EZ Scaffold Corp.
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
September 20, 2011 7:00 AM CDT

2011 Midyear Meeting wrap-up

Another successful Midyear Meeting held in San Antonio


Attendees of the 2011 MCAA Midyear Meeting spent a day at the Enchanted Springs Ranch in San Antonio.

Attendees of the 2011 MCAA Midyear Meeting spent a day at the Enchanted Springs Ranch in San Antonio.
The 2011 MCAA Midyear Meeting was held last week in San Antonio, Texas. Attendees were able to participate in fun and educational events throughout the week, while taking in the beautiful sights of the Texas Hill Country.

Throughout the week attendees were able to attend numerous meetings to help shape the future of the masonry industry including various MCAA Committee Meetings. Several networking events were also held during the week for guests to say hello to old friends and make new connections.

Three premium educational programs aimed at improving a mason contractor’s bottom line were held at the Midyear Meeting, including: Forming Peer Groups, Shifting from Mason Contractor to Brand Builder, and Increasing Production.

Mason contractors from around the country joined special celebrity guest and former Dallas Cowboy, Jay Novacek, for a relaxing afternoon of golf on The Palmer Course at La Cantera, designed by the master himself, Arnold Palmer. All proceeds from the event support MAC PAC/PEC and will be used to help elect federal candidates to office who are pro-construction and to fight legislation negatively affecting mason contractors.

The Midyear Meeting wrapped-up on Friday with a day at the Enchanted Springs Ranch, an eighty-six acre working ranch with rugged, natural beauty, exotic animals, and real live cowboys and cowgirls. Attendees enjoyed authentic cowboy meals, along with some great activities including a tractor wagon ride, cow pie throwing contests, gun draw competitions, dancing, and plenty of surprises for everyone!

The Mason Contractors Association of America would like to thank everyone who attended the 2011 MCAA Midyear Meeting in San Antonio, including our Strategic Partners:

- CavClear
- EZ Scaffold
- Indian Mill Corporation
- Non-Stop Scaffolding
- Oldcastle Building Products
- The QUIKRETE Companies
- SPEC MIX, Inc.

And our event sponsors including:

All-inclusive Sponsors
- Amerimix
- Brazos Masonry, Inc.
- Dee Brown, Inc.
- John J. Smith Masonry Co.
- Sutter Masonry, Inc.

Opening Reception and Dinner
- EZ Grout Corporation

Thursday Breakfast
- AIRPLACO Equipment Company
- Hoggatt LP

Legislative Committee Meeting
- Superior Masonry Builders, Inc.

Education/Certification Committee Meeting
- Mortar Net USA, Ltd.

Friday Breakfast and Board Meeting
- The QUIKRETE Companies
- SPEC MIX, Inc.

Forming Peer Groups
- Tradesmen’s Software, Inc.

Shifting from Mason Contractor to Brand Builder
- SPEC MIX, Inc.

We hope you all enjoyed your time in San Antonio.

If you weren’t able to attend or would like to relive your favorite moments from the 2011 Midyear Meeting, you can check out photos from the event on Facebook and Flickr, and video on YouTube and Vimeo.

We hope to see everyone again this coming January at the 2012 MCAA Convention at World of Concrete and World of Masonry in Las Vegas.

About the Author

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.


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