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2020 SuperCon

Join ABC of Wisconsin at SuperCon, our biggest event of the year. Learn how you can improve your business from knowledgeable guest speakers about construction management, leadership development, and much more. Also, hear helpful strategies from marketing and social media experts on how to make your company stand out from the rest.

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SuperCon at Glacier Canyon Lodge

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When: Wednesday, Feb. 12 – Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
Where: Wilderness Resort Glacier Canyon Conference Center
45 Hillman Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Room Rates – Feb. 11-13: $104/night for double queen
$139/night for two-bedroom deluxe
Room Rates – Feb. 14: $139/night for double queen
$169/night for two-bedroom deluxe

A block of overnight rooms has been set aside at Glacier Canyon Lodge – Wilderness Resort.  When booking, use code “761162” for room block. Call the Wilderness Resort at (800) 867-9453 to reserve a room at a reduced rate by Monday, Jan. 20, 2020!

Note: Registration for the Projects of Distinction Awards Banquet is separate from SuperCon.

FEBRUARY 12-13, 2020

SuperCon Schedule

Feb. 12 – Marketing & Business Growth

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Marketing & Business Growth Track 1Marketing & Business Growth Track 2
7:00 to 8:00 a.m.Registration & BreakfastRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 to 9:00 a.m.How to Expo (So You Actually Get Business) Part 1Not So Sexy Marketing
9:00 to 9:15 a.m.BreakBreak
9:15 to 10:15 a.m.How to Expo (So You Actually Get Business) Part 2 LinkedIn for Beginners
10:15 to 10:45 a.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
10:45 to 11:45 a.m.Crisis Communications: The Small StuffGetting More Out of LinkedIn
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Lunch (Provided) and Chairman’s CommentsLunch (Provided) and Chairman’s Comments
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.New Media Ideas for Recruiting EmployeesBuilding Your B2B-Based Business in a Complex Selling Environment
1:30 to 2:00 p.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.Put Your Website to Work For YouA Contractor’s Guide to Branding
3:00 to 3:15 p.m.BreakBreak
3:15 to 4:15 p.m.Why You Need a Lead Generation Funnel and Not Just a WebsiteBid>Wait>Hope>Chase Is No Strategy At All
3:15 to 4:15 p.m.BONUS SESSION: Media Training 101 with ABC Jobs Ambassador Rebecca KleefischBONUS SESSION: Media Training 101 with ABC Jobs Ambassador Rebecca Kleefisch
4:30 to 5:00 p.m.ABC of Wisconsin Annual MeetingABC of Wisconsin Annual Meeting
5:00 to 5:15 p.m.Beam Club AwardsBeam Club Awards
5:15 to 9:30 p.m.Social, Casino Night and ABC of Wisconsin PAC AuctionsSocial, Casino Night and ABC of Wisconsin PAC Auctions

SESSION DETAILS

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wed12febAll DayMarketing & Business Growth – Track 1(All Day: wednesday)

wed12febAll DayMarketing & Business Growth – Track 2(All Day: wednesday)

Feb. 12 – Planning, Leadership & Competent Person

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site Leadership – SOLD OUT!Competent Person Training for Excavation
Randy Goruk, LeadersEdge360Jeff Pigott, Pinnacle Development GroupDan Parks, ABC of Wisconsin
7:00 to 8:00 a.m.Registration & BreakfastRegistration & BreakfastRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 to 9:00 a.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
9:00 to 9:15 a.m.BreakBreakBreak
9:15 to 10:15 a.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
10:15 to 10:45 a.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
10:45 to 11:45 a.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Lunch (Provided) and Chairman’s CommentsLunch (Provided) and Chairman’s CommentsLunch (Provided) and Chairman’s Comments
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
1:30 to 2:00 p.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
3:00 to 3:15 p.m.BreakBreakBreak
3:15 to 4:15 p.m.Strategic Planning & Your Professional PresenceConstruction Site LeadershipCompetent Person Training for Excavation
4:30 to 5:00 p.m.ABC of Wisconsin Annual MeetingABC of Wisconsin Annual MeetingABC of Wisconsin Annual Meeting
5:00 to 5:15 p.m.Beam Club AwardsBeam Club AwardsBeam Club Awards
5:15 to 9:30 p.m.Social, Casino Night and ABC of Wisconsin PAC AuctionsSocial, Casino Night and ABC of Wisconsin PAC AuctionsSocial, Casino Night and ABC of Wisconsin PAC Auctions

SESSION DETAILS

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wed12febAll DayStrategic Planning & Your Professional Presence(All Day: wednesday)

wed12febAll DaySold Out!Construction Site Leadership(All Day: wednesday)

wed12febAll DayCompetent Person Training for Excavation(All Day: wednesday)

Feb. 12 – Casino Night & PAC Auctions
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CASINO NIGHT

Starting at 5:15 p.m., join fellow ABC members for roulette, blackjack and craps. No cost to play! Everyone starts with the same number of chips and the top winners at the end of the night go home with prizes. Be sure to sign up when you register for SuperCon. Spouses are also welcome.

Sponsored by:

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ABC WISCONSIN PAC AUCTION

Help defend the merit shop philosophy and the free enterprise system. Bid on items at the ABC of Wisconsin PAC silent and live auctions during Casino Night. Items will also be available for online bidding at charityauction.bid/PACAuction.

Want to donate an item for the auction?
Contact John Schulze at 608-244-5883 or jschulze@abcwi.org.

