The MCAA Convention will be held January 15-20, 2017 in Las Vegas.
The MCAA Convention will be held January 15-20, 2017 in Las Vegas.
January 9, 2017 8:00 AM CST

2017 MCAA Convention one week away

The industry’s premier event

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Topgolf Night

Monday, January 16, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Topgolf Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

Join us as we enjoy a night at Topgolf Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. Players hit golf balls containing computer microchips that track each shot's accuracy and distance while also awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield.

The event will be held on the third level, where you'll find pools, cabanas, and beautiful views of Las Vegas. Food and drinks will be served.

All proceeds from this event will help support MAC PEC (the MCAA political education fund) and MCAA political issues.

Don't miss this new and fun event!

MCAA Members: $225.00
Non-Members: $275.00

Purchase tickets for Topgolf Night

MCAA Committee Meetings

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
8:00 - 11:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, N212

Each committee will present a brief overview of accomplishments from the past year and goals for the upcoming year. Members of the MCAA are encouraged to attend as many committee meetings as they would like.

View Committee Meeting schedule

South of 40 Event at Señor Frog's

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Señor Frog's Las Vegas

Señor Frog's Restaurant & Bar at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino is the only place on the Strip dedicated to those looking to be adventurous and experience authentic Mexican hospitality and party atmosphere.

Full of bright colors, sights, sounds, textures and fun, Señor Frog's Las Vegas features humor and outrageousness with original "butt" stools, attractive decorative elements, signs and banners on the walls and ceilings, and crazy antics of the servers creating a cool place to hangout for hours and spend the best of times in an informal way.

Grab a steak taco, a humongous burger, a fajitas platter, or a mixed appetizer along with a yard of beer or signature drinks while watching entertaining videos on the monitors throughout the restaurant and bar. Nightly entertainment at Señor Frog's Las Vegas includes fun contests, shot girls, live music and/or DJs.

MCAA Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $100.00

Purchase tickets for the South of 40 Event at Señor Frog's

MASONRY MADNESS®

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 9:00 - 3:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, Gold Lot

Don't miss MASONRY MADNESS® at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas this February! It's a collection of the most exciting masonry competitions in the world and it all takes place on one day, at one location. There's nothing like it on the planet! One event after the other, you'll see the best bricklayers, blocklayers, mason apprentices and tenders battle in four unique masonry contests to prove who is the world's best. You don't want to miss seeing these highly skilled craftsmen compete for the largest value of cash and prizes awarded for any construction industry event held in the world—it's pure MASONRY MADNESS!

Ranked as the top attraction during the World of Concrete/World of Masonry tradeshow, this trowel and mortar party takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center's Gold Lot. Spectators and webcast viewers will witness an amazing display of human skill and endurance as over 75 masonry warriors fight for the champion title in their respective competitions.

The action in the Gold Lot is as real as it gets. Anything can happen in Las Vegas, especially during MASONRY MADNESS®, but it only happens once a year, so don't miss out!

MCAA Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 19, 2017
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, N212

The MCAA Board Meeting is structured to allow interaction and participation from members. Members of the MCAA are asked to attend and take an active role in shaping the future of the association and the masonry industry. An update on activity of The Masonry Foundation will be given as well.

Networking Roundtables

Thursday, January 19, 2017
10:00 - 12:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, N212

Networking Roundtable Discussions engage different positions within a masonry company. The groups address and discuss issues of relevance to the duties they perform for the company.

This is a great opportunity to openly discuss topics with other peers from around the country in a non-competitive atmosphere and for your company to walk away with a host of new best practices to implement in your company.

Closing Dinner at Fogo de Chão

Thursday, January 19, 2017
5:30 - 8:30 PM
Closing Dinner at Fogo de Chão

The MCAA Convention closes with a dinner where we'll induct the newest members of the Masonry Hall of Fame.

Fogo de Chão brings the flavors of Southern Brazil to Las Vegas. The Fogo de Chão dining experience is based on the centuries-old gaucho tradition known as churrasco, the gaucho way of roasting meats over pits of open fire. Operating under the unique service concept of espeto corrido ("continuous service" in Portuguese), Fogo's Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs present and slice 15 different cuts of meat tableside from roasting skewers. Guests control the pace of the meal by flipping a two-sided disk between green (more food, please) and red (I'm on a break now). With this unique system, patrons can enjoy the experience at their own pace.

MCAA Members: $210.00
Non-Members: $260.00

Purchase tickets for the Closing Dinner

Make your plans to join us at the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

Visit www.masoncontractors.org/convention today for more information and to register.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

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