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

 

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.

 

NYS Wage Theft Legislation

December 7, 2021 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

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

Event Registration & Information (Mail-In PDF)

 

Business Basics: Construction & Insurance

December 3, 2021 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

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

Event Registration & Information (Mail-In PDF)

 

Online Plan Room Group Training

November 23, 2021 – 8:30-9:30 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

Free for members and non-members

Event Registration & Information

 

Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace Series (Part 1 Testing-Webinar)

November 16, 2021 – 9:00-10:00 am

Zoom Link Will Be Provided

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

Event Registration & Information (Mail-In PDF)

 

Business Basics: Marketing Tools & Strategies

November 11, 2021 – 8:30-10:00 am

Construction Exchange Training Room

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

Event Registration & Information (Mail-In PDF)

 

2021 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

 

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