TAUC Leadership Conference 2008


Tuesday, May 13 - Friday, May 16, 2008
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club
19999 West Country Club Dr. [map]
Aventura, FL 33180

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The Association of Union Constructors' (TAUC) 2008 Leadership Conference offers an enormous amount of take-home value for both you and your organization. The leadership conference will be held at the luxurious Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club in Aventura, Florida scheduled for May 13-16, 2008.

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.

Four General Presidents of International Unions have already agreed to address the conference on current industry issues. Other pertinent industry speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

There will be three break-out sessions on Wednesday afternoon, May 14, 2008. 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.

The Early Bird Registration Drawing will give away a useful Magellan Maestro 3200, to help you navigate your way to the next job opportunity or current jobsite, so make sure you register before March 14th, 2008!

Only members in good standing will be eligible for discounted member rates when registering for the 2008 Leadership Conference. TAUC membership fees are due by January 31, 2008.

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, Executive Director of Association Services at tmustard@tauc.org or (703) 524-3336 ext. 112.

General questions regarding registration, attendance and lodging can be answered by Gwen Jackson at gjackson@tauc.org or (703) 524-3336 ext. 111.

TO RESERVE A SLEEPING ROOM PLEASE CONTACT THE FAIRMONT TURNBERRY DIRECTLY AT (305) 932-6200 OR CLICK ON THE HOTEL LINK PROVIDED BELOW AND ENTER THIS PROMOTIONAL CODE GRTAU1. Please make your hotel reservation by Friday, April 13, 2008 and reference the "TAUC" room block to receive our special room rate.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club - Reserve A Sleeping Room
TAUC Membership - Pay Dues

Related Files:
What Do I Wear - Aventura, FL
TAUC Leadership Conference Gov/LEO/Affiliate Member Registration Form
TAUC Leadership Conference Regular Member & Non-Member Registration Form
TAUC Leadership Conference Registration Payment Fee Form
TAUC Leadership Conference Activities Descriptions
TAUC Golf Tournament Registration Form
TAUC Leadership Conference Activities Payment Form

Registration Includes:
Your registration fee includes all scheduled business and social functions. A name badge will be issued to all paid registrants and will be your admittance to all business and social functions.

<FONT COLOR="red">The registration fee does not include the companion programs or guest programs which are available at an additional cost.</FONT>

REGISTRATION FEE:

TAUC Governing, LEO and Affiliate Members
Before March 14, 2008 -- $1,250 *
After March 14, 2008 -- $1,500

TAUC Regular Members
Before March 14, 2008 -- $1,500 *
After March 14, 2008 -- $1,750

Non-Member
Before March 14, 2008 -- $1,750 *
After March 14, 2008 -- $2,000

<FONT COLOR="red"> Spouse/Companion Fees</FONT>
Before March 14, 2008 -- $500 *
After March 14, 2008 -- $750

Additional family member(s) (i.e. children) registrations will be $300 per person * ($500 per person after March 14, 2008).

The cut-off date for the "Early Bird Registration Fee" is March 14, 2008. *

EARLY BIRD REGISTRANTS WILL BE PLACED IN A DRAWING FOR A USEFUL MAGELLAN MAESTRO 3200 NAVIGATION DEVICE WHICH WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.

Who Should Attend:
This meeting is open to all TAUC Governing, Regular, LEO and Affiliate Members, NMAPC Signatory Contractors, Local and International Union Representatives, Owners/Clients, Government Officials, Union Contractors and Construction Trade Association Representatives.

Meeting Attire:
Attire for the 2008 Leadership Conference is resort casual for all meetings and social events EXCEPT for the Gala Reception, Dinner and Dance scheduled for Thursday, May 15th, 2008. 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 May in Miami is 85.3 degrees with an average low of 72.1 degrees, so please bring the appropriate clothing for outside evening activities.

