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Jan. 16, 2014

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

Custom-built for contractors:
First-ever Minnesota Construction Industry Conference is Feb. 6

Register online now at www.dli.mn.gov/Construction for the first-ever Minnesota Construction Industry Conference on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Ramada Inn Mall of America, Bloomington, Minn.

The conference's agenda is now set and is custom-built to provide educational and networking opportunities for highway and heavy, commercial building and residential contractors, plus informative general sessions for the entire construction industry. Download the conference app for Android and iOS mobile devices at http://my.yapp.us/4RWA9F.

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:  business development, building code changes, contracting with the state, licensing and compliance, safety and health compliance and consultation, workforce development and a panel discussion with state commissioners. The construction conference will also feature a trade show of industry-related exhibitors and time for one-on-one sessions with state agency staff members.

The cost to attend the conference is $99. It includes general sessions, workshops, one-on-one with the state sessions (optional), all conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch and parking.

Register online at www.dli.mn.gov/Construction. Registration closes Jan. 29.

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
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation

Industry partners for the event include:

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

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

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