SMU Events

Steel Market Update focuses on News, Analysis and Events. We are proud to be an industry leader in the events we offer including:

- Nationally recognized conferences featuring our Steel Summit, which focus on manufacturing companies, flat rolled steel producers and distributors, and related industries.
- Steel industry training programs including Steel 101, Price Risk Management, Sales Training, and custom-designed training programs. These workshops are offered across the country and facilitated by industry experts



Steel Summit

The Steel Market Update 8th Steel Summit Conference will once again be held in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia International Convention Center on August 27-29, 2018. This will be an event you don't want to miss!

Steel 101

Steel Market Update's Steel 101 workshop is the premier industry training for understanding steel making and market fundamentals. Workshop instructors have a combined 160+ years experience in the steel industry. This workshop also includes a tour of a steel mill. Attendees receive a comprehensive workbook for review and follow-up at home. Workshop counts towards 11 hours for ISM CPM re-certification credits.

Steel 201

Steel Market Update's Steel 201 workshop, the "Steel Management Summit", is currently in it's planning stage. Stay tuned for more information.

Managing Price Risk and Managing Price Risk II

Steel Market Update and Andre Marshall, CEO of Crunch Risk LLC along with the CME Group, conduct a workshop for those who are actively involved in the buying or selling of steel. Our workshop is tailored for those looking to hedge price risk, protect margins, protect inventories, or offer long-term pricing to their customers. We also explain how to use the new CME Scrap Futures as well as Hot Rolled Futures and Swaps.

Sales Training

Steel Market Update is now offering a Sales Training program for companies who only have a few sales, purchasing or customer service people who would benefit from learning new sales or purchasing skills.

This workshop can be produced at your company. This way you can expose both new and experienced sales, purchasing and support personnel to the program and maximize the benefits while keeping costs reasonable.

Custom Training

Steel Market Update also offers Custom Training programs designed for manufacturers, distributors, and industry associations. Our development expertise includes sales and purchasing, steel production, metallurgy, markets, and more.

This workshop can be produced at your company. This way you can expose both new and experienced sales, purchasing and support personnel to the program and maximize the benefits while keeping costs reasonable.


Media Guidelines: Steel Market Update welcomes our media representative partners to our conferences, we provide these guidelines in accordance with standard media practice here.

Cancellation Policy: For the Steel Summit Conference, Steel 101/201 Workshop, Managing Price Risk Workshop, and other Steel Market Update Events:

- Steel Market Update will provide a full refund to attendees if a cancellation is requested 30 days or more prior to the start of the event.
- If a cancellation is requested less than 30 days prior to the start of the event, attendees may substitute another person from their company, or a credit memo can be issued for use in a future Steel Market Update Event.
- No cancellations may be requested after the start of an event.

Disclaimer: Steel Market Update (SMU) Conferences are intended to be an opportunity to exchange ideas for educational purposes. Each SMU Conference may include opinions, advice, statements, materials, presentations, data, images, videos, documentation and other information (collectively, “Materials”) expressed or otherwise shared by companies whom SMU has invited to participate. The Materials are for informational purposes only, and the statements, views and opinions expressed at any presentation or in any Materials are those solely of the presenter and not of SMU. SMU does not endorse or recommend any presenter, promoter, company or any views mentioned at any conference or in the Materials. Under no circumstances, will SMU be liable for the accuracy, quality or reliability of any of the presentations or Materials.

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