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CERT hosted its annual conference on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 22-23, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport in Dallas, Tex. Over the two-day conference, attendees heard presentations from industry professionals, an attorney and members on various timely topics affecting consulting estimators and the profession. The program provided an ideal opportunity for members, estimators and vendors to gather, network, hear educational presentations, socialize and...

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Gordian/RS Means has provided a significant corporate sponsorship of CERT. As part of this new relationship, CERT is offering a 30% discount to its members on all RSMeans costing materials (books and electronic publications) until the end of the year. CERT members have the opportunity to earn money from RSMeans by validating its productivity rates. The savings are substantial, particularly now that membership in CERT is prorated from now until...

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Welcome to our newest members SDJ Resources, LLC and Preferred Construction Management! Congratulations to CERT President David Battle and his firm, Pre Construction Services, Inc. for receiving a prestigious one-year validation from CERT! Members can take advantage of CERT's special validation offer that is available only until Nov. 1, 2018, for a discounted fee of only $125 and two client references. For additional information about the offer and the...

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Congratulations to CERT past president, a founding member and director Daniel Frondorf, CPE, CDT of DG Frondorf and Associates, LLC, for receiving the 2018 Frank E. Young Excellence in Education Award from ASPE at its annual conference, the Steel City Summit in Pittsburgh, Penn., on Fri., June 29, 2018! Pictured with Frondorf, third from left, are, l. to r., CERT director Phillip Salisbury, CPE, LEED AP, of Blundall...

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Lewis Finkel, F.C.P.E., President, Professional Construction Services, Inc.; board member, past president and a founding member of CERT, will present a workshop, Estimating Fundamentals, for the Construction Institute, Wed. Feb. 28, 2018, at 8 am in Hartford, Conn. Attendees are eligible for CEU. Link to additional information and registration follows. http://construction.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1036976...

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The Consulting Estimators Round Table hosted its Southeast Conference on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10-11, 2016, at the Marriott Atlanta Gateway Hotel. Over the two day conference, attendees heard presentations from fellow CERT members, industry professionals, attorneys, colleagues and others on various issues affecting the estimating consulting industry. Topics included interacting with clients; cellular concrete options in construction; marketing; specialization; and professional liability for consultants. The exceptional presenters...

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Two CERT members, Rifka Malik, CPESC and Danielf Frondorf, CPE, CDT showcased the Consulting Estimator's Round Table at the BuildExpo NJ in Secaucus, NJ. We presented two informative seminars on The Fundamentals of Construction Estimating and The Essentials of Estimating Civil/Sitework and Erosion Control. We had a great turnout and engaging participants. Are you interested in being an active CERT member? There are many opportunities to...

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  Dear CERT 2015 NE Conference Attendees, Sponsors, and CERT Board members, Thanks for your attendance at and participation in the CERT 2015 NE Conference. I hope you will agree with me that the content and time were both well worth the effort. We had some great presentations and discussions, made new friends and colleagues, and took home some good ideas that we can put into practice in our...

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