Introducing our Future Leaders Program

Encouraging the business leaders of tomorrow with expert advice and exceptional learning opportunities

At METALCON, we’re proud of our 30+ year history of bringing the entire metal design and construction industry together for 3 days of experiencing new products, forging new relationships, and discovering new ideas. This year, we’re focusing on the future.

This program is FREE and included with all registrations to METALCON '22

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The METALCON Future Leaders is a collection of learning and networking opportunities for young professionals working hard to get ahead. 

Created in close partnership with METALCON ’22 keynote speaker and acclaimed career counselor Dr. Melissa Furman, METALCON Future Leaders will give current trainees, apprentices, and managers the advice and skills they need to become tomorrow’s principals, executives, and entrepreneurs.

 

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ABOUT Dr. Melissa Furman

Before launching Career Potential, Dr. Melissa Furman served ten years as the Assistant Dean of the Hull School of Business at Augusta University, where she continues to serve as a faculty member.

Today she “bridges the gap between academics and industry by helping individuals and organizations maximize their success.”

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Virtual Kick-off the Future Leaders Program on METALCONLive!

Personal Branding: An Important Skill for Professional Success
Whether you’re planning your next career move or trying to land new business, your online reputation and presence can give you an edge.

In this highly engaging 60-minute virtual presentation, Dr. Furman will explain the ever-growing importance of establishing a personal brand. She will also provide strategies and practical recommendations for creating positive exposure that can lead to exciting opportunities you’d never know about otherwise.

 

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Personal Branding: An Important Skill for Professional Success

Virtual Kick-off of the Future Leaders Program on METALCONLive! Wednesday, June, 22, 1:00 PM EST

Whether you’re planning your next career move or trying to land new business, your online reputation and presence can give you an edge.

In this highly engaging 60-minute virtual presentation, Dr. Furman will explain the ever-growing importance of establishing a personal brand. She will also provide strategies and practical recommendations for creating positive exposure that can lead to exciting opportunities you’d never know about otherwise.

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From Employee to Manager: Transitioning to a Management Role

In-Person Future Leaders Events at METALCON '22 in Indianapolis. Wednesday, October 12, 3:00pm

Getting your first big promotion is exciting, but how do you go from working alongside your coworkers one day to managing them the next? In this workshop, conveniently located in the METALCON Main Theater inside the exhibit hall, Dr. Furman will provide young professionals with the tools, strategies, and recommendations to help new (and existing) managers become effective and respected leaders.

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Future Leaders Happy Hour & Networking

Sponsored by CIDAN

After her “Transitioning to Management” education session, Dr. Furman will make herself available for questions at this Future Icons Exclusive event. Get expert career advice and helpful suggestions for the challenges you’re experiencing at your current job while getting to know other future icons who share your passion for excellence and are striving to achieve their goals.

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