Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Tue, January 09, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Cascade, 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514
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      Building Code Jeopardy with the State Building InspectorsWhat you need to know about the new code 

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018*

    Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Construction Managers, Consultants, and Others – Join us and test your knowledge of the NEW 2016 CONNECTICUT STATE BUILDING CODE, or come to watch the fun!

    Back by popular demand, CBC presents the ultimate construction industry challenge – BUILDING CODE JEOPARDY!  This fun evening will test your knowledge of the Connecticut State Building Code, newly updated in 2016!  Put a team together in advance, form teams during the networking hour the night of the program, or simply join a table team at dinner – but come prepared to challenge the competition, show off your expertise, and learn a little something too!  Prizes to be awarded at the moderator’s whim and discretion!

    Judges:
    Joseph V. Cassidy, PE, Connecticut State Building Inspector
    Daniel Tierney, Connecticut Deputy State Building Inspector

    Moderator:
    Thomas DiBlasi, P.E., DiBlasi Associates, P.C., Codes & Standards Committee


    Program Sponsors:
     
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    College and High School Students Welcome
    We welcome college and high school students with an interest in the design and construction industry, especially those from CBC's alliance colleges: Capital Community College Construction Management and Engineering Technology programs and Central Connecticut State University Construction Management program. Learn about the industry and build your network. Please register using your college email address.         

    Date:
    Tuesday, January 9, 2018*

    *In case of a snow cancellation, the event will be held  on  Wednesday, January 10, 2018, same time and place


    Location:
    The Cascade
    480 Sherman Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06514

    Agenda:
    5:30 - 6:30 PM  Networking and Registration
    6:30 PM - 7:15 PM   Dinner & Dessert
    7:15 - 8:15 PM   Program and Q&A
    8:15 - 8:30 PM  Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing

    Registration for Program and Dinner**
    CBC Members: $60 per person
    Nonmembers: $90 per person
    Government Employee/Student/Subsidized:  $30 per person

    **Please register by Thursday, January 4, 2018 to avoid a $20 administrative fee. Day-of and Walk-in spots are limited and if available will incur a $30 administrative fee.

    Meal Choice:
    Grilled Rib Eye
    Chicken Marsala
    Asparagus and Mushroom Parmesan Rissotto

    • Tue, February 13, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Cascade, 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514
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     Emerging Trends in the Future of Healthcare

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018*
    *Snow Date is Thursday, February 15, 2017

    It's widely know that the healthcare industry is changing and that designers and builders need to be prepared to meet the shifting demands of health care facility owners. Keeping up with changing regulations, insurance and medical advances is difficult even for the most keen industry experts. Learn direct from this distinguished panel of experts what they see for the future of healthcare facility needs and how it may impact designers, contractors and related professionals and product suppliers.

    Speakers:

    Bradford C. Bevers, AIA, Executive Director, Yale-New Haven Health System

    Morris Gross, FACHE, Vice President, Western CT Health Network

    TBD

    Moderator: Ron Goodin, Crosskey Architects


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    College and High School Students Welcome

    We welcome college and high school students with an interest in the design and construction industry, especially those from CBC's alliance colleges: Capital Community College Construction Management and Engineering Technology programs and Central Connecticut State University Construction Management program. Learn about the industry and build your network. Please register using your college email address.                              

    Date: TUESDAY, February 13, 2018*

    *In case of a snow cancellation, the event will be held  on Thursday, February 15, 2018, same time and building

    Location: 
    The Cascade
    480 Sherman Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06514

    Agenda:
    5:30 - 6:30 PM  Networking and Registration
    6:30 PM - 7:15 PM  Dinner & Dessert 
    7:15 - 8:15 PM   Program and Q&A
    8:15 - 8:30 PM  Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing

    Registration for Program & Dinner**
    CBC Members: $60 per person
    Nonmembers: $90 per person
    Government Employee/Student/Subsidized:  $30 per person

    **Please register by Thursday, February 8, 2018 to avoid a $20 administrative fee. Day-of and Walk-in spots are limited and if available will incur a $30 administrative fee.

