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Building Contractors Conference and AGC BIMForum Meeting a Great Success

January 14, 2009
More than 120 attendees participated in the AGC Building Contractors Conference held January 7-10 in La Quinta, CA.  This Conference brought together many of the top building construction firms, service and supply companies, design professionals, and owners who heard presentations and discussions on topics such as Integrated Project Delivery, the economic outlook, diversity, surety issues, green building construction, contract documents, and renewable energy.  Attendees also had several opportunities to network with their colleagues at evening receptions, luncheons, and the golf tournament.   The luncheon featured keynote speaker Steve Sandherr, AGC of America CEO, who provided an update on the economic stimulus proposals and other tax, labor, and environmental issues that are important to building contractors, as well as an overview of the new Administration and 111th Congress.  The AGC BIMForum Meeting was also held in La Quinta January 8-9 with the theme "The Path to IPD."  More than 170 attendees actively participated in two full days of presentations and working sessions.  For more information about the AGC BIMForum, please go to www.bimforum.org.   Don't forget to save the dates for the next AGC Building Contractors Conference on June 10-13, 2009 at The Homestead in Hot Springs, VA and the AGC BIMForum Meeting on May 28-29, 2009 at the Omni Mandalay at Las Colinas in Dallas, TX.
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