Monthly Archives: July 2012

Free Bonding Education Program – Final Workshop and Networking Opportunity

July 26, 2012
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This workshop represents the conclusion of the educational component of the Bonding Education program and focuses on solidifying the bondability of the contractor and exploiting contracting opportunities through contacts and networking.

Sam Carradine (Development & Diversity Consultant for The Surety & Fidelity Association of America and Former President of the National Minority Contractors Association) will present “Managing Growth – Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail.”

Andy Barber, P.E. (Transportation Engineer Specialist with the KYTC and Deputy Project Manager for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project) will give an update on the construction phase of the Bridges Project and other contracting opportunities with KYTC.

(Food and Refreshments will be sponsored by Patriot Group, LLC and Wells Fargo Insurance Group)

Click here for the official flyer. Click here to register.

For more information, contact:

George C. Jones, Jr.
Phone: (336) 256-2111

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Safeteach-Global to Present Leadership and Safety Training Seminars at Builders Exchange

*8/9/2012 UPDATE – The dates for these classes have been changed.

Mike Gibson of Safeteach-Global is presenting the following two safety training classes at Builders Exchange of Kentucky in Louisville. Reserve your seat now! Space is limited.

Leadership: The Key to World Class Safety

– Designed for managers, supervisors, foreman, & anyone in a leadership role

– Develop professional level leadership skills & build credibility

– Become a leader people want to follow

– Learn from a global leader in safety

When: October 30: 8 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Builders Exchange of Kentucky, 2300 Meadow Drive, Louisville, KY 40218

Cost: $275

Registration info:

Mary Ellen Higgins

Click here for the full flyer.

Electrical Energy – What is it? What are the Hazards?

– Everything you need to know about Electrical Energy and the Hazards

– NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Safety

When: October 16: 8 a.m.  – 4 p.m.
Cost: $275

Registration info:
Annie Button

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IPIN Tip of the Month: The Lite Viewer

In last month’s tip I showed you each of the different options available to members for viewing plans on the Builders Exchange IPIN system. This month I’m going to focus on one of those options: the IVS Lite Viewer.

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The IPIN Viewing System (IVS) Lite Viewer is a simple online plan viewer. It supports viewing, printing and saving of plans. It is available only to members with an upgraded membership*. The Lite Viewer is only compatible with the Internet Explorer browser. Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari are not currently supported.

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Maximize Your Builders Exchange Membership – Attend Free Training!

Builders Exchange of Kentucky is proud to offer free monthly website training in Louisville, Lexington and Online.

This monthly offering covers all facets of our construction reports to help you get the most out of our online tools. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Finding more projects in your trade and geographical territory by setting up better search filters
  • Optomizing the IPIN Viewing System Pro to conduct online takeoffs
  • Downloading and sharing electronic files of plans and specifications
  • Identifying more companies to work with using the Statistical Research function
  • Becoming more organized and efficient by tracking projects by e-mail
  • Acquiring more invitations to bid by adding yourself to bidders lists

Join us at the Builders Exchange Planroom in Louisville at 2300 Meadow Drive, Louisville, KY 40218 on the third Friday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or in our Lexington Planroom at 10:35 Strader Drive, Suite 100, Lexington on the fourth Friday of every month at the same time for this Free Training Opportunity.

The next training sessions will be held on July 20 (Louisville) and July 27 (Lexington). Online training via webinar is also available on the third Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

RSVP by faxing one of these completed forms to (502) 459-9803 or by calling or e-mailing Aaron Thomas at (502) 459-9800.