Upcoming events

    • October 19, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Zio Fraedo’s, 611 Gregory Ln, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    Register

    the March Net

    Legal Decisions Report, plus Construction Trivia Game


    Speaker: Dave Mangini, Esq., Saarman Construction

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

    Zio Fraedo’s - Pleasant Hill

    611 Gregory Ln, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:00 p.m. - Registration, Bar Opens, Networking

    6:30 p.m. - Dinner and Announcements 

    7:15 p.m. - Presentation Begins 

    8:30 p.m. - Adjourn 

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    About this Meeting 

    Coming Soon 


    About Our Speaker

    Prior to joining Saarman Construction as General Counsel, David spent twenty years litigating and resolving construction, insurance, and other business disputes – including representation of the company on an outside-counsel basis.

    He has extensive trial experience and high regard in the legal community for his courtroom and creative problem-solving skills. David is an avid participant in the homeowners association community, having represented associations exclusively 2010-2020. For the ten years prior, he represented developers, general contractors, architects, engineers, and specialty manufacturers. He is a certified mediator and volunteers as a temporary judge in both San Francisco and Marin County Superior Courts. David is a proud fourth-generation San Franciscan.

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    How can you receive a discount? 

    Are you a Westcon member bringing a guest who is applying for Westcon membership? Call our office to get your special registration price for this meeting!


    June 2022 Networking Meeting

    Our Networking Meetings offer the opportunity to hear from knowledgable speakers. 

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    Sponsorships (Unlimited) 

    Presenter Sponsorship $100

    (This does not include meeting registration. You must register separately for meeting attendance). 

    • Sponsor will have an opportunity to stand up and provide a 5 minute “commercial” about their business.

    Vendor Table Sponsorship

    $250 Members

    $500 Non-Members

    • One Vendor Table located in the back of dining room

    • One Vendor Table display table per company per year (limit does not apply to Symposium)

    • Includes display table, complimentary dinner admission for one, recognition on event announcements and website as “Dinner Meeting Sponsor,” photograph on WestCon website post-event recognizing sponsor company


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    Menu 


    Connect with colleagues at our Networking Meetings 

    For networking meetings with 40 attendees or less, dinner will be plated and feature a soup and salad appetizer, steak, chicken, and fish for the main course, followed by dessert!

    For meetings with more than 40 attendees, dinner will be a buffet with a Prime rib carving station, pasta, meatballs with marinara, chicken, vegetables, fruit, meats and cheeses, salad, and dessert!

    If you’d like a vegetarian option, you may indicate so during registration.

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    **Please Note:

    • If registering on the Monday before the meeting, please call (916) 485-6350 to register. Registrations on the Monday before the meeting and walk-ins will be assessed an additional $10 charge, have no guarantee of a meal choice, and given a white meal ticket.  
    • Registration after the Friday before this meeting may not guarantee your name badge, dinner ticket, or raffle ticket at our Dinner Meeting. Please register prior to the Friday before this meeting to ensure you receive these items upon arrival.
    • Walk-in registrations are welcome; however, there may be a delay in producing your meeting materials onsite as we prioritize pre-registered attendees.
    • In order to receive a refund, cancellation deadline is one week before event.

    • For questions, please call our office at (916) 485-6350 or email brittany@connerlyandassociates.com.


    • November 10, 2022
    • San Ramon Marriott 2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, CA
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    2022 Westcon Symposium

    The Surfside Collapse’s Unintended Industry Fallout 


    2022 Westcon Symposium 

    Thursday, November 10, 2022 

    San Ramon Marriott

    2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, CA 

    The 12th Annual Westcon Symposium is a day-long seminar presented by a highly qualified panel of experts in an interactive learning environment.

    On Thursday, November 10th, at the San Ramon Marriott attendees will gain a thorough knowledge of the Champlain Towers collapse in the Miami suburb of Surfside, FL, and the ripple effect the tragic incident is having nationally and in California on laws, financing, insurance, contracts, design, construction, and more.

    The Symposium panels of experts will include attorneys, insurance experts, contractors, architects, engineers, and finance representatives.


    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

    Registration and Networking Breakfast 

    8:00 a.m.

