AUGUST 17, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
Founded as a commercial bank in 1876, serving businesses is still Univest’s strength, including a breadth of experience serving those in and around the construction industry.
Micro Fall Membership Dinners
September 10, 21, 22, & October 1
GBCA will host four Micro Fall Membership Dinners. Members are invited to dinner and cocktails in an outdoor setting, featuring remarks from GBCA Board Members.

Each dinner is limited to 25 attendees. Members may only register for one dinner and a maximum of two attendees, to ensure social distancing and proper COVID-19 safety protocols.

When you register, you'll be asked to select one of the dates listed below.
September 10: Delaware County, Springfield Country Club
Remarks by Michael K. Armento, Senior Vice President, Torcon, Inc.

September 21: Bucks County, Northampton Valley Country Club
Remarks by Maura Hesdon, General Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.

September 22: Chester County, Whitford Country Club
Remarks by Ed Szwarc, Executive Vice President - Phila. Division, Rycon Construction, Inc.

October 1: Montgomery County, Normandy Farm
Remarks by Joseph P. Clearkin, Executive Vice President, James J. Clearkin, Inc.
Thank You Micro Fall Membership Dinners Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please click on the registration button above, or contact Anne Liberto at
GBCA Gives COVID-19 Safety Updates at MACSC Meeting
GBCA’s Angela Hendrix spoke with the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council during a panel discussion providing updates on how COVID-19 is impacting the Philadelphia region's construction job sites.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CLC Virtual Alex's Lemonade Stand Raises Over $3000!
Thank you to everyone who donated to the Construction Leadership Council’s Virtual Alex’s Lemonade Stand!

With the generous support of GBCA members and friends, we raised over $3000, surpassing our goal!
CLC Leadership Development Series
The CLC's Leadership Development Series offers professional development training for tomorrow's construction leaders. The next two workshops focus on helping you master leadership in an increasingly online workplace.

These are not your average webinars: Led by Dale Carnegie instructors, these online workshops are interactive and attention-grabbing, just like being in the classroom!
Becoming a Digital Leader
September 17, 2pm - 3pm
How to Present Online
December 17, 2pm - 3pm
Virtual Eggs with OSHA: Electrical Safety
September 23, 8am - 9:30am, Online
Join OSHA, Pennsylvania One Call, and Local 98 as we cover electrical hazards and PA One Call.
MEMBERS ONLY WEBINAR: National Election Impact on Construction
September 24, 10am - 11:30am, Online
Join us for a look at how the upcoming election can impact our industry from a national perspective.
More Upcoming GBCA Events

We value our members, and the health and safety of our membership is of the utmost importance. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GBCA is evaluating next steps regarding GBCA events on an ongoing basis. We will communicate the status of events to our members as information becomes available.
Safety Starts with Me:
Toolbox Talks Toolkit
GBCA's new QR Code leads to our Toolbox Talks Toolkit, which includes our toolbox talks, resources on how to give toolbox talks, and how to go paperless.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Flammable Liquids on the Job Site
How to Give Effective Toolbox Talks
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk Sign-In Sheet
(Fillable PDF Form)
Conduct Paperless Toolbox Talks
Job Opportunity:
AutoCAD Draftsperson, Metal Structures, Inc.
Metal Structures, Inc. is looking for a new AutoCAD Draftsperson to join its team!
Job Opportunity:
Estimator, Guthrie Glass & Mirror
Guthrie Glass & Mirror is looking for a new Estimator to join its team!
Fox School of Business SBDC Construction Management Certificate
The Construction Management Certificate Series is a 9-month series of classes that provides business management tools to existing and aspiring contractors.
ASSP SafetyFOCUS Virtual Event
August 26 -27, ONLINE
ASSP is holding a two-day virtual education experience where you can engage with industry experts and discuss the latest construction safety solutions.
2020 AGC of America / Autodesk Workforce Survey
AGC and Autodesk launched the Workforce Survey intended to document the impact of the pandemic on construction activity and employment, as well as steps contractors are taking to adapt. Contractors are invited to complete the survey by August 24
Target Building Construction Police Crime Lab Project Set to Finish Despite COVID-19 Challenges
The PA State Police will move into its brand new 18,000 square foot crime lab in Middletown Township in September, 2020. The project, built by Target Building Construction (TBC), stayed active during COVID-19 response.
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Stay informed about the Greater Philadelphia Region's commercial building industry.