July 29, 2019
GBCA Member Spotlight
Since 1996, TBS Services, Inc. has been providing specialized architectural consulting services, focusing on the design and evaluation of building enclosure systems. 
GBCA Member Value Survey Deadline Extended!
To allow all GBCA members the opportunity to participate in the Member Value Survey, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, July 31. This anonymous feedback survey takes less than 15 minutes and will help GBCA better serve you in the future! 
Update Your Member Profile and Pay Invoices Online
Have you logged into GBCA's new Info Hub yet? We've posted a short video demonstrating how to update your Member Profile and pay invoices through our new Info Hub online! Don't remember how to log in? We've re-posted that information as well!
GBCA’s 2018 Annual Report Selected as Platinum PR Awards Finalist
GBCA’s 2018 Annual Report has been chosen as a finalist for the 2019 Platinum PR Awards! The winners will be announced on September 17.
#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!
GBCA Job Opportunity: Programs Associate
We are looking for a Programs Associate who provides operational, logistical, and administrative assistance for GBCA programs and events.
Receive National Exposure by Sponsoring the 2019 Leadership Development Conference
September 11-13, DoubleTree Center City
The Leadership Development Conference is bringing to Philadelphia emerging construction leaders from across the country. You’re invited to sponsor this event, and gain visibility and recognition among the industry’s top companies.
The Leadership Development Conference provides attendees opportunities to discuss construction issues, develop professional skills, and network.
Conference Panel Spotlight: Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence helps you focus on understanding others and using effective approaches to build collaboration. This workshop will approach emotional intelligence from a contractor’s perspective. Click here to learn more.

  • Pat DeAngelis, EDA Contractors, Inc.
Construction Excellence Awards: Now Accepting Submissions!
Submissions due on September 30, 2019
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Construction Excellence Awards! We are honoring the best in Philadelphia's commercial construction industry in over 20 possible categories.

The winners will be honored on November 21 at Vie Ballroom.
CLC Hard Hat Tour & Happy Hour: W/Element Hotel & SPIN
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. 
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
US House of Representatives Passes Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act
The House of Representatives passed the Butch Lewis Act, providing relief for underperforming multiemployer pensions. GBCA and AGC of America are working to ensure that this Act is enacted.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Effects of Weather on Portable Ladder Safety
This week’s toolbox talk from OSHA talks discusses the Effects of Weather on Portable Ladder Safety.
Leadership in Construction Workshop
October 2-4
Early Bird Rates End August 2!
T his workshop, co-taught by GBCA Board Member Charles Cook, identifies key leadership concepts, examines conflict resolution models, and develops strategies for dealing with project team members.
AGC Survey: Challenges to Lean Construction
AGC is trying to learn why contractors are choosing NOT to use Lean Construction in their projects. Take a quick 10-question survey to help AGC better understand the needs of our industry.
Shoemaker Construction Co. Receives CMAA Award
The Shoemaker/Synterra Joint Venture received the CMAA Public Building Project Award for its work on the Philadelphia Housing Authority Headquarters Project. Congratulations!
Drexel Square Opens at Schulkill Yards
On June 10, Brandywine Realty Trust officially opened Drexel Square. GBCA members Madison Concrete Construction and O'Donnell & Naccarato worked on the $14.3 million park project.
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