2021 OCA Winter Conference

December 6th & 7th

Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr., Columbus, OH 43219

OCA’s 39th Annual Winter Conference, the association’s largest in-state event, features an informative lineup of general and breakout sessions, entertaining keynote and session speakers, exhibitors’ hall, council and business meetings, evening reception, awards program, and more.

Keynote Speaker Cal Beyer

“Culture of Care”

Culture of Care is the heavy-construction industry's efforts to build a more inclusive work environment. Cal Beyer, a veteran speaker on behavioral health issues, will discuss the importance of building a caring culture; letting employees know they are valuable, and ways to recognize individuals for their contributions to the company.


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Invited Guest

    Senator   

Rob Portman

 

Invited Guest

Representative

Troy Balderson

 

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  • Conference Registration Fee:
  • By November 12th - $400 per member, *$550 per non-member
  • After November 12th - $450 per member, *$600 per non-member
  • *If the attendee becomes an OCA member within 30 days of this conference, the difference between the member and non-member registration cost will be refunded.
  • Exhibitors Fee:
  • Easton Foyer $650 ($750 non-members)
  • Exhibitors Hall $575 ($675 non-members)
  • Registration on or before November 12 includes admittance for two people to all December 6th activities.
  • For more information and to register online for the OCA Winter Conference:  
  • Go to www.ohiocontractors.org and log in to your account
  • Or call Dave Rule at 1.800.229.1388 or 614.488.0724.
  • Hotel Reservations: Hilton Columbus Easton (614) 414-5000; or https://tinyurl.com/OCA2021WC Reservation Code: OCA
    • OCA group discount available until the room block is fully reserved, or by Thursday, November 4th. 
  • Nearby Hotels
    • Courtyard Columbus Easton (614) 416-8000
    • Residence Inn Columbus Easton (614) 414-1000 
  • A must-see for 2021 Winter Conference attendees: 
  • The Ohio Construction Industry Exhibition 
  • Date: Monday, December 6 
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton 

OCA Winter Conference attendees will have an opportunity throughout the conference’s opening day to explore the wares and services of 85 expected exhibitors at The Ohio Construction Industry Exhibition. Centrally located among Winter Conference activities at the Hilton Columbus at Easton, attendees will have ample opportunities to learn from exhibitors about the latest resources available.

 

 

Event Agenda

Exhibitor Program

 

Exhibitor Order Form

Exhibitor Shipping Form 


Monday, December 6

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am to 10:15 am

Breakout Sessions

Recent Findings on Telematics

ODOT Specification Update

Safety Session

10:00 am to 6:30 pm

The Ohio Construction Industry Exhibition

10:30 am to 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions

Drive Ohio

Challenges and Success Stories in Returning Women and Men to the Work Force - Department of Rehabilitation & Correction Panel Discussion

10:30 am to 11:45 am

Annual Labor Relations Division Meeting

Address by Michael R. Bertolone, Business Manager, IUOE, Local 18

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Invited Guests U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Representative Troy Balderson

1:45 pm to 2:45 pm

Keynote Speaker Cal Beyer - “Culture of Care”

Culture of Care is the heavy-construction industry's efforts to build a more inclusive work environment. Cal Beyer, a veteran speaker on behavioral health issues, will discuss the importance of building a caring culture; letting employees know they are valuable, and ways to recognize individuals for their contributions to the company.

2:45 pm to 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Ohio Department of Transportation

4:15 pm to 4:45 pm

New Member Mixer

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Associate Sponsored Reception | Networking & Casino Night

7:00 pm

Future Leaders Forum Dinner


Tuesday, December 7

7:45 am to 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 am to 9:30 am

104th OCA Annual Business Meeting

The OCA Annual Business Meeting will be highlighted by AGC Government Relations Vice President Jimmy Christianson, who will share his perspectives on the national state of the industry, the recently debated federal transportation bill, and the comments of 2021 OCA Chairperson Brad Miller.

9:45 am to 10:45 am

Annual Awards

Join the recognition and celebration of OCA members and Ohio's heavy-highway industry. The Annual Awards event will showcase OCA’s long-time members, 2021 Chapter Chairpersons, Chapter of the Year, Annual Safety Awards winners and Past Presidents Service, Distinguished Service, and Hall of Fame Awards recipients.