Workshops and Seminars

All trainings, unless otherwise indicated below, take place at the ConEx Headquarters Training Room. Workshops are stand alone presentations. Series Seminars (NEW!) are broad topics, comprised of at least two classes. The classes within a Series are subtopics related to the overarching subject matter–you can register for one or all of the classes within a Series, the choice is yours!

CONEX Careers Demo

December 1st – 9:00am-10:00am


Demo Registration

WEBINAR: Cybersecurity Considerations for 2023

December 6 — 11:00am to 12:00pm @ Microsoft Teams

$15/person (members) / $30/person (non-members)

Seminar Information & Registration

Options for Paying your Workers: W-2 Employee or Independent Contractor?

December 15th–8:30am-9:30am

$15/person (members) / $30/person (non-members)

Class Information & Registration

Reducing Liability Under NYS Workers Comp

January 13th – 8:30am to 9:30am

$15/person (members) / $30/person (non-members)

Series Information & Registration

WEBINAR: Finding & Hiring Talent

January 18th–3:00pm-5:00pm

$15/person (members) / $30/person (non-members)

Class Information & Registration

Fall 2022: Previously Offered Content

  • Living with the NEW Wage Theft Law, Tony Adams from Adams & Leclair
  • Suicide Prevention in Construction, Janice Vertlieb, Construction Industry Alliance Suicide Prevention Champion
  • Labor Law Series, David Adams, Hurwitz Fine
  • Recruiter’s Secrets Series, Lynn Novo, Nordstrom Williams
  • NYS Sales Tax Seminar, Scott Sliker, The Sales Tax Professionals

Safety Training

Click here to view the full schedule of safety courses available through Construction Exchange Safety Services. Or call the office at (716) 874-3435 to set up a private course.

Education Committee

The Construction Exchange University offers a wide range of training programs and classes to both members and non-members of the Exchange.

The class schedule is driven by The University’s Education Committee which is comprised of a multifaceted group of industry stakeholders. The group is charged with identifying and providing training or informational seminars relevant to the industry and the needs of CEX Members.

Topics offer continued education in construction management, project contracts, proposals and bids, worksite safety (OSHA 10/30), Blueprint Reading, human resources, construction law, marketing, security & technology, insurance and so much more!

Education Committee Members:

Reginald Alls, Montante

Karen Antonelli, Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner

Gary Bichler, R&P Oak Hill Building Company

Erin Borek, Phillips Lytle

Susanne Kelley, Sienna Environmental

Andrew Malcolm, Campus Construction Management Group

Joe Mannarino, Buffalo Construction Consultants

Drew Miller (chair), Webster Szanyi

Byron Nakagawa,  United Rentals

Ryan Pitman,  Goldberg Segalla

Greg Schober, Huber Construction

Amber Storr, Hurwitz & Fine

Tim Toole, Lawley Insurance

William Vail, PaintCraft

Sarah Viksio, M&T Bank

Ryan Vondell, Redi-Mix

Eric Wilczak, D.V. Brown