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1 American Subcontractors Association, Inc. Build a Better Business With Your ASA Membership

2 What’s So Special About ASA? ASA Works Exclusively for SUBCONTRACTORS!

3 Who Is ASA?

4 ASA’s Mission Statement The American Subcontractors Association amplifies the voice of and leads trade contractors and suppliers in order to improve the business environment for the construction team and to serve as a steward for the community.

5 ASA’s Vision Statement The ideals and beliefs of ASA are ethical and equitable business practices, quality construction, a safe and healthy work environment, integrity and membership diversity.

6 ASA’s Goals Advocacy Communications Education Networking Stewardship Membership Development Management & Governance

7 A Revolution in the Making 1966:ASA was founded in Washington, D.C. 1973:Launched Project SORE (Stamp Out Retainage Entirely) 1979:Obtained OMB pledge to improve government payment on construction 1983:OFPP published rule eliminating routine federal retainage

8 A Revolution in the Making 1984:Condemned AGC unilateral model subcontract as onerous and inequitable 1988:Won Congressional enactment of prompt pay for subcontractors on federal construction 1990:Won elimination of individual sureties on federal construction

9 A Revolution in the Making 1994:Developed a model subcontract with AGC and ASC 1997:Formed the SLDF and won first case – eliminating pay-if-paid in California 1998:Condemned new AGC model unilateral subcontract

10 A Revolution in the Making 1999:Won Congressional enactment of stronger payment bond protections 2000:Initiated the Subcontractors Transfer of Risk Action Plan (STRAP) 2001:Introduced federal anti-bid shopping legislation

11 A Revolution in the Making 2001:Established that Additional Insured = Broad Form Indemnity in an amicus brief filed with the Delaware Supreme Court 2003:Conducted Payment Advocacy Year! to call attention to payment problems in the construction industry 2003:Enacted risk transfer legislation in two states

12 A Revolution in the Making 2004:Introduced Stand Up!, a 24-month education program on subcontracts 2004:Introduced the ASA Report: The Policy Environment in the States 2004:Published research reports on retainage & electronic reverse auctions 2004:Won three SLDF cases

13 A Revolution in the Making 2005:Introduced updated documents for subcontractors -- a bid proposal and two subcontract addenda 2005:Introduced a comprehensive program of distance learning for subcontractors 2005:Won two key SLDF cases

14 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (1) Government Advocacy

15 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (2) Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund

16 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (3) Industry Advocacy

17 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (4) Model Contract Documents

18 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (5) Knowledge

19 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (6) Education

20 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (7) Intellectual Capital of Subcontractors

21 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (8) Increased Visibility

22 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (9) Discounts on Products & Services

23 10 Reasons to Join ASA from a National Perspective (10) A Staff that Works for You

24 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (1) State Government Advocacy Passed legislation to provide prompt pay to subcontractors for both private and public work. Passed anti-indemnity legislation. Passed legislation reducing retainage levels on public projects.

25 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (1) State Government Advocacy Passed legislation modifying pre-lien law requirements. Protected Subcontractors on wrap-up insurance. Protected Subcontractors on wrap-up insurance. Led efforts to enforce Oklahoma laws on out-of- state contractors Led efforts to enforce Oklahoma laws on out-of- state contractors

26 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (2) Educational Opportunities Monthly Membership Meetings with educational programming Monthly Study Group to review contract clauses Monthly Webinar hosting ½ day educational seminars

27 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (3) Business Practice Interchange (BPI) Stop bidding in the dark. Monthly BPI sessions provide you the opportunity to submit and gather information on the business practices of your potential customers before you submit your bid.

28 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (4) Networking Opportunities Through ASA-OK’s monthly meetings, seminars, educational events, expos and outings, ASA-OK members have an opportunity to interact with other subcontractors, service providers, suppliers and general contractors.

29 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (5) Industry Information ASA-OK’s newsletters & fact sheets keep you informed about developments that affect your business. The ASA-OK website provides resources you won’t get anywhere else.

30 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (6) Professional Development Being active in ASA-OK is a great way to develop leadership skills and play a role in changing the construction industry for the better.

31 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (7) Member Directory ASA-OK’s on-line membership listings promote your company throughout the industry. The online member database provides links to give you greater industry exposure.

32 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (8) Dual Membership An ASA-OK membership investment doubles your benefits and services by making you a member of the national ASA organization as well.

33 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (9) Discounts on Valuable Oklahoma Products & Services

34 10 Reasons to Join ASA from an Oklahoma Perspective (10) A Leadership Team & Staff that Works for You as the Oklahoma “voice” of the Subcontractor

35 How Do I Join? American Subcontractors Association of Oklahoma, Inc. P.O. Box Oklahoma City, OK Telephone: Fax: Web:

36 How Do I Join? American Subcontractors Association, Inc Duke Street Alexandria VA Telephone: Fax: Web:

37 Questions?


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