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March 2018

AGMA Annual Conference @ Opal Sands Resort

March 21, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Opal Sands Resort, 430 S Gulfview Blvd
Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767 United States

It's time to get in a Florida state of mind!Last year we were proud to host 70+ people (21 contractors/suppliers + labor). We hope to grow that number in 2018! We are working on an agenda that will feature the top influencers in our industry. Past speakers include Wiss Janney Elstner  regarding quality control, Phila U School of Architecture (Jim Doefler), an in-depth look at the Millennial Workforce, and a Conspectus presentation on the importance of communication between subcontractor and spec writer.  Details:Hotel: Opal Sands Resort in…

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April 2018

BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology (BEST5)

April 15, 2018 - April 18, 2018
Loews Hotel, 1200 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Join us in historic Philadelphia to hear researchers and practitioners share their knowledge and lessons learned on the science and art of the building enclosure. The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) and the Building Enclosure Council (BEC) – Philadelphia will present the fifth triennial BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology™ (BEST5).During this three-day Conference, look back on the history of buildings to gain inspiration on ways to achieve innovative strategies for energy…

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July 2018

Construction Opioid Awareness Week

July 22, 2018 - July 28, 2018

Construction Opioid Awareness WeekLast Full Week of JulyJoin us for Construction Opioid Awareness Week - July 22-28, 2018Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously supported House Resolution 981, which declares the last full week of July as "Construction Opioid Awareness Week." Construction associations and labor organizations across the state united to launch this initiative.What is Construction Opioid Awareness Week?An event for the construction industry to raise awareness and understand the potential dangers of prescription drug abuse.Why Participate?In 2016, more than 2,200 Pennsylvanians died…

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September 2018

Lunch & Learn: Changes to Prompt Payment – Know your rights!

September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC, 30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Have you heard? Changes to the Contractor & Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) now allow you to suspend work on the basis of nonpayment, once certain contract conditions are met. The changes will go into effect October 2018. While this is a "win" for the construction community, it is extremely important to understand your obligations and rights before exercising suspension of work. Therefore AGMA, together with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC will host a lunch & learn September 25, 2018 @12:00. This…

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October 2018

Forum on Architecture + Design

October 3, 2018 - October 5, 2018
BOK, 1901 S 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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What is Forum on Architecture + Design? The Forum on Architecture + Design is the newly rebranded educational and expo event that is replacing the previous Design on the Delaware conference. The Forum is focused on curating multidisciplinary educational content for designers, civic leaders, product manufacturers, technology providers, and real estate developers - all the industries that contribute to shaping our built environment. The Forum on Architecture + Design will take place at Bok in South Philadelphia October 3 - 5, 2018.The Forum…

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SAVE THE DATE: BUILD Conference – Statewide Conference

October 3, 2018

 Building, Urbanization, Infrastructure, Law, and DesignHost: Signatory Contractors Association  The Signatory Contractors of the Greater Delaware Valley & Southern New Jersey will host a FREE conference on Wednesday, October 3rd to offer a unique look at the projected construction activity across Pennsylvania and the challenges and opportunities for signatory contractors, trades, and project owners. This half-day conference will feature distinguished speakers and workshops conducted by industry experts from sectors including city planning and development, engineering and design, transportation, law, finance, risk management,…

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April 2019

AGMA Annual Conference

April 3 - April 7
Ponte Vedra Lodge, 607 Ponte Vedra Blvd
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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​airportThe nearest airport is Jacksonville (JAX). Jacksonville is about 40 minutes away from the resort. Please note, JAX has more limited flight options than larger airports so please be sure to book your flights early.Interested in making transportation reservations? Click here.Other options include flying into Daytona Beach (DAB) at 1.5 hrs away or Orlando (MCO) at 2.5 hours away.reservationsReservations are open and Ponte Vedra prefers not to make online reservations. To reserve rooms, call 888-839-9145. Provide your dates and say you are…

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THE NEW AGE OF GLASS IS HERE: Jefferson University Facade Forum

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jefferson University East Falls Campus, 4201 Henry Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Jefferson - East Falls CampusLawrence N. Field DEC Center4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144New ways of creating and using glass has opened possibilities to solve previously impossible problems. Rapidly developing materials, research and fabricating techniques have changed glass and how it performs in buildings and other industries. Join us to learn from an international group of glass experts—they will discuss how glass is being used today and what the future of glass will be.The net proceeds from the Façade Forum goes to a Graduate Architecture Student scholarship fund.PresentersJens SchneiderU DarmstadtUlrich KnaackU…

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May 2019

18th Annual ACE Mentor Program Scholarship Breakfast

May 23 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Crystal Tea Room, 100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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2019 Honorees:NICK BAYER, Person of the YearSaxbysTHE MET PHILADELPHIA, Project of the YearRevitalization of the Metropolitan Opera HouseCOOPER'S FERRY PARTNERSHIP, Organization of the YearCamden, NJCREW PHILADELPHIA, Partnership of the YearFor more information on sponsorship & tickets visit: TICKETS

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June 2019

AIA Contract Documents: Modernizing the AIA Interiors Documents Family

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Designing and building out an interior space is a unique practice with its own risk and responsibilities, including the fact that the sale of furniture, furnishings, and equipment (FF&E) is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code. Attend a live webinar to learn how the entire family of AIA Interiors documents were updated to make them easier to understand, suitable for projects beyond commercial buildings, and now allows the architect to provide a more cohesive design for a project. Speaker Information: Mike Koger…

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