    Meal  Choice:
    Grilled New York Strip
    Chicken Francaise
    Eggplant Parmesan

    • Tue, March 13, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Marquee Gershon Fox Ballroom 860 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103
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    CBC Membership Drive Program
    Nonmembers attend at the Special Rate.  Join Now and Extend Your Firm Membership through June 2018!

    Red Light, Green Light, No Lights!
    Raising Route 9 in Middletown and its Impact on Local and Regional Development Opportunities 


    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    *
    *Snow Date Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Increasing safety by removing signals?  Come find out more about the long-awaited project involving corridor improvements along Route 9 in Middletown.  The project is slated to improve safety and reduce delay times in Middletown along with spurring growth and accessibility to the adjacent riverfront.  

    Hear from CT DOTs engineers and project managers about the obstacles that were encountered, community involvement and the potential economic growth that may result because of the infrastructure improvements. 

    Speakers:
    Will Britnel, CT DOT Lead Engineer,  Connecticut Department of Transportation

    Erik Jarboe, CT DOT Project ManagerConnecticut Department of  Transportation

    Stephen Hall
    , CT DOT Project Manager, Connecticut Department of Transportation


    Program Sponsors:

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    College and High School Students Welcome
    We welcome college and high school students with an interest in the design and construction industry, especially those from CBC's alliance colleges: Capital Community College Construction Management and Engineering Technology programs and Central Connecticut State University Construction Management program. Learn about the industry and build your network. Please register using your college email address.                              

    Date:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018*

    *In case of a snow cancellation, the event will be held  on  Wednesday, March 14, 2018, same time and place


    Location:
    The Marquee
    Gershon Fox Ballroom
    860 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

    Parking available on the street and in nearby lots and garages.  Please see map.  

    Agenda
    5:30 - 6:30 PM  Networking and Registration
    6:30 - 7:15 PM   Dinner & Dessert
    7:15 - 8:15 PM   Program and Q&A
    8:15 - 8:30 PM  Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing

    Registration for Program and Dinner*
    CBC Members: $60 per person
    Nonmembers special rate: $75 per person
    Government Employee/Student/Subsidized:  $30 per person

    ***Please register by Thursday,March 8, 2018 to avoid a $20 administrative fee. Day-of and Walk-in spots are limited and if available will incur a $30 administrative fee.

    Meal Choice:
    Roast Pork Loin
    Chicken Artichoke
    Stuffed Portabello Mushroom

    • Tue, April 10, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Central Connecticut State University, Memorial Hall, Constitution Room, 2nd Floor, 1612 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050-4010
    Register

    Election Year Outlook: 
    Political and Economic Forecast for the Connecticut Construction Industry

     Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    With Connecticut's gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6, 2018,  the candidates are getting ready!  Invitations will be extended to Democratic and Republican candidates to speak directly to the A/E/C industry in a moderated forum on their vision for construction in Connecticut.  Alissa DeJonge, economist and Vice President of Research at the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC), will moderate and offer insight on key economic indicators and expectations for the regional construction market. 

    Speakers:

    Alissa DeJonge, Vice President of Research, Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) and Program Moderator

    Others to be announced.


    Program Sponsors:
    (sign up here to be one of our limited sponsors)

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    College and High School Students Welcome
    We welcome college and high school students with an interest in the design and construction industry, especially those from CBC's alliance colleges: Capital Community College Construction Management and Engineering Technology programs and Central Connecticut State University Construction Management program. Learn about the industry and build your network. Please register using your college email address.     


    Date:
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Agenda:
    5:30 - 6:30 PM Networking & Registration 
    6:30 - 7:15 PM BUFFET Dinner & Dessert
    7:15 - 8:15 PM Program and Q&A
    8:15 - 8:30 PM Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing 
      


    Location:
    Central Connecticut State University
    Memorial Hall, Constitution Room, 2nd Floor
    1612 Stanley Street
    New Britain, CT  06050-4010

    CCSU Parking & Entrance Map

    Registration:**
    CBC Members: $60 per person
    NonMembers: $90 per person
    Government Employee/Student/Subsidized: $30 per person

    **Please register by Thursday, April 5, 2018 to avoid a $20 administrative fee. Day-of and Walk-in spots are limited and if available will incur a $30 administrative fee.

