CHANTILLY, Va. — The 2003 Campaign For Quality Construction National Issues Conference is scheduled for May 5- 7, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. According to the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), the conference will focus on key construction industry business issues and serve to amplify the message of union signatory employers on Capitol Hill.

Stuart Rothenberg, political analyst, will share information on political trends for the 108th Congress. Rothenberg publishes a biweekly newsletter and is a columnist for Capitol Hill’s Roll Call magazine.

Peter Philips, professor in the department of economics at the University of Utah, will present the findings of his latest research project analyzing the effect prevailing wage regulations have on school construction. Conference co-hosts along with SMACNA are the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the Finishing Contractors Association, and the Association of Union Constructors.

For more information, contact the SMACNA Capitol Hill office at 202-547-8202.

Publication date: 02/10/2003