2012 MCAA Convention highlight events
Strengthen your operation through informative event and networking opportunities
By Tim O’Toole
MCAA's Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry is the industry's premier event to find the latest news and information regarding the association and the masonry industry, network with other mason contractors and suppliers across the country, and strengthen your operation. Make it a priority to attend and be part of the action!
$20,000 World of Masonry Golf OutingMonday, January 23, 2012 - 9:00 to 3:00 PM
Royal Links Golf Club
Start the Convention with a great round of golf on one of the finest courses in Las Vegas while you shoot for the dollars. The first annual $20,000 World of Masonry Golf Outing will be held on Monday, January 23, 2012 at Royal Links Golf Club.
Golfers will have an opportunity to win $10,000 for placing first, $6,000 for placing second, and $2,800 for placing third (prizes are team awards, not individual). Longest drive and closest to the pin winners will receive $1,000 each.
The $20,000 World of Masonry Golf Outing is open to all attendees of the World of Concrete/World of Masonry, but is limited to the first 160 golfers.
You will not want to miss this unique golf experience!
Register to play in the $20,000 World of Masonry Golf Outing
MAC PAC ReceptionMonday, January 23, 2012 - 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Maggiano's Little Italy
The main purpose of the MAC PAC is to help elect pro-construction federal candidates to office who support the MCAA on important industry issues. MAC PAC allows you the opportunity to have a national impact on federal elections. Contributions raised at this event go exclusively to the MAC PAC and will be used to support pro-masonry candidates in the next election cycle. A special guest speaker will be in attendance to discuss issues affecting mason contractors and answer questions.
Cost: Donation required upon entry
Opening DinnerMonday, January 23, 2012 - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Maggiano's Little Italy
Join the Mason Contractors Association of America at Maggiano's Little Italy to kick off the start of the 2012 MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas. A special guest speaker will join us to give a brief summary of what we can expect on the political landscape in 2012.
Purchase tickets for the Opening Dinner
South of 40 Event at Pete's Dueling Piano BarTuesday, January 24, 2012 - 7:00 PM
Pete's Dueling Piano Bar
Join the MCAA's South of 40 Committee for a sing along, clap along, drink along, one helluva good time!
One thing we can promise you is that a visit to Pete's will result in a night of extreme singing, clapping, and laughing. A-list piano players take the stage with baby grand pianos to perform all your favorite hits from every era imaginable including Elvis, Eminem, Neil Diamond, AC/DC, Billy Joel, Dave Matthews, Bon Jovi, Blink-182, Beastie Boys, The Beatles, and much, much more!
Proceeds from this event will benefit the MCAA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and will be distributed to programs that help support masonry education and training.
Purchase tickets for the South of 40 Event at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar
Closing DinnerThursday, January 26, 2012 - 5:00 - 8:30 PM
Ruth's Chris Steak House
The MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas closes with a special dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House. We'll say goodbye to outgoing MCAA President, Mackie Bounds, and welcome John Smith as the new President of the MCAA.
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 convention.masoncontractors.org today for more information and to register.
About the Author
Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing for the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA). He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.