One of the best things about being a Local 491 trade show carpenter is the camaraderie and team-based culture. You learn to work together with your fellow carpenters to achieve success and be part of an experienced, professional team. There also is satisfaction in working with your hands and creating a new buildout at a show or convention.

Local 491 welcomes and actively recruits a diverse workforce. This is a terrific opportunity for women and men, young and old, with members from all educational backgrounds welcome. Safety in the workplace is a core value of the union, and training is plentiful and ongoing, ensuring members feel comfortable and confident doing the work. Leadership and advanced communication skills are included because the union believes in developing a complete professional, one who demonstrates both technical ability and soft skills. This isn’t just a job; it’s a family, one that is proud of its diversity and inclusion.