TAUC End of Year Meetings 2012, TAUC/NMAPC Annual Holiday Open House and the 2012 State of the Union Construction Industry Forum


Monday, December 3 - Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. [map]
Washington, DC 20001

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The Association of Union Constructors will hold its 2012 End of Year Meetings, Annual Holiday Open House and the State of the Union Construction Industry Forum 2012 at the Washington Court Hotel located at 525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., in Washington, D.C. 20001.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch for TAUC Executive Committee & NMAPC Board of Directors
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Joint TAUC Executive Committee & NMAPC Board of Directors Meeting

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast for TAUC Committee Representatives
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - TAUC Safety and Health Committee Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - TAUC Local Employer Organizations (LEO) Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - TAUC Labor Committee Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - TAUC and IMPACT Joint Committee Luncheon
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - IMPACT Safety and Health Roundtable
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - TAUC Customer Caucus Executive Session with Working Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - TAUC Board of Directors Meeting with Working Lunch
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - TAUC-NMAPC Annual Holiday Open House

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast for the State of the Union Construction Industry Forum 2012 Attendees
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - State of the Union Construction Industry Forum 2012

The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) and the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC) is hosting it's 2012 Annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 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 special invited guests. Invitations will be sent in the very near future. We hope you are able to join us for this funfilled networking event.

The State of the Union Construction Industry Forum 2012 will be held on Wednesday, December 5th from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM. 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 annual half-day forum is one of the union construction industry's "must-attend" events -- an important opportunity to network with owners, contractors and labor leaders and get a jump on the year ahead. This year's agenda will include a full slate of expert speakers covering a wide variety of topics crucial to the future success of the union construction industry, including multiemployer pension plans, construction business trends, safety compliance and more!

We are pleased to announce that this year's keynote speaker is noted political analyst and commentator Stuart Rothenberg. Mr. Rothenberg is Editor and Publisher of The Rothenberg Political Report and columnist for Roll Call. Stuart captivates audiences with insightful, often humorous discussions about election results, the issues facing decision makers on Capitol Hill, and the nature of politics itself. Don't miss your opportunity to hear Stuart analyze the post-election landscape and ask your own questions about 2013 and beyond.

Other scheduled speakers include:

Brent Booker, Secretary-Treasurer, Building & Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Randy DeFrehn, Executive Director, National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans

John "Rocky" Miller, Cox Castle Nicholson LLP

Chuck Sekinger, Stone & Webster

As always The Association of Union Constructors' (TAUC) events are a key benefit of your membership. This is a great opportunity to network and share ideas and information with other leaders from around the country.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Hotel Reservation Link - Washington Court Hotel
Website - Washington Court Hotel

Registration Includes:
Attendance to the Committee meetings, TAUC-NMAPC Annual Holiday Open House, State of the Union Construction Industry Forum 2012 and meal events.

Who Should Attend:
TAUC Committee Members, TAUC Governing, Affiliate and Local Employer Organization (LEO) Members, TAUC Regular Members and Special Invited Guests.

Meeting Attire:
Business Attire

Cancellation and Other Policies:
All hotel reservations must be cancelled through the Washington Court Hotel reservation department 72 hours prior to arrival date to avoid a one night's room and tax charge. In addition all "NO SHOWS" will be billed for one night's room and tax. The hotel telephone number is (202) 628-2100 or (800) 321-3010.

Contact TAUC's national office at (703) 524-3336 ext. 111 to cancel your online meeting registration.

Is Media Allowed?
No

General Hotel Information:
THE ASSOCIATION OF UNION CONSTRUCTORS (TAUC) HAS RESERVED A BLOCK OF GUESTROOMS AT THE WASHINGTON COURT HOTEL FOR ARRIVAL ON DECEMBER 2, 2012 TO DECEMBER 5, 2O12. THE GUESTROOM RATE IS $239.00 PER NIGHT, PLUS 14.5% DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TAX FOR SINGLE OR DOUBLE OCCUPANCY. TO RECEIVE THIS SPECIAL RATE REFERENCE TAUC'S ROOM BLOCK. THE CUT-OFF DATE FOR ALL HOTEL RESERVATIONS IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012.

Washington Court Hotel

525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202-628-2100 or (800) 321-3010
Fax: 202-879-7918
Website: http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/
Reservation Link: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=13532&Chain=10069&arrive=12/2/2012&depart=12/5/2012&adult=1&child=0&group=TAUC2012

Group Code: TAUC2012 (Reference this code for Washington Court Hotel website reservations)

Room Block: TAUC room block (Call-in reservations reference "TAUC" room block)

GUESTROOM RATE: $239.00 per night for single or double occupancy, plus 14.5% DC sales tax.

GUESTROOM CUT-OFF DATE: Friday, November 2, 2012 Guestrooms are limited.

CHECK-IN: 4:00 p.m.
CHECK-OUT: 12:00 p.m.

VALET PARKING: $46.00
DAILY PARKING: $36.00

To cancel or make changes to your guestroom reservation please contact the Washington Court Hotel directly at (202) 628-2100. All reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival date to avoid a one night's room and tax charge. In addition all "NO SHOWS" will be billed for one night's room and tax.

Travel Information:
HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Ronald Reagan National Airport
703-417-8000
http://www.metwashairports.com/reagan/reagan.htm

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. A cab ride is approximately $25.00.

Washington Dulles Airport
(703) 572-2700
http://www.metwashairports.com/dulles/dulles.htm

To reach the hotel from Dulles Airport you may take a cab or rent a car. The cab ride is approximately $65.00.

Baltimore / Washington International Airport
1-800-435-9294
http://bwiairport.com

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, D.C., 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 $95.00. 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


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