2017 Construction Employers of America National Issues Conference

Berglund’s Bill Johnson, Ilten’s John Ilten and SMCI’s Kim Best attended the CEA National Issues
Conference in Washington DC May 2 – May 4, 2017. As it has been for the last few years, issues included pension reform, Infrastructure investment, Davis-Bacon/Project Labor Agreements, misclassification of workers, and energy efficiency. Attendees heard various speakers on these subjects and then had appointments with Hill staff to discuss. Highlights of other events at the conference included a SMACNA dinner at Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place on the Georgetown waterfront and a cocktail reception on the SMART International rooftop.

 John Ilten and Bill Johnson at the US Capital

John Ilten and Bill Johnson at the US Capital

 John Ilten and Bill Johnson attended a cocktail reception on the rooftop of the SMART building. Theview was spectacular.

John Ilten and Bill Johnson attended a cocktail reception on the rooftop of the SMART building. Theview was spectacular.