NASBP Virtual Seminars - available only to members, affiliates and associates - present need-to-know information from industry leaders via webinar approximately twice a month. Each Virtual Seminar takes place at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on a Tuesday and lasts 1 hour. Registration for each Virtual Seminar costs $89 and is good for one log-in, however participants are encouraged to invite colleagues and/or clients to sit in on the seminar.
You must log in to NASBP's website in order to register for Virtual Seminars. If you do not have a login and password, please send an email to Michele Thomas at email@example.com requesting a login and password.
Please note: Registrants will receive connection information on the morning of the virtual seminar. If you have registered for a Virtual Seminar and do not receive your log-in information by noon EST the day of the presentation, please email Danielle Hard at firstname.lastname@example.org for connection information.
If you have never attended an NASBP Virtual Seminar, please read our FAQ sheet before the presentation; we promise, it will answer your most-pressing questions simply.
Upcoming Virtual Seminars
Please note: as of Jan. 1, 2017, the one-time registration fee for NASBP Virtual Seminars has increased to $89.
Headstart: Surety Association of Canada's new bond solution
2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 9
Learn about the Surety Association of Canada (SAC) Headstart Subcontractor Performance Bond (Headstart). Headstart is an innovative, fast- tracked bond solution to the multitude of problems that can beset a GC faced with default of a subcontractor. Created and introduced by The Guarantee Company of North America in 2014, Headstart recognizes the importance to the GC (oblige) of minimizing project delay with a speedy project restart in the event a subcontractor is not in a position to complete its subcontract.
Co-Presented by Steve Ness, President of the Surety Association of Canada, and Frank Faieta, National Vice President of Claims at The Guarantee Company of North America and creator of Headstart.
Risk Management of Working in New Markets
2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 23
When contractors leave home to follow their customers
to new areas or look to pursue public work in new
geographical locations, the risks can outweigh the
To ensure a project’s success, it’s critical
to take the time to investigate all potential issues that
could affect the decision to work away from home.
Susan L. McGreevy is a Kansas City construction attorney. McGreevy's practice consists primarily of advising construction companies, sureties, design professionals, and owners in their day-to-day business ventures. This includes the drafting and negotiation of all types of agreements, resolution of disputes, trying lawsuits and arbitrations, strategic and succession planning, and representing sureties in bond claims and litigation, as well as an arbitrator and mediator.
NASBP Fly-In: Instructions for a Successful Visit
2 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 1
If you are planning to attend the June 6 - 7 NASBP Legislative Fly - In or are in need of a review of issues on the NASBP Government Relations Agenda, plan to register for the free NASBP Virtual Seminar. NASBP's Government Relations Department will review the surety industry issues to bring to the attention of your members of Congress. This Virtual Seminar is complimentary, however registration is required.
Anticipated Future Virtual Seminars
Virtual Seminar Resources
Annual Subscribers may access all of our archived Virtual Seminars: Virtual Seminar Library
The archived list of Virtual Seminars:Virtual Seminar Summaries
Each archived recording can be purchased separately. Please note that you first must login to NASBP's website, then agree to the content license agreement, then purchase the recording. Once the system registers your purchase, NASBP staff will email you the Virtual Seminar link for all recordings. In order to purchase a Virtual Seminar from 2016 and earlier: Purchase Recordings
For the purchase of 2017 and all future recordings follow this link: Purchase Recordings
For those new to the Adobe Connect platform, we have created an FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
A volunteer board guides the creation of the seminars: Editorial Board
For questions and/or to suggest a future topic, please contact NASBP Professional Development Department at email@example.com.