Why Join SMACNA Greater Chicago?

SMACNA members on boat cruise of Chicago

Business is more competitive than ever. It takes contractors who are well informed, educated and connected to stay ahead of the pack. SMACNA Greater Chicago helps their members prepare for success with meetings and educational programs that give them the tools they need to outperform their competitors.

Working hand in hand with their union counterparts, SMACNA Greater Chicago bargains to accomplish what’s best for their members and for the industry as a whole. SMACNA Greater Chicago supports legislation that is good for its contractors and fights legislation that hurts them.

Greater Voice. More Opportunity.

With a united front and a team of like-minded thinkers, SMACNA Greater Chicago will maintain its edge in the sheet metal industry. We reach out to those contractors who share the same vision and will help make a difference for the sheet metal industry of tomorrow.

Below are some of the advantages of becoming a part of SMACNA Greater Chicago:


SMACNA Networking

Networking opportunities

Attend monthly membership meetings, a variety of industry-related conferences, including the yearly SMACNA national conference.

SMACNA education

Educational Opportunities

From learning the latest computer techniques, how to effectively market your business to learning the latest in this unending technology revolution, we bring it all to our members.

SMACNA bargaining

Bargaining Negotiations

Our contractors benefit from the legislative efforts and labor-management initiatives that help improve member businesses and elevate the entire sheet metal industry.

SMACNA Young Professionals


We understand the importance of setting the stage for tomorrow’s leaders. Our YES group is for our up-and-coming young executives who are passionate about shaping and transforming the sheet metal industry.