You're Invited: Future Leadership Forum Inaugural Celebration

Come and celebrate the first year of the AGC Future Leadership Forum! All early- and mid-career professionals (and a guest) are invited to attend this festive event that will feature heavy hors doeuvres beer and wine and dancing! Sponsored by Lydig Construction GLY Construction and Northwest Ca...
Posted on: 01/27/2009

Support the Industry! Meet Governor and Legislators at AGC Lobby Day

Learn about legislative issues that impact your business and take the industrys message to Legislators and the Governor at AGCs Lobby Day Feb. 19. Please plan to attend and play a key role in advancing the industrys objectives! GLY Construction has generously donated a van to bring participants...
Posted on: 01/27/2009

AGC Annual Convention Reminder

The AGC Annual Convention is fast approaching! Check out the full menu of activities including sessions on the state of the 2009 economy and managing business in turbulent times. And dont forget spouse activities wine tasting and after-hours bowling! Info and registration at AGC Annual Conventi...
Posted on: 01/06/2009

Get Up-to-Date Info on Crane Regulations

AGC is hosting a series of two hour presentations from Steve Jouwsma of Sicklesteel Cranes Inc. Steve will discuss the latest information on the Washington Crane Regulations what is going on with the Federal rule (C-DAC) as well as the latest developments in the national consensus documents (ANS...
Posted on: 01/06/2009

AGC-WSDOT Annual Meeting

Jan. 7 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fircrest Golf Club. The day includes presentations on federal transportation dollars bonding and revenue upcoming legislative session design-build manual economic outlook and the 6th annual Awards for Excellence and Contract Administration. For info or registra...
Posted on: 01/06/2009

\Brown Bag\ Event: Preventing Workers' Comp Fraud

Date: Jan. 8Time: 11 a.m.Place: AGC Conference Center in Seattle (1200 Westlake Ave.) Januarys Brown Bag will focus on the basics of the workers compensation system and workers compensation fraud. At our first Brown Bag event in October the issue of workers compensation fraud was raised as a pa...
Posted on: 01/06/2009

AGC Annual Convention: Value Driven/Member Centered

How can contractors recession-proof their companies? Whats the likelihood of card check legislation passing Congress? Wheres the price of steel headed? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? If you bowl a perfect 300 must you buy a round of drinks? Find out the answers to these questio...
Posted on: 12/16/2008

Workers' Comp Fraud is the Topic of Brown Bag Event

Do you have questions regarding management of workers comp claims or fraud? If so you are invited to AGCs second Brown Bag event. At the first Brown Bag workers comp fraud was raised as a particularly challenging issue. For the Jan. 8 event (11 a.m. AGC Conference Center Seattle) experienced L...
Posted on: 12/16/2008

2009 Annual Convention - Registration Now Open!

On January 23 2009 the AGC will be having its Annual Convention that includes a newly expanded program. With a noon-til-late timeframe the day will include sessions to help you maneuver the challenging economic times not to mention the customary delectable dinner national speaker and fun Stanisla...
Posted on: 11/25/2008

How to Survive a Recession in the Construction Industry - Dec. 3

AGC and AGC Education Foundation present a special course for top execs of firms of all sizes. Turn-around expert Dr. Thomas Schleifer will arm you for the challenges ahead with tested methods to prepare for - and prosper during - market changes. For info and registration visit Survive Recessio...
Posted on: 11/24/2008

AGC Safety Events Focus on Fall Protection and Tower Cranes

Mark your calendars as the AGC Safety Department will be hosting safety forums around the state! No need to register all are welcome. For more info on these events contact AGC Safety Director Mandi Kime at mkime@agcwa.com or 206.284.0061. Steve Heist Construction Safety & Health Specialist...
Posted on: 11/24/2008

Apprentice Utilization Requirements Workshop Dec. 12

Learn how the New Apprentice Requirements are being implemented on Washington State Department of Transportation Contracts at a Dec. 12 workshop at the AGCs Tacoma Office (942 Pacific Ave.) 9 to 11 a.m. L&I the Washington State DOT and AGC will be sharing experiences with regard to the recen...
Posted on: 11/10/2008

Future Leadership Forum BIM Panel This Week

Please Join Us! AGC Future Leadership Forum (FLF) BIM Panel Thursday Nov. 13 5:30 p.m. **LOCATION: Lake Washington Rowing Club 910 N. Northlake Way Seattle Pizza and Refreshments Register: Click Here Topics: • BIM in the design phase and options for sustainability• BIM and labor producti...
Posted on: 11/10/2008

Future Leadership Forum: BIM, Pizza and Beer!

