Rock-solid Start to 2014 Led by New England’s O&G Industries Masonry Division
A rock-solid lineup of upcoming programs and events hosted by O&G Industries Masonry Division was announced today on the company's website and annual employee meeting. Adding value to its consumer base of landscape architects, general contractors, and masons, the AIA/CEU workshops are focused and targeted.
"O&G continually strives to offer innovative programs and events that create value for its clients," remarked Kara Oneglia, Assistant Vice President. "Networking and building relationships with professional organizations like AIA, CT ASLA, HBA, CCPC and others promotes top-of-mind customer awareness and adds value to their knowledge of masonry materials and applications."
Develop Inspiration and Fire Up Skills — February 25th
A Rumford Fireplace and Brick Oven workshop hosted by O&G's Masonry Division and sponsored by Superior Clay is scheduled for February 25th. Presenter Dana Martini will cover topics on Fireplace Style & Design, Chimneys, Codes, Construction, Seismic Issues, Performance and Green Fireplace Issues. The program is registered for 3 CEU's. A comprehensive notebook on fireplaces, codes, standards, and instructions will be distributed during the event. Click here for more information.
Concrete Proof — February 27th
Concrete 101, sponsored by CT Concrete Promotion Council (CCPC), is an AIA workshop and continuing education program for landscape architects, landscape contractors, architects, engineers, and hardscape professionals. Hosted by O&G's Masonry Division attendees will learn about Concrete 101, Concrete Testing, Architectural Finishes, Unique Concrete Technologies, Chemical and Mineral Admixtures and Sustainable Design for a full-day workshop and 6 CEU’s. Exhibitors will be on hand displaying products and services during the breaks.Click here for a brochure and to register for the workshop.
According to Jim Langlois, Executive Director of CCPC, “This workshop is a great opportunity for architects to gain knowledge of concrete construction.” Langlois adds, “They will expand their knowledge of how concrete works in residential and commercial construction through designing, specifying and architecturally finishing this unique product.”
“Our members will obtain a better understanding of the latest mixes, finishes, admixtures, installation practices and testing procedures, invaluable knowledge for any landscape architectural practice as concrete is a basic material, ” stated Jane L. Didona, Principal of Didona Associates - Landscape Architects and past president and program chair of CT ASLA. "O&G Industries has been a long-standing partner of the state’s landscape architectural community, and we’re grateful for the chance to work with them on this exciting program.”
Rock On, Mondays with O&G and Friends — April 7th - October 27th
The annual program Rock On, Mondays with O&G and Friends will begin on April 7th. Supplier partners will meet and greet customers every Monday morning while visiting O&G's eight mason stores and showrooms. Meet with a supplier representative to learn about new products and application techniques. Look for weekly schedules available in each store starting April 1st.
IMI Masonry Day Educational Conference — April 14th
O&G's Masonry Division is sponsoring the IMI Masonry Day Educational Conference on April 14th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Cromwell, CT. Stop by booths 30 and 31 in the main exhibit hall. The annual conference features exhibits, vendor presentations and 4 hours of AIA-CES credit on a variety of topics.