Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


iTi Perseveres in the Face of Crisis

Oct 15, 2020

PINP_Sep2020_250x299The September issue of Partners in Progress examines what it takes to break into a new market and the key factors needed to achieve success:

  • The ability and willingness to pivot (shift strategy) and adapt

  • Persevering in the face of adversity

  • Finding the right partner to help the process reach its full potential

Article topics include:

Partner, Persevere, And Pivot. SMACNA and SMART take all the right steps in facing adversity and developing new markets.

Pushing Through. Not even a crisis can keep the iTi down. Taking courses online was the ideal solution during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Robert Dak: My Journey. From apprentice to award-winning instructor, Bob Dak has always worked hard for the sheet metal industry.

Developing New Market Opportunities. What does it take to develop new markets? Know-how, expertise, and excellent labor-management partnerships.

Pivoting During a Crisis. When times are tough, changing direction can be difficult. SMACNA and SMART work together to persevere.

Strive to Succeed. Labor-management partners have extra time to plan a shared goal and earn $1,500 towards a joint marketing effort.

Energy to Thrive. For a partnership to succeed, it’s all resources on deck for the signatory sheet metal industry.

Read the September 2020 issue.

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