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Please join us as we kick off an exciting new year with our Annual Induction Ceremony &
Holiday Party. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa at 1011 West Holmes Ave. Mesa

The festivities will begin with a cocktail hour from 5:30pm-6:30pm followed by our Dinner & Induction Ceremony.  We will spend the rest of the evening socializing and dancing.

This event is open to past, current and potential new PDCA members and their guests.  Come out and meet our local group and have some fun!

Cost: $50/per person 


 
RSVPs needed by December 5, 2014

A block of rooms has been set aside for PDCA event attendees at a special group rate of $89.00/night.   


Now Accepting Applications!

Bill Lunsford-PDCA Scholarship Fund
The PDCA Bill Lunsford Scholarship Fund was created in FY2000 to honor Bill Lunsford on the occasion of his seventieth birthday to celebrate his fifty-two years in the painting industry: thirty-two years service to the Central Arizona Chapter; Arizona Council and Western Conference of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America. A teacher, Bill advocated that education makes a difference and this fund can be a tool to help with that difference.

The Trustee's of the PDCA Bill Lunsford Scholarship Fund vote to award scholarship grants to eligible deserving applicants selected by Fund's Trustees. Eligibility rules and application procedures are available here.

The Fund's Trustees will receive nominations postmarked no later than December 31, 2014 for awards distributed in 2015. Any nominations received after the above deadline will be considered for awards distributed in 2016.

 


 
Our 2014 Associates Vendors
Thank you for your continued support of our association!
GOLD SPONSORS
3M Corp

Wooster Brush
SILVER SPONSORS
Frazee Paint

PPG Industries
Sherwin-Williams
Dunn-Edwards Paints
BRONZE SPONSORS
City Center Printing
Complete Spray Equipment

 

Frazee Paint

October 15, 2014


" bottom:4.5pt"> Only 2 Weeks Until Contractor College LIVE!

 

Contractor College LIve
Have you registered for Contractor College LIVE yet? If not, what are you waiting for! This day of education is free to attend, and offers four courses that are chock full of the best business practices and techniques. And if you can't make the whole day, don't worry. Just register for the class or classes that you are able to attend.

Courses include:

View Full Schedule Here

Upcoming PDCA Webinars

 

How to Double Your Sales Without Making a Sale
Presented by Steve Burnett, Burnett Marketing

October's webinar is brought to you by the Professional Women in Painting Forum.

Steve Burnett former owner of Burnett 1-800-PAINTING, will be sharing as much as he can in 30 minutes on what he did to not double, but quintuple his previous painting company in 3 years time. Steve will stick around for another 10-15 minutes to answer questions.

This webinar airs live on Wednesday, October 15th, 2pm PT, 3pm MT, 4pm CT, 5pm ET

Register Here


PDCA $Million Dollar Business Roundtable
SUCCESSFUL JOB SCHEDULING:
How to Solve the Scheduling Rubik's Cube for Fun and Profit

With unpredictable weather, changing client demands, general contractors who want you to jump through hoops and drop everything to meet their unpredictable schedules, and employee vacations and sick days, successfully scheduling multiple jobs is definitely a major source of stress and a big potential profit drain in many million dollar and larger companies.

Sometimes, it may even feel more difficult than solving a Rubik's Cube!

If job scheduling is a challenge for you and your business (or if you have already solved the scheduling Rubik's cube), please join Bill Silverman from Springboard Business Coaching for our next Million Dollar + Owners' Group Discussion on Tuesday, October 21st at 1:00 Eastern.
On this call, we'll explore best practices and handy tips in successful job scheduling, including:

  • Best ways to manage and control your schedule to minimize disruptions and maximize profits and client satisfaction.

  • How to deal with delays and additions to jobs in progress to keep your upcoming customers happy?

  • What's the best way manage your relationships with general contractors to minimize scheduling issues?

  • Best tools for you to use to manage your scheduling effectively.

You'll walk away from this discussion with information you can use right away to master your scheduling challenges to increase your profit and reduce your stress!

The call will take place at 10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT, 1pm ET.

Register Here
 

2015 PDCA Expo

 

Early Bird Registration is Open!
As a PDCA Member, when you register in October you save an extra $50 on both full-member and additional attendee registration!

Why should you purchase now?
Registrations are at their lowest price of the enrollment period, however you can still go back at any time and make additions, so you don't have to worry about being locked in with what you get. If you are even considering going, make sure to register by October 31st to get this special offer!

Expo Info

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Commercial Forum
Join the PDCA Commercial Forum in San Antonio from November 6-8, 2014 for the Annual Commercial Forum Conference! Meet with commercial painting peers to learn from some of the best in the business.
 

  • "Ensuring That You Don't Have a Catastrophic Paint Failure"  Presented by Bob Cusumano
  • "Becoming A Large Contractor- What it takes to survive!"   Presented by Ralph Trallo
  • Hot Topic Roundtables

·         Roundtable Lunch with Manufactures Reps

·         Evening Sponsorship Event


Discounted hotel rates have been extended one week for this event!
 

Click Here for event info and registration
 

PWP Forum
PWP is hosting a Sip and Talk Roundtable on October 29th to discuss the October Contractor College webinar, "Planning for Your Future Retirement, "which is sponsored by PWP. Sip and Talk is designed to give you a behind-the-scenes perspective on the past, present, and future of our industry.    

Sip on your coffee and talk business. painting. art, and more. Most importantly - have fun doing it!

 

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Contractor College Has Added Over 6,000 Courses  
PDCA and BizLibrary: New partners in education
Contractor College is excited to have a new partner in education - BizLibrary! With this partnership comes over 6,000 new courses available with your PDCA Membership for FREE. To get started watching the new courses, log in to PDCA.org and visit the BizLibrary link in the PDCA Resources section of your member profile.

Please note: Credits for BizLibrary will apply to your accreditation dashboard on a weekly basis, so don't be concerned if you don't see your credit posted right away.
 
 
 


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Learn from Estimating Tricks...Learn from Estimating Failures
 Webinar
October 30, 2014
Register Here




October $Million Business Owner Discussion Group Roundtable

 Teleconference
October 21, 2014
SUCCESSFUL JOB SCHEDULING: How to Solve the Scheduling Rubik's Cube for Fun and Profit
 REGISTER NOW


Free EPA Webinar
 Webinar
October 21, 2014
Learn About the Lead-Based Paint - "Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule"
 REGISTER HERE




Employee Misclassification Compliance Assistance Program
 Scottsdale, AZ
October 30, 2014
&
Tucson
, AZ
October 31, 2014

This event is FREE for PDCA members.
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Annual Induction Ceremony
& Holiday Party
 Mesa, AZ
December 13, 2014
RSVP NOW

Master These Owner Success Keys for Harnessing the Full Potential of your Business
 Webinar
October 30, 2014

The Basics of HR - Hiring and Firing
 Webinar
November 19, 2014

Financial Record Keeping
 Webinar
December 17, 2014

View the Webinar Schedule
and Reserve Your Seat





Commercial Forum 2014

 San Antonio, TX
November 6-8, 2014
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