    President's Welcome Address 

    Westcon President, Meagan Svendsen  

    Introduction & Program Overview

    Allison Andersen

    PANEL ONE

    Allison Andersen, Bill Mann, Wendy Miller, & Tim Stauffer

    The Problem of Deferred Maintenance

    Inspection Protocols including the growth of SB326 and expansion into steel and concrete framed construction

    Addressing Design Professional Liability for Inspection Reports

    PANEL TWO 

    Dave Mangini, Dave Miller, Other TBA

    Waivers & Limited Liability

    Design Professional and Construction Contracts

    Insurance

    PANEL THREE 

    Bob Browning, Spencer Edgett, Mike Kennedy, Teresa Powell

    Financing Inspections and Repairs

    Appropriate Reserve Studies 

    Mortgage Lending for Fannie Mae & Freddy Mac



    Companies must book sponsorship no later than six business days prior to this event in order to guarantee signage at the event. 

    (One of each sponsorship available unless noted otherwise.)

    Table Sponsor (Multiple Available)

    Important: Only One Attendee Allowed 

    Early Bird Special Until September 30 - $1500

    Standard Pricing $1795 



    Badges/Lanyards Sponsor $1000

    (Westcon will supply lanyards)


    Lunch Sponsor $1,000 (Four Available)


                     Program Sponsor 


    Breakfast Sponsor $750 


    Centerpiece Sponsor $750 (Four Available)

    (Westcon will supply centerpiece) 


    Internet Sponsor $750


    Swag Bag Sponsor $750

    (Sponsor supplies bag)


    Break Sponsor $750


    Parking Sponsor $500 

    Attention Vendors, add items to our swag bags for $75! Plan on providing 120 of any swag items. Please contact brittany@connerlyandassociates.com. 


     In order to receive a refund, cancellation deadline is one week before event.

    For any questions please contact our office at brittany@connerlyandassociates.com. 
    • January 18, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Location TBD

    January 2023 Dinner Meeting


    Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD! 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


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    Vendor Table Sponsorship:

    Details:

    • One Vendor Table display table per company per year (limit does not apply to Symposium)

    • Includes display table, complimentary dinner admission for one, recognition on event announcements and website as “Dinner Meeting Sponsor,” photograph on WestCon website post-event recognizing sponsor company

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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 




    • February 15, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Location TBD


    February 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

     Location TBD. 

    Register for this meeting soon! 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


    _________________________________________

    Vendor Table Sponsorship:

    Details:

    • One Vendor Table display table per company per year (limit does not apply to Symposium)

    • Includes display table, complimentary dinner admission for one, recognition on event announcements and website as “Dinner Meeting Sponsor,” photograph on WestCon website post-event recognizing sponsor company

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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 




    • March 15, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TBD


    March 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD

    Register for this meeting soon! 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


    _________________________________________

    Vendor Table Sponsorship:

    Details:

    • One Vendor Table display table per company per year (limit does not apply to Symposium)

    • Includes display table, complimentary dinner admission for one, recognition on event announcements and website as “Dinner Meeting Sponsor,” photograph on WestCon website post-event recognizing sponsor company

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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 




    • April 19, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TBD


    April 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD

    Register for this meeting soon! 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


    _________________________________________

    Vendor Table Sponsorship:

    Details:

    • One Vendor Table display table per company per year (limit does not apply to Symposium)

    • Includes display table, complimentary dinner admission for one, recognition on event announcements and website as “Dinner Meeting Sponsor,” photograph on WestCon website post-event recognizing sponsor company

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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 




    • May 17, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Location TBD


    May 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 

    • June 21, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Location TBD


    June 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 

    • September 20, 2023
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Location TBD


    September 2023 Dinner Meeting: 

    Details to follow! 


    Speaker: Contact the Westcon office at (916) 485-6350 to secure your spot as a presenter.

    Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

    Location TBD 

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    Meeting Agenda: 

    6:15 p.m. - Pre-registration/bar opens

    6:45 p.m. - Bell rings

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner

    7:30 p.m. - Presentation begins


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    Menu TBD. 

    *Details subject to change. 

