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SMART Code of Excellence

SMART’s Code of Excellence Program codifies the SMART policies and procedures regarding member conduct while on the jobsite.  Implemented at the local level by the business manager, the program establishes best practices to promote professional behavior of members.


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International Reciprocity Agreement and Addendum D

In a June 2015 Memorandum, the SMART General President announced a new addendum to the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association Master Reciprocal Agreement. When executed by the Local JATC Trustees, this allows for reciprocity between local training funds which then permits contributions to go back to the worker’s home training fund.


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SMART Constitution

Revised in Las Vegas, NV at the 2nd SMART General Convention in August 2019, the SMART Constitution and Ritual governs the political structure, function, and operation of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers. 


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RHCRA & HSA Presentation

While a Health Savings Account may be used in conjunction with an existing health plan and used while still actively working, a RHCRA is a stand-alone plan that may not be used while actively working.  This presentation discusses expenses covered under an HCRA, important IRS rules to consider and coverage periods.


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How the Labels Work

SMART’s “Label It, Scan It, Report It” phone app uses barcoded labels scanned via a phone app on building trades and production products to convey information on the average crew cost for the fabrication local and the jobsite local.


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HCRA Announcement to all Participants

SASMI is a national benefits fund for the sheet metal workers that provides Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB Benefits) and Underemployment Benefits.  This announcement explains how the Retiree Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA), which became effective in 2014, works. 

Collective Bargaining

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Crew Cost Method of Wage Equalization

In January 2018, SMACNA and SMART signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the "crew-cost method" of wage equalization. The crew-cost method both relieves the administrative burden and challenges often associated with calculating wage e

October 27 - 30, 2024

2024 SMACNA Annual Convention

The SMACNA 2024 Annual Convention will be held from October 27 - 30, 2024 at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA

  • Location Palm Desert, CA
  • Calendar Date Oct/27 - Oct/30 2024

Affordable Care Act

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ACA Compliance White Paper

The whitepaper, “Contractor Compliance with the Affordable Care Act in 2016,” details the requirements of the Affordable Care Act for contractors considered Applicable Large Employers (ALEs).

October 24-27, 2027

2027 SMACNA Annual Convention

The SMACNA 2027 Annual Convention will be held from October 24 - 27, 2027 at Gaylord Pacific Resort & Convention Center, Chula Vista, CA.

  • Location Chula Vista, CA
  • Calendar Date Oct/24 - Oct/27 2027

October 25-28, 2026

2026 SMACNA Annual Convention

The SMACNA 2026 Annual Convention will be held from October 25 - 28, 2026 at Signia by Hilton Bonnet Creek/Waldorf Astoria, Orlando, FL

  • Location Orlando, FL
  • Calendar Date Oct/25 - Oct/28 2026

October 26-29, 2025

2025 SMACNA Annual Convention

The SMACNA 2025 Annual Convention will be held from October 26 - 29, 2025 at Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort/Wailea Beach Resort in Maui HI.

  • Location Maui, HI
  • Calendar Date Oct/26 - Oct/29 2025

April 7-9, 2025


The 2025 SMACNA FAB FORUM is truly a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone involved in shop fabrication. With expert speakers and insightful educational breakout sessions, attendees will have the chance to gain invaluable knowledge and experience that they won’t find anywhere else.

  • Location Boston, MA
  • Calendar Date Apr/07 - Apr/09 2025

January 27-30, 2025

MEP Innovation Conference

The technology conference for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, service and sheet metal contractors on industry innovations in software, tools, and technologies.

  • Calendar Date Jan/27 - Jan/30 2025

November 10-13, 2024

Project Managers Institute

Covers the essential skills of effective project management for project managers, including management/leadership, project planning, time management, change order management, and more.

  • Location Austin, TX
  • Calendar Date Nov/10 - Nov/13 2024

OCTOBER 27-30, 2024 Oct 27 2024

2024 SMACNA Annual Convention Call for Proposals

Each year the SMACNA Annual Convention provides members with cutting-edge educational programming. We are seeking proposals on a wide-range of industry relevant topics that cover HVAC, architectural sheet metal, industrial sheet metal, residential HVAC/sheet metal, and testing-adjusting-balancing.

  • Location Palm Desert, CA
  • Calendar Date Oct/27 - Oct/30 2024