SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
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TOP GBCA NEWS
Philadelphia Business Journal Spotlights GBCA-Backed Philadelphia Real Estate Alliance
On September 14, GBCA and EBA: Employing Bricklayers Association proudly sponsored a virtual event spotlighting the Philadelphia Real Estate Alliance, a group working on issues of advancing inclusive growth, economic competitiveness, and Philadelphia’s regulatory environment.
2021 Construction Technology Week
October 4 - 7, Online & Penn State at the Navy Yard
Join us at this year's GBCA Construction Technology Week! This combination of in-person and online events will help you ensure that your firm is up to speed on new applications, tools, technologies, and platforms!
This year's Construction Technology Week features three main parts. You can purchase an All-Access pass for all three, or tickets for individual parts!

  • Three-part virtual education series hosted by ZenTek Consultants (October 4, 5, & 7)
  • One-day in-person speaker series at Penn State at the Navy Yard (October 6, includes access to the Happy Hour at Xfinity Live!)
  • Networking happy hour & exhibits at Xfinity Live! (October 6)
Click on the registration link to become an exhibitor or a sponsor of the event! For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Angela Hendrix at ahendrix@gbca.com.
2021 Eggs with OSHA
On September 22, GBCA held its first in-person Eggs with OSHA in over a year! Safety professionals gathered to learn more about OSHA’s 2022 regulatory agenda and about VPP projects.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
GBCA Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The GBCA Scholarship Fund, started in 2017, supports students studying Construction Management in the Philadelphia Region. Let your colleagues and co-op students know about this opportunity to get support for their studies!
GBCA EVENTS
Bluebeam Educational Series: Document Management
September 30, ONLINE
Join us for part 2 of the 3-Part Bluebeam Educational Series with Peter Rowland, Bluebeam Certified Instructor. This session will focus on Document Management, and is worth up to 2.0 CE Credits towards AGC's CM-BIM renewal.
2021 Fall Membership Dinner
The GBCA Membership Committee invites all members to the Fall Membership Dinner, where we will recognize and celebrate our 75+ year and 50+ year GBCA member companies!
Thank You Fall Membership Dinner Sponsors
Thank you to our Fall Membership Dinner Sponsors! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for this event, click on the registration link, or contact Kristin DeFrancisco at kdefrancisco@gbca.com.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses floor opening covers and fall prevention. Fall hazards are a top reason for incidents, but they don't have to be.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Floor Opening Covers and Fall Protection
From the Latest Issue of GBCA's Construction Today
Check out some of the latest ideas and resources from GBCA members and Philadelphia region construction leaders!
The 3 Biggest Mistakes Construction Companies Make on Their Websites
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Business Development Best Practices: Does Your Sales Data Help You Win More Work?
A lot of contractors and managers still struggle to track and understand their sales data. It’s a constant battle of wrangling information from spreadsheets, paper forms, emails, and even word of mouth. But the industry is now at a tipping point. Digitization is the way forward.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Pennsylvania’s Best Bricklayers Named at the 2021 SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 PA Regional
Congratulations to all of the 2021 SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 PA Regional winners, and good luck to the Bachetti brothers who will compete at the World Championship in Las Vegas in 2022!
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