Sponsorship Opportunities

Align your company with an important topic of interest or sponsor and present your own webinar! For more information on either opportunity view the sponsorship brochure.

Or contact:

Alana Alsop
Director of Sponsorships and Exhibits
(202) 595-1796
alsop@abc.org
Webinar Speakers
Call for 2015 Webinar Speakers

We are building the 2015 Webinar Calendar and are looking for speakers! Find more information HERE

We are accepting proposals now through Friday, January 16, 2015. Interested speakers can submit their proposal HERE

Fall Protection Issues in Construction

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Gary Clevenger, CNA National Risk Control Director, CNA
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Falls are a leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. This webinar covers fall protection issues directly related to construction hazards.

Immigration Compliance – I-9 Violations; Self-Audits, Correcting Errors & What to do if an Employee Presents a New Identity

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015 Register Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Bruce E. Buchanan, Attorney, Siskind Susser P.C.
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will review a number of subjects that owners, HR professionals, superintendents and other management officials, need to know about immigration compliance.  Specifically, it will cover examples of I-9 violations, the potential costs of an ICE inspection, how to protect your company through I-9 self-audits, the proper way to correct I-9 form errors, and what to do if an employee presents a new identity.

Mastering Profit-ABILITY: The Three “Pillars” that Drive Your Bottom Line

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 Register Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Gene Morton, Author, "Leaders First: Six Bold Steps to Sustain Breakthroughs in Construction” 
  Susan Hasty, Principle, 360 Profit Masters  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will explain the foundational components that make up a company’s business model, define what is becoming essential to building a “Results based Culture” and internal reporting system that, when aligned, is the catalyst for improving a businesses’ ability to sustain profits consistently in a changing world.   

Content Marketing for Commercial Construction: How you can use resonating & original content and Social Media to improve your SEO

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Register Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Taylor Vieger, Chief of Content/Owner, Resounding Mountain
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
A lean and memorable guide to strategically using original content, Social Media and your website to improve your Search Engine Optimization.

How to Eliminate Chaos and Inefficiency in Your Service Business

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Ray Thomas, VP Sales, MSI Data
  Scott Hegrenes, Product Manager,Viewpoint Construction Software
 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn how the right mix of people, processes and technology can effectively position your service business for rapid growth and increased profits. 

Business Continuity

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015 Register Now
Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Pam Walaski, CSP, CHMM, Compliance Management International
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Business continuity is essential for any organization and encompasses a variety of tasks and activities that assure critical operations are resilient in the face of a serious incident or disaster that significantly interrupts business functioning. Most organizations do not have sufficient continuity plans in place leaving them extremely vulnerable and likely to fail in the event of a crisis.

This session will cover the fundamentals of continuity planning following a model developed by the National Fire Protection Association along with pother best practices. 

Documentation Requirements for the Project Manager

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2014 Register Now
Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Angela Stephens, Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This session will cover documentation tips for your project managers so that they can gather necessary documents during the project that help support your claims long after the project is over, saving time and headaches down the road.

Leverage Building Systems for Speed, Quality, and Profit

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Register Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Jason Blenker, President, Blenker Building Systems, Inc.
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This session will not only explore how applying building systems to your projects can solve common issues such as scheduling delays and material and labor shortages, but improve onsite efficiency and quality control, resulting in fewer callbacks and project delays. 

Construction Technology Forecast: Harnessing Integration, Mobile, Sensors and Augmented Reality

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Register Now
Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: James Benhman, CEO, JBKnowledge, Inc. 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
In this dynamic session on the 2015 Construction Technology Forecast, James Benham sorts through the latest trends in building technologies, identifying short-term fads and long-term game changers from mobile apps to augmented reality and drones. Mr. Benham will also discuss the statistics behind the third annual Construction Technology Report, revealing how over 1,000 construction professionals are employing and integrating technology on building projects.           

Leveraging the Cloud for Effective Job Sites

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Register Now
Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Bill Kracunas, Principal, McGladrey
  Chris Wetmore, Director, McGladrey  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Bill Kracunas, Principal and Chris Wetmore, Director from McGladrey will be presenting on the latest technology trends hitting the construction industry.  They will be reviewing key jobsite technologies from cloud technology to mobile to how to handle and collaborate on large files.

Getting Bonded to Broaden Opportunity

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Register Now
Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Steven D. Moore, Construction & Surety Manager, Invincia Corporation
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The bond qualification process will be de-mystified for contractors who have never been bonded before, for contractors unsatisfied with their current program, and contractors facing difficulty obtaining the bond program they want.