Dave Davia, AEC Chairman and Executive Vice President of the MCA of Colorado, will introduce the AEC Leadership team and welcome attendees to the 2017 AEC Best Practices Conference.
MCAA CEO, John Gentille, will update attendees on the MCAA’s education offerings and new initiatives. Cynthia Buffington, Senior Executive Director, will showcase MCAA 2018 including speakers, hotel information and contacts so you can start making your convention hospitality arrangements.
Over the last two decades we have learned much about how to help adults change and develop in sustainable ways and what brings out the best in people in terms of human performance in the workplace and beyond. These empirical findings from converging disciplines such as organizational science, neuroscience, psychology, and social psychology are reshaping what we think about leadership and how best to develop leaders. Fortunately, these insights come at a time organizational life is becoming increasingly more complex, ambiguous, volatile, and uncertain, with traditional approaches to leading and developing others proving insufficient. In this interactive and highly experiential session, we explore what differentiates outstanding leaders from those who simply occupy a role. We will then explore the sacrifice and renewal cycles of leadership and how leaders avoid overextending themselves and ensure sufficient renewal occurs to maintain their effectiveness. Finally, we will see how leaders change and develop in sustainable ways by first developing and leveraging their Ideal Self through a personal leadership vision.
What steps are MCA Local Affiliated Associations taking to ensure continued success for years to even decades to come? With changes to the construction industry, increasing reliance on technology and significant shifts in personal priorities, associations must constantly examine the ways in which they meet their members’ needs of today while also keeping an eye on tomorrow. This panel will discuss best practices and the various challenges of engaging the next generation of volunteer leaders and association management.
Three local association executives will share their regions’ innovative techniques of bringing best practices strategies to their service contract industry.
Panelists will discuss the unique situations that arise for MCA Local Affiliated Associations who negotiate multiple collective bargaining agreements in neighboring UA jurisdictions.
Please join your colleagues for one of these educational experiences:
- Same Great Service, Smaller Budget, facilitated by Steve Lamb
- Our Role in Labor Relations – How is it Changing?, facilitated by Ed Kommers
- Training Millennials for Our Future Workforce, facilitated by Chris Freeman
Join your colleagues for an evening of networking, socializing and gaming at Kings Bowl Boston.
Buses will leave Kings Bowl Boston at 9:00 p.m. to return to the Marriott.
The panel will cover supporting a student chapter, or multiple chapters, by the MCA local affiliates. The audience will hear what works well in their areas and what challenges exist in engaging college students to the industry. Managing a budget, fundraising, recruiting students, competing with General Contractors for equal billing or competition the specialty contractors face, will also be covered. Then we will hear from the lead talent recruiter from Milwaukee Tool as they work to attract these same students and what strategies they have used or have seen used to increase the number of students recruited by Milwaukee Tool or by mechanical and plumbing contractors. This presentation will include a question and answer session to learn how other MCA local affiliated associations have managed these challenges and been successful in the engagement of college students.
Tom Wanner will walk conference attendees through real life stories of proven programs and some disasters too – all through the use of Industry Funds.
Calling all MCAA Association Executives to Boston
Don't miss this chance to examine the best practices in association management with other association executives in Boston!