Registration open for annual scaffold conference and exhibition

Registration is officially open for this year’s Scaffold & Access Industry Association Annual Convention & Exposition. Set for Sept. 30-Oct. 4 in Denver at the Hyatt Regency Denver, the event brings together the largest gathering of scaffold and access industry professionals. For those interested in registering, an early bird rate is available until May 31. Click here to secure your spot now.

Scaffold training available during the Convention & Expo

Training is an essential element of the SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition, and for anyone looking to take care of requirements needed to meet for educational, certification or compliance purposes, the following courses will be available to take in Denver.

TRAIN THE TRAINER FACILITATOR SKILLS WORKSHOP

Monday, September 30th | 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Course Fee: $545 member | $645 non member

COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING – FRAME SCAFFOLD

Tuesday, October 1 | 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Course Fee: $350 member | $450 non member

COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING – SYSTEM SCAFFOLD

Tuesday, October 1| 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Course Fee: $350 member | $450 non member

COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING – SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD

Tuesday, October 1 | 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Course Fee: $350 member | $450 non member

To learn more or register for training, click here.

This yearly event features industry-focused educational sessions and showcases the nation’s top scaffold and access exhibitors (see photo for floorplan and full list,) while also offering training and certification, a golf tournament, networking events and an awards ceremony. To see the schedule of events, click here. 

Networking with peers and SAIA leadership is another key component of the SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition, and several programming elements have been built into the schedule to foster this important and valuable relationship building. The SAIA Café provides the optimal space for attendees to casually gather between sessions, take a meeting, or catch up with friends!

Evening receptions give attendees a chance to kick back after a long day of work to enjoy food, drink, entertainment, and camaraderie with each other in an informal setting.

saia Awards on display during 2023’s event. (Photo: SAIA)
Awarding the industry’s best

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association also celebrates the best of the best with its Member and Project Awards ceremony during the President’s Gala Dinner, which will be held on Oct. 3. 

The awards recognize SAIA member companies that have gone above and beyond in contributing to the overall success of a project within the scaffold and access industry.

Winners will be announced at the Presidents Gala & Award ceremony during the SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition in Denver. Winners will also be featured in SA Magazine, receive recognition on the SAIA website, LinkedIn and SAIA Membership Directory. They will also be displayed on signage in the SAIA booth at World of Concrete, Committee Week and Annual Convention & Exposition. Entries are due by May 21. To eenter, click here. Categories are as follows:

A1 MEWP PROJECT OF THE YEAR

The 2024 SAIA Expo floorplan. (Photo: SAIA)

This award will be presented to the member company where a MEWP was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

C1 SAIA COMMERCIAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a group of member companies that collaborated with one another on a single jobsite on a commercial project.

C2 SAIA INDUSTRIAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a group of member companies that collaborated with one another on a single jobsite on an industrial project.

H1 MAST DRIVEN HOISTS AND PLATFORMS PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where mast driven hoists and platforms were utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

I1 INNOVATION AWARD

This award will be presented to the member company that demonstrated a new or innovative way to utilize an existing product on a project, or delivered a new product to the field.

Submissions should detail why the product is considered innovative and what improvements it offers over previous models.

S1 SUSPENDED ACCESS PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where suspended access was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.
  • saia, scaffold The 2023 SAIA expo hall. (Photo: SAIA)

S2 SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where supported scaffolding was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

S3 SHORING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where shoring was utilized to:

raise the overall level of safety on a project,

contribute to the overall success of the project, or

complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

To download the entry form, click here.

For more information, visit the SAIA’s website or turn to the July/August issue of SA Magazine, which will be published later this summer. 

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