Put the convention at your fingertips with the MCAA18 App! Find it with the keyword MCAA18 in the Apple App or Google Play stores or click the buttons below to download the app to your device. If you’ll be joining us in San Antonio, watch for an email from John Gentille with the password needed to view the attendee list.
Last year, 126 MCAA member firms hired 200 interns and got paid for doing so. Were you one of them? If not, don’t repeat that mistake in 2018. MCAA’s foundation, MCERF, will pay MCAA members up to $2,000 to hire college interns. It’s true and it’s easy…read on to find out how.
Looking for new talent to secure your company’s future? Hoping to connect during MCAA18? Start your research here. A new search option helps you easily narrow your search to those candidates who are joining us at MCAA18. Look for it to the left of the Search by Keyword area, click the circle to select it and hit submit. Be sure to check back often…more students are adding their resumes daily.
Are you attending MCAA18 in San Antonio? If so, you can see the CMT in action and ask questions of the software’s developer Brett Young (BuildingSP) during a session entitled Innovation for Virtual Design in Construction.
Whether you’re doing research to prepare for MCAA18 or just curious about what mechanical contractors do, don’t miss the Smart Solutions Case Studies area of MCAA.org!
The latest report in the Technology Research Series goes in depth on the capabilities of Microsoft’s mixed reality headset. In addition to detailing the hardware and the capabilities, it demonstrates how mechanical contractors are using it today to gain an advantage.
The MCAA18 Final Program is now available for download. Inside, you’ll find all the details about what’s planned, including world-class education sessions and outstanding keynote speakers. Plus, you’ll learn more about the exhibits and top-notch social events that will let you build relationships with industry peers. So, download your copy today! We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio!
Online registration is open for the Annual Fun Run/Walk and the Annual Tennis Round Robin at MCAA18! Are you a golfer? Make sure to confirm your participation and put in your pairing request for the Annual Golf Tournament. Whatever your sport, making arrangements in advance will speed your way to enjoying it!
Looking for practical, proven approaches to protecting your company’s bottom line? Paul Stynchcomb and Doug Patin will provide them at MCAA18. Their insights and advice will help you maintain your company’s profitably regardless of unforeseen circumstances.
Looking for the light at the end of the tax reform tunnel? Anthony Nitti will give you the “Nitti-Gritty” on the new tax reform act at MCAA18. His insights and analyses will show you how the changes in the tax law affect your company and your customers.
When applied effectively and consistently, LEAN construction helps you engage your entire company in continuous improvement and bring greater value to your customers. During this session, Rich Seiler will share with you five critical LEAN principles; what you should immediately start, stop, and keep doing every day; and fundamental LEAN techniques in design and construction. You will also learn how to lead your LEAN efforts by strategizing how to use LEAN to strengthen your relationships with general contractors and owners; acquiring visual tools to help you become a change agent; and recognize that your people pay close attention to what you do vs. what you say.
Has your company or university’s computer system been hacked? If so, you’re not alone. Because contractors have access to infrastructure and connected systems, they are frequently targeted by hackers with a malicious purpose, such as cyber-ransom and systems penetration. In this session, you will learn to minimize risks to your privacy, data, and business operations in our connected digital world, while enjoying the benefits of technology. And, you’ll see just how easy costly and destructive mischief can happen with a live hacking demonstration!