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The ABC Legal Conference is a must-attend virtual conference for ABC members, including merit shop labor attorneys, construction contractors and ABC chapter presidents and government affairs directors. Join ABC leaders, legal and regulatory experts and government officials as they share the latest developments in labor and employment law and its impact on merit shop contractors.
WHEN: Thursday, June 22 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT
Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 21
WHERE: Virtual Event
Suited for chief executives and senior-level management in construction, this week-long program has been helping industry decision-makers amplify their business expertise and emerge as leaders in the industry for almost 30 years. This program has produced a society of graduates that includes top leaders throughout the construction marketplace. AMP also provides an exceptional opportunity to sculpt future decision-makers and C-suite executives tapped to take the reins.
WHEN: Oct. 22-27
Register by July 21 to save $500 with early bird pricing
WHERE: Cooper Hotel Conference Center & Spa | 12230 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75230
Investments in construction technology surged 85% between 2020 and 2022 to $50 billion, as the number of deals in the industry grew by 30% to 1,229, according to a report from consultancy McKinsey & Company. While those metrics show the continued potential for digitizing the $12 trillion construction industry globally, hurdles including the fragmentation of industry players, slow technology adoption and roadblocks to scaling products that solve problems for multiple customers continue to stymy more growth in the sector. Construction Dive
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OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility. It provides a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the TEXO Safety First class. Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards found in the workplace.
WHEN: June 12-15 | 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Fort Worth Training Room | 417 Fulton St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standards for construction and general industry and current fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA Standards and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program.
WHEN: June 13-15 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Join the TEXO Women in Construction for a panel discussion focused on fighting imposter syndrome led by Liz Trocchio Smith, certified business coach and facilitator of TEXO's Women's Executive Development Program, plus some yummy breakfast and networking with your fellow ladies.
WHEN: Thursday, June 15 | 7:15-9:45 a.m.
WHERE: Humphrey & Associates | 1501 Luna Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006
The two-day TEXO OSHA 10-Hour course serves as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Workers must receive additional training on the specific hazards of the job when required by OSHA standards. After completing the course, participants are mailed an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach wallet-sized card.
WHEN: June 21-22 | 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em and know when to secure your spot at our third annual Poker Night! This year, the event is NOT part of our Challenge Cup series – it's just for fun and networking with your industry peers. So register today to save your seat at the table and get your poker face ready!
WHEN: Thursday, June 22 | 6-10:30 p.m.
WHERE: Humphrey & Associates Training Facility | 1501 Luna Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006
Advance your career and earn continuing education credits. All courses feature a live instruction via Zoom and are available in a variety of days and time blocks to accommodate your learning schedule. Ideal for construction professionals looking to learn without the hassle of traveling. 
When registering for any of the classes below, be sure to list TEXO as who referred you to the program!

Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF) | June 5-20 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Building Information Modeling (BIM) | June 12-23 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lean Construction Education Program | July 10-26 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) | July 12-28 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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CompGroup AGC is a registered safety group formed to administer the workers' compensation program underwritten by Texas Mutual for building construction contractors that are members of the AGC. They offer expert claim oversight and specialized loss-prevention services, including extensive practical safety information, workshops and special educational events. Call Julie Schatz at 972-770-4444 or email the CompGroupAGC@RobertsandCrow.com to get information on how your agent can access this competitive program.
By joining TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, you can provide an outstanding plan, save money and spend less time administering it. TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, from a government reporting standpoint, is treated like one large plan. The end result for you is a 401(k) plan with competitive investments, outstanding service and someone else doing a majority of the plan maintenance legwork.
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