Volume 8, Issue 38
January 2016

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96th Annual General Meeting 



Registration and Sponsorship opportunities are open for the HHCA's 96th Annual General Meeting and Dinner. Prior to the Annual Meeting attend our exclusive VIP Cocktail Reception, sponsored by Walters Inc.  Following the meeting, enjoy networking with colleagues during our cocktail reception, sponsored by Aon Risk Solutions and Contractors Rental Supply.  During dinner, the HHCA and Hall of Fame Sponsor Masters Insurance will induct Herb Butcher of Dayson Industrial Services into the Construction Hall of Fame. The HHCA is also presenting the Young Leader Award to Clark Thomas of Marsh Canada. HHCA contractor members with excellent injury/frequency scores will also be recognized for their commitment to safety in the workplace.

Tickets are only $120 per person including one drink ticket and you will also receive "Buy One, Get One Free" on your first pair of tickets purchased. Tables of 8, 10 or 12 are available.

To register, sponsor or for the full agenda, please visit our AGM website here.

Thank You AGM Sponsors!



Have you signed up for Construction 101 yet? This course is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction for administrative and clerical staff in the processes associated with the construction industry.

This course will cover:

Introduction to the Construction Industry & Services provided by Construction Associations
Construction documents
Tendering, Bidding and Award of Contracts
Format of Contracts
Risk Management
Legal Matters
Project Management & Administration

Don't miss out! Register here today! for more details contact Alana.


Family Skate Day Saturday January 30th - FREE for HHCA Members!


Join the HHCA's Young Leaders Group and presenting sponsors, Lancaster Group and Triple Crown Enterprises at our Annual Family Skate Day. Skating will be followed by a pizza party in the Lookout Sports Lounge. The party will include entertainment and a lootbag of goodies to take home.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to have some fun with family and employees. 

Family Skate Day will be held at Mohawk 4 Ice Centre on Saturday, January 30th. Skating will begin at 12:30pm followed by a reception at 1:30pm. FREE for all HHCA members and their families!

Register Here! 


Construction Forecast 2016


The HHCA is hosting our Construction Forecast for 2016 on Thursday, January 28th at 8am. This session will discuss the construction market conditions moving forward in 2016 and beyond. A representative from Metrolinx will be in attendance to discuss all things Hamilton LRT, the City of Hamilton will be on hand and Mark Casaletto from Construction Market Data will be back to share with you his forecast for non-residential construction and what is driving it. Additional speakers are being lined up and will be announced as they become available.

Registration is $40 for HHCA members and includes a buffet breakfast.

Register Here!

Apply for a HHCA Safety Award!


The HHCA must receive your consent by January 22, 2016.


Upcoming Events & Seminars at the HHCA

Events Seminars

Family Skate Day - January 30, 2016

96th Annual General Meeting & Dinner - February 18, 2016 

Curling Bonspiel - March 2, 2016 - Save the Date!

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie








Construction 101 - January 18 & 19, 2016

Construction Forecast - January 28, 2016

Profitable Contracting for Construction - January 28, 2016

Working at Heights - February 25, 2016

Working with Multiple Generations - March 8, 2016

COR Essentials - March 31, 2016

Basic Auditing Principles (COR) - April 6, 2016

COR Internal Auditor - April 7, 2016

For more information, please contact

Don't forget the HHCA offers E-Learning courses


Member Benefit: Two Grey Suits


BestBidz - ON DEMAND


The Hamilton-Halton Construction Association offers its members access to an Invitation to Bid Software through BestBidz - On Demand.

What is On Demand?

BestBidz on Demand is a secure online ITB (invitation to bid) software built right into the BestBidz EPR (electronic plan room) that streamlines the interactions between general and prime contractors and the subs and suppliers they want to do business with.

Interested in learning more? Contact Alana at the HHCA to set up a no-commitment demonstration.

For more details, Click here!

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