METALfab 2020 - Special Events
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METALfab 2020 special events

Attending METALfab this year? Check out our wide variety of special events to network with fellow industry peers and meet new ones. Check out our hosts shop and get a live demonstration at our Shop Tours, bid on an auction item at the NEF Live Auction, see the Mitch Heitler Award winner at the Awards Dinner or learn a new skill at one of our education sessions. Our events are tailored to your personal METALfab experience. 


Awards Dinner
Raise your glass and toast to our award recipients at NOMMA’s annual awards dinner.. We’ll honor past leaders and recognize this year’s Top Job winners and present the following awards: Julius Blum, Clifford H. Brown, Mitch Heitler, Frank A. Kozik, Ernest Weimann, and the President’s Silver Star.


All Conference Party & Auctions
Join all your industry friends for the best party in town. Make toasts, share stories and show off your best moves with a live music performance. Don’t forget to bid on an auction item to support one of the participating foundations.

For more information on how you can donate an auction item, click here


Annual Meeting

Welcome new NOMMA members, greet old friends, elect Board Members and Officers, and meet your new NOMMA President. This is a must-attend METALfab event.


 Keynote General Session - Mike Holmes, Professional Contractor/TV Host

Mike Holmes is a professional contractor, television host, public speaker, educator, influencer and writer. Mike is known as one of North America’s most trusted contractors and has gained the trust of homeowners and the respect of an industry worldwide, prompting him to build an international brand based on quality, integrity and trust for over 15 years.


Shop Tour
Get inspired with behind-the-scenes tours and live demos at a NOMMA member shop nearby. Historical Arts & Castings specializes in recreating traditional cast metal ornamentation for restoration projects as well as recreating, combining and modifying styles from different periods for modern buildings. The tour will feature a demonstration of coloring carbon steel with traditional patinas, dye oxides and smart stains.


Top Job Jamboree
Top Job Contest applicants will present their jobs and share details about the work. Ask questions of the presenters and gain knowledge and inspiration from your peers.