Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

SOLD OUT! Construction 101: Basics for the Non-Construction Professional

Manhattan Construction

4075 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22203


4:00 am - 6:00 am



Back by popular demand, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Virginia and SMPS DC are teaming up to bring you Construction 101: Basics for the non-construction professional. Our panel of building experts will provide a high level introduction to the construction industry, tailored to what non-construction professionals need to know to talk the talk and walk the walk with confidence.

Speaker Information


Matt Haas, Vice President - Clark Construction Group, LLC

Evan Antonides, LEED AP, Senior Project Manager: Technology - HITT Contracting Inc.

Ben Stewart, LEED AP, Chief Estimator, Manhattan Construction


Alison Carney, CPSM, Director of Business Development - Balfour Beatty Construction

What You'll Learn

This program is designed for A/E/C professionals with a non-construction background. This may include professionals in architecture/engineering, marketing, accounting, HR, communications, graphic design and/or secondary service providers (furniture sales, movers, etc.).

The course may cover topics such as:

  • Contracting types and delivery methods
  • Key players in the construction process
  • The project team
  • Overview of Divisions 01-16
  • Legal / financial
  • Major building elements
  • Terms you should know to “talk the talk"
  • Safety
  • Construction technology
  • Sustainability
What It Costs
  • Member: $40
  • Non-Member: $60
  • Board Member: $30
  • CPSM: $20
  • Student: $15