TEXO Onsite Newsletter
December 23, 2014 In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Industry News
Trainings & Forums
Member Discount Programs
Rental One
Griffith Davison & Shurtleff, P. C
Lane Gorman Trubitt,  L.L.P.
Upcoming Events
The TEXO offices will be closed Thursday, December 25 to Thursday, January 1. We will resume normal operating hours on Friday, January 2.  In the meantime, we want to wish you and your family and friends a safe and happy holidays. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!
What a night of celebration and fun! Congratulations to all of the companies and individuals who received awards at the TEXO Holiday & Awards Gala last Thursday night. It was a night to remember with lots of laughs during Game On II. Relive the night by reading our recap here. To view all the pictures from the evening, click here.
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Congratulations to Humphrey & Associates on winning back to back TEXO Challenge Cup championships. They competed well and had to place in the Top 5 in every event to hold off late charging Burleson Electric and Ridgemont Commercial. Get an early look at TEXO's Winter Magazine where we recap the 2014 Challenge Cup here. Take a few minutes to watch the final highlight video from a great year of competition.

Thursday, January 15
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
7:30am - 5:00pm

Owners make their money by operating/using the constructed project and Contractors make their money by building the project.  Contractors have bid cycles within which they have to identify and manage risk in a competitive environment.  Join TEXO and CFMA on January 15, for a review of best practices & what we often see and don’t see in Project Governance. Learn more and register.
Tuesday, January 20
Location: Dallas Latino Cultural Center (2600 Live Oak St, Dallas 75204)
4:00pm - 5:30pm / Presentations
5:30pm - 6:30pm / Networking
$35 - TEXO Members
$35 - AIA Members
$20 - AIA Associates
$50 - Non-Members

What does 2015 hold for the design and construction industry nationally and in North Texas? Join us as nationally recognized speakers address this question and many more during the annualAIA/TEXO Economic Outlook Forum. Our panelists will provide a uniquely entertaining perspective on what this year will include!
Learn more and register now!

Thursday, January 22
8:00am - 3:00pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
Presenter: Andrew B. Piel with Harrison Steck, P.C.

Thursday, February 12
Location: TopGolf in The Colony

ROMCO Equipment Company
Fee, Smith, Sharp, & Vitullo, LLP
Baker Triangle
Industry News
Deadline for submission is Friday, January 30, 2015

We want to recognize the great projects that our members work on each year. You can now begin submitting your projects for a 2015 TEXO Distinguished Building Award. These awards are nationally recognized and widely respected. You can begin the application process today and come back to it after the holidays. Don't miss this chance to get recognized for the great work you do!

Submit for a TEXO Distinguished Building Award

The most recent Wage Survey has been released. Have you ever needed to know the basic hourly rates, health and welfare or pension rates? We've got you covered. Visit www.texoassociation.org/wagerates.html to view the most recent survey today. To download the PDF, click here
Construction Industry Outreach Advisory Council (CIOAC) is ramping up to start recruiting for the coming 2015 summer internships. We are excited to announce again this summer the opportunity for students to learn more about the construction industry. We welcome all of our partners in the Constructions industry to be part of the selection for this year’s Summer Internships.
2015 TEXO Safety First Courses are now available. Click here to register and view additional available courses.

January 15
January 22 (limited to 20 people)
January 26
January 29

January 14
January 20
January 21
(limited to 20 people)
January 27
January 28

OSHA 10-Hour Additional Completion Hours (All dates include English & Spanish)
January 16
January 23
January 30


About the Program
The TEXO Safety First program is a hands-on, interactive orientation for commercial construction employees in all divisions so they can learn the essentials of jobsite safety. This unique program provides an industry specific orientation in safety which all commercial contractors can use. Endorsed by industry leaders in the field of construction safety, during each instructional session, participants handle the equipment they are being trained to understand and operate. Participants also have real-time conversations with the instructor and other class participants on the components of each module.

Learn More about TEXO Safety First
Trainings & Forums
Wednesday, January 7
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
Cost: Complimentary

Don't miss the January Safety Superintendent Forum! With OSHA ramping up its compliance efforts, accurate record keeping has never been more important. You will learn how to interpret the rules, complete forms, the requirements of restricted work, and how to use electronic reporting in record keeping.
Learn more and register!

Thursday, January 8
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
Cost: Complimentary

No se pierda el Foro de superintendente sobre seguridad en Enero! Con OSHA aumentara gradual de sus esfuerzos de cumplimiento, mantenimiento de Registros exactos nunca ha sido más importante. Usted aprenderá a interpretar las normas, registros de trabajo restringidos, y modo de uso informes eléctricas en mantenimiento de registros.
Registrase hoy!

Monday, January 12
8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
$65 - TEXO Contractor & Industry Members
$185 - Non-Members
Register Now!

Ford Nassen & Baldwin, PC
Slates Harwell LLP
Contract Bond Agency
Member Discount Programs
As a TEXO Member, you have access to some of the best industry deals and services available. Below are just a few highlighted Member Benefits services. To learn more visit our Member Benefits page on the TEXO Website.
You can get the best 401k on the market. 100% Unconditional Money Back Guarantee, Superb Investment Options, Award Winning Customer Service, and Significant Fee Discounts.  For a Free Evaluation and a Free Compliance Checkup of your current 401k, call Steve Heussner, Steve@MogulWealth.com, at 469-450-4663 or Kirk Quaschnick, Kirk@MogulWealth.com, at 214-420-7152 and mention TEXO.
Through Reliant Energy’s partnerships with AGC Texas Building Branch, TEXO members receive exclusive benefits for using and promoting Reliant Energy for electric service. Learn More
As a long standing partner of the AGC, Enterprise Fleet Management would like to offer a special promotion to AGC members to save 20% on commercial truck rentals to all first time renters!  Enterprise Commercial Truck provides a cost effective rental program that drives efficiency without sacrificing productivity.  AGC members can rent a variety of commercial vehicles including: heavy duty pickup trucks, cargo vans, stake beds and box trucks. Learn More by contacting Tyler Slaughter with Enterprise today!
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