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SUBExcel 2019 Early-Bird Deadline Extended to Feb. 13!

Did you miss the early-bird deadline to register for SUBExcel 2019? Don’t worry! ASA has just extended the early-bird registration deadline and hotel cutoff date to Feb. 13, 2019. If you haven’t registered yet, you now have almost another week to save $200! But don’t delay! The early-bird registration deadline will end automatically at 5:00 … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: BOWEN, MICLETTE & BRITT

For over 30 years, Bowen, Miclette & Britt has brought its customers a commitment to excellence, innovation and service in the complex world of insurance and risk management. As one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the country, BMB’s client base has gravitated over the years towards several industry niches, specifically Construction, Energy, Marine … READ MORE

SCHMOOZE & MINGLE WITH SPAWGLASS – FEB. 13

Join ASA-Houston Chapter for a Schmooze & Mingle event! This is a great opportunity to be introduced and visit with ASA-HC members and individuals from the general contractor event host SpawGlass in a relaxed atmosphere. There is no registration fee for this event. Appetizers will be served and each participant will receive one complimentary drink … READ MORE

Read the Latest Articles in the Contractors’ Compass

Legally Speaking: Construction Cases in the Courts That You Ought to Care About—and Why Texas Court’s Ruling in Painter Case Poses Problems for Subcontractors That Operate Carpooling Programs The Surprising Case of a Preliminary Notice That Wasn’t DRAs and DRBs: An Effective Way to Resolve Disputes Contractors’ Compass

GENERAL LUNCH MEETING: WHAT’S HOT IN THE WORLD OF HR

Panelists will discuss items that are new and or problematic within the world of human resources. Panelists will include:Tommy Hernandez, Executive Director of Human Resources, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing;Tony Stergio, Shareholder, Andrews Myers; an HR Advisor from G&A Partners. Event Details

TAP INTO ASA: ANDREWS MYERS

Proud to call Houston home for more than 20 years, Andrews Myers is a law firm renowned for our proactive and practical approach to business and celebrated for our extensive history in construction law. We operate in a number of industry sectors and legal disciplines, and as our clients have grown so has the breadth … READ MORE

2018 EIC AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED / PHOTOS POSTED

The 2018 Excellence In Construction (EIC) award winners were announced this past Friday at the 22nd annual EIC Awards Gala. See Winners Here Pictures from the event can be found HERE.

ASA Adds “The Redneck Comedy Bus Tour” During SUBExcel 2019

ASA has added a special fund-raising event during SUBExcel 2019 benefiting the ASA Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund. The SLDF supports ASA’s critical legal activities in precedent-setting cases to protect the interests of all subcontractors. ASA taps the SLDF to fund “friend-of-the-court” briefs in appellate-level cases that could have a significant impact on subcontractor rights. “The … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: COULTER, P.C.

“Texas Super Lawyer”, “Best Lawyers in America” since 2006; Board-Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991; Top (“AV”) rating by peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Keith Coulter has represented construction companies since 1985.  Having over 30 jury verdicts, he handles trials, arbitrations, contracts, claims, lien and bond collections, insurance coverage, … READ MORE

SHE BUILDS IT EVENT WITH JANE HENRY & SEEHERWORK

Calling all women who work for ASA-HC member companies! Join the She Builds It Women’s Peer Group on Tuesday, Mar. 19 to hear the story of Jane Henry, founder of SeeHerWork, a Houston-based company that designs, manufactures, and sells work-wear, safety equipment, and other job-specific products to keep women in civil, commercial and industrial careers … READ MORE