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TAUC Summer Committee Meetings and TAUC Summer Summit


Wednesday, August 23 - Thursday, August 24, 2017
Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place [map]
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) Summer Committee Meetings; which includes the Joint TAUC/NACBE Environmental Health & Safety Committee, TAUC Industrial Relations Committee and TAUC Local Employer Organizations (LEO) Meeting, will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Only those serving on these committees are eligible to attend these committee meetings.

In addition, TAUC Summer Summit is scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Building on the successes of previous Safety-Labor Forums, The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) will again bring together industry professionals for an open forum, so that contractors, building trades representatives, and owners can share and retain the information necessary to create value in the union construction industry. TAUC Summer Summit is designed to help educate construction industry professionals on critical safety and health, legislative, and labor issues.

The registration deadline is Monday, August 7, 2017.

TAUC meetings are a key benefit of your membership in the association. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to network with other leaders from around the country to share ideas and information. The schedule of events is as follows:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Breakfast
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Joint TAUC/NACBE Environmental Health & Safety Committee Meeting
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM - TAUC Industrial Relations Committee Meeting
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM - TAUC Local Employer Organizations (LEO) Meeting
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch
6:00 PM - 9:50 PM - Baseball Game Networking Event - Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Thursday, August 24, 2017
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Breakfast
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM - TAUC Summer Summit

An ELECTRONIC COPY of the MEETING PACKET will be available for download to all committee representatives prior to the meeting.

Networking at the Ballpark: Join TAUC for a networking event on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park located at 115 Federal Street in Pittsburgh, PA 15212. The cost is $75.00 per person and includes food and beverages. The tickets are non-refundable and are available on a first come; first served basis. Special thanks to Werner for sponsoring this event. ***BASEBALL GAME SOLD OUT!***

SPONSORSHIP: Sponsorship opportunities are available to organizations/companies, please contact Mr. Mike Dorsey at (703) 524-3336 ext. 122 for more information. For the sponsorship kit click on "SPONSORSHIP KIT - TAUC SUMMER SUMMIT".

Related Web Pages and Sites:
WEBSITE: OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS: OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
MAKE A RESERVATION: OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
WEBSITE: PNC PARK - PITTSBURGH, PA

Related Files:
SPONSORSHIP KIT - TAUC SUMMER SUMMIT

Registration Includes:
Attendance to the meeting, breakfasts, and lunch.

Who Should Attend:
TAUC Industrial Relations Committee Representatives, TAUC Local Employer Organizations (LEO) Representatives, TAUC Environmental Health and Safety Committee Representatives, NACBE Safety and Health Committee Representatives, TAUC Governing, Affiliate, and Regular Members.

Meeting Attire:
Business Casual - dresses, slacks, collared shirts, closed end shoes.

Cancellation and Other Policies:
To cancel your MEETING REGISTRATION contact Ms. Gwen Jackson at (703) 524-3336 extension 111.

General Hotel Information:
TAUC'S ROOM BLOCK AT THE OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL IS SOLD OUT ON THE NIGHT OF AUGUST 23RD, SEE BELOW LIST OF HOTEL OPTIONS. TAUC DOES NOT HAVE A ROOM BLOCK AT ANY OF THESE PROPERTIES.

Springhill Suites By Marriott Pittsburgh North Shore
Address: 223 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 323-9005

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Address: 107 6th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 562-1200

Residence Inn By Marriott Pittsburgh North Shore
Address: 574 W General Robinson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 321-2099

Hyatt Place Pittsburgh North Shore
Address: 260 N Shore Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 321-3000

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Address: 600 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 391-4600

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
250 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 281-5557

Courtyard By Marriott Pittsburgh Downtown
Address: 945 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 434-5551

Embassy Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown
535 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 338-2200

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
620 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 471-1170

Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 281-3700

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The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the Omni William Penn Hotel for arrival on August 22, 2017 and departure on August 24, 2017. The cut-off date for accepting reservations into TAUC's room block is Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Reservations must be received prior to 5:00 PM local Hotel time on the cut-off date. ROOMS ARE LIMITED, PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SLEEPING ROOM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 281-7100
Concierge: (412) 553-5083
Reservations: 1-800-843-6664
Website: http://bit.ly/1YHosTo

ROOM RATE: $125.00 per night plus 14% tax for single or double occupancy.

