sign up for 2018 Collective Bargaining Orientation

Are you ready for the upcoming bargaining season? SMACNA’s 2018 Collective Bargaining Orientation is packed with the latest industry information and best practices, and will help you negotiate effectively.
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SMACNA member testifies at U.S. Capitol on bipartisan multiemployer pension proposal

On Jan. 9, U.S. Reps. Phil Roe (R-1st-Tenn.) and Donald Norcross (D-1st N.J.) hosted a bipartisan roundtable discussion at the U.S. Capitol where they unveiled the Give Retirement Options to Workers (GROW) plan, a bipartisan effort heavily supported by SMACNA designed to modernize and strengthen the multiemployer pension system for the future.
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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.
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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.
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Capitol Hill Update: Congress passes $1.5 trillion tax package

After narrowly approving their respective House and Senate versions of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the U.S. House and Senate met in conference to draft and pass a compromise version on Dec. 20, just in time for the pre-Christmas adjournment deadline.
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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.
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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.
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Browse the Winter Edition of Partners in Progress Magazine

Browse the current issue of Partners in Progress magazine. Articles in this issue include: The Marketing Effect of Expertise Logos; Residential Rebates Expand Work Opportunities; Building a Workforce; and more.
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Chapter in the News: Putting smiles on kid's faces

The holidays this year will be a little brighter for the brave children at Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, Ohio, thanks to the big hearts of the members of SMACNA-Cleveland and Sheet Metal Workers Local 33.
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College of Fellows: Call for outstanding candidates

Do you know an exceptional contractor who has made a positive contribution to the industry? The SMACNA College of Fellows is now accepting nominations for candidates for the distinguished College of Fellows.
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Construction growth outlook good for 2018

Looking ahead to 2018, FMI continues to forecast a 5 percent increase in total construction spending over 2017.
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Ernest D. Menold Inc. celebrates 70-year milestone

Ernest D. Menold Inc., Lester, Pa., one of the largest sheet metal contractors in Philadelphia, is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
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Meet SMACNA’s Director Nominating Committee

SMACNA President Jack Knox recently made appointments to the SMACNA Director Nominating Committee. These appointees join five other members who were elected during SMACNA’s business meeting at the annual convention in Maui this October.
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Become an Associate Member ꟷ Join early and reap the benefits all year

There’s no better way to reach an exclusive market of top industry leaders than through SMACNA’s Associate Member program. Learn how to join today!
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Spark your company’s future at Business Management University

One of SMACNA’s most highly-regarded programs, Business Management University teaches innovative ideas and best practices to run a successful sheet metal and HVAC company.
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Destination: Success ꟷ Expand your knowledge with SMACNA’s 2018 educational programs

Make this the year that advances your company to the next level. Mark your calendar for SMACNA’s lineup of 2018 educational programs.
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