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Take a few minutes to check out TEXO's 1st Quarter Report. This is a great snapshot into a few of the happenings of TEXO over the first part of the year. To see more of what TEXO does, visit our website and calendar. If you have questions about how you can be more involved, please contact us!

Thursday, April 24
5pm - 7pm
Location: Reata Restaurant, Ft. Worth
Cost: $20 - TEXO Contractor & Industry Members

Join us THIS Thursday, April 24, for the next IMPACT Meeting featuring special guest, US Olympian Johnny Quinn. We will meet at the Reata Restaurant in Fort Worth on the beautiful rooftop deck and pavilion. TEXO IMPACT Meetings are a great opportunity to network with other TEXO members in a relaxed, fun environment. Register Now!

One of TEXO’s main objectives is to keep you and your workers safe! Starting next month, we’re taking that to a whole new level with 7 new Safety Training Courses. Course topics include confined space, electrical awareness, excavation, fall protection and more. All of the courses will be taught in English and Spanish. View and register for upcoming TEXO Safety Courses by clicking here.

June 2 - 6 - SPANISH
7:30am - 4pm
Cost: TEXO Contractor / Industry Member - $125
Subscriber / Non-Member - $250

June 16 - 20 - ENGLISH
7:30am - 4pm
Cost: TEXO Contractor / Industry Member - $125
Subscriber / Non-Member - $250
Lane Gorman Trubitt,  L.L.P.
Tuesday, May 6
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: La Cima Club, Irving TX
$45 - TEXO Contractor/Industry Member, AIA Member, SMPS Member (Until May 1)
$85 /person - Non-Member
**Price includes 2 drink tickets and appetizers**
**2 LU's provided for the seminar**

Liz Trocchio speaks from first-hand experience in working side by side with women in corporate America, and understands the challenges that come with working in a male dominated industry. Hear her story about how she climbed the "proverbial corporate ladder" and learn about the roadblocks and barriers women create for themselves that slow EVERYONE down, but more importantly, learn how to break them down and get what you want!

Register Now & See Available Sponsorships!

Thursday, May 8
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
Cost: $40 /person (Early Price Bird Until May 1) - TEXO Contractor/Industry Member & COAA Member
$100 /person - Non-Member

Construction technology is moving faster now than ever. As a construction firm, the options available to you are limited only by your knowledge on the subject. Join us Thursday, May 8 for TEXO's Construction Technology Conference where we will help you take the next step in integrating technology into your business.

Session topics include: Demystifying Construction Technology, Practical BIM for Small & Mid-Sized Construction: Success through Teaming, Paperless Document Control on a Budget, Business Development Utilizing BIM, Construction Technology Forecast: Collaboration, Integration & Cloud Computing

Presenting Companies: Balfour Beatty, Beck Technology, Brandt, Ikerd Consulting, JBKnowledge, Turner

Register Now & See Available Sponsorships

April 24 - 10:00am
Location: Health and Human Services Buidling, 2377 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas 75207

Dallas County and the Parkland Hospital System are conducting a Disparity Study for the Minority - and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Programs to ensure that these critical initiatives are legally defensible and administratively successful. As part of the Disparity Study process, they are inviting you to join in a public meeting to give input  regarding your experiences in doing business or attempting to do business with the County and Parkland, and with their M/WBE programs. To learn more, click here.
Rental One
April 29
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center
Cost: TEXO Contractor / Industry Member - Complimentary; $15 - Subscribers

For organizations to grow and succeed, strong leadership is a necessity. How do organizations ensure the right leadership? There are several means to accomplish this. Some companies consistently go outside the organization to recruit leaders.  Others "grow their own" through a strong succession plan. Which one works better?  This session will discuss succession planning and how it benefits organizations. Learn more and register now!

Tuesday, May 20
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: TEXO Dallas Conference Center

Join Carolyn Ferguson (WinMore Marketing Advisors) as she leads a Presentation Training 2.0 class specifically designed for construction Project Managers and Superintendent's. Participating in client interviews can be daunting! On the other hand, if you are prepared and win the project, it is very rewarding! "Presentations: Prepare, Present and Capture Clients" is the presentation training you want to take this spring. Learn more and register!
May 31
Hurst Athletic Complex
Cost: $300 /team - TEXO Contractor & Industry Members

The next chance for you to capture coveted TEXO Challenge Cup, presented by Acton Mobile, points is during the 9th Annual TEXO Softball Tournament. Come be part of the 24 that will battle it out for diamond supremacy. There are a limited number of teams and sponsorships available, so register today!
Baker Triangle
AGC Texas Building Branch Convention
June 9 - 12
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa - Bastrop, Texas

Join the AGC Texas Building Branch for their annual convention on June 9 – 12. The convention will feature guest speakers Dr Ray Perryman (The Perryman Group), John Sharp (Chancellor Texas A&M University), Senator Glenn Hagar (Texas Senate & Candidate for Texas Comptroller) as well as Attorney General and Republican Candidate for Texas Governor, Greg Abbott. To learn more and to register, click here. You can also contact TEXO’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Jack Baxley, for more information regarding the convention.

2014 ABC Legislative Conference
June 10 - 12
Washington, D.C.

This is a critical year for the construction industry, your business and the country. This is your opportunity to get in front of your U.S. Congressional representatives from Texas and make your voice heard on key construction industry topics. Dr Ben Carson will be featured as the Free Enterprise Alliance Speaker. To learn more and to register, click here. You can also contact TEXO’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Jack Baxley, for more information regarding the conference.


Awarded as ABC's National Excellence in Safety & Health Program for 2013!
TEXO Safety First is the revolutionary training initiative that TEXO began in 2013. Not only does TEXO Safety First give you actual hands on training that you need, but it also provides you one of the Metroplex's most cost effective ways to get your OSHA 10-hr card. Learn more today by visiting texosafetyfirst.com. You can see the available class schedule by clicking here
IMAGINiT Technologies
Fee, Smith, Sharp, & Vitullo, LLP
ROMCO Equipment Company
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