Members of the Western Council have access to an extensive network of experts and industry professionals. This invaluable resource provides our members with the knowledge, support and competitive edge that they need to stay on top. Western Council believes that information exchange and proper employee training is the best method for problem prevention. That's why the Council offers its members a variety of service options including: training seminars and events, capital program updates, industry committees, publications, including Western Council CONNECTION and The Western Construction Executive, and the Outlook Conference and Exposition.
These training and networking events provide our members with the resources necessary to improve construction and operations practices and expand business futures. WCCC is committed to serving the needs of our members and welcomes member feedback and suggestions for additional services.
Professional Development and Training
Western Council sponsors regular roundtables, seminars, forums, and other types of training focused on a host of industry topics including: legal and legislative issues, construction and project management, safety, sustainability, employer issues and many other pertinent topics. Members are encouraged to request/suggest training topics of interest. Western Council also provides in-house seminars for companies looking to train new employees or update current employees’ skills.
Watch the Professional Development section of the Council website for current information on courses, seminars, conferences, trainings, webinars, audio conferences, and more.
Western Council is a Construction Users Round Table (CURT) affiliate, so you can benefit from their programs and conferences as well as their webinars featured in our Professional Development section.
Western Council is a Lorman Education affiliate. Our members enjoy a 10% discount on their courses when you use the registration links listed in the Professional Development section of the this website.
Watch for other affiliate benefits in the coming months.
Some of the topics addressed in training:
Capital Program Updates
Western Council sponsors Capital Program meetings. These events feature key players in large capital programs and provide our members with timely information on projects out to bid in both the private and public sector. Members love these events because they are not only informative, but offer fantastic networking opportunities.
Some of the program sources:
Members of Western Council are encouraged to participate on one of our industry committees. These committees are focused on specific industry areas and provide members with additional information and networking opportunities.
Western Council Connection, Western Councils newsletter, features articles on current industry trends, project updates, the WCCC event calendar and information on recent legislative decisions. WCCC members are encouraged to submit articles, advertorials, and photos for possible inclusion in the newsletter.
The Western Construction Executive offers a look forward for the association, its members, and the industry. Distinguished Projects, association updates, and timely articles are featured.
Non-member subscriptions to Western Council Connection and the Western Construction Executive are available for a nominal fee. For subscription information, or to advertise in upcoming editions, please contact our office at (916) 599-8020.
Watch for other timely publications in the future.
Outlook: Construction Conference and Exposition
Western Councils Outlook Conference features presenters and exhibitors from throughout the nation. Attendees benefit not only from attending sessions geared to their specific information and training needs, but can also opt to attend certificate sessions, which provide attendees with Certificates of Completion in their track of choice. The WCCC Expo features product demos and informational materials for the latest products, services, technology and trends. Watch the Calendar and Conference links for information on future conferences.
Project Excellence Awards
Western Councils Project Excellence Awards recognize outstanding performance in engineering, design and construction. These annual awards are presented at a gala dinner celebration.