Want help managing all the changes your company faces these days? Then come to NUCA Convention 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas, March 12-16 — the meeting place for underground utility and excavation contractors running their businesses in a tough economy.

Discover you are not alone and that there are new ideas, new relationships, new product and services that can help. Educational sessions include: managing a new relationship with project changes; leveraging your competitive advance by improving productivity; managing employee use of social media; preventing working complacency, and much more. Sign up for the all-day forums that include tunneling, site work and treatment plant. Drop in on NUCA committee meetings, open to everyone attending, including: Government Relations and Political Action; Education; Safety and Damage Prevention; and Contract Docs and Specs.

Add to all this, speakers like Laura Bush, whose appearance is sponsored by HD Supply Waterworks; New York Fire Chief Richard “Pitch” Picciotto, Battalion Commander in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, who was trapped for more than four hours when the North Tower collapsed, but went on to play a vital role in that massive operation; Brian A. Moore from FMI, who will speak about a new strategies for repositioning after the Great Recession; and Jill Sharp of the Human Performance Institute, who will offer insights and practical advice to make sustainable life changes related to “human energy.”

Each night, relax and enjoy Ft. Worth at special evening events including a night of fun at Billy Bob’s Honky Tonk, sponsored by John Deere, and a concert by acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Kelley, sponsored by Volvo and benefiting NUCA’s Scholarship Fund and Comfort for America’s uniformed Services.

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