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January 8, 2020 8:00 AM CST

Travel The World of Concrete With The MCAA

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The biggest event of the masonry industry, World of Concrete is almost here again! As the largest expo connects suppliers and contractors in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, MCAA and MASONRY Publications are very excited for this opportunity to share, educate, and enjoy some fun. The action-packed schedule grows more and more every year and the upcoming show is certain to have something interesting for everyone. Don’t worry- we are here to break the schedule down and make it easy! We hope to see you there! 

MCAA COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

Monday, February 3, 2020 

1:00 - 3:30 PM 

VdaraSilk Road Room 1 

 

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. Committee meetings are as follows:  

 

1:00 PM Safety Committee 

1:15 PM Marketing Committee 

1:30 PM Workforce Development Committee 

1:45 PM South of 40 Committee 

2:00 PM Legislative Committee 

2:30 PM Education Committee 

2:45 PM Technical Committee 

3:00 PM Membership Committee 

3:15 PM Bylaws Committee 

 

MCAA ANNUAL MEETING 

Monday, February 3, 2020 

3:30 - 5:00 PM 

VdaraSilk Road Room 1 

 

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. 

 

MAC PAC RECEPTION 

Monday, February 3, 2020 5:30 - 6:30 PM 

VdaraSilk Road  

 

The purpose of MAC PAC is to help elect federal candidates to office who are pro-construction and who have a track record of working with the MCAA on 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. 

 

Cost: Donation required upon entry (minimum $250) 

 

SILICA TRAIN-THE-TRAINER COURSE  

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:00 - 3:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N210 

 

The MCAA’s Silica Train-the-Trainer Course is a six-hour program that will train a key employee to train other employees to be a competent person with regard to the written exposure control plan. Certificates will be provided to those who complete the program. 

 

Cost:  

MCAA Members- $350.00 

Non-Members- $700.00 

 

World of Concrete Exhibits   

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - Thursday, February 6, 2020- 9:30 - 5:00 PM 

Friday, February 7, 2020- 9:00 - 12:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center  

THE MASONRY FOUNDATION BOARD MEETING 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 

2:30 - 4:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N212  

 

The Masonry Foundation Board Meeting will be held during this time to discuss business that is related to The Masonry Foundation. 

 

SOUTH OF 40 PARTY AT DRAI’S AFTER HOURS 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Drai’s After Hours 

 

The home of live nightlife entertainment on The Strip, Drai’s After Hours plays host to MCAA’s South of 40 Party. Experience an adventurous party atmosphere featuring a live DJ, delicious appetizers, and drinks that will be served throughout the evening. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit 

 

Cost:  

 

MCAA Members- $80.00 

 

Non-Members- $105.00 

 

MASONRY MADNESS®  

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM   

Las Vegas Convention Center, Bronze Lot  

 

MCAA Masonry Skills Challenge  

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

SPEC MIX Toughest Tender®  

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM  

MCAA’s Fastest Trowel On The Block  

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500®  

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM   

MASONRY EXECUTIVES COUNCIL MEETING 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:00 - 8:00 AM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N210 

 

MASONRY WALL BRACING SEMINAR 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 

9:00 - 12:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N215 

 

The Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar has been developed to provide contractors with the know-how to confidently design and construct bracing for a variety of common masonry structures. 

This course is intended to teach project managers, safety managers, foremen and any other responsible person to understand and implement the OSHA regulation on wall bracing, and the Standard Practice for Bracing Masonry Walls Under Construction. Completion of this course will allow your people to safely and efficiently design adequate masonry wall bracing. 

Cost: 

MCAA Members- $225.00 

Non-Members- $275.00 

NETWORKING ROUNDTABLES 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:00 - 12:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N212 

 

Networking Round Table Discussions will engage different positions within a masonry company. The group will address and discuss issues of relevance to the duties they perform. The session will have an appointed leader from within the segment. That person will initiate conversation and coordinate the time for the group. Attendees should be prepared to participate in a conversation about the issues at hand and should be willing to share best practices. 

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. 

Cost:  

MCAA Members- $0.00 

SILICA TRAIN-THE-TRAINER RENEWAL COURSE 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:00 - 3:30 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center N209 

 

The MCAA’s Silica Train-the-Trainer Renewal Course is a two-and-a-half-hour program that will re-train a key employee to train other employees to be a competent person with regard to the written exposure control plan. 

Certificates will be provided to those who complete the program and are valid for two years. Cannot be taken without first taking the initial Silica Train-The-Trainer Course. 

Cost: 

MCAA Members- $250.00 

Non-Members- $500.00 

UNION COMMITTEE MEETING 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:00 - 3:00 PM 

Las Vegas Convention Center, N212 

 

CLOSING BANQUET/ Hall of Fame Dinner 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:00 - 9:00 PM 

VdaraViñoly Grand Ballroom 

 

The MCAA Convention closes with a dinner at Vdara where we'll induct the newest members of the Masonry Hall of Fame, and celebrate these individuals who have dedicated their lives to the masonry industry. 

Cost: 

MCAA Members$210.00 

Non-Members$260.00 


About the Author

he 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. Visit www.masoncontractors.org to learn more.

 

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