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Carpenters and Operating Engineers General Presidents to Speak at AGC Convention
December 1, 2010
Union and open-shop contractors alike are encouraged to attend Unions: A New Perspective from Two General Presidents, a session at AGC of America’s 92nd Annual Conventionfeaturing the leaders of two of the nation’s largest and most powerful construction trade unions: Douglas McCarron, general president of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, and Vincent Giblin, general president of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
The Convention runs March 21-25, 2011, at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. The session will be held on March 21 at 10:30 a.m. and is open to all Convention registrants. It will take the place of a Union Contractors Committee meeting.
All Convention registrants are also invited to attend an AGC Charities event at the Carpenters International Training Center featuring Pro-Bowl Quarterback and Monday Night Football Announcer Ron Jaworski. The event will include a reception and tour of the impressive, 345,000-square foot training facility, which includes over 40 classrooms and 300 dorm rooms. It will take place from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on March 24, with buses leaving from the Bellagio at 3:15 p.m. Tickets for this spectacular event are $50 each and benefit AGC Charities, Inc.
Learn more about the Convention and register now at http://convention.agc.org/. Early-bird registration ends Dec. 31, 2010, so register today and save!
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.