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2020 SUMMER CONFERENCE

Thursday July 23

4:00 - 6:00 pm Registration / Sign In

6:00 - 7:00 pm Welcome Opening Reception

7:00 - 9:00 pm Casino Night

             With heavy Appetizers DJ & Photo booth



Friday July 24

8:00 -8:30 Breakfast Open

9:00 - 10:00 Elizabeth Standafer - NC Apprenticeship

10:00 - 10:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dave Simpson—CAGC

  •  What you need to know politically in the Carolinas about issues affecting your business.
  •  How the construction economy/outlook is stacking up these days.
  •  Workforce Shortage/Build Your Career and other top issues/programs we’re focusing .

11:30 - 12:00 pm Golf Registration

12:00 pm Golf Outing At Magnolia Greens

                          1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr Leland NC 28451

6:30 PM—7:30 PM Cocktail Reception

7:30 pm - until The Night is Yours…..



Saturday July 25

8:30 Breakfast & Business Sessions

9:00 - 10:00 am Keynote Speaker: FMI : Jay Bowman

                    Transformation at the Top of the Cycle

10:00 - 11:00 am Session 1 - Firestop Education: - Robert Thomas—CMI

11:00 - 12:00 pm Session 2 - OSHA's Top 10 frequent Citations - Gilchrist Safety Solutions

12:00 -12:30 pm Lunch Buffet Served

12:30 - 1:30 pm LUNCH KEYNOTE - Why Word of Mouth is No Longer Enough - Brice Connors

1:30 - 2:00 pm BREAK

2:00 - 3:00 pm Session 4 - Confined Space Entry Awareness - Gilchrist Safety Solutions

3:00 - 4:00 pm Session 5 - Excavation & Trenching Awareness - Gilchrist Safety Solutions

4:00 - 5:30 pm Closing Cocktail Reception

5:30 pm - until The Night is Yours…..

WHO Should Attend? Educators, Contractors, Subcontractors, Parents, Anyone passionate about the trade shortage and how to fix it!

WHAT is This? 3 day event packed full of interaction and information between the schools and the trades

WHY Should I Attend? You are passionate about the trade industry, you work in the trades, you teach a trade, you see the disconnect, you’ve experienced the lack of qualified talent, your child is interested in the trades and you want more information.

WHEN and WHERE? The beautifully renovated Ballast Hotel located on the River-walk in Wilmington, NC



Room Reservations (910)763-5900

 Room Rate $179 per night (cut off is June 23rd)