CFMA 2013 Annual Conference: What’s In It for Me?

Carol Hagen

Each year the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) gathers the best speakers, trending topics and resources together at their annual conference and exhibition. The 2013 CFMA conference is going to be EPIC.

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CFMA Conference Highlights Diversity in Education

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition was held June 25-29 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

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CFMA Conference Attendees Talk Roads, Staffing

ENR Construction

Uncertainty around federal infrastructure spending continues to hinder states from having the confidence to proceed with large infrastructure projects, economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the Construction Financial Management Association’s 36th annual conference

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What Happened at the 2017 CFMA Conference?

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is dedicated to serving the educational needs of construction financial professionals. Established in 1981, CFMA now has more than 7,800 members in 95 chapters throughout the United States and Canada

CFMA Offers Strength in Numbers

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition was held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois, June 27 through July 1, 2015, delivering record-breaking attendance and a sold-out exhibit hall.

CBO on the Road: CFMA Regional Conference 2016

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Business Owner team traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week for the 2016 Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Southeastern Construction Regional Conference. The conference was held April 28-29 in downtown Chattanooga. Check out what Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning was up to during the trip

Arizona Contracting Sales Tax Flow Charts for 2015

Carol Hagen

After attending a few presentations on the subject by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) it is abundantly clear that the construction industry needs help in understanding what is required.

Arizona Sales Tax Prime Contracting Examples for 2015: How to Receive Automatic Updates

Carol Hagen

of Revenue; David James, FNF Construction at the CFMA luncheon The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Valley of the Sun Chapter recently hosted a TPT Changes Panel Discussion of the new hybrid sales tax system going into effect January 1, 2015.

President Makes 3 Percent Withholding Repeal Law

Construction Accounting Blog

Today’s bill signing is the culmination of a five-year effort by AGC , CFMA and other industry stakeholders to repeal the 2006 provision. Filed under: Industry News Tagged: 3 Percent Withholding Repeal , 3% withholding on Government Contracts , 3% withholding repeal , AGC , Associated General Contractors , CFMA , Construction Financial Management Association , Job Creation Act. This morning, President Obama signed into law the 3 Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act.

Diversity in Education

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition was held June 25-29 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

The CFMA Annual Conference and Exhibition

Construction Business Owner

To say that the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) community is strong is an understatement. Every year I attend the CFMA Annual Conference, I’m reminded of how much it fosters networking.

Sage, CFMA renew education partnership

Constructor Magazine

Sage North America, a provider of business management software and services, and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), an international professional nonprofit association focused on the educational needs of financial professionals in construction, announced that Sage Construction and Real Estate will renew its partnership with the association to deliver educational programs to CFMA members and to the construction industry overall.

3 Solutions to Help Solve the Commercial Construction Labor Shortage

Commercial Construction

Bill Di Santo, president of Englewood Construction (second from right), and the Englewood accounting team receiving recognition from the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) for participating in their 2014 Accounting Intern Program.

CFMA Announces Partnership with AEMP

Construction Business Owner

Princeton, NJ (November 13, 2012) – The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) has announced a partnership with the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP), the goal of which is to develop an ongoing relationship in the area of education and the training of their respective members. CFMA and AEMP strive to deliver to their members’ continuing education to maintain high skill levels, and they now seek to share that expertise with one another

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CBO on the Road: CFMA Regional Conference 2016

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Business Owner team traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week for the 2016 Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Southeastern Construction Regional Conference. The conference was held April 28-29 in downtown Chattanooga. Check out what Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning was up to during the trip

AGC/CFMA 18th Annual Construction Financial Management Conference

Construction Business Owner

The AGC/CFMA 18th Annual Construction Financial Management Conference is a conference program specifically for financial professionals in the construction industry.

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CFMA Confindex Down in 4Q

Construction Equipment

The December 2013 Confindex survey from the Construction Financial Management Association shows the Year Ahead Outlook Index declined for a third consecutive quarter to a reading of 132. This represents an 11.9

Wagon Build a Huge Success

Carol Hagen

Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, cash donations from CFMA and AWIC for a great event. The Advancing Women in Construction (AWIC) at Arizona State University and Girl Scouts troops from around the valley gathered to assemble their cookie wagons today.

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Construction Industry Steps to the Cloud and Mobile Devices

Carol Hagen

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) had an interesting panel discussion at their conference last month entitled, “Cloud and Mobile Computing Technology for the Construction Industry” Definitions and software tech firms all agreed that a hybrid approach will be necessary and that the main players are working hard at delivering something that controllers and risk managers can embrace.

