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CLC Leadership Development Conference
Registration is Open for the CLC's 2019 Leadership Development Conference
Early Bird Pricing ends July 11, 2019 - Act Now
 

Registration is open for the 2019 CLC Leadership Development Conference held September 11-13 in Philadelphia, PA!  LDC brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country in various construction sectors to network, learn and share. Read More

Advocacy Corner
Infrastructure Stakeholders Urge Leaders Back to the Table
AGC Joins National Trade Associations in Calling for Gas Tax Increase
 

On June 14, AGC joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of national business and labor groups in expressing disappointment that the May 22 meeting between President Trump and Congressional Democrats to discuss infrastructure investment solutions did not result in a substantive conversation. The letter goes on to urge Congress to consider raising the federal gas tax as a solution to solving our nation’s surface transportation infrastructure needs and warns of the consequence of inaction – cutting states infrastructure funds. AGC and our coalition partners will continue to urge the President and Congressional Democrats to come back to the table and enact a bipartisan infrastructure bill this year. Read More

CLC Chapter Highlights
General Building Contractors Association
GBCA CLC Hosts Fashion District Philadelphia Tour
 

GBCA’s CLC brings young construction leaders to construction projects that are making an impact in Philadelphia.

On May 23, General Building Contractors Association’s Construction Leadership Council hosted a Hard Hat Tour of Fashion District Philadelphia (FDP). The $420 million, 1.1 million square foot shopping center project is being built by GBCA members Skanska USA Building and Shoemaker Construction Co. in a joint venture. Read More

Business Development
AGC WebEd: Value of Marketing Communications for Contractors
August 14, 2019 | 2 3 PM EST
 
In today’s construction market, contractors must rely on branding their business beyond a bid price, particularly in the more lucrative private client category. Embracing marketing as an investment has the potential to develop new technologies, expand a business and deliver growth. Telling a unique story is vital for contractors to grow the industry and their businesses beyond a commodity. Read More
Katrina Spinner-Wilson
VHB
New Business Development Best Practice: Proper Preparation Produces Pitch-Perfect Award Submittals
 
The AGC Business Development Best Practices are an ongoing effort of the AGC Business Development Forum Steering Committee to bring more BD resources and best practices to the AGC membership. This month, the Business Development Forum Steering Committee highlights: Read More
Lean Construction
WebEd: Practical Implementation of Lean on Construction Projects
July 31, 2019 | 2 3 PM EST
 

Are you looking to incorporate a lean approach on your construction projects? Lean strategies on a jobsite helps reduce the scramble of tight timelines, waste in terms of time and talent and helps trade partners communicate better with greater accountability. Implementing Lean on a project team can be both challenging and rewarding. In this AGC WebEd learn how VJS Construction Services successfully implemented lean strategies. Read More

ConsensusDocs
New ConsensusDocs Design-Assist Guidebook
 
The ConsensusDocs Coalition just released a new Guidebook for the ConsensusDocs 541 Standard Design-Assist Addendum. The Guidebook provides users’ tools and commentary to modify the standard design-assist contract document for their specific project. As the first industry standard contract for design-assist, the commentary is important new resource and includes a responsibility matrix to align collaboration among the lead design professional, CM and trade contractors. Read More

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