AIA | February 7th & 8th

Masonry – Rediscover the Possibilities

Masonry has been the preferred building material for centuries and continues to inspire architects due to its superior durability, unlimited flexibility and timeless beauty.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will examine the history of masonry and how it has performed as a building material.
  • Participants will review misconceptions about masonry and learn about installed costs, workforce development and innovations in masonry products.
  • Participants will be able to identify current industry challenges regarding energy codes and construction trends.
  • Participants will learn about the creative options available with masonry design utilizing color, texture, shape and scale.

When: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
Where: Anthony’s Steakhouse (7220 F Street – Omaha, NE)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

When: Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Where: Cornhusker Hotel (333 S 13th Street – Lincoln, NE)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Presented by: Linda Potter (Nebraska Masonry Alliance)
Lunch will be provide at both locations.



NCMA/SRW Level 1

Segmental Retaining Wall Installer Certification

Tue. February 13 | 8am-5pm

Program will cover industry guidelines required to build segmental retaining walls. Participants will be tested upon completion of the program.

Cost: $250 paid to Watkins Concrete Block Company no later than February 6th, 2018.


Call Jerri Fisher at (402) 896-0900 to make your payment.

ICPI Level 1

Concrete Paver Installer Certification

Wed. February 14 & Thur. February 15 | 8am-5pm

The classroom based course equips individuals currently employed in the concrete paver installer industry with classroom training to properly install interlocking concrete paving systems.

Cost: $350 paid to ICPI (online registration).


Both seminars are hosted by Watkins Concrete Block Company (Omaha, NE) and will be held at:

Tiburon Golf Club
10302 S. 168th St., Omaha, NE 68136

Register for both or either event by: January 31, 2018

Continental Breakfast at Both Events: 7:30am