Top 10 Reasons
Benefits of Membership
The top 10 reasons to join Lethbridge Construction Association (LCA):
1. The Voice of the Construction Industry
LCA is making a difference for your business through advocacy with a collective voice. Membership in that LCA grants automatic membership into the Alberta Construction Association and the Canadian Construction association so that your views and needs are represented at all three levels of government.
2. COOLNet Alberta plansroom
Providing you with maximum business opportunities. Construction Opportunities Online Network Alberta gives LCA members electronic access to all plans, specifications, addenda and bidders lists 24/7.
3. Education – Tools for Success
Enhance skill sets and increase productivity for your business by taking advantage of the many educational seminars offered on topics ranging from an Introduction to the Construction industry, Procurement & Tendering, Lien Legislation, Insurance & Surety and many other topics. These seminars range from whole day or half day events to quick and helpful Lunch & Learn sessions you can attend during your lunch hour. LCA also partners with the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) which offers online safety training, classroom training at the LCA building, and a video library of many safety videos which can be signed out to use in safety and staff meetings.
4. Standard Contract Documents/Construction Guides
Reduce risk and improve your bottom line by utilizing industry standard forms of contract documents. Check with the LCA office for a list of forms and prices.
5. Blueprint Reproduction and Plansroom
Fast and convenient resource to provide all your printing and scanning needs. Order blueprints via COOLNet Alberta, email or in person. Many project drawings are already printed and available at the LCA office for members to view in our plansroom or to sign out to take back to the member’s office for detailed study.
6. Commissioner for Oaths in Alberta
LCA provides two Commissioners for Oaths in Alberta to ensure you can have your statutory declarations witnessed quickly and easily. There is no extra fee for this service to LCA members.
7. Youth Employment Program & Scholarships
LCA will help build your workforce by promoting construction apprenticeship programs and actively working for the construction industry and youth looking to build a rewarding career in trades. LCA awards annual scholarships to apprentices working for our members.
8. Community Awareness
LCA works closely with the community through the local media, educational institutions, and being represented at select regional events.
9. Annual LCA Magazine
This premier publication construction magazine features current construction projects and association initiatives for you to stay up-to-date and market yourself to a distribution list of thousands.
Get connected – LCA provides multiple business forums and social activities such as golf tournaments, lunch meetings and receptions for specific events to broaden networking opportunities. The more you attend LCA events the more contacts you make in building the relationships that in turn build your business.
Don’t Delay! Become a Member TODAY. Call the LCA at 403-328-2474 for details.