Each month, AGC East Tennessee offers member meetings and webinars on specific topics to help our members advance their businesses, professional growth, and technical expertise.
June 2020 Sessions: Finding Stability During Uncertain Times
While the construction industry has enjoyed many years of growth, and our members are busy with projects now, dips in the construction project pipeline are expected on the horizon. We will be hosting a series of free sessions in June to bring in experts that can offer ways to prepare now for economic turbulence and challenges.
Impact of COVID-19 on Regional Business Community: Presented by Charles Wood, Vice President of Economic Development, Chattanooga Chamber
Wednesday, June 10 at 11:45 am. Register here.
Charles Wood will share what the Chamber sees in terms of the economic development pipeline and how that will affect construction down the line.
The City of Chattanooga Utility and Rent Grants: Presented by Donna Williams, Head of the Department of Economic Development for the City of Chattanooga
Monday, June 15, at 5:30 pm. Register here.
Hear how the City of Chattanooga is helping tenants and landlords with past due rent and utility bills in order to stabilize housing during the Coronavirus crisis.
Qualifying tenants may receive up to 3 months of past due rent. Payments are made directly to landlords. If your customers or tenants have experienced a reduction in income as a direct result of the COVID crisis, please join us to learn about the program details.
Tax Credits and Deductions for Contractors: Presented by ABGi USA
Friday, June 19 at 11:45 am. Register here.
ABGi is a national company that has helped AGC members across the country realize tax benefits that have resulted in considerable financial shares tax benefits that contractors may be missing. See some case studies below (click image to enlarge):
Architects POV - The Pipeline and the Future of Building
Post-COVID: Discussion with David Hudson (Principal, Artech) Bob Franklin (Principal, Franklin Architects), and others
Monday, June 22 at 11:45 am. Register here.
Regional architects share a splash of reality about what's in the pipeline in the next year and beyond, and how COVID-19 may impact what's being built in the future.
Financial Foundations During times of Uncertainty: Presented by Jennifer Harper, CFP, CEPA, Founder & Principal of Bridge Financial Planning
Wednesday, June 24 at 11:45 am. Register here.
Jennifer Harper will share specific strategies you should be doing now to ensure that you and your business are financially prepared to weather economic downturns in the future.
July 2020: Making the Most of Your Membership
Learn how to put money in your pocket, what membership can do for personal growth, and how to get involved and be a strong voice in the industry in a meaningful way.
August 2020: Building Dream Teams
This month's focus is on building strong teams in your office and in the field. Sessions include strategies for team motivation, a session for your employees on teamwork, Human Resources issues, and benefits to help your employees.
September 2020: Thinking Outside the Box for Results
Hear from construction technology experts, vendors with innovative products and construction professionals who have employed innovative yet accessible systems to create efficiencies in their businesses.
October 2020: Training Today for Our Workforce Tomorrow
What will our workforce look like in 10 years and what training should we be doing now to build that workforce? This month will include discussions with regional educators, web sessions with top trade schools from across the country, NCCER and others on the top trends on training.
November 2020: Trends in Architecture, Engineering and Development
This month we will partner with other peer organizations in the regional build community to talk about the latest in architecture, engineering and development. (AIA, ACEC, CEC, TNBCI)
OTHER UPCOMING SESSIONS:
January 2021: Professional Development
February 2021: Legislative Priorities and Advocacy
March 2021: Courageous Leadership
April 2021: Understanding Legal Aspects of Construction
May 2021: Smart Safety Strategies