Past events

September 21, 2022 Everything an Expert Needs to Know About Mediation and Arbitration
July 11, 2022 Westcon 11th Annual Founders Golf Tournament
June 15, 2022 Value Engineering
May 18, 2022 The Consequences of Deferred Maintenance
April 21, 2022 Webinar: Electronic Leak Detection Testing, Standards, Science, and Practical Applications
April 20, 2022 Solar Ready Roofs That Aren’t - How to Protect Your Client and Yourself
March 16, 2022 Where Structural Integrity and Mortgage Financing Intersect: The Fannie Mae Problem
February 16, 2022 Single Ply Roofing: Assembly Problems and Solutions
January 19, 2022 Cocktails & Calendars – Networking Event
October 20, 2021 The Perfect Storm: Supply Delays and Materials Shortages
September 15, 2021 Wildfire and the Built Environment
June 28, 2021 Westcon’s 10th Annual Founders Golf Tournament
June 16, 2021 20-20 Hindsight Tips – Small Changes, Big Problems
April 21, 2021 April 2021 Dinner Meeting
March 17, 2021 March 2021 Dinner Meeting
February 17, 2021 February 2021 Dinner Meeting
January 20, 2021 January 2021 Dinner Meeting
November 18, 2020 Webinar: Women in Construction Panel (Tentative)
October 21, 2020 Webinar: Construction, COVID and Insurance
October 21, 2020 Webinar: Construction, COVID and Insurance
September 16, 2020 Webinar: The Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts
August 26, 2020 WestCon Webinar: Optimizing Your WestCon Member Profile and Your Company Website
April 17, 2020 WEBINAR: Protecting Your Employees & Cal/OSHA Requirements Related to Coronavirus
March 18, 2020 March Meeting Webinar: Do's and Don'ts in Welded Wire Reinforcement
March 18, 2020 Do's and Don'ts in Welded Wire Reinforcement
February 19, 2020 Senate Bill 326: Condo Infrastructure Investigation Requirements
January 15, 2020 Common Sense Approaches to Reducing Condensation Problems Associated with Reflective Roofing on Western Wood Framed Decks
November 04, 2019 2019 Westcon Symposium: Anatomy of a Construction Defect Litigation
October 16, 2019 Case Study: Beacon Residential Community Association v. Skidmore, Owings & Merril, et al.
September 18, 2019 Roof Replacement & Solar Installation at Davies Symphony Hall
August 28, 2019 Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulations Webinar
June 19, 2019 Construction Boom, Labor Shortages and Industry Economics: How Does this affect my HOA?
May 15, 2019 Condo Buildings Too Far Gone
April 29, 2019 Westcon’s Ninth Annual Founders Golf Tournament
April 17, 2019 What Caused the FIU Pedestrian Walkway to Collapse?
March 20, 2019 The Impact of Building Codes on Construction Projects
February 20, 2019 Marin County Civic Center Roofing Rehabilitation Project
January 16, 2019 From the Ashes of the North Bay Fires: Perspectives From the Experts on the Ground One Year Later
December 19, 2018 2018 Westcon Holiday Benefit
November 05, 2018 2018 Symposium
October 17, 2018 Hurricane Maria – Tips for Investigating Not-So-Obvious Wind Damage
September 19, 2018 Challenges in Repair of 100 + Years Old Concrete Structure
August 28, 2018 Webinar: Independent Contractor or Employee? The ABC Test
June 20, 2018 Electronic Methods for Detecting and Locating Leaks in Waterproof Membranes
May 16, 2018 Applying Safeguards in Specifying Innovative New Products
April 30, 2018 Westcon’s Eighth Annual Founders Golf Tournament
April 18, 2018 Do’s & Don’ts in Concrete Reinforcing Steel
March 21, 2018 Emerging Contractual Issues in the Design & Construction Industry
March 12, 2018 The New Tax Code: Your Guide to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
February 21, 2018 Finding the Leak Without Opening the Wall
January 17, 2018 New Legislation Affecting Construction Professionals in 2018
November 15, 2017 2018 Westcon Dinner Meeting Prepayment
November 01, 2017 2018 Westcon Membership Directory Ad
October 30, 2017 2017 Westcon Symposium: Learning from Failures
October 18, 2017 NFPA 285, Exterior Wall Fire Testing, Design & Compliance
September 25, 2017 Westcon’s Seventh Annual Founders Golf Tournament
September 20, 2017 Concrete Cracking: Causes & Investigation