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

Managing Growth - Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 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: Edin Zukanovic, Construction Bonds, Inc., a Division of Murray Securus
  Sam Carradine, The Surety and Fidelity Association of America   

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.

Understanding LEAN/Motion is Money

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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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: Brian Roberts, Risk Control Consulting Director at CNA

The cost of doing business, coupled with a maturing workforce, requires employers to look at injury costs and productivity. The Motion is Money® series integrates principles of ergonomics with concepts of lean construction. The focus is on reducing workplace exposures while increasing productivity, enhancing worker efficiency and improving bottom-line profitability. Motion is Money is CNA’s proven business tool for the construction industry.

An Introduction to E-Verify

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014 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: Jennifer Nelson, Management and Program Analyst
E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.  Join subject matter experts from the Department of Homeland Security to learn how E-Verify can benefit your organization!

Understanding Contractors Professional and Pollution Liability Exposures

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2014 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: Peter Brooks, Senior Underwriter, Catlin
An increasing number of construction contracts require General Contractor’s and Sub-Contractors to carry their own professional and pollution liability insurance. Learn the ins and outs of this coverage, what areas of your business may be at risk and how your current policy may not provide the coverage you need.

Professional Liability coverage is now needed even by contractors who do not do conventional design work, learn what to watch out for in your contracts and policies.

To Live and Die by Change Order Management - The All-In Best Practices Series Powered by Viewpoint Construction Software

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 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: Gregg Schoppman, Principal and Florida Consulting Manager, FMI Corporation

The dirty little not-so-secret of the construction industry is that a large percentage of companies depend on change orders to drive profit - even to the extent of bidding below cost in the expectation that change orders will drive that project from the red to the black. Yet so many of the same companies have such inadequate change order management processes that they are leaving money on the table, at best - or setting themselves up for business failure, at worst. This best practices guide aggregates techniques for world class change order management from the companies that do it best.