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

Intro to Blueprint Reading – FULL

Jan. 27 – Mar. 3, 2021 – 4:00pm to 6:00pm for six consecutive Wednesdays.

$265 per person for members / $530 for non-members

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Coronavirus Relief Webinar

Thursday, January 28 – 9:00- 10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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Online Plan Room Training

Tuesday, February 9 – 8:30- 9:30 am

No cost to attend!

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Preserving Delay Claims & Protecting Against Damages (Webinar)

Monday, February 22 – 9:00am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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How & Why to Review Insurance Certificates Webinar

Thursday, February 25 – 8:30am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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M/WBE Certification – City of Buffalo (Webinar)

Tuesday, March 9 – 9:00am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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Contract Compliance Procedures – City of Buffalo (Webinar)

Thursday, March 18 – 9:00am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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Mechanics Liens Webinar

Friday, March 23 – 8:30am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

Event Information & Registration

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Group Captives: Insurance for Contracting (Webinar)

Tuesday, April 6 – 9:00am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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Construction Collections (Webinar)

April 15, 2021 – 9:00am-10:00am

$20 per person for members / $40 for non-members

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NY State Sales Tax Seminar for Construction Industry

September 13, 2021 – 8:00am-3:30pm

Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport

$85 per person for members / $170 for 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