Calendar of Events

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book.

 

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |
 

 

INSTRUCTOR

Tony Ames (Ames Safety Solutions, LLC) headshotTony Ames
Ames Safety Solutions, LLC

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.

 

 


WHEN

Fridays, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13 & 20 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


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Drug-Free Safety Program Employee Education Training

**This class is available either in-person or virtually.**

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Virtually or at the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


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Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

**This class is available either in-person or virtually.**

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |
 

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Virtual or at Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


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Field Supervision & Jobsite Management II

**This program is available either in-person or virtually.**

 

This advanced-level program is for experienced superintendents looking for management techniques, organizational methods and practical ideas on managing jobsite problems.

Prerequisite: The BX program, Field Supervision & Jobsite Management I or at least six (6) months of experience as a field superintendent.

This program is being offered in-person and online. In-person seating is limited; and once filled, all registrants will be added to the live virtual program. If you are interested in the online presentation only, please email Caroline Whitaker to receive the registration link.

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |


WHEN

Nov. 10, 11, 16 & 19 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

ONLINE or The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio |1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


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Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

This course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class.

 

 

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |


WHEN

Wednesday, Nov.. 11 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio | 1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


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2020 BX Annual Meeting (Virtual)

 

Mark your calendar now for a Virtual Celebration of Excellence!

 

Join us virtually to celebrate and recognize this year’s award winners and graduates!

Since 1892, the Exchange has stood the test of time. This year, although the pandemic prevents us from gathering in person, we will celebrate virtually and plan to carry on the BX traditions for many years to come.

  • Cornerstone Award
  • Craftsmanship Award
  • President's Award
  • Safety Achievement Award
  • The Rising Leaders Institute - Class of 2020
  • BX Executive Leadership Experience - Class of 2020
  • BX Field Leadership Excellence Series - Class of 2020

While the virtual Annual Meeting is FREE, you will need to register to receive the link to the program.

 

turkey imageThe Builders Exchange has honored the turkey tradition since 1936; however, the pandemic has affected many and the BX would like to broaden the reach of families. This year, all funds raised will feed families through the Mid-Ohio Food Collective. Please consider making a donation.

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2020 Annual Meeting Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsor

Staples Business Advantage Logo

Welcome Sponsor

CareWorks Comp logo

 

 

 

Craftsmanship Award Sponsors

Ice Miller, LLP logo
Ohio Power Tool logo

Safety Award Sponsors

Safex, Inc. logo
Suter Law logo

 

 

Gold Sponsors

Best Courier logo
Pathways Credit Union logo

Silver Sponsor

 

 


WHEN

Thursday, Nov. 12 | Pre-Show- 3:45 p.m. | Awards Show - 4 p.m.

WHERE

The program will be virtual - a link will be emailed to all registrants.

COST

There is no cost; however, registration is required.


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Leadership on the Jobsite

 

Help your field superintendents and project managers be more than managers – help them become leaders. In this course, attendees will gain knowledge from experienced industry professionals who will share lessons learned and best practices on important topics such as:

  • Delegation
  • Managing diversity
  • Leading vs. Managing

 


COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Dwight McCabe (The McCabe Companies) headshot

Dwight McCabe
(The McCabe Companies)

 	Jim Negron (Corna Kokosing Construction Co.) headshot

Jim Negron
(Corna Kokosing Construction Co.)

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WHEN

Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 16 & 17 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. each day

WHERE

VIRTUAL | Log-in information will be emailed to registrants.

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


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Preparing for the New Year: Legal & Financial Considerations

 

The impact of events in 2020 will carry into the New Year and the industry needs to plan accordingly - despite the unknowns.


Attorneys Don Gregory and Mike Madigan (Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter) will address the legal issues industry leaders need to be aware of in the new year, while Doug Houser (Rea & Associates, Inc., CPAs) explores the accounting, economic and financial concerns.


MEET THE PRESENTERS

Don Gregory (Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter) headshot
Don Gregory
is director and chair of the Construction Law Practice at Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter and stays abreast of cutting-edge developments in the industry by serving many of the leading national construction trade associations as their general counsel.
Doug Houser (Rea & Associates, LLC) headshot
Doug Houser
is a principal and director of Construction & Real Estate Services at Rea & Associates, Inc., CPAs. His areas of expertise include: financing structures, cash flow and balance sheet management, succession planning and long-term capital/liquidity event guidance.
Mike Madigan (Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter) headshot
Mike Madigan
is a director at Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of construction law and litigation, advising clients on mechanic’s lien, collections and other issues in the construction industry.

 

 


WHEN

Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 9 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

Virtual | Log-in information will be emailed to registered participants.

COST

$39 per employee of BX member firms; $49 per employee of non-member firms


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BX HR Group: Recruiting, New Hires & Employee Engagement

 

HR Professionals Invited to Join BX HR Group

If you’re the human resources manager at your company, or if HR is just one of the many hats you wear, the HR Group is for BX members like you.

 


Recruiting, New Hires & Employee Engagement

  • How do you recruit new employees?
  • What software do you use?
  • What are your incentives?
  • How to you recognize/reward referrals?
  • How do you confirm the right fit with your company culture?
  • How do you engage new employees?
  • What do the first 90 days look like at your firm?

Bring your questions and be ready to share your best practices with the group!

 

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |
 


WHEN

Thursday, Nov. 19 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

There is no cost for employees of BX member firms to participate, but registration is required. This group is not open to non-member firms.


REGISTER

Dec. BXYP – Virtual Cocktail Making Class with High Bank Distillery

 

The BXYPs are getting into the holiday spirit and learning how to make two seasonal cocktails with High Bank Distillery. Join us for this unique event to enjoy happy hour with your peers!

WHEN

Thursday, Dec. 3 | 4 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

VIRTUAL | Log-in information will be emailed to registrants

COST

$35 per employee of BX member firms; $45 per employee of non-member firms


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Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

**This program is will be held virtually.**

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when?

Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Employees involved in the complicated lien law process need to know the requirements under the law.

This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights. Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

VIRTUAL | Log-in information will be emailed to registrants

COST

$200 per employee of BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


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Safety Advisory Council - Q4 Meeting

**This program is behing held virtually.**


Network with your safety community to discuss current construction safety trends and happenings! This quarterly breakfast meeting is an informal roundtable discussion.


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 15 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

VIRTUAL | Log-in information will be emailed to registrants.

COST

FREE for employees of BX member firms; not available for non-member firms.


REGISTER

BX HR Group: All About Training!

 

HR Professionals Invited to Join BX HR Group

If you’re the human resources manager at your company, or if HR is just one of the many hats you wear, the HR Group is for BX members like you.

 


All About Training!

The BX staff will provide an overview of the education, safety and professional development programs available to you and your employees. There will also be a roundtable discussion about training that will include:

  • What your company offers
  • What training you do in-house
  • What training you want to add for your staff
  • HR-specific training and development, including where to seek credits

 

The Builders Exchange has implemented measures in consultation with public health authorities to ensure our protocols help you feel safe while attending onsite events. An air purification (ionization) system has been installed on HVAC units at the BX to cleanse air circulating through the building. Masks are currently mandatory and class size is limited.    | READ MORE |
 


WHEN

Thursday, Dec. 17 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Reitter Stucco & Supply (1100 King Ave., 43212)

COST

There is no cost for employees of BX member firms to participate, but registration is required. This group is not open to non-member firms.


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