March 17 | 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
March 18 | 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Online registration will open later this week through the new BX member portal at bx.org.
For nearly 15 years, the Ohio Construction Conference has offered high-level professional development and industry education. This year is no exception, with one major difference. Attendees will participate from their home or office as the Conference moves to a virtual platform, keeping participant health and safety a top priority.
Construction owners, design professionals, contractors and service providers will gain leading-edge information and receive practical business solutions during the two, half-day event.
The Conference will be held the morning of March 17 and the afternoon of March 18, allowing participants to attend one or both half-day sessions. Firms who have multiple employees participate in the full-conference experience (both days) will receive the discounted pricing the Conference has consistently provided.
Program topics include:
For more information about the Conference, contact Deb Murphy.
Travis Hartshorn, field manager
Years in the Industry: 23
Thompson Excavation, Ltd.
Chuck Montgomery, project manager
Years in the Industry: 20
cHc Manufacturing, Inc.
Adam Trent, foreman carpenter
Years in the Industry: 5
Turner Construction Co.
The BX Field Leadership Excellence Series (BXFlex) is a five-month, eight-session program designed to transform top field force managers into high-impact leaders. This is the seventh year for the program, with a class of 30 local field leaders.
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 BXFlex or BXLX, contact Deb Murphy.
2021 Nomination Form
Deadline: Friday, Jan. 22
The deadline to nominate an industry leader for the 2021 BX Cornerstone Award is this Friday!
The nomination process will only take a few moments of your time, but the impact on your nominee, should they win, could last a lifetime. Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:
If chosen as a semifinalist, the nominator will be contacted to provide further details. The committee will forward their final recommendations to the BX Board of Directors for confirmation of the 2021 Cornerstone Award winner.
For more information about this award, contact Pam Austin.
Need to hire an estimator, someone to work in the warehouse or maybe a project manager? Post your job opening on the BX Job Board!
With more than 1,000 visits in December, the BX job board is the place to have your job openings seen by individuals looking specifically for construction jobs.
It’s easy to submit a job, go to www.bxjobs.com and complete the fill-in-the-blank form then click submit to BX. That’s it – your next employee may be just a click away!
Contact Sanda Elkins with any questions.
Just a reminder that OSHA 300A Forms must be posted by Feb. 1 and the information from the 300A must be entered electronically on the OSHA website by March 2.
Check out our online safety training course, OSHA 300 Recordkeeping Requirements, at bx.puresafety.com to make sure you understand the OSHA forms submission requirements. For more information regarding the posting requirement, visit the OSHA website at www.osha.gov.
For information about BX safety classes, contact Rosie Leuby.
Jan. BXYP: University Owner Update
Jan. 21 | 2 - 3:30 p.m.
$35 per employee of BX member firms
$45 per employee for non-member firms
Meet with Otterbein University, Capital University and Columbus State Community College virtually to discuss their projects for 2021 and how they have had to adjust due to the pandemic.
For more information about this or other BXYP events, contact Caroline Whitaker.
Estimating & Bid Preparation
Feb. 2, 4, 9 & 11 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day
$360 per employee of BX member firms
$460 per employee of non-member firms
Estimating and Bid Preparation will take you back to the basics with organizational tools to meet today's short deadlines, reduced margins for error and ongoing competition.
Experienced industry estimators share the fundamentals of job cost estimating - from beginning to end - and cover the steps needed to prepare a clear bid. Course instructors include:
For more information about this course, contact Caroline Whitaker.
Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
Feb. 4 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
$50 per employee of BX Workers’ Comp Group firms
$70 per employee of BX member firms
$100 per employee of non-member firms
If you don’t have a first aid/CPR/AED certification card, or it’s time to renew your certification, you need to register now as our Standard First Aid/CPR/AED classes are filling quickly.
Participants will not only learn the basics of first aid, how to administer CPR and the proper use of an AED, they will also leave this course feeling confident and prepared to help in an emergency. Class size is limited to provide each participant a personal manikin for skill practice and testing.
Upon successful completion of this course, attendees 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.
In the event of state or federal mandates that prohibit in-person classes, registrants will be notified and information regarding rescheduling will be provided as confirmed.
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 |
Mastering Virtual Meetings & Presentations
Feb. 11 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.
$199 per employee of BX member firms or $525 for project teams of 3
$299 per employee of non-member firms
After months of virtual interactions with owners and project teams, many online presenters are still being derailed by a webcam and other distractions.
Construction firms have trusted Anthony Huey (Reputation Management, LLC) to help them prepare for in-person presentations for years. Let him help your team prepare for their next virtual presentation with tips about mastering online technology and becoming a more effective virtual presenter.
Attendees will leave the session with tips on:
Whether you’re using Zoom, Teams, Skype, Google hangouts or a multitude of other platforms, this highly-engaging session will make sure you look and sound your best.
Participants may register individually or take advantage of special project team pricing to ensure everyone is on the same virtual page.
For more information about this course, contact Deb Murphy.
Yes, No, Dos & Don'ts: Most Common Safety Misunderstandings
Feb. 24 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$39 per employee of BX member firms
$49 per employee of non-member firms
Join industry expert panelists as they dive into some of the most commonly misunderstood construction safety issues during the new B.I.T.E (Bring In The Experts) series!
This series is designed to allow leaders from multiple discplines the ability to share their insights on topics that affect safety in the commercial construction industry. Each session will feature different panelists and topics. The program format includes a panel discussion followed by an open Q&A forum to have your specific question answered.
This session features three industry specialists with well-rounded knowledge who will answer some of the most misunderstood questions on OSHA guidance, jobsite visits, inspections, exposure risk and more.
For more information about this or any safety course, contact Rosie Leuby.
March 31, April 15 & May 11
Time & Location Vary
$1,500 per employee of BX member firms
$2,000 per employee of non-member firms
Initially developed for graduates of the BX Executive Leadership Experience, the upcoming BXLX 2.0 series is open to any industry executive seeking advanced leadership development.
The program provides an opportunity for execs to take their leadership skills to the next level by focusing on organizational change, team building and the latest research devoted to leadership.
The three-part series led by Jim Krug (Advanced Performance Group) and Paul Jones (Center for Creative Leadership) includes:
Each session includes a corresponding leadership assessment, and participants will have access to one-on-one coaching to develop a personalized leadership plan.
For more information about this program, contact Deb Murphy.
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