Education

Western New York's Source for Construction Learning

The Construction Exchange provides educational programs for members that are tailored for the construction industry. Offerings range from eight-week workshops to hour-long seminars.

Workshops and Seminars

 

Workers Comp: Limiting Subcontractor Liability

April 21, 2022 – 9:00- 10:00 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Navigating MWBE Certification

April 26, 2022 – 8:30- 9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Mechanic’s Lien

May 5, 2022 – 8:30-10:00 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Business Basics: Navigating the Bond Claims Process

May 12, 2022 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Top 10 Construction Contract Terms

May 13, 2022 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Evictions: Landlord-Tenant Law

May 20, 2022 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Best Practices for Improving Collections

May 26, 2022 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 for members and $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Introduction to Blueprint Reading (Wait List Registration Only)

Date TBD (Every Tuesday) – 5:00- 7:00 pm

Construction Exchange Training Room

$265 for members and $530 for non-members *Includes Textbook

Event Registration & Information

 

NYS Sexual Harassment Training (Webinar)

All employers in New York State are REQUIRED (Mandatory) to provide annual sexual harassment prevention training to their employees. Meet the requirement in 30 minutes in this webinar.

$15 per person for members

Email jvandusen@conexbuff.com to receive the link.

 

2021-22 Completed Seminars

NYS Sales Tax, Business Basics: Legal & Risk Management, Business Basics: Accounting & Cost Projecting, Protecting Your Business Against Rising Material Costs, NYS HERO Act Update, Business Basics: Construction & Insurance, Online Plan Room Training, Business Basics: Marketing Tools & Strategies, Recruiter’s Secrets, Testing for Drugs and Alcohol and Cybersecurity!

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 Education Committee meets periodically to discuss the educational needs of the membership. The committee decides which courses to offer and helps to choose instructors. If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Joe Benedict at (716) 874-3435.

Education Committee Members:

Karen Antonelli, Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner

Gary Bichler (Chair), R&P Oak Hill Building Company

Earl Cantwell, Hurwitz & Fine

Dave Guido, Encompass Management

Don Hahn, Hahn Training

Brendan Kelly, M&T Bank

Joe Marchitte,  MKS Plumbing

Andrew McLellan,  UNYSE

Drew Miller, Webster Szanyi

Byron Nakagawa, Bison Scaffold & Mason’s Supply

Greg Schober, Huber Construction

Shannon Seipel, Lafarge

Tim Toole, Lawley Insurance