Attendee Registration is now open!! Early bird rates are good until March 17. Use the link to register yourself, all additional attendees from your company, and your spouse. Sign up for golf at English Turn or the National WWII Museum tour on Thursday morning, May 18. Sponsor a golf hole.

Check out the Schedule of Events and Friday Educational Tracks

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION is now closed; however, a few SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES are still available. View the 40 Exhibitors who will be displaying their newest products!

The 48th Annual MBCEA Conference will be held May 18-20, 2017, at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center. For the first time it will be co-located with the MBMA Spring Meeting. This means more exhibitors, attendees, education and networking. Make your hotel reservations early as we anticipate peak attendance. 


New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Reservations: Click Here

Group room rates:
5/16 -5/20/17:  $209.00 per night (plus taxes)
* Use the reservation link above to receive our special room rate.
* The deadline to receive the group room rate is 5 pm ET May 2, 2017.

The Building of the Year competition is now closed and we look forward to highlighting all the entries during the awards dinner/ceremony. If you or a colleague have been a contractor or erector of metal buildings for at least 25 consecutive years we want to induct you into the prestigious Pioneers Club at this conference. Please contact the MBCEA at with any questions. 

The 47th Annual MBCEA Conference was held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida, May 19-21, 2016. See the Schedule of Events, Attendees List and Exhibitors. View the Conference Pictures. MBCEA Members may log into the Members Area to view the conference presentations. 

MBCEA 47th Annual Conference and Building of the Year Award


46th Annual Conference

The 2015 Conference  was held in San Diego, CA at the Bahia Resort Hotel, April 30 – May 2, 2015. View the Conference Program for more information.

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SAVE THE DATE! 48th Annual MBCEA Conference

Annual MBCEA Conference

May 18-20, 2017, New Orleans, LA. Click above link for exhibitor registration, sponsorship opportunities and hotel reservations. 

  • March 31, 2017 9:00 AMCPR/Basic First Aid
  • April 20, 2017Chapter Dinner Meeting
  • April 20, 2017Carolinas Chapter Spring Golf Outing
  • April 21, 2017Deadline for Carolinas Chapter Scholarship Applications
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