Securing construction work is twice as hard in today's economy, so creating the perfect bid package that stands above the competition and gets noticed is essential for any contractor's success.

Construction industry professionals can get a true sense of what general contractors experience on bid day at a Mock Bid Day Seminar on March 7, 2013, at the Mason Contractors Association in Richmond Heights, MO. The seminar is co-hosted by the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) - Midwest Council, American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) and the Mason Contractors Association (MCA) of St. Louis.

The cost to attend is $60 for non-members of the ASA, ASPE and MCA and $40 for members. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast followed by the seminar, which runs 8-11 a.m. Reservations are required and may be made online at or by contacting ASA Executive Director Susan Winkelmann at 314-845-0855 or
Attendees will learn:
·         How to make a bid stand out from the competition.
·         How to make the subcontractor bidding process more efficient and effective.
·         What NOT to do during the bidding process.