Special Events
Name Price Available To
TAUC Executive Committee Meeting  
     TAUC Executive Committee Meeting - 5/12/08 (early-bird) $0.00   TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Executive Committee
     TAUC Executive Committee Meeting - 5/12/08 $0.00   TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Executive Committee
TAUC Labor Committee Meeting  
     TAUC Labor Committee Meeting - 5/13/08 $0.00   TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Industrial Relations Committee
TAUC Local Employer Organization (LEO) Meeting  
     TAUC LEO Meeting - 5/13/08 $0.00   LEO Member
TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Local Employer Organizations (LEO)
TAUC Safety and Health Committee Meeting  
     TAUC Safety and Health Committee Meeting - 5/13/08 $0.00   TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Environmental Health and Safety Committee
TAUC Customer Caucus Meeting  
     TAUC Customer Caucus Meeting $0.00   NMAPC Owner Advisory Committee
TAUC-NMAPC_STAFF
TAUC Customer Caucus
Breakout Session #1 - Alternate Dispute Resolution  
     Breakout Session #1 - Alternate Dispute Resolution $0.00   Governing Member
Affiliate Member
LEO Member
Regular Member
Guest
NonMember
TAUC Board of Directors Meeting  
     TAUC Board of Directors Meeting - 5/13/08 $0.00   TAUC Board of Directors
TAUC Staff
TAUC Gala Dinner/Dance  
     TAUC Gala Dinner/Dance - 5/15/08 $0.00  
TAUC General Session  
     TAUC General Session - 5/16/08 $0.00  


Cancellation and Other Policies:
Registration may be canceled, and your registration fee refunded in full, if written cancellation is received in TAUC office on or before April 4, 2008.

Is Media Allowed?
Yes

General Hotel Information:
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club
19999 West Country Club Dr.
Aventura, FL 33180
Telephone: (305) 932-6200
Fax: (305) 933-6554

To reserve a sleeping room at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club click on the hotel link provided on this page and enter the promotional code GRTAU1. The cut-off date for all hotel reservation at these special room rates is Friday, April 11, 2007. If calling in your reservation please reference "TAUC Room Block".

The room rates are as follows:

Fairmont Golf View Room - $289.00 per night - Single/Double
Deluxe Room - $319.00 per night - Single/Double
Deluxe Golf View Room - $349.00 per night - Single/Double
One Bedroom Suite - $679.00 per night - Single/Double
Apartment Suite - $1,029.00 per night - Singe/Double

Travel Information:
General Directions to the Hotel

Driving Directions from Miami International Airport
The drive from Miami International Airport takes approximately 35 minutes.

* Exit the airport and follow the signs to I-95 North.
* Take I-95 North to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Please Note: There is a 75 cent toll on expressway 112.

Driving Directions from Fort Lauderdale International Airport
The drive from the Fort Lauderdale Airport takes approximately 20 minutes.

* Exit the Airport and follow signs to I-95 South.
* Take I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from Naples
The drive from Naples takes approximately 2 hours.

* Exit Naples and follow signs to I-75 South.
* Take I-75 South to I-595 East.
* Take I-595 East to I-95 South.
* Continue on I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.


Driving Directions from West Palm Beach
The drive from West Palm Beach takes approximately 50 minutes.

* Take I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from Port of Miami
The drive from the Port of Miami takes approximately 35 minutes.

* Exit the Port and turn right onto Biscayne Blvd.
* Travel North on Biscayne Boulevard and take I-395 West.
* Follow signs to I-95 North.
* Take I-95 North to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale)
The drive from Port Everglades takes approximately 25 minutes.

* Exit the Port and follow signs to I-95 South.
* Take I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from Downtown Miami
The drive from Downtown Miami takes approximately 30 minutes.

* Travel North on Biscayne Boulevard and Take I-395 West.
* Follow signs to I-95 North.
* Take I-95 North to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from South Beach
The drive from South Beach takes approximately 30 minutes.

* Take A1A (Collins Avenue) North.
* Continue until you reach 192 Street.
* Turn left (West) on to the William Lehman Causeway (Route 856).
* Take the first exit on your right 'Mall-Country Club Drive'.
* At the traffic light turn right onto West Country Club Drive.
* The resort entrance will be on your right three blocks down West Country Club drive.

Driving Directions from Coconut Grove
The drive from Coconut Grove takes approximately 45 minutes.

* Exit Coconut Grove on 27th Avenue going North.
* Turn right onto US1 which will become I-95 North.
* Take I-95 North to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.

Driving Directions from Downtown Fort Lauderdale
The drive from Downtown Fort Lauderdale takes approximately 30 minutes.

* Take Las Olas Blvd and travel West.
* Turn right on SE 3rd Avenue and travel North.
* Turn left on Broward Blvd and drive West.
* Follow signs for I-95 South.
* Take I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, exit 16 (also called NE 203 Street).
* Go East on Ives Dairy Road to US1 (also called Biscayne Blvd).
* Turn right on Biscayne Blvd and immediately make the first left at the traffic light onto Aventura Blvd (NE 199 Street).
* Continue to the end and turn right on West Country Club Drive. The resort's main entrance is on your left.


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