Winter Business Meeting

Registration Information

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
WMA Administrative Office • Milwaukee, WI  

No Fee to Attend the Business Meeting!

Registration is now OPEN!

If you'd rather register by mail, please download the registration form.


9:00-9:20am: Vocational Training 
9:20-9:40am: MCAA Update
9:40-10:00am: Sustainability, Code & Leg
10:00-10:20am: Membership
10:20-10:30am: BREAK

10:30am - 11:30pm: Promotion

  • Excellence in Hardscape
  • Excellence in Masonry
  • Masonry Symposium
  • Website Update

11:30-12:30pm: Come See What BIM-M Has to Offer Presentation by Fred Kinateder
12:30-1:00pm: Lunch
1:00-1:30pm: Business Mtg

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Financial Update
  • New Business

1:30-2:00pm: Board of Directors Mtg 

Venue Information:

WMA Administrative Office (Summit Place Office Building)
1st Floor Conference Rm, Next to Summit Place Cafe
6737 W Washington Street
Milwaukee, WI 53214 

Parking: Drive past the main entrance (the awning that has the big 6737 on top), the visitor parking lot is on your right past the entrance. If the visitor lot is full, continue on Washington Street (over the railroad tracks) to the surface lot on your left. 

Office Location: Enter at the main entrance (under the awning that has the big 6737 on top). Head straight past the Summit Place Cafe. Conference Room will be on your right.

Come See What BIM-M Has to Offer

The masonry industry came together to form BIM-M in 2013. Their goal is to update the processes of the masonry industry so that it can operate in the BIM environment.

BIM-M is sponsored by the International Masonry Institute, Mason Contractors Association of America, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, National Concrete Masonry Association, The Masonry Society, and Western States Clay Products. 

The last two years BIM-M has been trying to educate the masonry industry about Building Information Modeling (BIM). Creating an awareness of what BIM is. Who is using BIM and how they are using it to build projects virtually. “Build it before you build it.”

Well now that the buzz about BIM has been created it is time to illustrate what the “Deliverables” are from BIM for the mason contractor. The” I” in BIM stands for information. BIM-M wants to show you what kind of” Information” you can get from the model, how to get it from the model and how to use it to make you more productive and consequently more profitable.

Come and get a copy of the “BIM Deliverables Guide for Masonry Contractors” it is a useful resource for contractors who want to get started in the BIM environment. My presentation will hit on some of the highlights of the Deliverables Guide and share a simple interactive model with the group.

For more information on BIM-M please check out the website

Bio_Picture.jpgMy name is Fred Kinateder and I am a project manager for BIM-M.  

Bricklayer by trade. Became an estimator/project manager for Bundy Commercial Masonry 1980. Started Kinateder Masonry 1990 until 2011.

Served as president of Milwaukee Area Mason Contractors Association, Regional Vice-President of MCAA, President of Allied Construction Employers Association, Board of Trustees of the International Masonry Institute, Management Co-Chair of the International Masonry Institute and President of International Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers.

Currently President of Kinateder Consulting, project manager for BIM-M project #4 Contractor Outreach.



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