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Registration Open for BX Scholarship Open!

 

BX Scholarship Open
June 21
Check-in & Registration | 7 AM
Shotgun Start | 8:30 AM

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$800/foursome
Includes: golf, cart, skins game, team mulligans, continental breakfast and lunch.


Are you ready to hit the greens at one of three premier courses? This year’s outing is set for Monday, June 21 at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Scioto Reserve Country Club and Wedgewood Golf & Country Club.

This event will sell out! Register your foursome online today and include a hole sponsorship to guarantee your course of choice. For more information about the outing, contact Pam Austin.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to increase your company’s visibility? A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available to both golfers and non-golfers, with all proceeds to benefit the Builders Exchange Foundation.

  • Lunch Sponsor - $2,000
  • Beverage Sponsor – $500
  • *Premium Hole Sponsor – $500
  • Hole Sponsor – $350

 *Premium hole sponsors may be at their sponsored location to greet golfers and network on the course.

Event Sponsor

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This annual day of golf and networking helps raise money for the BX Foundation, which supports efforts in construction workforce development, industry image enhancement, expanded education opportunities and improved industry business practices.



Meet Our Leadership Program Participants

 

Drew Cavinee (Environmental Remediation Contractor) headshot Drew Cavinee, director of environmental services
Years in the Industry: 10
Environmental Remediation Contractor

Rising Leaders

Ashley Cummins (Marker, Inc.) headshot Ashley Cummins, project manager
Years in the Industry: 2
Marker, Inc.

Rising Leaders

Jon Howard (Jess Howard Electric Co.) headshot Jon Howard, president
Years in the Industry: 31
Jess Howard Electric Co.

BXLX


The BX Executive Leadership Experience (BXLX) is a nine-month program in which industry professionals are educated and coached by nationally-recognized experts in construction leadership and business development. This is the 10th year for the program, with a class of 21 local industry executives.

For more information about BXLX, contact Deb Murphy.


The Rising Leaders Institute has become one of most sought-after professional development programs in our community. Developed in partnership with The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, this is the 15th year for the program, with a class of 30 future industry leaders.

For more information about the Rising Leaders Institute, contact Caroline Whitaker.

Your Online Option for Safety Training

 

bx.puresafety.com

 

BX Online Safety ImageWhether it’s COVID-19, the weather or your busy schedule keeping you away from in-person classes, virtual training may be an option.

The BX has you covered at bx.puresafety.com with hundreds of online courses, available in English and Spanish.

Browse the many courses, which include OSHA 10- and 30-Hour training, as well as human resources and ethics topics. Then set your own schedule to get the training you and your employees need.

For more information about online or in-person safety classes, contact Rosie Leuby.

Learn the signs of a project in trouble

 

Managing The Problem Project
April 20 | 3 - 6 p.m.
Builders Exchange

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$135 per employee of BX member firms
$235 per employee of non-member firms
When registering online, be sure to log in to receive the member rate.


Don't let a problem project spiral out of control. Train your team to recognize the early warning signs and be prepared to minimize your company's risk.

Mike Madigan (Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter) headshotMike Madigan (Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter) will provide decision makers with insights and practical tools for handling the fallout that can occur when a project turns ugly. The course will include instruction and case study work.

Upon completion of this course, attendees will have the information to:

  • Recognize project S.O.S. signals
  • Handle mediation and arbitration processes
  • Communicate with key parties under pressure

For more information about this course, contact Caroline Whitaker.

 


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 |

Let’s Chat About Benefits of BX Membership Over Coffee!

 

BX Member Coffee Chat
April 22 | 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Virtual

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There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.


Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and let us show you how you can use your BX membership to bring value to your business!

Join BX board members Jay Jacobsmeyer (Walsh Construction Group, LLC), Alison Marker (Marker, Inc.) and Mark Setterlin (Setterlin Building Company) as they share their experiences as a BX member. You’ll learn how participating in BX exclusive cost-saving programs can potentially save you thousands of dollars each year.

You’ll also hear about marketing and networking opportunities that are available as well as upcoming safety, education, and professional development courses.

For more information about this program, contact Kendall Shonkwiler.

Introductory Blueprint Reading Course

 

Introduction to Construction Drawings
May 4 & 6 | 4 - 6 PM
Builders Exchange

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$180 per employee of BX member firms
$280 per employee for non-member firms
When registering online, be sure to log in to receive the member rate.


Blueprint reading is a fundamental skill crucial to the industry and it’s important that your entire staff understand the basics. Being prepared is even more important during these uncertain times, when employees may be asked to step into roles outside their normal duties. Be sure your team knows the basics of how to read and understand blueprints.

Through lecture and interactive work with actual commercial drawings, Mike Kray (Gilbane Building Company) and Brandon Hedrick (Ruscilli Construction Co., Inc.), will provide the fundamental knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints.

This introductory course is ideal for office personnel, field employees, new employees or anyone who is looking to learn or refine their blueprint reading skills.

For more information about this course, contact Caroline Whitaker.

 


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 |

Is Your First Aid/CPR/AED Certification Current?

 

Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
May 6 | 8 AM - 12:30 PM
Builders Exchange

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$50 per employee of BX Workers’ Comp Group firms
$70 per employee of BX member firms
$100 per employee of non-member firms
When registering online, be sure to log in to receive the member rate.


When jobsites get busy, it’s easy to overlook renewing first aid/CPR certifications. After all, you’ve been to class and know the skills, correct? Not necessarily. Skills are consistently being updated to provide the latest techniques for use when an accident or sudden illness occurs.

Attendees will be instructed on the basics of first aid, how to administer CPR and the proper use of an AED. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two years.

For more information about this class or to schedule a company-specific session, contact Rosie Leuby.

 


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 |

Health Insurance Options: More Important Than Ever

 

BX Health Insurance Options
May 18 | 8 - 10 AM
Virtual

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There is no cost to participate, but registration is required.  


This past year has reminded us how important it is to have a comprehensive health insurance plan. There’s never been a better time to review your current and future health care options.

Join Vince Sowell and Jason Abrams (Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield) and Dean Stitz (McGohan Brabender) to learn about insurance benefits available through your BX membership. Whether your company is large or small, the Builders Exchange has options to ensure your employees are provided the best possible coverage.

For more information about health insurance options or this program, contact Kendall Shonkwiler.

A Layman's Look at Construction: All the Basics

 

A Layman's Look at Construction
May 25 | 8 AM - NOON
Builders Exchange

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$180 per employee of BX member firms
$280 per employee of non-member firms
When registering online, be sure to log in to receive the member rate.


This interactive course will have your new hires up-to-speed on the basics of how a construction project flows, allowing them to be more productive. Newly updated, this program follows the timeline of an actual project and is taught by local construction experts.

Whether your firm is a general contractor, subcontractor or supplier, this course is an excellent opportunity for those new to the industry to learn about the key players on a project and how they all work together.

For more information about this course, contact Caroline Whitaker.

 


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 |

Local Project Leads

Courtesy of BX Business Services Partner Dodge Data & Analytics

 

Subscribers to the Dodge Global Network have full access to reporting details and plans (if available) for the projects listed. To learn more about accessing this detailed project information, contact Kendall Shonkwiler.

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