PCCA's Construction Industry Roundtable
once again provided a variety of viewpoints on the industry to a room packed with PCCA members.
Elected to the National Academy of Construction in 2014, he is also a member of the Construction Industry Roundtable
and on the board of directors of the New York Building Congress, Regional Plan Association.
Department of Labor, the NAHB, and several other construction industry organizations, including the Construction Industry Roundtable
, are working together to promote "Skills to Build America's Future," an initiative to attract young people to careers in the industry.
"For all of the late 1990s, campus construction was not only steady but growing," said Mark Casso, president of the Washington-based Construction Industry Roundtable
, a trade association of the nation's top 100 construction-company CEOs.
The primary goal of any PCCA meeting is educating the members, and from the full-day Financial Management session on Friday through the jam-packed Construction Industry Roundtable
on Tuesday, industry information flowed.
In addition to his work with the Building Congress, he volunteers his time, efforts and talents to the Construction Industry Roundtable
and the Engineering School Advisory Board of the City College of New York and serves as president of the board of directors for Nontraditional Employment for Women.
The meetings are ideal places to meet fellow members and attend the educational sessions, the Construction Industry Roundtable
, and endless relaxed networking opportunities.
He said that the next five years in telecom are going to be "absolutely wild," driven by the ever-growing demand for mobile broadband, and that power is a very healthy market, "the largest contributor to overall construction spending except single-family homes." Other education highlights were the Construction Industry Roundtable
, with an upbeat economic forecast from Mark Bridgers of the Continuum Advisory Group and a session on finding and retaining top employees, which was very relevant given the shortage of qualified workers in the construction industry today.
The last day of the convention wrapped up with a report on the Affordable Care Act and the annual Construction Industry Roundtable
, an open discussion with experts on market conditions and issues impacting the telecommunications and electrical construction markets.
"Members packed two tiers of seats for the biannual Construction Industry Roundtable
which covered several vital industry topics."
Attorney General John Ashcroft, the always-popular Construction Industry Roundtable
, a detailed and upbeat utility construction industry overview, an uplifting Prayer Break-fast and a bustling Associates Exhibit.