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:

Jessica Serafin
Manager of Marketing and Sponsorships
(202) 905-2087
serafin@abc.org 

Killer Contract Clauses

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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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 discuss those killer contract clauses and the legal and practical approach of how to address such clauses before you sign the contract and, after you have signed a contract with such killer clauses, how to address them during the performance of your contract.

How to Complete the 2015 National Safety Excellence Award Application

Date: Thursday, September 10, 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: Panel of Previous NSEA Winners
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn how to successfully complete and submit the 2015 ABC National Safety Excellence Award application, as well as the key components necessary to compete and win the award.

Lien Waivers: the Hidden Risks You Can’t Ignore

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 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: Matthew C. Bouchard, Partner, Lewis & Roberts, PLLC
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The only thing standing between you and your monthly draw is the lien waiver the party who owes you money is demanding before it will release payment.  As you put pen to paper, do you know what risks you could be accepting?  This webinar will help you understand those hidden risks and develop a strategy for managing them.

Managing Growth - Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail

Date: Thursday, September 17, 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: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Sam Carradine, The Surety and Fidelity Association of America
  Edin Zukanovic, Construction Bonds, Inc., a Division of Murray Securus
 
SPONSORED BY PROCORE 


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Most contractors that fail do so after they have had some degree of success. This webinar will identify the most common reasons why contractors, especially small contractors, fail. The webinar also will provide suggestions on how to avoid these situations and the various management approaches and techniques that help ensure contractor success. The instructor will present real-world examples of contractors that have succeeded by avoiding common pitfalls.

Everything You Should Know about E-Verify and FAR E-Verify

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 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 Buchanan, Attorney, Siskind Susser PC
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will educate attendees - which should include HR professionals, owners, and other management officials – about E-Verify, FAR E-Verify and state laws related to E-Verify and FAR E-Verify.

The Assault on Independent Contractors

Date: Thursday, September 24, 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: Thomas Lenz, Senior Partner, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
  Cindy Arellano, Senior Partner, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will cover an area of growing concern for contractors, and other employers, across the country. Do you consider your workers to be independent contractors? 

Eliminating Field Errors & Increasing Profits with New Technologies

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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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: Greg Dukya, Sr. Product Specialist, On Center Software
Sponsored by On Center Software 


 WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
A recent On Center survey has found that up to 75% of contractors still rely on a dated combination of manual data collection and spreadsheets for their estimating, and this leads to costly errors. Emerging cloud based solutions for estimating and takeoff eliminate field errors by providing one safe, always accessible, always current repository for an entire project. Join us for this 45 minute session to discuss these future opportunities. 

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

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 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 Benham, 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.

Banking and Financing for Contractors

Date: Thursday, October 15, 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: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Jason Bakke CPA, CCIFP, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will explore several options contractors may consider for long-term equipment financing and working capital lines of credit, including the related benefits, risks and limitations.  We will discuss and illustrate how the company’s financial information, operating results and long-term forecasts are commonly evaluated by financing and surety underwriters.  Having this understanding will help the business owner, company management and their advisors put the company in a best possible position to secure the necessary borrowing capacities. 

Beginning with the End in Mind: Improve Project Delivery with Collaborative Technology

Date: Thursday, October 22, 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: Ed Anderson, AWP/Lean Implementation Specialist, Construct-X
  Jerad Ferrell, Sales Manager, Viewpoint for Projects, Viewpoint  
Presented by ABC's Strategic Partner, Viewpoint 
 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
The presentation will demonstrate how contractors can help to deliver quality projects through streamlining and standardizing communication, centralizing all project documents and data shared and stored throughout the project and providing an auditable history of mark-ups and revisions.

Effective Capital Strategies to Support a Growing Business

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 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: Clarence Rivette, President, The Wirt-Rivette Group
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Now more than ever businesses must effectively manage their finance and growth strategies. The successes of these strategies are dependent on capital structures and capital availability. During this webinar Clarence Rivette will describe how to effectively use capital to grow your business.  

When is it Time to Outsource Fleet Management?

Date: Thursday, November 5, 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: Joe Stergios, Manager of Business Development, Enterprise Fleet Management
Presented by ABC's Business Partner Enterprise Fleet Management 

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar examines the powerful forces shaping the commercial fleet industry, including regulation, cost, and technological factors.  Managers can use this to identify realistic strategies that can drive your fleet to industry-best performance, measured in both dollar outlay and employee satisfaction.

Realizing Value through Integrated Visual Construction Documentation and BIM Technology

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 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: Graham Twigg, Chief Technology Officer, Multivista 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
With the integration of Construction Photo Documentation and BIM technology, Construction and Facilities teams are realizing value in streamlined process improvements. In this webinar, you will learn about the most cutting edge advancements in photo documentation best practices unified with BIM technology.

Improving the Bottom Line - Understanding Top Line Growth and Operational Efficiency

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 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: Jay Synder, Partner, Bloomfield PDC - Subverify
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
Join us for a short presentation followed by Q&A on understanding key drivers to profitability – Top Line Growth and Operational Efficiency. Understanding these concepts will help you focus on how to succeed in as the market continues to thaw.

Risk Management as a Strategic Asset

Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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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: Joseph Poliafico, Senior Consultant/Risk Management Practice, FMI
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Best-in-class construction firms are using risk management as a strategic asset to not only better protect the company, but to increase the value as well. Join FMI’s Joe Poliafico as he shares some of these risk management strategies.

Zero Injury, A Product of Leadership

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 1:00 p.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Eric Lambert, National Customer Solutions Director, Zurich Insurance
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
For many years, the construction community has been working to reach zero injuries. There is no better time than now to focus on systematic injury prevention by adopting a zero-injury vision and strategy by beginning a transformation into a zero-injury culture. Learn to assess where your company is in the zero-injury development cycle and investigate strategies designed to enhance your culture and safety.