July 22, 2019
TOP GBCA NEWS ● GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
HazTek manages worksite safety and health for many of the nation’s largest and most respected construction management firms and general contractors, partnering with companies to create fully customized programs.
GBCA to Launch Member Value Survey 
Your member experience matters! On Wednesday, July 24, GBCA will invite all members to participate in a short survey and provide feedback on their member experience. Your responses to this anonymous survey will help GBCA deliver the highest value to its membership.
Access GBCA's Members-Only Web Content
Have you logged into GBCA's new Info Hub yet? On Thursdays, we'll email members information and instructions on using the new Info Hub. This week, set up and log into your account!
GBCA Membership Committee Blueberry Meeting
Members of the GBCA Membership Committee were treated to farm-fresh Hammonton-grown blueberries at the July Membership Committee Meeting. 
#WeBuiltThisSkyline Photo Contest
GBCA is proud of our members who have built Philadelphia's skyline. Honor your work - even buildings that are now done - by entering the #WeBuiltThisSkyline Photo Contest!
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
GBCA and Drexel University Online Partnership Makes Education More Affordable
GBCA is partnering with Drexel University to provide tuition discounts for GBCA members pursuing an MS in Construction Management.
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.
Conference Panel Spotlight: Drones in in Construction
Drones are a hot new tool in construction. This panel looks at how construction companies are using drones today, the legal and liability questions that need to be asked when setting up drone programs, and the lessons that we’ve learned so far.

Panelists:
  • Crystal Bennis, LF Driscoll
  • Matt DeBasio, P. Agnes, Inc.
  • Tanner McKim, Gilbane Building Company
  • Brian Wagner, Belcher Roofing Corporation
  • Moderator: Mary Kate Radomski, Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
There are also sponsorship opportunities for this conference! Contact Lauren Hanan at  lhanan@gbca.com for more information.
GBCA EVENTS
The Principles of Estimating:
10-Week Series
Sept. 9 - Nov. 11, GBCA HQ
Principles of Estimating is a 10-week course that covers the values of estimating and provides students with an understanding of the estimating process.
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
Pennsylvania Construction Opioid Awareness Week
July 21-27th is Pennsylvania Construction Opioid Awareness Week. This event raises awareness about the dangers of prescription drug use in the construction industry.
Drone Pilot Training Programs
July 27-28: Foundations of Flight
August 10-11, FAA Part 107 Test Prep
The University of Delaware's Foundations of Flight course starts on July 27. GBCA offers tuition reimbursement for this and other drone pilot training courses!
Rebuild Philadelphia Hiring Positions in Three Trades
Philadelphia is accepting applications for Rebuild Project positions in commercial painting, cement masonry, and roofing.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
ConstructorCast: The Evolving Construction Risk Environment
This podcast episode explores how the construction industry’s risk environment is evolving and what it means for your business.
AGC of America Member Benefit of the Week
GBCA Members are also AGC members! AGC Members receive discounts on BF Goodrich products and 24-hour worksite assistance.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Turner Construction Awarded NJBIA Good Neighbor Award
On July 16, Turner Construction Company’s Philadelphia Office was honored for its work on the Virtua Camden Health & Wellness Center at NJBIA's Good Neighbor Awards.
Philadelphia Business Journa l’s 2019 Healthiest Employers
Congratulations to CBIZ, Conner Strong & Buckelew, Cozen O'Conner, and The Safegard Group for being named as the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2019 Healthiest Employers.
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