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Event Resources Impact the Industry

Construction Business Owner

for the first ever Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) annual conference, just one year after the organization was born. In 1982, nearly 100 construction financial professionals gathered at Caesar’s Palace in Atlantic City, N.J.,

CFMA Selects Viewpoint Construction Software as First Principal Partner

Construction Business Owner

Princeton, NJ and Portland, OR (November 27, 2012) – The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) has selected Viewpoint Construction Software as a Principal Partner for a three-year term

CFMA Confindex Down in 3Q

Construction Equipment

Construction executives are on the “psychological defensive,” according to the Construction Financial Management Association’s third quarter Confindex Report. The Overall Confidence Index is down 6.5 percent from last quarter and now stands at 116. The 2013 Outlook Index is also down, 3.1 percentto 126. The Overall Index monitors current confidence, business conditions, financial conditions, and outlook.

Construction Business Development Communication Secrets

Carol Hagen

In a survey done for the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Valley of the Sun Chapter and presented by Jill Santa, founder of InspireAtWork.com Traditionalists prefer the face to face meeting.

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CFMA Raises $10,000 to Donate to the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund

Construction Business Owner

Princeton, NJ (January 08, 2013) – The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), a national non-profit professional association headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is pleased to announce that it raised $10,000 to donate to the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund. After Hurricane Sandy devastated the North East coast, CFMA created a fund of its own and began collecting money to donate to those affected by the disaster. CFMA also reached out to its 89 chapters across the U.S.

The Future of Construction and Technology: A Manifesto

Carol Hagen

This title reminded me of “the Cloud and Mobile Computing Technology” panel discussion at the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Annual Conference last month. Insightful for Construction Office and Field Technology.

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Arizona Construction Salary Survey Says…

Carol Hagen

” While the same question was asked for Field, Office and Executive recruiting, the chart below displays the comparison of office and field recruiting sources: Source: AZ Construction Salary Survey - CFMA VOS - Dec 2011.

Construction Budgeting Resource for Arizona

Carol Hagen

Here in Arizona, the Valley of the Sun Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is conducting an on-line Construction industry salary survey. Construction company budgets are heavily weighted to the salary and compensation plans of their employees. Whether it’s the chief estimator, accountant or IT director, knowing what the going rates are in your area can help you budget and ultimately attract the best talent to your construction firm.

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Tucson Contractors Soak Up IT Knowledge

Carol Hagen

Tucson contractors have already put my presentation to good use on “All things Information Technology (IT)” at the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) luncheon yesterday.

Construction Payment Innovation

Carol Hagen

As of August 1st, Comdata is an official affinity partner with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). Construction payment disbursements for payroll, travel, fuel, and entertainment purchases are accounting tasks in every construction firm.

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Extranet Evolution

Matt and his team had analysed the potential collaboration market in the US (including data from Construction Financial Management Association, CFMA IT surveys ) and identified it as a real opportunity.

Construction Financial Professionals Gather in San Diego to Learn from the Industry’s Best

Construction Business Owner

PRINCETON, NJ (August 1, 2013) – The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) held their Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, June 22-26. With almost 1,000 people in attendance, the Conference was CFMA’s most highly attended event since 2009

Email Management and E-Forms in the Contracting Office?

Carol Hagen

I just presented a seminar to the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Valley of the Sun Chapter in Phoenix today. If any CFMA member wants to get this addressed ASAP, have your IT people contact me and we can arrange for a consultative meeting. . With the construction industry treading water, new fangled approaches that integrate with other applications are more likely to be implemented by CFMA associate members that deal with mountains of forms.

DD# 85: Digital Technology Revolution in the Construction Industry

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

According to a recent study conducted by JBKnowledge (in partnership with CFMA and Texas A&M University ), “over 30% of construction companies surveyed said that their 2014 IT budget as a percentage of 2013 corporate revenue (not building volume) is less than 1%.”

Construction Salary Survey

Carol Hagen

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Valley of the Sun Chapter in Phoenix AZ has compiled the 2009 comprehensive salary survey as a resource for the construction industry.

Cost-Saving Freight Shipping Strategies for Construction Firms

Construction Informer

Luckily, the average business owner […] Related Posts: Fuel Saving Strategies ABI Number Highlights Importance of CFMA Strategies There Is No Time Left To Put Off That Strategic Plan Offense Versus Defense in Challenging Economic Times Quick Shelters Offer Promise to Natural Disaster Victims. By Alexandra Crews and FreightCenter.com Freight shipping is an essential function of the construction industry.

Federal Construction Contractors and the OFCCP Audit

Carol Hagen

Last week the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Valley of the Sun Chapter had the pleasure of hearing from two fabulous Senior Compliance Officers, Mary Sneed-Hill and Cheryl Davis from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

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Construction Business Owner

Last week I had the privilege of attending the annual leadership conference of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). The teams were instructed to decorate the outside of their tipis with symbols representing the past, the present, and the future of the CFMA. HOME |.