Eliminating Barriers to Engagement

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Have you noticed that you don’t need a password to register for the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo? More on that after a quick story. . . . This August, our family traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, because one of my kids was competing in the USA Triathlon (USAT) Youth and […]

Meet Me in St. Louis

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA With the recent good news that the United States projects enough vaccine supply for all adults by May, we are seeing the first solid metric in more than a year that suggests it will be possible to hold an in-person convention this fall. We have heard from many members […]

Rededicating Ourselves to the Mission and Each Other

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Most people celebrated the end of 2020 with an expectation of forthcoming pandemic relief, optimism for economic stabilization and recovery, and seeing glimpses of light at the end of a long dark tunnel. I don’t think anyone anticipated the three historic weeks that would open 2021 and the gravity […]

Pivot and Persevere

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA This year, we couldn’t be together. But we virtually shared space. We weren’t able to gather and share critical and valuable knowledge. But we found a way to disseminate information. We missed the live demonstrations, exhibits, and project tours. So we held them online. We couldn’t celebrate, together, the […]

The 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is Going Virtual, but it will Remain Human

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Countless organizations have made their event cancelation announcements over the past couple of months. The vast majority, understandably, have expressed how difficult the decision was and how unfortunate it is to be canceling. I feel for those organizations, as I understand what these events mean for our associations and […]

To Each Other, We’ve Always Been Essential

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA If this pandemic has anything good to offer this world, it may be a new appreciation for just how connected we all are. Within the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, I think we have understood this to be true for some time. It is why the organization was founded as a […]

Show Me

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The powerful rivers flowing through Missouri are connected to many aspects of the state’s history. Its title as the “Show Me State,” however, likely has origins elsewhere. Many conjecture that this memorable title came from Rep. Willard D. Vandiver’s words in 1899, when he said, “Frothy eloquence neither convinces […]

Generational Shift

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I’m at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta during the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, sitting around a table with 18 founding individuals of Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), the association’s new young professionals’ collaborative. We’re discussing next steps for the group, including a more focused consideration of initiatives, […]

Introducing the Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (Tilt)

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA More than 30 young professionals in the tilt-up industry entered a large ballroom at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas this past January, knowing very little about what they were to accomplish. They left with new friends, a stronger connection to the tilt-up community, and a fire to make […]

Rising Expectations

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA     Expectations are rising. Quality once celebrated has been left in the dust by a new level of craftsmanship. Concrete science that has served the building industry well for decades is being transformed by new research, breakthroughs in technology and a better understanding of its performance. Speed of […]

Learning From Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group I am sure there are very few instances where California wants to be more like Texas, or vice versa for that matter. However, when it comes to realizing the benefits of a market fully immersed in an industry association, everyone has a lot to learn from Texas. […]

A New Tool For TCA Members

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Each year,  thousands of people look to the Tilt-Up Concrete Association for architects, engineers, contractors and suppliers with expertise in tilt-up construction. To better present our members and their services, and to radically improve the experience of locating a tilt-up professional, the TCA has made significant investments […]

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