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6 Reasons to Attend SDS2 Summit 2023


6 Reasons to Attend SDS2 Summit 2023

Attention steel enthusiasts, professionals, and visionaries! Get ready for an experience that will expand your knowledge, level up your skills, and ignite your passion for steel detailing, fabrication, and design at SDS2 Summit 2023 in Omaha, NE, from October 11-12.  

Why is attending SDS2 Summit an absolute must? Whether you are a conference faithful or brand new to the community, SDS2 Summit 2023 is packed with value and exciting opportunities.

Here are six reasons that will have you marking your calendar and securing your spot without hesitation.


1️⃣ Tailored Networking Opportunities

Rub shoulders with industry leaders, innovative thinkers, and like-minded professionals from around the globe. Connect, exchange ideas, and build invaluable relationships that can shape the trajectory of your career and elevate your business. 

What sets SDS2 Summit apart from other tradeshows and events is the close, focused group of steel professionals we bring together, all committed to finding solutions to your most pressing challenges and goals and building upon the application of your SDS2 solutions to drive the industry forward. 


2️⃣ Cutting-Edge Technology Showcase

With top-tier sponsors and exhibitors like Peddinghaus, STRUMIS, Tekla PowerFab, HGG, and more, you’ll have a front-row seat to the latest advancements in steel fabrication technology and equipment. Immerse yourself in captivating demos and interactive exhibits in our Exhibition Hall and discover groundbreaking solutions that will streamline your processes and maximize your productivity.  

As a bonus this year, you’ll also get the chance to go behind the scenes of a top-of-the-line fabrication shop. Come early to the conference and join us for a shop tour at Drake-Williams Steel, available as an add-on when you register!  


3️⃣Inspiring Keynote Presentation

Prepare to be inspired by award-winning speaker and author Mike Evans who will share his insights, experiences, and success stories. Gain a fresh perspective on the future of steel construction and unlock the secrets to innovation and success through his “LEADING CHANGE - Accelerate Achievement of What Matters Most and Thrive in the Age of Disruption” keynote presentation. This captivating keynote will leave you motivated and ready to conquer any challenge that comes your way. Watch him in action here.  


4️⃣ Practical Training for all Levels

Expand your skill set and enhance your expertise with deep-dive how-to presentations, case studies, and trending topics in the industry. Learn from industry experts and acquire practical knowledge that you can apply immediately. This year, we have carefully tailored the agenda to include learning opportunities for everyone from beginners to advanced users, so whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out, you’ll have ample opportunities to learn and grow.  

Beginners can learn from SDS2 technical consultants on things like modeling management tips, reports, and custom properties. Intermediate users will learn about reference drawing workflows, hidden tools for streamlining RFIs, and more. And for our advanced users, we have sessions on creating your own hybrid plugins, using macros to amp up your everyday efficiency, and more. Click here to check out the complete agenda and start mapping out your experience. 


 5️⃣ Collaborative Discussions, Face-to-Face Support and Feedback

Engage in thought-provoking discussions, face-to-face support, and feedback with our live support table and roundtable discussions that tackle the most pressing issues in the world of structural steel. Participate in lively debates, share your unique perspectives, and contribute to shaping the future of the industry. Your voice matters, and this is your chance to be a part of the conversation.  


6️⃣ Unforgettable Experiences

Prepare to be wowed by an array of unforgettable experiences. From breathtaking social events to thrilling entertainment, SDS2 Summit 2023 promises to create memories that will last a lifetime. Connect with your peers, forge lasting friendships, and celebrate the remarkable achievements of the structural steel community. 


Secure your spot at SDS2 Summit 2023 today and get ready to join a community of trailblazers who are reshaping the world, one structural masterpiece at a time. See you at SDS2 Summit in Omaha, NE from October 11-12, 2023—where innovation knows no bounds! 🔥💡 

And while we have your attention, mark your calendars for SDS2 Summit 2024, taking place in Louisville Kentucky, September 25-26!