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

NY State Sales Tax Seminar for Construction Industry

September 13, 2021 – 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport

$85 per person for members / $170 for non-members

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Business Basics: Legal & Risk Management

September 29, 2021 – 8:30-10:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 per person for members / $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Business Basics: Accounting & Cost Projecting

October 13, 2021 – 8:30-10:00 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 per person for members / $60 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Protecting Your Business Against Rising Material Costs

October 15, 2021 – 8:30-10:00 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

$30 per person for members / $60 for non-members

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Online Plan Room Group Training

October 19, 2021 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

Free for members and non-members

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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