    • Tue, May 08, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Cascade, 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514
    Register

    West Haven's Haven:
     
    The Upcoming Public-Private Partnership Project and Related Waterfront Development

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    In Connecticut, public and private players at the local level have been collaborating and forming public-private partnerships and alliances not only to maintain and improve public infrastructure, but also to create more vibrant, livable communities that spur economic growth. 

    Building on an actual case study in West Haven, our speakers will focus on the role and accomplishments of the local partnership, the elements that spurred the success of the project and challenges that were navigated throughout the partnership.  We will also explore visions for future projects in our communities, and how collaboration between public and private sectors can produce community growth by common investment and vision. Speakers (confirmed spelling, title, affiliation) needed.

    Speakers:
    Joseph Riccio, Commissioner, Plannning & Development, City of West Haven
    Matt Armstrong, Gordon Group
    Jay Valgora, Principal, Studio V Architects
    James Fuda, Vice President - Connecticut Division Manager, Alfred Benesch & Company


    Program Sponsors:
     
    (sign up here to be one of our limited sponsors)

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    College and High School Students Welcome
    We welcome college and high school students with an interest in the design and construction industry, especially those from CBC's alliance colleges: Capital Community College Construction Management and Engineering Technology programs and Central Connecticut State University Construction Management program. Learn about the industry and build your network. Please register using your college email address.     

                                                                                   
    Date:  
    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    Location:
    The Cascade
    480 Sherman Avenue
    Hamden, CT 06514

    Agenda:
    5:30 - 6:30 PM  Networking and Registration
    6:30 - 7:15 PM   Dinner & Dessert
    7:15 - 8:15 PM   Program and Q&A
    8:15 - 8:30 PM  Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawin
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    Registration for Program and Dinner**
    CBC Members: $60 per person
    Nonmembers: $90 per person
    Government Employee/Student/Subsidized:  $30 per person

    **Please register by Thursday, May 3, 2018 to avoid a $20 administrative fee. Day-of and Walk-in spots are limited and if available will incur a $30 administrative fee.

    Meal Choice:
    Grilled Rib Eye
    Chicken Piccata
    Spinach Canneloni



    • Tue, June 12, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • The Bond Ballrooom, 338 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06106; Complimentary Parking is located behind the hotel. When facing the building, use driveway to immediate left of hotel. See attendant.

    2018 CBC 22nd Project Team and Scholarship Awards Banquet

    Join us as we end our program year in celebration of the PTA Award Winning Projects and Teams. The Connecticut Building Congress will honor project teams that demonstrated extraordinary collaboration in the execution of their projects. 

    The CBC Scholarship Fund also will recognize this year's scholarship recipients. 

    Join us and meet representatives from the project teams, including building owners, architects, engineers, constructors, subcontractors, suppliers and subconsultants.

    Awards will be presented in the following categories:

    •   K-12 Schools - New or Renovations

    •   Landscape/Land Planning  

    •   Major Renovations / Expansions

    •   New Construction

    •   Small Projects  

    •   Transportation / Utilities / Civil

    6th Annual Project Team of the Year Award

    Winning teams from each category are automatically entered, and the PTA winner will not be announced until the night of the event!

    Moderator:  Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies, CBC President

    Agenda:

    5:30 - 6:30 pm Registration; Networking; Light Appetizers

    6:30 - 7:15 pm  Salad course; CBC Business Meeting; Scholarship Awards Ceremony

    7:15 - 8:00 pm  Dinner; Project Team Awards Program

    8:00 - 8:30 pm  Dessert; Networking; Closing Remarks


    Sponsors: click here to sponsor!

    Premier Event Sponsor

    Project Team of the Year Sponsor

    Program Book Sponsor

    Table Wine Sponsor (2) 

    Appetizer Sponsor:

    Dessert Sponsor 

    Corporate Sponsor (5)

    Scholarship Recipients/Families Dinner Sponsor

    Reception Sponsor

    Media Sponsor  


    Sponsorship Opportunities and Program Book Advertising Early Bird Pricing available until Friday, May 18, 2018.  Regular Deadline is Friday, May 25, 2017.

