AUGUST 12, 2019
TOP GBCA NEWS ● CLC UPDATE GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
R & R Ceilings, a certified MBE/WBE/SBE company, that specializes in commercial acoustical and specialty ceilings and wall systems.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick Meets with GBCA
GBCA met with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick to discuss ongoing federal activities in Washington, D.C., including mutliemployer pensions and the recently passed Butch Lewis Act (HR 397).
2019 Water. Rest. Shade.
On Tuesday, August 13, GBCA and Med-Tex Services, Inc. will be promoting awareness about reducing the risk of heat- and sun-related injuries. Look for the GBCA Safety Van and the Med-Tex Services Jeep as we travel through the city!
GBCA Employment Opportunity: Programs Associate
We are looking for a Programs Associate who provides operational, logistical, and administrative assistance for GBCA programs and events. 
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Hard Hat Tour: W/Element Hotel
On Thursday, August 8, GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council hosted a Hard Hat Tour of the W/Element Hotel, being built by Tutor Perini Building Corp.
Many thanks to the event's sponsor, Revolution Recovery!
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.
GBCA EVENTS
Fall Membership Dinner
September 25, 5pm - 9pm, Ballroom at the Ben
The GBCA Membership Committee invites all members to the Fall Membership Dinner and hear nationally-recognized speaker, Meagan Johnson, discuss generational differences in the workplace! The event features an open bar cocktail reception, dinner, and free parking at the Ballroom at the Ben.
Thank you to our sponsors! To sponsor this event, contact Anne Liberto at 215-568-7015, aliberto@gbca.com,
or click below.
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.
WEBINAR:
BIM for Facilities Management
September 11, 12pm - 1pm, ONLINE
This webinar features presenters from CHOP and UPENN Health System to talk about how they are using BIM data with contractors to get the best possible product.
ONLY A FEW SEATS LEFT!
Understanding Constructors
August 21, 12pm - 2pm, GBCA HQ
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
Safe + Sound Week 2019
OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, August 12-18, 2019, is a nationwide event celebrating the successes of businesses that have implemented safety and health programs in the workplace.
Safety Recall: 3M Fall Protection Equipment
3M Fall Protection announces an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge and Wrap Back Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines. 
Sign up for GBCA's Silica Program!
The GBCA Silica Program, free for members, provides discounts on respirable silica sampling, which helps meet the compliance standards of OSHA’s Silica Rule.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
WEBINAR: Value of Marketing Communications for Contractors
This webinar considers marketing and communications tactics as a method of growing your business on multiple levels beyond the bid. This course qualifies for 1.0 CEU toward CPSM recertification.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Become a Mentor for the ACE Mentor Program
The ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia is your chance to share your story while providing an opportunity for students to learn about different construction industry related careers! 
To Preserve These Walls
Take a little break for history! GBCA Board Member Dr. Charles Cook produced and hosted To Preserve These Walls (2018), a 25-minute short film about the restoration of the Academy of Music.
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