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SMU Steel Summit Conference Update: 45 Days to Go

Written by John Packard

We are now ~45 days away from the start of the 2022 SMU Steel Summit Conference, which is being held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta on Aug. 22-24.

Registrations are nearing 900 executives representing 318 separate companies. Over the past few days the following companies have registered (an * means more than one person is registered): Borcelik Celik Sanayii Ticaret A.S.*, Charter Steel Trading, Diehl Tool Steel*, Grupo Ferromax*, Hunter Engineering, Novek LLC, Omnimax International, Rheem Manufacturing*, Saeng Thai Metal Drum Co. Ltd, Ton Dong A Corporation, West Central Steel Inc.

We anticipate adding an additional 200-300 decision-makers over the next six weeks. The SMU Steel Summit Conference is the one place where you have virtually all of the North American steel mills, service centers, trading companies, and key manufacturing companies who participate in the flat rolled and plate steel markets. You can view the full list of attending companies by clicking here. You can join them by clicking here. Discounted rates are available for SMU and CRU subscribers, NexGen Leadership Award nominees, NEXGEN Metals Community members, and companies who send more than one attendee to the conference. If you have any questions regarding pricing, please contact 

Steel SummitFor those registered, we will be releasing our new conference app in the coming days. The upgraded app will allow you to network with other registered attendees. It will also allow you to stream the conference should circumstances take you out of the main conference room.

Networking is not the only reason to attend our conference. We have the best speakers discussing topics that will impact your company and the decisions you make over the next 12 months. We have an exceptional agenda, which you can view by clicking here.

For those 40 or younger, we encourage you to register for our free NEXGEN Metals Community. Registered members receive special benefits, which include discounts to attend the SMU Steel Summit Conference and a networking cocktail party for NEXGEN Metals Community members as well as our NexGen Leadership Award nominees. To learn more about the NEXGEN Metals Community click here. If you would like to learn more about and nominate someone from your company for the NexGen Leadership Award click here.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at

We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta.

The Steel Market Update and CRU teams

John Packard,

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