WICA Convention Registration Closing This Month

Registration for the WICA 2017 Annual Convention will close this month on Monday, August 21st. It will also be your last chance to book a room at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel at the discounted group rate. Rooms are available at the group rate of $259/night excluding taxes and fees and can be booked online here or by phone at (206) 621-1700 (be sure to mention the group name: WICA 2017 Annual Convention.)

Convention begins Sunday, September 10th when attendees will be welcomed at the Opening Reception from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Convention continues Monday morning with a Keynote Breakfast featuring the seminar “Technology, Innovation and Politics: Can Contractors Rise to the Challenge?” by David Allen with McKinstry.  Following the Keynote Presentation, David Norris from Hermanson Company will give a presentation on emerging Energy Codes entitled “Mechanical Insulation: R U Aware?”  Rounding out our educational morning will be our final seminar, “The Basics: Knowing What Your Contract Says and How to Get Paid” by Kelly Sloan with Lanak & Hanna.

Monday afternoon, members can participate in the Annual Convention Golf Tournament at Jefferson Park Golf Club with stunning views of Mount Rainer and Downtown Seattle. During the Golf Tournament spouses can attend the Spouse Program which will feature a one-hour boat tour around Elliott Bay and the Seattle Waterfront followed by a group lunch at Elliott’s Oyster House.

On the final day of convention members can look forward to the morning of business meetings with Contractors & Manufacturers having a joint roundtable breakfast before meeting separately and the WICA Annual Business Meeting. Finally Contractor Members will meet with Union Leadership and discuss the most pressing labor issues. The convention will conclude Tuesday evening with the President’s Reception and Dinner which will be a business formal event held in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel’s opulent Georgian Room.

Don’t miss out on energizing and productive days of conversation and education. Register before August 21st and reserve your place. If you have any questions or requests please call the WICA office at (801)364-0050 or email Leanna at leanna@wica1.com






Annual Sponsor Program Opens

20160911-wica-seminar-annual-sponsors-012017 is less than two months away, and WICA is gearing up to offer its popular Annual Sponsorship program again. With this program, WICA member businesses can support and enhance WICA events throughout the year, while gaining recognition and promotion to our targeted audience.

Annual Sponsors determine a level of sponsorship to enroll in, and then choose which events to enhance their name recognition. In addition to acknowledgment at events like the WICA Annual Convention and regional golf tournaments, Annual Sponsors are listed in every program book, on the WICA app, are included on the Annual Sponsor banner displayed at every event, and have a logo scrolling on the WICA website, wica1.com.

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2017 WICA Board Named

The 2017 WICA Board of Directors was voted on at the 2016 Annual Convention. Beginning January 1, 2017, the board will be:

President: Robert Jeffries, Summit, Contracting, LLC
Vice-President: Rick Sutphin, Performance Contracting, Inc.
Treasurer: Craig Rossi, Farwest Insulation Contracting
Immediate Past President: Ron de Rue, Farwest Insulation Contracting

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