CCA 2021 Project Managers Meeting
October 6 - 8, 2021

Hello CCA Members!

Your CCA colleagues are looking forward to welcoming you and your team to the 2021 Project Managers Meeting October 6 – 8, 2021 in Dallas, TX.

This meeting, custom-designed to provide a forum for sharing best practices, will give attendees the opportunity to discuss how to handle and learn from today’s industry challenges.

The event will be held at the legendary Hilton Anatole Hotel. Spanning over 45 lush acres just north of downtown, the Anatole is a Dallas icon and a gem within the vibrant Design District.  Located near many local attractions to include American Airlines Center, the Dallas Cowboys Stadium and the Crow Museum of Asian Art, this traditional property offers lots of options for experiencing local entertainment and culture.

Guests may take advantage of indoor and outdoor facilities including V Spa, Verandah Health Club, the new JadeWaters resort pool complex and a private sculpture park.  The hotel is also home to sumptuous cuisine and nine exceptional dining opportunities to include SER Steak and Spirits, Counter Offer Deli, Gossip Bar, Media Bar and Grill and the Terrace, renowned for its American fare.

Reserve your room(s) today by clicking here! CCA’s preferred rates of $229.00 (single and double occupancy) and $249.00 (triple and quadruple occupancy) will be available through the cut-off date of Friday, September 17, 2021, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Please note that at check-in, guests may “opt in” to paying a resort fee of $25.00 per room, per night for services and/or amenities which may include (these may change without notice):

  • 50% off self-parking ($22.00) for one car or $10.00 off nightly valet parking ($34.00 – weekends only)
  • Guest room standard WIFI for up to three devices ($9.95 value)
  • Access to Verandah Health Club (average savings of $22.00)
  • Two Starbucks drip coffees daily
  • Kids Eat Free dinner in Media Grill with purchase of an adult entrée
  • Complimentary dessert with dinner in either Media Grill or SER
  • Pool recreation – daily access to JadeWaters seasonally

  Airport Information:

  • Dallas Love Field (3.9 miles) 15 mins drive to hotel. 
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (21.4 miles) 20 mins drive to hotel. 
Registration Cutoff: September 27, 2021

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Hilton Anatole
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas TX 75207-2801
(214) 748-1200
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October 6th, 2021 | 6:00 pm

Gather for departure to dinner.

Welcome all!

Session Type: Networking

October 6th, 2021 | 6:30 pm

Arrival for dinner.

Dinner is served.

Session Type: Dinner

October 7th, 2021 | 7:00 am - 7:45 am


Good morning, let’s get this party started!

Session Type: Breakfast

October 7th, 2021 | 7:45 am - 8:15 am


Get to know and say hello time for all attendees.

Session Type: Meeting

October 7th, 2021 | 8:15 am - 9:30 am

“WIP Reports; How do you Judge?”

Presenter, Chad Baxter, Miller Mechanical Contractors and Engineers, LLC

Attendees will analyze WIP Reports / Job Cost Reports during this session. How do you tell if a job is going well or if it will come out to be profitable in the end? Bring the tools that you use to determine this!

Session Type: Education

October 7th, 2021 | 9:30 am - 9:45 am


Rev up your engine during this mid-morning refresher.

Session Type: Networking

October 7th, 2021 | 9:45 am - 11:45 am

“Understanding Project Financials”

Presenters, Kim McLaughlin, Price Brothers, Inc. Plumbing and Chad Baxter, Miller Mechanical Contractors and Engineers, LLC

During this session, attendees will be given tips and ideas for how to develop and effectively utilize income statements to accurately capture projected income relative to labor, material costs and other expenses. Come prepared to share, listen and learn!

Session Type: Education

October 7th, 2021 | 11:45 am - 12:45 pm


Enjoy quality time with peers, cronies and new friends.

Session Type: Lunch

October 7th, 2021 | 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

“A Solid Foundation – Building Relationships Through Contracts”

Presenter, Tim Sandlin, MMM Plumbing Heating and Air

Transparency is the name of the game when effective relationships are being cultivated and maintained! Attendees will learn how and why it is imperative that they communicate frequently, that they are always available and why it is important to embrace and use technology.

Session Type: Education

October 7th, 2021 | 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm


Enjoy a quick pick-me-up!

Session Type: Networking

October 7th, 2021 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

“Technology: Make Your Computer Life Easier”

Presenter, Brad Self, Interstate Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

Session Type: Education

October 7th, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“The Handoff – Preconstruction to PM Transition”

Presenter, Bret Bartley, Gibson Plumbing Company

A successful project starts with a smooth transition from Estimating to the Project Manager. This session will show you one company’s handoff process and discuss how to streamline this function.

Session Type: Education

October 7th, 2021 | 5:00 pm


Day two – in the books!

Session Type: Meeting

October 7th, 2021 | 6:00 pm

Gather for departure to dinner.

Make the most of the evening’s cuisine and networking.

Session Type: Networking

October 7th, 2021 | 6:30 pm


Experience the best of the best in Dallas.

Session Type: Dinner

October 8th, 2021 | 8:00 am - 8:45 am


Rise and shine!

Session Type: Breakfast

October 8th, 2021 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Round Table Discussions

Organic discussions will be the order of this time together.

Session Type: Education

October 8th, 2021 | 11:00 am


Thanks all – see you in San Diego for the 2022 Spring Emerging Leaders Meeting!

Session Type: Meeting