MARCH 15, 2021
GBCA Member Spotlight
For nearly 20 years, Pillinger Miller Tarallo, LLP has delivered legal excellence in the areas of construction, insurance-related litigation, environmental claims, construction defect, insurance coverage, risk transfer, and risk management.
Spring Micro Membership Dinners
April 15, April 29, May 10, May 20
GBCA will host four Spring Micro Membership Dinners. Members are invited to dinner and cocktails in an outdoor setting, featuring remarks from GBCA Board Members.

Each dinner is limited to 30 attendees. Members may only register for one dinner and a maximum of two attendees.

When you register, you'll be asked to select one of the dates listed below.
Thursday, April 15: Radnor Valley Country Club
  • Remarks by Emily Bittenbender, Managing Partner, Bittenbender Construction, LP

Thursday, April 29: Pomme Radnor
  • Remarks by Michael K. Armento, Senior Vice President, Torcon, Inc.

Monday, May 10: Flourtown Country Club
  • Remarks by Joseph P. Clearkin, Vice President, James J. Clearkin, Inc.

Thursday, May 20: Normandy Farm
  • Remarks by Craig Melograno, President, PDM Constructors
Thank You Spring Micro Membership Dinners Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please click on the registration button above, or contact Anne Liberto at
GBCA on PA Task Force on Employee Misclassification
GBCA members with concerns about worker misclassification taking place in markets throughout Pennsylvania should contact GBCA’s Director of Industry Affairs Lance Claiborne, who sits on the PA Joint Agency Task Force on the Misclassification of Employees.
Women in Construction Week, March 7-13, 2021
Last week, we spotlighted six women who own and operate businesses in Philadelphia's construction industry. Read about these GBCA members who are leading the region's construction industry.
Welcome New GBCA Members
On March 8, 2021, GBCA’s Board of Directors welcomed eight new members. Please join us in welcoming them!
COVID-19 Tip of the Week
You're not considered "fully vaccinated" until 2 weeks after your last shot (the 2nd Pfizer or Moderna shot or the single Johnson & Johnson's shot). Check out the CDC's latest guidance and recommendations for individuals who have been fully vaccinated, including when you may gather without masks, or when you may see unvaccinated family and friends.
COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar: What You Need to Know Now
April 6, 10am - 11am, ONLINE
Join us for a webinar about COVID-19 vaccination policies and protocols, proof of vaccination, employee exemptions or refusals, incentivizing vaccines, and additional tips surrounding the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines.
OSHA Workplace COVID-19 Resources
OSHA has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources for the nation, including resources from GBCA! Resources for the construction industry start on page 9.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CLC Coffee Chat: Mack Stulb, President, LF Driscoll
March 25, 9am - 10am, ONLINE
Mack Stulb, President of LF Driscoll will join us for an informal coffee chat for emerging construction professionals. Find out how this construction leader got to where he is today!
10 Week Online Construction Courses
April 5 - June 13, ONLINE
GBCA is offering several online courses that provide foundational knowledge and skills that every construction professional should have.
Construction Blueprint Reading
Construction Materials & Processes
Estimating & Bidding 1
Estimating & Bidding 2
More Upcoming GBCA Events
Product Recall: Potter Electric Alarm Pull Stations and Polaris Off Highway Vehicles
STOP USE: Click below to read the recall notices for Potter Electric Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action and Polaris Ranger and Utility Vehicles.
PA One Call Safety Day Virtual Conference 2021
April 21, 7am -1pm, ONLINE
PA One Call System is taking its industry leading premier safety training event to a virtual platform for 2021. A complete program of 3 training tracks and an Exhibit room will be available for this entire event about digging safety in construction.
Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome
A recent Harvard Business Review article looks at how the “imposter syndrome” puts the burden of changing attitudes towards women on women themselves, rather than question how our workplaces could stifle or discourage diverse ideas and people.
GBCA Safety Training Materials
March is National Ladder Safety Month. Click below for a toolbox talk about Ladder Duty Ratings.
GBCA is supporting OSHA's Focus Four Campaign, OSHA's training efforts to stop fatalities on jobsites.
In March, we will be featuring resources about Electrocution Hazards.
Electrical Arc Flash Dangers
GBCA & OSHA Electrocution Hazards Toolbox Talks
Get Your Company a National Audience in 2021 with AGC of America
GBCA members can show their expertise by speaking at different AGC events AGC is now accepting proposals for speaking opportunities at 2021 AGC conferences, webinars, and AGC’s Annual Convention, Sept. 21-23, 2021 in Orlando.
ConstructorCast: Leading Women Lead in Construction
Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast, which features several women leaders in the construction industry. This episode features GBCA Board Member Maura Hesdon, General Manager of Shoemaker Construction Co.
Utilizing Colocation and the Big Room on Construction Projects
March 23, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
This webinar discusses mid-size and large projects that successfully utilized colocation and the Big Room with take-aways that smaller sized contractors and project teams can replicate. Moderated by GBCA Board Member Maura Hesdon, General Manager of Shoemaker Construction Co.
Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Mayoral Forum:
A Look at Commerce, Public Safety, Health & the State of the City
March 25, 1pm - 2pm, ONLINE
GBCA is proud to be a sponsor of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Mayoral Forum Just over a year after the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated stay-at-home orders and business closures, the mayor will reflect on how our city has persevered and is moving forward toward an inclusive recovery.
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