Partners Conference: Suicide prevention starts with you
Workers in construction have the second-highest suicide rate of all occupational groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). A clinical psychologist and impact entrepreneur, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas' session, “Resilience and Suicide Prevention,” will help you build a culture of care.
SMACNA donation to benefit Maui students
"Our teachers will be overwhelmed to receive this gift," said Dr. Kathleen Dimino (right), Complex Area Superintendent of the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui Complex Area, Maui, of SMACNA's donation of $5,000 to benefit Maui's public schools
College of Fellows welcomes new members
In recognition of their service, SMACNA’s College of Fellows inducted four individuals at this year’s convention in Maui. Election to the College is a high honor, recognizing years of dedication and service to the industry.
Milt Goodman honored as Contractor of the Year
Lauded for being a longtime—and selfless—industry champion, Milt Goodman (right), executive vice president of ACCO Engineered Systems, Glendale, Calif., was honored as SMACNA’s Contractor of the Year at the annual convention in Maui.
Convention is on its game
SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention opened to sunshine and classical Maui sunsets. So, a short island-wide power outage wasn’t in the original plans for the convention in Hawaii, but that didn’t stop this year’s program from being an outstanding example of what SMACNA offers.
New Horizons Foundation lauds visionaries
New Horizons Foundation Vice Chair Angela Simon recognized New Horizons Foundation Chair Guy Gast and three foundation members for creating a new fundraising effort, the Industry Mentors Group.
Product Show shines light on new innovations
Everyone took a surprise island-wide power outage, triggered by a thunderstorm the night before, in good humor and cheered when the lights came back on for a successful—and memorable—Product Show.
"We will rock you…"
The Queen Extravaganza brought down the house with the electrifying music of the rock band Queen during the SMACNA convention's closing show.