REFERENCE: "TAUC" room block to receive this special rate.

RESERVATION LINK: http://bit.ly/2rYgxL1

CUT-OFF DATE: Tuesday, August 1, 2017; reservations must be received prior to 5:00 PM local Hotel time.

CHECK-IN: 3:00 PM
CHECK-OUT: 12:00 PM

HOTEL PARKING:
Self-parking is offered in the Mellon Square parking garage located across from the hotel ($19/night Monday through Friday; $5/night on Saturday and Sunday). There are no in/out privileges for this lot. Valet parking is available to overnight guests ($36 per night) and includes in/out privileges.

RESERVATION GUARANTEE/HOTEL CANCELLATIONS:
All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card at the time of the reservation. Any guaranteed reservation not cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee.

Travel Information:
DIRECTIONS AND AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION TO THE OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL CLICK HERE: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/pittsburgh-william-penn/property-details/directions

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
FROM PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 30 MINUTES/19 MILES
Follow the signs to Pittsburgh via I-279 North (Fort/Pitt Bridge and Tunnel). Go through the tunnel. Take the Liberty Avenue Exit (straight off the bridge). Proceed approximately 3 blocks and turn right on Sixth Avenue. At the third intersection, turn right onto William Penn Place. The hotel is located on the left.

FROM THE NORTH VIA I-79 SOUTH
Take I-79S to I-279S. Proceed on I-279S to I-579S (Veteran's Bridge). From I-579S take the Sixth Avenue/Exit (Mellon Arena), bear right on Sixth Avenue and cross Grant Street. Go one block and turn left on William Penn Place to the hotel's main entrance on the left.

FROM THE SOUTH & WEST VIA I-79 NORTH
From I-79N, follow the signs to I-376 East to Pittsburgh. Follow I-376E to Pittsburgh (Fort/Pitt Tunnel.) Go through the tunnel. Take the Liberty Avenue Exit (straight off the bridge). Continue for approximately 3 blocks. Turn right on Sixth Avenue. At the third intersection, turn right onto William Penn Place. The hotel is located on the left.

FROM THE EAST VIA I-76W & I-376W
Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and exit on to I-376W towards Pittsburgh. Take the Grant Street Exit (on the left) to Grant Street. Follow Grant Street 6 blocks to Sixth Avenue and then turn left onto Sixth Avenue. Immediately turn left onto William Penn Place to the hotel's main entrance.

TRANSPORTATION
Adjacent to the Omni William Penn Hotel is the T or Pittsburgh Metro System (links all points of downtown Pittsburgh and Station Square). The metro is free in the downtown area and stops include:
- Steel Plaza at One Mellon Center (hotel station)
- Gateway Center
- Wood Street
- Station Square located across the river (entertainment complex, restaurants and shopping)

OPTIONS FROM PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
- Taxi Service: Approximately $40

- Private Car Service: $65 $70

- Shuttle Service:
Shuttle service is available 24 hours an appointment is needed after 6:00 p.m.
Shuttle reservations must be made 6 12 hours in advance
$25 one-way per person
$50 round-trip per person

- 28x Airport Flyer
The fare is $3.75 between Oakland, Downtown Pittsburgh, Robinson Town Centre and Pittsburgh International Airport.
The fare is $2.50 between the West Busway, Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.


For more information please contact:
Ms. Gwen Jackson
Meetings & Events Manager
The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC)
Phone: (703) 524-3336 x111
Fax: (703) 524-3364
E-mail: gjackson@tauc.org