SPIDA 2020 Annual Meeting
April 23-25, 2020 | The Westin San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Registration Is Closed

Special Thanks To Our

2020 Diamond Sponsor:

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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SPIDA Friends

Dixie Metal Products

Photo credit: Wayne Moran Photography

Featuring: George Hedley, CSP, CBPC


George Hedley helps business owners and managers build companies that work!  He is a business building expert, a top construction industry speaker and professional business coach.  He is the recognized authority on how to build a growing business into a company that consistently produces bottom-line results, profits, and loyal customers. He has authored several books including: ‘Get Your Construction Business To Always Make A Profit!’ and ‘The BIZ-Builder Blueprint!'

He built his major construction company from $0 to $50 million dollars in only 7 years!  For his accomplishments, George received the nationally recognized “Entrepreneur of the Year” award. To date, he has built over 500 projects valued in excess of $750 million dollars, executed over 10,000 subcontracts, and owns & manages over 350,000 square feet of commercial, office & industrial buildings. George is a graduate of the University of Southern California in Civil-Structural Engineering and has served as President of three industry associations. 

Today, George is a professional construction business coach and was named the ‘Business Coach of the Year’ by the Professional Business Coaches Alliance. He offers ongoing Hardhat BIZCOACH services and peer mastermind BIZGROUPS for business owners. George also owns HARDHAT Presentations as a popular speaker presenting keynote speeches and workshops to companies and associations.


Wednesday, 4/22

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Thursday, 4/23

9:00 am


11:00 am - 1:00 pm


4:00 pm

6:00 pm


Friday, 4/24

8:00 am – 9:00 am 

9:00 am – 9:15 am

9:15 am – 11:00 am 


11:00 am – 11:15 am

11:15 am – 11:45 am

11:45 am – 12:15 pm  


12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm


1:45 pm – 2:15 pm


2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm 


3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm  


Saturday, 4/25

9:00 am - 10:00 am

At your leisure...

Board Meeting (TBD)



PENDING *Optional Omniduct day-trip is included at no-charge

*Travel to Buena Park (transport to be handled individually)

*Tour of Omniduct factory

*Return to San Diego

Kick-off Reception & Vendor Displays (Pool Deck West)



BREAKFAST  (Opal Room)

Welcome / Introductions 

Keynote Presentation - George Hedley, CPS, CPBC


Update on SPIDA Business

Educational Presentation -- Cyber Security

Presented by: Jordan Rankell | Director, Cyber & Tech Underwriting
Tokio Marine HCC -- Cyber & Professional Lines Group

BUFFET LUNCH (Pool Deck West)

Educational Presentation -- Lean Manufacturing

Presented by: Graham Johnson | Director of Continuous Improvement


Educational Presentation -- TBD

Presented by:


Round-table Discussions


Round-table Reports

"Hops On The Harbor" Dinner Cruise

*additional registration required


Optional Social Events (details to come...)


USS Midway Museum - private docent-guided tour

San Diego Zoo

(Subject to change)

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Registration Is Closed