AISC Launches ‘Steel Selfie’ Instagram Contest

March 24, 2015

(Chicago, IL) - Show how much you love steel - on Instagram! The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is launching today a ‘Steel Selfie’ Instagram contest for industry professionals and college students to share their creative steel selfies and win prizes each month. The contest coincides with the introduction of AISC’s new Instagram account (@aisc) at NASCC: The Steel Conference, March 25-27 in Nashville.

To enter the contest, simply snap a photo of yourself with someone or something related to structural steel and upload it to your Instagram profile. If you’re involved in the structural steel industry, tag your photo with #SteelSelfieContest; if you’re a student, tag it with #SteelSelfieContest #Student. Then share your photo with friends!

Each month, 10 contest winners (five industry winners and five student winners) will be selected based on the number of “likes” their photo receives on Instagram. (Vote for your favorite steel selfies at Winners will be contacted via Instagram and receive a $10 gift card to their choice of Amazon, Chipotle or Starbucks.

For the full contest rules, visit For questions or comments, please email with the subject line: Steel Selfie Contest.

AISC will be instagramming The Steel Conference and a variety of steel content thereafter; join in the insta-fun at the conference by captioning your photos with the official Steel Conference hashtag, #NASCC. You can also use the hashtag to keep up with conference updates and conversations by following AISC on Twitter (@aisc), and Facebook (


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Director of Marketing Communications

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, market development, and advocacy. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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