All mid- and early-career construction professionals from AGC firms are invited to AGC Future Leadership Forums BIM Presentation Nov. 13 5:30 p.m. Lake Washington Rowing Club. Details and registration: FLF BIM event.
Posted on: 10/28/2008

Federal Construction Outlook in the Northwest – Nov. 6

All members are invited to hear GSA Corps Naval Facilities Coast Guard Parks Service present 3-year construction outlooks during the AGC Federal Facilities Committee meeting Nov. 6. Also: Corps BIM requirements and Fort Lewis design-build process. Details and registration: Federal Facilities.
Posted on: 10/28/2008

What was Once an Annual Meeting is Now a Convention! Jan. 23, 2009

Save the date for the AGC of WA Annual Convention at the Hyatt in dynamic downtown Bellevue! The change from meeting to convention reflects an expanded program. With a noon-til-late timeframe the day will include sessions to help you maneuver the challenging economic times not to mention the cu...
Posted on: 10/28/2008

AGC and BUILD PAC Invite You to Join Them

Two great events coming up soon for AGC and BUILD PAC. On Monday Nov. 10 join us for a victory celebration honoring the legislative candidates we endorsed (and that won) as they prepare to head to Olympia in January. Join us at 7:30 a.m. at McCormick & Schmicks Harborside Restaurants Cityscap...
Posted on: 10/14/2008

Financial Turmoil and the Bond Market: Seattle District Membership Event

Youve read the news and followed the politics of the financial rescue plan. Now its time to gain insight into specifics about how the turmoil will affect our industry. At the Oct. 21 Seattle District meeting David Hombach VP at Travelers Bond and Financial Products will present The Economys Eff...
Posted on: 10/14/2008

AGC 2009 Annual Convention – Save-the-Date!

AGC will hold the Annual Convention on January 23 at the Bellevue Hyatt. The featured keynote speaker will be Stephen Dubner author of the bestselling book Freakonomics. Plus the 2009 event will have many new features. Look for more information in the coming weeks.The BUILD PAC Dessert Dash is...
Posted on: 10/14/2008

Pierce County Construction Partnership Career Day Seeks Volunteers

The Pierce County Construction Partnership (PCCP) holds Construction Career Day for high school students Nov. 6 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Western Washington Fair Grounds (110 9th Avenue SW in Puyallup). Several AGC members have contributed funds and PCCP now seeks volunteers for the event. If you ...
Posted on: 10/14/2008

Seminar on Industry Lingo and Interrelationships for Non-technical Staff

Heres a class for your HR marketing and other staff whose first language may not be construction-speak. A/E/C Essentials: An Introduction to the Design and Construction Industry is for those who work in the industry but may not be familiar with its terminology and interrelationships. Topics incl...
Posted on: 10/14/2008

Seminar on Industry Lingo and Interrelationships for Non-technical Staff

Heres a class for your HR marketing admin and other staff whose first language may not be construction-speak. A/E/C Essentials: An Introduction to the Design and Construction Industry is designed for those who work in the industry but who may not be familiar with its terminology and interrelatio...
Posted on: 09/30/2008

Financial Turmoil and the Bond Market: Seattle District Membership Event

Youve read the news and followed the politics of the proposed financial rescue plan. Now its time to gain insight into specifics about how the recent turmoil will affect your industry. At the Oct. Seattle District Membership Breakfast David Hombach VP at Travelers Bond and Financial Products wi...
Posted on: 09/30/2008

Ask A General Contractor Anything You Have Ever Wanted To... (But Were Afraid To!)

Join the American Society of Professional Estimators Chapter 45 tomorrow September 17 at the Harborside Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. Their Generals panel will feature Chief Estimators from Walsh Construction Company PCL Construction Absher Construction not to mention several General Contractor represe...
Posted on: 09/16/2008

Future Leadership Forum: More Events, New Structure

The Future Leadership Forum (FLF) Steering Committee created an organizational structure that will allow the new group to expand and to better meet the needs of members. More info on that below but first here is a recap of upcoming FLF events: Pub Event: September 25 5:30 p.m. Paddy Coynes 1...
Posted on: 09/16/2008