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

Value Reconstruction: Planning Ahead for the Construction Industry

June 3, 2020 – 1:00-2:00pm

No Cost

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Taking Care of Business: Re-Opening Safely Amid Covid-19

June 4, 2020 – 10:00-11:00am

No Cost

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Understanding “NY Forward” – A Panel Discussion 

June 9, 2020 – 8:30-9:45am

No Cost

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How and Why to Review Insurance Certificates
October 7, 2020 – 8:30-10:00 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

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Change Orders & Claims Avoidance
October 14, 2020 – 8:30-9:30 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

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Group Captives
November 11, 2020 – 8:30-9:30 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

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