July 15, 2019
TOP GBCA NEWS ● GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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Access GBCA's Members-Only Web Content
GBCA's new website features an InfoHub that is full of Members-Only features! Download a quick fact sheet about the InfoHub, and watch a video with instructions on how to set up your InfoHub account and login information.
GBCA Members Are Building This Skyline on 97.5 The Fanatic
On July 11, 2019, ten GBCA members recorded cooperative ads with GBCA that will run on 97.5 The Fanatic during July, August, and September. Click through to listen to them!
AIA/COAA/GBCA Joint Event: Women in Leadership in AEC
On July 9, a panel of women leaders discussed how the building industry has changed for women, and the roles they played in shaping today’s AEC industries.
2019 Safety Awards Reception on CCT Network
Carpenter Contractor Trust created a video about the 2019 Safety Awards Reception, featuring interviews with Clemens Construction Company and P. Agnes, Inc.!
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC/PEA Joint Networking Event
On July 11, GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council and AIA Philadelphia’s Philadelphia Emerging Architects held a joint networking event at Carpenters’ Hall.
GBCA'S CLC Featured in CLC Leadership-LINK
GBCA’s CLC was featured in the June 2019 issue of AGC’s CLC Leadership-LINK! The article highlights the CLC's Hard Hat Tours showcasing projects making an impact in Philadelphia.
2019 AGC Leadership Development Conference
September 11-13, DoubleTree Center City
The CLC Leadership Development Conference brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country. The conference will include professional development workshops, seminars on current construction issues, networking receptions at Carpenters' Hall and Lucky Strike, and a tour of LF Driscoll's PennFIRST project.

The conference will also spotlight several GBCA member firms:
  • Armor Masonry Restoration
  • Belcher Roofing Corporation
  • Bittenbender Construction
  • Drexel University Construction Management Program
  • EDA Contractors, Inc.
  • Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • LF Driscoll
  • P. Agnes, Inc.
  • Revolution Recovery
  • Shoemaker Construction Co.
  • Siemens Industry Inc.
  • Skanska USA Building
  • TN Ward Company
  • Torcon, Inc.
There are also sponsorship opportunities for this conference! Contact Lauren Hanan at  lhanan@gbca.com for more information.
GBCA EVENTS
CLC Hard Hat Tour: The W/Element Hotel
August 8, 3pm-7pm
Join GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council for a hard hat tour of Tutor Perini Building Corp's W/Element Hotel, followed by a networking happy hour at SPIN Philadelphia. 
Understanding Constructors
August 21, 12pm-2pm
Many of our staff don't necessarily have construction backgrounds. Attendees of this seminar, FREE for GBCA members only, will become more familiar with terms, language, and construction processes! 
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
RESOURCES
Apply Your Carpenters’ Apprenticeship Training to a Degree Program
GBCA is working to reach agreements with Philadelphia Region colleges and universities to have the instruction and experience of an apprenticeship count as credits towards degree programs in construction-related fields.
GBCA Membership Benefit: Pennsylvania One Call System
One of the membership benefits with the GBCA is access to the Pennsylvania One Call System.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides tips on staying hydrated.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
The Importance of Technology in Jobsite Management
July 30, 2pm-3pm
Take this FREE webinar and learn how new technologies, when used appropriately, can help manage projects and attract new talent
AGC of America Member Benefit of the Week
GBCA Members are also AGC members! AGC Members receive discounts from Enterprise Fleet Management on acquisition costs, maintenance programs, and fuel management programs.
INDUSTRY NEWS
LF Driscoll Begins Construction of New Drexel University Medical School Campus
On June 17, 2019, Tower Health and Drexel University broke ground on a new medical school campus being built by LF Driscoll.
Honor the Industry’s Best by Nominating Outstanding Women in Construction
More women are playing leadership roles in Philadelphia's construction industry, and we want to honor them! Construction Business Owner is looking for women to profile and honor in the November 2019 issue of the magazine.
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