NEWTOWN, Mass. — METALCON announces its new Future Leaders of METALCON (FLMC) program for rising stars, up-and-comers, management trainees, apprentices and others, roughly ages 40 and under, ready to take their career to the next level.  

Future leaders can gain the knowledge, insights and tools needed to advance through dedicated content and activities available virtually through METALCONLive! and in-person, on-site at METALCON 2022 in Indianapolis this October. 

FLMC Kicks-Off (virtually) on METALCONLive! – Wednesday, June 22, 1 p.m. EST  

Personal Branding: An Important Skill for Professional Success 

Dr. Melissa Furman of Career Potential, a consulting, training and coaching organization will facilitate this highly engaging 60-minute virtual presentation, explaining the importance of establishing a personal brand and providing strategies and practical recommendations for creating positive exposure.

FLMC at METALCON – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m

METALCON Keynote Address: Leading for Today and Tomorrow 

The dynamic Dr. Furman continues to provide education, this time for all ages, including strategies for navigating ongoing challenges such as generational preferences, innovation, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and workforce development in an interactive format. Learn more here

FLMC Exclusive Education – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 3 p.m. 

From Employee to Manager: Transitioning to a Management Role

This workshop, conveniently located in the METALCON Main Theater inside the exhibit hall, is exclusive to future leaders and designed to provide tools, strategies, and recommendations to help new (and existing) managers maximize their management and leadership success. Learn more here

FLMC Exclusive Happy Hour & Networking – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m. 

Join your peers and contribute to the conversation at this FLMC Happy Hour in the theater immediately following Furman’s Transitioning to Management session — sponsored by CIDAN

“We are excited to announce this new program for our future leaders” says Judy Geller, METALCON show director. “The FLMC will enable us to help the next generation of metal construction industry professionals and their managers prepare to step into greater leadership roles, thereby leading the way for the future of the industry.”  

METALCON takes place at the Indiana Convention Center, Oct. 12–14, 2022, with pre-show workshops beginning on Oct. 11. Register here.