Feb. 13 – Construction Management

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Project Management SeriesOn-Site Management SeriesSelf-Development SeriesManagement Series
Jeff Pigott, Pinnacle Development GroupRandy Goruk, LeadersEdge360Matt Pletzer and Dave Schwallier, Lift Consulting, LLC
6:00 to 7:00 a.m.Registration and BreakfastRegistration and BreakfastRegistration and BreakfastRegistration and Breakfast
7:00 to 7:55 a.m.Opening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety Awards
8:00 to 9:20 a.m.Organizational Excellence and the Importance of Standard Operating ProceduresLeadership Behaviors for Retaining and Building the TeamBreaking Through Your Comfort ZonesTight Labor Market: Market & Merit Pay
9:20 to 9:50 a.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
9:50 to 10:50 a.m.Becoming an Agent of Change: The Power of Managing ChangeEmployee Disengagement: The Dog That Will Bite You! Establishing Clarity and Aligning on External Expectations20/20 Insight on the 2020 Elections
10:50 to 11:00 a.m.BreakBreakBreakBreak
11:00 to 12:00 p.m.Project Planning and Project Scheduling21 Leadership Tips for Elevating Your PerformancePersonal Prioritization and Time ManagementThe Current and Future Trajectory of the Wisconsin Economy
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Lunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty Wilberding
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.Time Management: How to Manage Multiple Projects Without Going CrazyPlay Like a True Champion: The Skills and Habits of Construction ProfessionalsThe Four Hats of LeadershipDeveloping a Total Rewards Program to Hire and Retain the Best Talent
2:00 to 2:30 p.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.Driving Job Profitability Through Management of Productivity and Labor HoursEnd the Chaos: Become a Personal Productivity Champion Dealing with Difficult PeopleCommunication to Retain, Motivate and Engage Your Employees
3:30 to 3:35 p.m.Travel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing Session
3:35 to 4:00 p.m.Closing SessionClosing SessionClosing SessionClosing Session

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Buried Alive: Lessons From a Trench Collapse Survivor

Plumbing and heating contractor Marty Wilberding of Cuba City will recount his story of surviving a near-fatal trench collapse on June 20, 2017 in Lafayette County. He broke his neck, eye socket, hip and 16 ribs after being buried up to his head in the accident. Wilberding has been in the businessfor about 30 years and a firefighter with the Cuba City Volunteer Fire Department since 1987.

SESSION DETAILS

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thu13febAll DayProject Management Series(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayOn-Site Management Series(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DaySelf-Development Series(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayManagement Series(All Day: thursday)

Feb. 13 – Construction Worker Safety

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Trade Pros Track 1Trade Pros Track 2Trade Pros Track 3Advanced Pros Track 1Advanced Pros Track 2
6:00 to 7:00 a.m.Registration and BreakfastRegistration and BreakfastRegistration and BreakfastRegistration and BreakfastRegistration and Breakfast
7:00 to 7:55 a.m.Opening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety AwardsOpening Session and Safety Awards
8:00 to 9:00 a.m.Fall ProtectionPowder Actuated Tool CertificationUtility StrikesJobsite HazardsDOT Hot Topics
9:00 to 9:10 a.m.BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
9:10 to 10:30 a.m.Ladder SafetyRigging/SignalingDistracted DrivingAerial LiftActive Shooter
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
11:00 to 12:00 p.m.Wood Frame Safety SolutionsJob Safety AnalysisOSHA InspectionsGas DetectionSuicide in Construction QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Lunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty WilberdingLunch and Keynote Speaker Marty Wilberding
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.Rooftop Requirements for the Non-RooferStruck By/Caught BetweenElectricalSafety 24-7Chain Saw Safety & Felling Safety
2:00 to 2:30 p.m.Break with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with ExhibitorsBreak with Exhibitors
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.Hidden Scars of SafetyHidden Scars of SafetyHidden Scars of SafetyHidden Scars of SafetyHidden Scars of Safety
3:30 to 3:35 p.m.Travel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing SessionTravel to Closing Session
3:35 to 4:00 p.m.Closing SessionClosing SessionClosing SessionClosing SessionClosing Session

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Buried Alive: Lessons From a Trench Collapse Survivor

Plumbing and heating contractor Marty Wilberding of Cuba City will recount his story of surviving a near-fatal trench collapse on June 20, 2017 in Lafayette County. He broke his neck, eye socket, hip and 16 ribs after being buried up to his head in the accident. Wilberding has been in the businessfor about 30 years and a firefighter with the Cuba City Volunteer Fire Department since 1987.

SESSION DETAILS

Click boxes below to view speaker bios and detailed session descriptions.

thu13febAll DayTrade Pros Track 1(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayTrade Pros Track 2(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayTrade Pros Track 3(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayAdvanced Pros Track 1(All Day: thursday)

thu13febAll DayAdvanced Pros Track 2(All Day: thursday)

Feb. 13 – Projects of Distinction Awards Banquet
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PROJECTS OF DISTINCTION AWARDS BANQUET

Thursday, February 13, 2020  |  Separate Registration Required

The Projects of Distinction Awards Banquet highlights the quality and professionalism of merit construction projects by ABC of Wisconsin members.

Cocktail Hour – 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Dinner – 6:30 p.m. with Program to Follow

Our 2020 SuperCon Sponsors

Platinum Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

Casino Night

On-Site Program

Convention Bags

Exhibit Show & Sponsorship Opportunities

The ABC of Wisconsin SuperCon Exhibit Show is an excellent opportunity to meet with hundreds of convention attendees! Exhibits will be open Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 13 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: The Exhibit Show is sold out! Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

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