May 15, 2023
  • June's Mid-Year Economic Forecast Features the "Bowtie Economist"
  • Deadline Approaching to Secure Your CAM Golf Sponsorship
  • Swing Down to the CAM Tigers Game Connect on July 25th
  • CAMTEC's Featured Classes
  • Power Up with CAM and Sachse Construction on June 23rd
  • Need Extra Copies of the 2023 Construction Buyers Guide?
  • CAM Member Benefit: Save Up to 35% on Rental Cars Through Avis or Budget
  • Construction Federal Credit Union: Annual Meeting Notice
  • MISS DIG Suspends Project 21-Day Tickets
  • 2023 Trench Safety Stand Down Takes Place June 19th-23rd
  • Enjoy Coffee with MIOSHA at Lawrence Tech Tomorrow Morn
Please join us at the Suburban Showplace Collection as we evaluate the local and global perspectives on our economy and how they are impacting our industry. The morning will begin with a meet & greet reception and tour of tabletop displays, followed by the Economic Forecast Breakfast program and featured presenter. Event sponsorships and tabletop exhibit spaces are available!
Guest presenter Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., aka the "Bowtie Economist," is an internationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant, and educational. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg, Business Week, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and more. CLICK HERE > for more information and to register today!
Deadline Approaching to Secure Your CAM Golf Sponsorship
All four of CAM's golf outings are now sold out, but sponsorship opportunities are available! For only $350, get your business in front of nearly 1,000 members and their guests this year with a tee box sign sponsorship! Other opportunities include sponsorship of breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverage cart, and door prizes. These outings are tremendously popular with our membership, and we couldn't do it without the generous support of our sponsors! SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP TODAY >
Swing Down to the CAM Tigers Game Connect on July 25th
CAM members and their guests are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 25th for another great CAM Connect event down in the D! The party kicks off at 4:00 p.m. with pre-game food, drinks, and networking on the second floor of the Firebird Tavern. First pitch over at the park is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. Only $70 per person for game ticket and party! Tickets are limited - RSVP early. You can skip the game and join us at the party for only $40 per person. CLICK HERE > for full details and to register.
Please see the links below for upcoming class information, cost, and registration. If you need further assistance, EMAIL > Patti Scherer or call (248) 972-1133. CAMTEC also has training rooms to rent! Contact us for more information.
May 23rd | 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

May 24th & 25th | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Power Up with CAM and Sachse Construction on June 23rd
Join us at the offices of Team Sachse in Detroit for a CAM Power Up morning event on Friday, June 23rd, from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Founded in 1991, Sachse Construction has built millions of square feet of commercial, retail, multifamily, and institutional space throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Sachse is proud of its passionate and enthusiastic team members, valuing them as the company's most important asset. Join your fellow CAM members in meeting them for morning coffee and networking! CLICK HERE > to register. This is a free event for CAM members, but registration is required.

If your company is interested in hosting a Power Up or a Business After Hours, contact CAM's Event Coordinator, Patti Scherer (248) 972-1133.
Need Extra Copies of the 2023 Construction Buyers Guide?
Since 1936, the CAM Construction Buyers Guide has been published annually and continues to be the most complete construction directory in the state of Michigan. Limited copies of the 2023 print version are still available to CAM members! EMAIL > or call Mary Carabott (248) 972-1108.

In addition to the printed guide, companies are included in the CAM app and on a newly launched Buyers Guide website. These digital options allow members to include their company logo, key contacts, branch addresses, advertise digitally (soon!), and more. CLICK HERE > to learn more.
CAM Member Benefit: Save Up to 35% on Rental Cars Through Avis or Budget
Make the most of your spring travel plans by booking a rental car from Avis or Budget. Exclusive member-only discounts include up to 35% off base Pay Now rates, complimentary car upgrades, and flexible reservations with the Pay Later option for risk-free bookings. Unlock even more savings by enrolling in AvisPreferred® or Budget Fastbreak® programs to enjoy an expedited rental experience while earning rewards for every qualifying dollar you spend. CLICK HERE > to make a reservation with Avis, using AvisWorldwide Discount number A672085. CLICK HERE > to book with Budget and use Budget Customer Discount number B079591.
Construction Federal Credit Union Annual Meeting Notice
The Annual Meeting of the Construction Federal Credit Union (CFCU) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 24th, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the office of the Construction Association of Michigan, located at 43636 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills. All CFCU members are welcome to attend. CLICK HERE > for more information about the Construction Federal Credit Union.
MISS DIG Suspends Project 21-Day Tickets
To increase dig site safety and productivity through smaller scopes of work, the MISS DIG 811 Board of Directors has opted to suspend the Project 21-Day ticket type for the 2023 dig season beginning May 16, 2023. Excavators may place Normal 21-Day tickets and schedule work in phases by staggering the Work to Begin dates. Larger projects that will last more than 21 days should be placed as a Project 180-Day ticket. Additionally, as of May 16, 2023, the maximum linear feet allowed on a dig ticket will be up to 1,320 linear feet in any direction in an urban area and 2,640 linear feet in any direction in a rural area. CLICK HERE > to read more.
2023 Trench Safety Stand Down Takes Place June 19th-23rd
The 2023 Trench Safety Stand Down is scheduled for the week of June 19th-23rd. The National Underground Contractors Association and OSHA have teamed up to bring awareness to this serious safety concern. These Stand Downs will focus on trench and excavation hazards and reinforce the importance of using trench protective systems and protecting workers from trenching hazards. CLICK HERE > to learn more.

OSHA established a National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Excavating and Trenching inspections, and MIOSHA has been conducting inspections related to this NEP. MIOSHA welcomes the opportunity to talk with employers and employees about the hazards of trenching and excavation work. If you or your members are interested in having a MIOSHA representative(s) speak briefly at a jobsite during the week of June 19th-23rd, EMAIL > MIOSHA Health and Safety Manager Eric Allen.
Enjoy Coffee with MIOSHA at Lawrence Tech Tomorrow Morn
MIOSHA and Lawrence Technological University Construction Safety Research Center invites employers and employees to share a cup of coffee and learn about the importance of workplace safety and health. Coffee with MIOSHA events provide an informal opportunity for employers and employees to meet with MIOSHA representatives - including consultative and enforcement - to ask questions, obtain information on educational services and programming, and establish rapport.

Wednesday, May 16th, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Lawrence Technological University, Construction Research Center
Lear Auditorium, Room T429

This is a free event. To RSVP, please EMAIL > or call Ahmed Albayati, PhD, PE (248) 204-2586.

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