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Houston Construction Monthly 2018

Houston Construction Monthly 2018

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Build business with build expo Houston workshops ROOM 603 SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS All Seminars at the Build Expo are FREE to attend! Build expo LEARN EXACTLY WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR WEBSITE 9:30AM - 11:00AM - WEDNESDAY PRESENTED BY JOSHUA RAMSEY Plus: Free Google Tools And Advice On How To Use Those Tools Learn What Google Wants You To Know About Your Website: All about SEO, how it works, how to hold your SEO person accountable and exact ways to grow online visibility and traffic. Work with a Google Partner to set up free Google tools on your site. Then learn how to use them when you attend. Subject line should read “Build Expo Free Gift.” We will get in contact with you to set everything up. **You must attend the show to receive this gift** Target Audience: Architects, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Builders, and Engineers MAXIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE IN 2019 & BEYOND 9:30AM - 10:30AM - THURSDAY PRESENTED BY JOSHUA RAMSEY 2 things matter when it comes to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) : 1. Be Seen = Visibility and 2. Get Clicks = Organic Visits To Your Website Wondering what Google is looking for and doing behind the scenes? Don’t be confused by SEO people? Hear about the past updates that Google has published and what will be coming in the next 12 months. Walk away knowing exact improvements and management tips you should be implementing online. Some of the teaching material will include: 1. Google’s Current and upcoming changes 2. Voice Search – What does the future look like 3. How to find what do your rank for / Online Visibility In closing you can ask anything you have ever wondered about SEO to the Google Partner and get direct, honest, unfiltered feedback to your questions. Target Audience: Architects, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Builders, and Engineers ROOM 600 ROOM 601 HEALTHY BULDINGS, HEALTHY PEOPLE 9:30AM - 10:30AM - WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY PRESENTED BY SARAH ANDREWS 1.5 GBCI CE Sustainable construction is not just about the materials chosen or the recycling plan. Because we spend so much time inside, the indoor environment plays an important role in our everyday lives. This presentation will focus on sustainable construction systems that support human health, comfort, and productivity. Topics will include green building systems like LEED and WELL, in addition to finishes, construction materials, and daylighting and how they affect us in our work spaces and our homes. This presentation is eligible for 1.5 CE hours for GBCI accreditation. Target Audience: Architect, Enginers, and Design Professionals AUTOMATIC DOOR SOLUTIONS 12:30PM - 1:30PM - WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 1 AIA PRESENTED BY AMY E. SALMERON Doors, doors and more doors . . . a door to manage access to every part of your building. This course offers an overview of automatic door choices, options, and applications as well as educate you on ways to reduce misapplications. We will discuss ANSI/BHMA codes and concerns to help you make informed decisions for your openings. Finally we cover access requirements for maintenance and the utilization of AAADM certified field technicians to provide sustainability for life cycle cost. Target Audience:Architects and Designers 30 CONSTRUCTIONMONTHLY.COM

Build business with build expo ROOM 604 SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS All Seminars at the Build Expo are FREE to attend! Build expo QUICKBOOKS MADE SIMPLE 9:30AM - 10:30AM - WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY PRESENTED BY SAM SENITZ I have been working with start-up companies for the past 9 years helping them set up their companies on QB, getting set up with insurance, Sales Tax, Payroll etc. I take them from disorganization to organizing and streamlining their companies, set up processes and help them understand when and how to pay vendors. To set up Customers and Vendors and jobs in a way that they are not robbing one job to pay another. Help them pay their payroll taxes in a timely manner and organize their information to set them up with their CPA for taxes each year. Houston workshops Target Audience: Company owners that find QuickBooks intimidating or have never made the jump to putting their account books into an accounting program ROOM 605 HOW CAN A CONTRACTOR GROW QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY? 9:30AM - 11:00AM - WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY PRESENTED BY BILL BALDWIN This class will teach you the important things to know about bonding & commercial lines of insurance for established general contractors to take their business to the next level or for new GC’s to start on the right path to success. Learn how to maximize your bonding capacity, what it should cost, the different types of bonds that are relevant to you, understand what underwriters are looking for and why, and how to maximize coverage at a competitive level from someone with over 20 years of success in the construction industry. Target Audience: Commercial General Contractors to putting their account books into an accounting program ROOM 600 FORECASTING THE FUTURE: EFFECTIVE SCHEDULE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT 12:30PM - 1:30PM - WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY PRESENTED BY JESUS SCHULDES Scheduling enables construction professionals to effectively manage projects, forecast completion dates, and communicate the overall construction plan. This session will discuss how to properly develop and manage a schedule throughout the project. Specific topics covered include scheduling basics; developing a realistic baseline schedule; critical path method (CPM) scheduling, revisions and updates to the schedule, and cost loading / resource loading and reporting. Target Audience: Owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and government agenciesprogram ROOM 607 PRIVATE FUNDRAISING FOR SPECULATIVE CONSTRUCTION 9:30AM - 10:30AM - WEDNESDAY PRESENTED BY CHRIS MARROQUIN In this class, we share trade secrets of 16+ years’ experience raising private capital for speculative construction projects. We will give insight on what a private lender looks for from the asset, sponsor, investment return, and communication. Target Audience: Architects, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Builders, and Engineers SCALING YOUR SPEC BUSINESS 9:30AM - 10:30AM - THURSDAY PRESENTED BY CHRIS MARROQUIN Streamline Funding has grown into the premiere alternative financing lender for single-family businesses in Texas since 2002. Our privately raised funds have enabled local builders by injecting over $250 MM of private capital into the Texas real estate market. In this class we will discuss case studies, debt and equity requirements, the process, and FAQ. Target Audience: Architects, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Builders, and Engineers SPECIAL HOUSTON SHOW EDITION 2018 31