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 

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
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: 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. 

Bonding and Insurance for New and Emerging Contractors

Date: Thursday, May 14, 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: Joshua A. Etemadi, Construction Bonds, Inc., a Division of Murray Securus
  Sam Carradine, The Surety and Fidelity Association of America
 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will focus on the various types of surety bonds, how to begin the process of obtaining a bond, the role of the agent/producer and underwriter, the prequalification process, the 3 “Cs” (capital, capacity and character), the costs of bonding and how to develop a surety bond relationship. The webinar also will cover the various types of insurance required (commercial general liability, workers’ compensation, etc.) and what to look for in an insurance agent relationship.

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.

Leadership DNA

Date: Thursday, May 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: David Fair, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP
  Robert Graham, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP
 
  Bill Ringle, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP
 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Leadership DNA explores the fundamental truths of Leadership.  What exactly is Leadership?  Is it different than management? Can it be learned?  What are good leadership traits, practice and skills that good leaders practice.

Owner/Contractor Agreements and Choosing the Right One for Your Project

Date: Thursday, May 28, 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: Joshua Ballance, Senior Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn about the new AIA Sustainable Projects documents and strengthen your knowledge of other AIA Contract Documents most commonly used by Contractors. Understand the contractual relationships when entering Owner/Contractor agreements using the various project delivery models, including: Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager as Adviser, Construction Manager as Constructor, Design-Build, Integrated Project Delivery, and Small Projects.

The Basics of Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 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: Tony Stagliano, CPA, CCIFP, Director, CBIZ, MHM, LLC (CBIZ)
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will offer an introduction to construction accounting processes and cost management systems. This webinar will also assess the most important elements of a contractor’s financial and cost management systems. It is geared toward accounting personnel, owners, financial service providers, project/construction managers, risk professionals, technology vendors and others who are familiar with construction accounting but want to learn more.

What Is Compensable Time Under the FLSA – Recent Developments and Special Challenges Facing Employers in the Construction Industry

Date: Tuesday, June 9. 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: Diane Apa Hauser, ESQ, Partner, PaisnerLitvin, LLP
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
During this webinar, we will review the new test defined by the Supreme Court regarding whether pre- and post- shift activities constitute compensable time. We also will review other special challenges that employers in the construction industry face when deciding what constitutes compensable time.  

Effectively Handling An OSHA Inspection: How to Legally Protect Your Rights

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 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: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Partner, Fisher & Phillips, LLP
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The Obama administration has put the teeth back in OSHA's bite, and the construction industry is in OSHA’s inspection cross-hairs. Companies continue struggling to figure out their rights when an OSHA inspector enters their business. Would your company be prepared if you opened the door today to find an OSHA compliance officer ready to inspect your business? Do you know your legal rights and how to handle an inspection from an enforcement-driven OSHA?

ABC’s of Lobbying

Date: Tuesday, June 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: 30 minutes
Fee: Free
Speakers: Geoff Burr, VP Government Affairs, ABC National
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
In preparation for ABC’s 2015 Legislative Week, ABC’s federal affairs staff will review the basic steps you need to know in order to effectively lobby your representatives.

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.