    Date:  Tuesday, June 12, 2018*

    Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 5, to avoid a late fee. Registrations after this date will be accepted if space is available.

    $125 per person, open seating 

    $130 per person for reserved, preferred seating for Table of 10 people, Total of $1250 (Regrets, no late registrations allowed)

    $150 per person, if registered after June 5), open seating


    Location:
    The Bond Ballroom

    Hilton Homewood Suites, 11th Floor

    338 Asylum Street

    Hartford, CT 06106


    Parking:

    Complimentary parking is available ONLY in the lot directly behind the Bond Ballroom.  Tell attendant you are attending the CBC event at the Bond Ballroom.  No voucher is needed.

    Parking and Entrance Map

    Venue Entrance:  Enter on west side of building or through lobby at front of hotel on Asylum Street.  Take elevator to 11th Floor.

    Meal Choice:
    Roast Tenderloin of Beef
    Chicken Piccata
    Roasted Salmon
    Roasted Vegetables over Portabell0 Mushroom

Past events

Tue, November 14, 2017 State of the State: A View from the Department of Administrative Services
Tue, October 03, 2017 UConn: Building Excellence for the Future
Mon, September 25, 2017 2017 CBC 22nd Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing & CBC Scholarship Fundraiser
Tue, June 13, 2017 2017 CBC 21st Project Team and Scholarship Awards BANQUET and ANNUAL MEETING
Tue, May 09, 2017 Earth, Energy, and Economy: Creating Resilient and Sustainable Urban Development in an Ever-Changing World
Wed, April 26, 2017 Get Your Goat! Hartford's new stadium tour and plans for nearby development
Tue, April 11, 2017 Busy Bees in The Hardware City--CBC's Architectural Bus Tour and Projects Outlook for New Britain
Wed, March 15, 2017 What's Happening at Yale-New Haven Health System?
Wed, February 22, 2017 21st Annual Joint Design and Construction Industry Dinner
Tue, February 21, 2017 A Lawyer, an Architect, and a Carpenter: Construction Law Best Practices Roundtable Discussions
Tue, January 10, 2017 Taking Flight! The Connecticut Airport Authority's plans for Bradley International Airport's expansion and more!
Wed, November 30, 2016 Life in Motion! A Look at Hartford Hospital's New Bone and Joint Institute from the Project Team Perspective
Mon, October 03, 2016 2016 CBC 21st Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing and Scholarship Fundraiser
Wed, September 14, 2016 Over, Under or Through the City: What's a Viaduct? The future of I-84 in Hartford
Tue, June 14, 2016 2016 CBC 20th Project Team and Scholarship Awards BANQUET and ANNUAL MEETING Registration
Tue, April 12, 2016 CBC's Architectural Bus Tour and Projects Outlook: Greening of the City--Bridgeport's commitment and implementation of sustainability
Tue, March 15, 2016 2016 Project Team Awards Call for Entries
Tue, March 08, 2016 Revitalizing Communities Through Public Private Partnerships
Thu, March 03, 2016 20th Annual Joint Design and Construction Industry Dinner
Tue, February 09, 2016 The Age of Enlightenment: Can emerging technologies in the field and in the office help to alleviate Connecticut’s skilled workforce shortage? Learn from peers and share your best practices.
Tue, January 12, 2016 Who's Got Your Back? Does an Owner's Representative really bring value to the project and the team?
Tue, December 08, 2015 Connecticut College--Spotlight on and Tour of Two CBC Project Team Award-winning Projects and Teamwork Efforts
Tue, November 10, 2015 Mission Vision--Insight into Connecticut's Future Opportunities
Wed, November 04, 2015 Cocktails & Conversation Networking with New England Real Estate Journal
Tue, October 13, 2015 Bare the Truth: Are you really covered? Insurance--You never know what you have until you need it.
Mon, September 21, 2015 2015 CBC 20th Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing and Scholarship Fundraiser
Tue, June 09, 2015 2015 CBC 19th Project Team and Scholarship Awards BANQUET and ANNUAL MEETING Registration
