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Jan. 7, 2016

Custom-built for contractors:  Minnesota Construction Industry Conference is Feb. 18

Members of the media are welcome to attend the conference's general sessions. Check-in at event registration.

Registration is open for the 2016 Minnesota Construction Industry Conference. The conference is Feb. 18, 2016, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. Register online now at www.dli.mn.gov/Construction.

This one-day conference will provide educational and networking opportunities about highway and heavy, commercial building, residential construction, and state contracts and procurement, plus informative general sessions for the entire construction industry.

The event will update construction-industry members about current regulations and rules and provide an opportunity for attendees to share ideas with state officials about how to build a better Minnesota.

Session topics include: building code changes, state contracts and procurement, licensing and compliance, safety and health compliance and consultation, and workforce development. There will also be a panel discussion with state commissioners. View the conference agenda online at www.dli.mn.gov/Construction/Pdf/agenda.pdf.

State subject-matter experts will be available throughout the conference for one-on-one sessions about contracting, prevailing wage, apprenticeship, workers' compensation, safety and more. Attendees have the option of scheduling a one-on-one session by visiting the registration desk during the conference.

The cost to attend is $89 and includes all workshops and general sessions, optional "1-on-1 with the State" sessions, and breakfast and lunch. Free parking is available.

Register online at www.dli.mn.gov/Construction. Registration closes Feb. 12.

Industry partners for the event include:

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.;
  • Associated General Contractors of America;
  • Builders Association of Minnesota; and
  • Building Trades AFL-CIO.

Government partners for the event include:

  • Minnesota Department of Administration;
  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development;
  • Minnesota Department of Human Rights;
  • Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry; and
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation.


News media contact:
James Honerman
(651) 284-5313

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