Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Reserve your seat for SMACNA’s 2018 educational programs 

Jul 6, 2017

SMACNA_BMP_x200Be your employee's champion so they can grow and excel. SMACNA’s educational programs will take you, your employees, and your business to the next level. Praised by members as the best in the industry, mark your calendar now for the 2018 lineup of SMACNA educational programs.

Designed exclusively for SMACNA contractors and taught by industry experts, these comprehensive, highly regarded courses offer the newest and best business, management, and financial practices in the industry. You and your employees can’t afford to miss them. 

Business Management University, Feb. 25-March 1, 2018

Participants will learn the real-world business practices of running a successful sheet metal/HVAC company. With case studies and idea-sharing, this thorough program covers financial management, strategic planning, change order management, contractor survival skills, negotiation, time management, leadership, and productivity.  

Supervisor Training Academy, March 19-21, 2018

Supervisors, foremen, superintendents, and critical managers will learn the attributes and core values of effective supervisors. They will learn how to motivate workers and discover the keys to effective leadership, communication, time management and productivity.  

Project Managers Institute, April 22-25, 2018

Do you know the essential skills of effective project management? You’ll learn management/leadership, project planning, financial management, change order management, and standards and best practices. Discover how to build powerful project teams, master financial control, maximize profits, and develop profitable customer relationships. 

Financial Boot Camp, May 7-9, 2018

Sharpen your financial skills and study financial management issues, learn how to interpret financial statements, calculate financial ratios, work with credit, develop cash flow projections, understand equipment acquisition, use financial information for strategic planning, and more. 

Watch the SMACNA website for registration starting in the fall of 2017. You can register on SMACNA’s national educational programs webpage. If you sign up by the early bird deadline you will receive a discount on the registration fee. Additional attendees from the same company will also receive a discount.  

For more information, contact Bridgette Bienacker, SMACNA’s director of business management and membership at