TAUC Inaugural Leadership Conference - "Dawn of a New Day"


Tuesday, April 17 - Saturday, April 21, 2007
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 East Sunrise Drive [map]
Tucson, AZ 85718

My Meetings
View the schedule of meeting sessions and special events

The Association of Union Constructors� (TAUC) inaugural Leadership Conference, entitled �Dawn of a New Day,� offers an enormous amount of take-home value for both you and your organization. The leadership conference will be held at the luxurious Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona scheduled for April 17-21, 2007.

At the conference, TAUC members will have a chance to meet with industry leaders in a relaxed environment to discuss current strategies for winning back union market share, creating an injury-free workplace, and how union craftsmen and contractors can work together to build a brighter future for union construction.

Two General Presidents of International Unions have already agreed to address the conference on current industry issues. Emmitt Nelson will be discussing the Zero Injury Philosophy, which is the cornerstone of the National Maintenance Agreements� Zero Injury Safety Awards Program, and Mark Breslin will be presenting his views on how our association can take advantage of its unique position in the construction market.

New this year will be four break-out sessions on Wednesday, April 18, 2007. These sessions will be open to all members and guests featuring take-home strategies to help you succeed financially in a competitive marketplace and personally.

This year�s TAUC Golf Tournament will have a new twist, with a Hole-In-One Contest that gives participants a chance to win a Chevrolet Silverado Crew-Cab!!

The Early Bird Registration Drawing will give away a sleek 7.1-Megapixel digital camera from Kodak, so make sure you register before February 16th, 2007!

Only members in good standing will be eligible for discounted member rates when registering for TAUC�s Inaugural Leadership Conference. TAUC membership fees are due by January 31, 2007.


More information will be sent out in the weeks to come, but if you have any questions regarding conference speakers, programs and activities, please contact Todd Mustard at tmustard@tauc.org. General questions regarding registration, attendance and lodging can be answered by Gwen Jackson at gjackson@tauc.org.

TO RESERVE A SLEEPING ROOM PLEASE CONTACT STACY MACLAREN (520-577-5881) IN GROUP RESERVATION AT THE WESTIN LA PALOMA RESORT & SPA OR CLICK ON THE HOTEL LINK PROVIDED BELOW. Please make your hotel reservation by Friday, March 23, 2007 and reference "TAUC" room block to receive our special room rate.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa - Reserve A Sleeping Room
TAUC Membership - Pay Dues

Related Files:
What Do I Wear - Tucson, AZ
2007 TAUC Leadership Conference Registration Form
2007 TAUC Golf Tournament Registration Form

Registration Includes:
Your registration fee includes all scheduled business and social functions for you and your spouse/companion and registered children. A name badge will be issued to all paid registrants and will be your admittance to all business and social functions.

REGISTRATION FEE:

TAUC Members
Before February 16, 2007 -- $1,750 *
After February 16, 2007 -- $1,950

Non-Member
Before February 16, 2007 -- $2,300 *
After February 16, 2007 -- $2,500

Additional family member (children) registrations will be $400 per person * ($600 per person after February 16, 2007).

The cut-off date for "Early Bird Registration Fee" is February 16, 2007. *

EARLY BIRD REGISTRANTS WILL BE PLACED IN A DRAWING FOR A SLEEK 7.1-MEGAPIXEL DIGITAL CAMERA FROM KODAK TO BE PRESENTED AT THE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.

Who Should Attend:
This meeting is open to all TAUC Members, NMAPC Contractors, International Unions, Owners/Clients, Government Officials, Union Contractors and Construction Trade Associations.

Meeting Attire:
Attire for The Association of Union Constructors Leadership Conference is resort casual for all meetings and social events EXCEPT for the Gala Reception, Dinner and Dance scheduled for Thursday, April 19, 2007. The Gala is sport coat and dress slacks or suit for the gentlemen, and dresses or suits for the ladies. The average high temperature during April in Tucson is 82.4 degrees with an average low of 45.1 degrees, so please bring a light jacket or sweater for outside evening activities.

Cancellation and Other Policies:
Registration may be cancelled, and your registration fee refunded in full, if written cancellation is received in TAUC office on or before March 2, 2007.

Is Media Allowed?
Yes

General Hotel Information:
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, Arizona 85718
Telephone: (520)742-6000
Fax: (520)577-5878

To reserve a sleeping room at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa click on the hotel link provided on this page. The cut-off date for all hotel reservation at these special room rates is Friday, March 23, 2007. If calling in your reservation please reference "TAUC Room Block".

The room rates are as follows:

Resort Guest Room - $265.00 per night - Single/Double
Master Suite - $315.00 per night - Single/Double
Grand Suite - $415.00 per night - Single/Double

If you would like to book a suite at the Group rate of $315 or $415, please call Stacy MacLaren at the Westin La Paloma directly at 520-577-5881.

Travel Information:
General Directions to the Hotel

From East

Take I-10 West to the Ina Road Exit. Turn right and continue east. Ina Road will turn into Skyline Drive, which will become Sunrise Drive. Continue on Sunrise Drive to Via Palomita. Turn right and proceed to the hotel entrance.

From Tucson International Airport

Take Tucson Boulevard to Valencia. Turn left onto Valencia and proceed to Campbell Avenue. Turn right onto Campbell Avenue and proceed to Skyline Drive (which will become Sunrise). Turn right onto Via Palomita to the the hotel's entrance.

From North

Take Interstate 10 South and exit at Ina Road. Turn left and continue east. Ina Road will turn into Skyline Drive, which will become Sunrise Drive. Continue on Sunrise Drive to Via Palomita. Turn right and proceed to the hotel entrance.

From South

Take Interstate 19 North to I-10 North and exit at Ina Road. Turn right and continue east. Ina Road will turn into Skyline Drive, which will become Sunrise Drive. Continue on Sunrise Drive to Via Palomita. Turn right and proceed to the hotel entrance.


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