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MCA Summer Meeting To Include Discussion On Trends, Presentation On Sustainability

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has announced the highlights for the upcoming MCA Summer Meeting. Registration is open to members and prospective members and will take place in Rosemont, Illinois June 13-14.


The meeting’s keynote presentation features Randy Charles, long regarded as a subject matter expert, discussing sustainability and green steel developments. Another highly anticipated event is a panel discussion on "Emerging Trends in Building Enclosure Design and Construction,” featuring Emily Lorenz, Senior Director of Technical Services, IIBEC; Patrick Reicher, Principal at Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.; and Jason Wilen, Associate Principal at Klein & Hoffman. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a live presentation of the member-exclusive MCA Market Study. The meeting is guaranteed to provide plenty of information to implement at your company.

“We’re looking forward to an informative and productive event,” says Brian Partyka, Chair of MCA. “As the use of metal in construction expands, MCA’s Winter and Summer Meetings are critical to stay ahead of the curve. The 2023 Summer Meeting will provide indispensable insight, opportunities to network, and the education to help position members for success.”

MCA Summer Meetings are renown as one of the metal construction industry’s most important events. Many consider the industry news and forecasts they learn as well as the opportunities for networking they accomplish as among the most important to succeed in the coming year.

For a full list of the schedule, rates, and how to register, visit

About The Metal Construction Association

MCA NLThe Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology, and education. Companies involved in MCA benefit tremendously from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA’s market development efforts increase the use of metal in construction by educating the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit

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