Tue, May 12, 2015 CBC Magic Mystery Tour and Program: Waterbury's Historic Architecture & Projects Outlook
Tue, April 14, 2015 Intelligent Expansion to Expand Intelligence
Tue, March 10, 2015 What Lurks Below the Surface? Connecticut's Brownfield, Waterfront and TOD Development Initiative
Thu, February 26, 2015 19th Annual Joint Design and Construction Industry Dinner
Tue, February 10, 2015 Say Ahhh! Taking the Temperature of the Health Care Industry
Tue, January 13, 2015 P. T. Barnum Started Here - Bridgeport, The Park City Preview and Beyond
Tue, December 09, 2014 Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University --CBC Project Team Award Winner Spotlight
Wed, November 19, 2014 New England Real Estate Journal Connecticut Networking Event
Tue, November 11, 2014 Demystifying the Selection Process - The Owner's Perspective
Tue, October 21, 2014 What's in Your DNA? A Look at Jackson Lab through the AEC Microscope
Mon, September 22, 2014 19th Annual CBC Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing and Scholarship Fundraiser
Tue, June 10, 2014 2014 CBC 18th Project Team and Scholarship Awards BANQUET and ANNUAL MEETING Registration
Tue, May 13, 2014 Magic Bus Tour and Program - See the Great Architecture of New Haven
Tue, April 08, 2014 Energize Connecticut
Tue, March 11, 2014 3-D Vision: Three Connecticut Agency Leaders Discuss Their Perspective
Tue, February 25, 2014 Joint Industry Dinner: Success Begins with Who You Know
Tue, February 11, 2014 Roll the Dice - Casinos in New England
Tue, January 14, 2014 Construction Claims -Trips, Traps, and Ploys
Tue, December 10, 2013 Spotlight on and Tour of United Illuminating Central Facility -- the CBC 2013 Project Team of the Year Award Winner
Tue, November 12, 2013 The Diversity Trifecta - policy, strategy, and best practices
Tue, October 08, 2013 UConn -- Where to next?
Mon, September 23, 2013 18th Annual 2013 Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing
Tue, June 18, 2013 2013 CBC 17th Annual Project Team Awards BANQUET
Tue, May 21, 2013 Back to the Future - Historic preservation, a strong market for the industry!
Wed, April 24, 2013 Doing Business with the State of Connecticut in the Wake of the UConn Law Library
Tue, March 19, 2013 New Urbanism & Transit Oriented Development in Connecticut
Thu, February 28, 2013 Joint Industry Dinner: Success Begins with Who You Know
Tue, February 12, 2013 Higher Education’s Changing Approach to Recruitment, Retention, and Increasing Costs
Tue, January 15, 2013 The Results are In - Design Build is Here to Stay
Tue, December 18, 2012 Spotlight on a 2012 PTA Award Winning Project: Yale University's 493 College Street Renovation Project
Tue, November 13, 2012 Project Opportunities from the Community Health Center Movement
Tue, October 16, 2012 Alternative Energy & Sustainability: Choate's Kohler Environmental Center
Mon, September 24, 2012 17th Annual 2012 Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing
Tue, June 12, 2012 2012 CBC 16th Annual Project Team Awards Banquet
Tue, May 08, 2012 From Managing the Process to Forging Relationships--The Connecticut Construction Guildelines, 2nd Edition
Tue, April 10, 2012 Energy Efficiency: Finding New Savings and Business Opportunities
Tue, March 13, 2012 Public-Private Partnership: The Storrs Center Project
Wed, February 29, 2012 Joint Industry Dinner: Success Begins with Who You Know
Tue, February 14, 2012 Focus on PTA Award Winning Project: Smilow Cancer Hospital
Tue, January 10, 2012 Asset Management: New or Renovate?
Tue, December 13, 2011 Best Practices: Maintaining Your Structure Through Winter
Tue, November 15, 2011 Work in the Public Sector: UConn Health Center
Tue, October 11, 2011 Navigating the Reorganized CT State Agencies
Wed, September 28, 2011 16th Annual Robert J. LeFloch Memorial Golf Outing 2011
Tue, June 14, 2011 15th 2011 Annual Project Team Awards Banquet
Tue, May 10, 2011 Meet the Architects
Tue, March 08, 2011 Development in Connecticut Cities
Tue, February 08, 2011 Meet The Engineers
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