FEBRUARY 24, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
All Trades Distribution, LLC established in 2014 is a certified minority-women-owned and operated company providing a wide range of contracting and supply services through our union trade members and a vast network of sub-contractors and suppliers.
6abc Films Segment about Workforce Development
In 2020, GBCA and 6abc are sharing stories about the construction industry. Last week, Jamal Byrd and Gina Yiantselis spoke with Gina Gannon about pre-apprentice programs. Check out some behind-the-scenes photos, and don't miss this segment when it airs in March!
ACE Mentor Raises $30k at Giant Jenga Tournament
On February 20, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia raised $30,000 for scholarships at the Giant Jenga Tournament. Thanks to all of the GBCA members who played and to 6abc for covering it! Congratulations to Torcon, the winning team!
Welcome, New GBCA Members!
This February, join us in welcoming the six newest GBCA members!
CLC Hard Hat Tour: Hyatt Centric
Thursday, March 19, 3pm-5:30pm, Meet at 16th and Chancellor Streets
Join us for the first CLC Hard Hat Tour of 2020! We'll be touring Clemens Construction Company's Hyatt Centric hotel project, a 13-story hotel scheduled to be completed later this year.
At-Large CLC Committee Meeting: Get Involved with the CLC in 2020!
Friday, March 13, 12pm-1pm, GBCA HQ
Join us for the first At-Large CLC Committee Meeting! Come see what the CLC is all about, sign up to help, and network with new colleagues.
Register Today! Spring Membership Dinner
Last Day to Sponsor: Wednesday, February 26
Last Day to Register: Friday, February 28
March 5, 5pm - 9pm, Crystal Tea Room
Join us at the Crystal Tea Room for GBCA's members-only Spring Membership Dinner, an evening of networking. Hear Carl Dranoff & Julia Dranoff Gutstadt discuss their vision for Philadelphia and the intricacies of working in a family business.
Register today - this event is sure to sell out! Become a sponsor by contacting Anne Liberto at 215-568-7015 or through the online registration system.
CLC Leadership Series: LinkedIn Basics for Emerging Professionals
February 27, 12pm - 2pm, GBCA HQ
LinkedIn is the social media platform to build your long-term professional career contacts. Learn the basics of LinkedIn, best practices for content, and how to use it to add value to your organization and your career.
Safety Awareness Training - Excavations
March 25, 7:30am - 10:00am, Med-Tex Services, Inc.
This training is for contractors who need to train their employees performing work in excavations, including contractors who do not themselves create the excavations and associated protective systems.
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
OSHA Injury Reporting Due
Remember that March 2, 2020, is the deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A data for calendar year 2019.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Handheld Grinder Safety
This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides tips and procedures for safely using handheld grinders.
AGC Business Development Best Practice, Presell: Your Best Strategy
AGC’s latest Business Development Best Practice article by Brett Pitcairn, PJ Dick - Trumbull - Lindy Paving, discusses the importance of building relationships with clients even before the RFP.
AGC 2020 Convention
March 9-12, Las Vegas, NV
Attend AGC's Convention, as industry experts share their knowledge to prepare contractors to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
March of Dimes 2020 PHL Transportation Building Construction Luncheon
March 18, 11:30am
March of Dimes is spotlighting Philadelphia's construction industry on March 18! Come support efforts to help families have healthy babies, and celebrate the works of GBCA members, partners, and projects!
NAWIC International Women's Day Breakfast with Maria Quiñones Sánchez
March 6, 8am - 10am
To conclude WIC Week, NAWIC, WIA, and WISE are hosting City Councilperson Maria Quiñones Sánchez for a conversation about affordable housing in Philadelphia.
Healy Long & Jevin Honored as Warrior Friendly Business
Congratulations to Healy Long and Jevin, which was honored with Delaware's Warrior Friendly Business Award! Thank you for your efforts to help military members and veterans have careers in construction.
Silvi Pours Foundation for The Laurel
Silvi Group Companies and Bucks Concrete Construction recently performed the mat foundation pour for The Laurel, which is projected to be the tallest primarily luxury residential building in the city.
Save the Date: 2020 Sustainability Symposium
Save April 30th and May 1st for Green Building United's 2020 Sustainability Symposium! Learn about cutting edge green building and sustainability topics!
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