WCOE Turning Point for 6/20/2017

Travelers Webinar coming soon!

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Women Build America New York City Women Build America California Leadership Summit Women Build America Washington DC

WCOE Coming Soon: Featured Member Profile!

If you would like to tell our readers more about yourself and your company goals and would like to be featured as one of our monthly featured members, please send an email of interest to kenya@wcoeusa.org to schedule an interview. Subject: Featured Member

WCOE Ruth Bley: The Making of an Icon

Ruth Bley

East Bay Today has featured WCOE Treasurer Ruth Bley in a new article, The Making of an Icon.

Bley is a geologist by training, entrepreneur by calling – and pioneer by nature. Bleyco, her namesake business, has been the winning bidder for building out the lighting and electrical components at several BART stations and nearly every bridge in the region, including the new span of the Bay Bridge – a job set in motion more than 20 years before it was finally completed in 2013.

And with those achievements comes the responsibility of hundreds of thousands of travelers depending on her work each day.

It's no job for the faint of heart.

"I think it's all about ambition and focus and trying to get it done," Bley says of three decades at the helm of her own construction business. "And being a little bit aggressive."

»  Read the full article

WCOE Congratulations to Our Awards Finalists

Gunter Construction CompanyCornell Roofing & Sheet MetalCongratulations to WCOE Kansas City member companies Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal and Gunter Construction Company for being finalists in the Kansas City Industry Awards. Gunter is a finalist for Contractor of the Year, and Cornell is a finalist for Subcontractor of the Year. Other nominees include Zieson and A.C. Hubber.

WCOE WCOE California – Habitat for Humanity

WCOE California was proud to support Habitat for Humanity's Power Women Power Tools build this weekend. Danette Beck was tearing it up!

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity


WCOE Coming Events

WCOE Events

WCOE CA Membership Meeting: Getting Qualified Labor & Employment Risks
June 21, 2017

WCOE Board Retreat
7/13-16, 2017 in Chicago

WCOE CA Board Meeting
July 19, 2017

WCOE Chicago Caucus Meeting
August 2017

WCOE Women Build America Mid-Year Conference
9/15–16, 2017 in NYC

California 2017 WCOE CA Leadership Summit
10/18–10/20 in San Francisco

WCOE Women Build America
3/2–3/7, 2018 in Washington DC

Gilbane ForumSmall Business Project Kickoff

Associated Builders & Contractors

6/22/2017 1:00PM ET Innovation: The World of Construction 2.0
6/27/2017 2:00PM ET 5 Ways BIM 360 Docs Reduces Construction Rework
6/29/2017 3:00PM ET It's Here: CFMA's Revenue Recognition Implementation Guide
7/13/2017 2:00PM ET Removing Friction: The Construction Operating System
8/16/2017 2:00PM ET What's Happening with Drones in Construction

American Subcontractors Association

6/27/2017   Chapter Leadership Webinar: Developing Your Future Board Leadership Team
7/11/2017   Webinar: School of Risk Control Excellence: Employment Practices Liability
7/24/2017   Webinar: ASA: Briefing on Federal and State Advocacy Activities
8/8/2017   Webinar: The Devil's Triangle: Understanding the Overlap Between the FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation Laws
8/22/2017   Webinar: Self-Funded Healthcare for Subcontractors
9/26/2017   Webinar: How to Have a Multi-Million Dollar Impact by Asking 'One More Question'
10/20–21/2017   ASA Legal & Advocacy Meetings in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
10/24/2017   Webinar: Using Drones: What Subcontractors Need to Know
11/14/2017   Webinar: Employment Law Mistakes Most Commonly Made by Subcontractors

California High Speed Rail

No current events


7/12/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET July ConsensusDocs Webinar
8/16/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET August ConsensusDocs Webinar
9/13/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET September ConsensusDocs Webinar
10/11/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET October ConsensusDocs Webinar
11/15/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET November ConsensusDocs Webinar
12/13/2017 2:00–3:00PM ET December ConsensusDocs Webinar

SBA National Safety Month

6/21/2017 8:30AM Getting it Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities
6/21/2017 9:30AM 8(a) Orientation

2017 HUBZone Small Business Summits

Each Summit features educational sessions and match-making opportunities with agencies & primes.

July 27 – Columbus, OH
Hosted by the Battelle

2017 MWBE | SDVOB Contract Opportunities

Build Your Business: An event on strategy, marketing and relationships
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 8:00am to 3:00pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th ST, New York, NY 10019


DBE Consultants Workshop –  Save the Date!

July 6, 2017
Iowa Department of Transportation offices in Ames, Iowa

DBE Essentials Workshop –  Save the Date!

January 31, 2018 to February 1, 2018
Iowa Department of Transportation offices in Ames, Iowa



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