CAM Holds Annual Meeting, Tradeshow for 129th Year

North America’s oldest and largest construction association held its Annual Meeting and CAM Michigan Construction & Design Tradeshow on Feb. 4.

Fri February 13, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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Kevin Boyd (L) and Vince Voetberg of Jeffers Crane Service stayed busy speaking with attendees about their products and services.
Kevin Boyd (L) and Vince Voetberg of Jeffers Crane Service stayed busy speaking with attendees about their products and services.
Kevin Boyd (L) and Vince Voetberg of Jeffers Crane Service stayed busy speaking with attendees about their products and services. At the Operating Engineers Local 324’s exhibit, Zach Menchaca (L) watches as Anthony Paglia tests his skills on a training simulator. CAM’s Manager of Expositions Ron Riegel (L)  speaks with Greg Gietek of Cass Sheet Metal to make sure everything is running smoothly at the show. Gary Mercer (L) and Bill Theile of Alta Equipment Company were on hand to discuss their line of Volvo machines. GeoShack’s Dan O’Reilly (L) and Mike Kieltyka spoke with attendees about the latest laser and GPS technologies. The aisles at the trade show were packed as attendees visited with vendors. (L-R) CAM’s Ron Riegel joins Gregg Montowski, Brent Meyers and Tracey Alfonsi to welcome attendees to CAM’s 129th Annual Meeting and Michigan Construction & Design Trade Show.

North America’s oldest and largest construction association, the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM), held its 129th Annual Meeting and CAM Michigan Construction & Design Tradeshow on Feb. 4 at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit. Based in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., the association was founded in 1885 and serves general contractors, specialty/sub-contractors, equipment and material suppliers, as well as service providers, such as design firms and legal and financial institutions.

The CAM Annual Meeting featured keynote speaker Steve Marquardt, vice president of Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM), an introduction of CAM’s new board of directors and CAM Magazine’s awards ceremony.

In combination with the annual meeting, the Michigan Construction & Design Tradeshow featured a host of industry product, equipment and services providers on hand to share information about their products and services. The one-day event also featured educational and networking opportunities for Michigan’s construction company owners, contractors, suppliers, architects and engineers. CAMTEC, the association’s educational and training division, hosted a series of educational seminars with subjects that included stone repair and masonry cleaning, and virtual design and construction.