State of the Union Construction Industry 2010
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. [map]
Washington, DC 20001
The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) State of the Union Construction Industry 2010 will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM at The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, DC 20001.
This prestigious event brings together some of the construction industry's most visionary leaders with the common goal of expanding businesses by using the safest and most productive workforce available.
The agenda for TAUCâ€™s State of the Union Construction Industry Meeting taking place on Wednesday, December 8th will cover a variety of topics of interest to union contractors.
Some of the topics include:
â€¢ An update on the two Financial Accounting Standards Boardâ€™s (FASB) Exposure Drafts and how these could impact union contractors and their participation in multiemployer pension plans
â€¢ An update on the new Cranes and Derricks Standard and how the industry is dealing with the new requirements
â€¢ An update on the initiatives being taken by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
â€¢ And much more
In addition the 2010 Annual TAUC-NMAPC Holiday Open House will be held on Tuesday evening, December 7, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Atrium Ballroom located on the upper lobby level of The Washington Court Hotel. This event is open to all TAUC-NMAPC members and invited guests. To register for the Holiday Open House click on the following link: http://www.tauc.org/forms/meeting/MeetingFormPublic/view?id=3DE0500001DB8
Registration Includes:Attendance to the meeting, breakfast and breaks.
Who Should Attend:All TAUC members, invited guests and news media.
Meeting Attire:Business Attire
Cancellation and Other Policies:If you need to cancel your sleeping room at the Washington Court Hotel please contact the reservation department at (202) 628-2100. Rooms must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival date. All "No Shows" will be billed for the first night's room and tax.
If you need assistance cancelling your online meeting registration please contact Ms. Gwen Jackson at (703) 524-3336 extension 111.
Is Media Allowed?Yes
General Hotel Information:To reserve a sleeping room under TAUC's room block, please contact The Washington Court Hotel directly at (202) 628-2100 to receive the special guestroom rate of $239 per night, plus tax for single or double occupancy.
The Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Web site: http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/
THE CUT-OFF DATE FOR ALL ROOM RESERVATIONS IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010!
Travel Information:Ronald Reagan National Airport
To reach the hotel from Reagan National Airport you may take a cab or the Washington Metro. The hotel may be reached by taking the Yellow Metro line then change at Metro Center station onto the Red Metro line in the direction of Union Station. From the Red Metro line exit at Union Station Metro stop. The hotel is a short walk from the Metro station. The cab ride is approximately $15.00 from Reagan National Airport.
Washington Dulles Airport
To reach the hotel from Dulles Airport you may take a cab or rent a car. The cab ride is approximately $50.00.
Baltimore / Washington International Airport
Those members who are flying in for meetings in the Washington, D.C. area may want to consider flying into Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). Fares are sometimes significantly lower depending on the airline and where you depart from. From BWI, you can take a train to Union Station in Washington, DC, and the hotel is a short walk from the Metro station. The train trip is approximately 25 minutes long. You may also rent a car, take a cab, or shuttle bus. A cab ride from BWI is approximately $60.00. Shuttle bus service prices vary.
TRAIN: Union Station Washington, DC
Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.
Located on Metro's Red Line.
Union Station, the site of Metro, Amtrak and MARC stations provides easy and affordable transit to area airports and other cities, and makes arrival, departure and sight-seeing virtually hassle-free.
Union Station Website: http://www.unionstationdc.com/directions.asp?gid=11
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