America's Premier Steel Conference was held Virtually in 2020!

As the world faces the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, and travel restrictions and other factors continue to limit the movement of people, we held the SMU Steel Summit  this year - as a virtual conference.  And it was a great success!

900+ steel industry professionals were in attendance.  We will share their feedback with you soon.


Watch the Video Demos of the Virtual Event 

To really understand what a great experience the SMU Steel Summit will be this year, watch the demo videos of the virtual event platform . They explain the networking, agenda, exhibition and other functionality of this year's virtual event, so you can stay connected - even while staying at home.



    Watch the LIVE DEMO, recorded 19 August 
    It gives some handy hints and tips about using the platform, including:

    How to make yourself easy to find and network with 

    How to add the agenda sessions to your diary

    How to set up your meetings

    How to visit the Exhibit Hall


"SMU has done a fantastic job creating a virtual conference that gives attendees many of the same benefits they would have received by attending in person.  The agenda is robust and the ability to network with other attendees is easily available and even offers advantages over the live conference!"                                                                              Steve Gottileb, Ratner Steel Supply

The virtual event will be much more than just a series of webinars:

The virtual conference will provide a fully immersive experience, with multiple interactive spaces. You'll be greeted in the lobby and from there, you can: 
  • click into the auditorium to watch the agenda and participate in live Q&A's
  • enter the exhibit hall, meet exhibitors, explore their products and services,
  • network with attendees - everywhere in the virtual venue

    The agenda has been re-imagined so you can attend sessions, explore the exhibit hall, network, and have time to check in on your day-to-day job. 

The agenda and speaker profile is the same high quality that is the hallmark of the SMU Steel Summit Conference. We know community and connections are important for our industry, and how now, more than ever, we need to gather, share future scenarios, discuss ideas with peers, and to get back to business. The virtual event experience will also enable to you to network with your peers to do business, as you would at the physical conference. 

Everyone from the C-Suite to new hires will gain from attending. If you have never attended an SMU event, this is the one to attend.  It will give you a good feel for the quality of the program and the value received – all for the great value price of $450 (or $350 if you are a subscriber and bring a colleague)



Red Bud Industries
Mill Steel Company
Bank of America
Big River Steel
Heidtman Steel
BMO Harris Bank
Magic Coil Products LLC
MidWest Materials
Alliance Steel LLC
Ratner Steel Supply Company
Acero Prime
CME Group
SMA (Steel Manufacturers Association)
Paragon Steel
Kenwal Steel
Fifth Third Bank
Applied Value



Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
Modern Metals
Fitch Ratings

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