2016 Construction Executive - Surety Bonding Supplement Published


The Surety Information Office surety section has been published in the November 2016 edition of Construction Executive magazine. The section contains the 2016 Surety Market Overview and Executive Insights as well as these articles from leaders in the surety industry: Preparing for the FirstContractor-Surety Meeting; Beyond the Basics: Three Overlooked Bonds to Keep Projects On Task and on Target; Surety’s Impact on Emerging Trends in Public Construction; Surety Industry Advocates for Inclusion of Bonds on Federal and State P3s; Inside the Mind of a Surety Bond Underwriter; How Does Safety Impact Surety Bonding?; Surety Bonds, LOCs and Parental Guarantees: What’s the Difference?; and An Overly Soft Credit Environment; Can Adversely Affect Small Contractors.

To download a copy from website or from the SFAA website. Thank you to all who participated, especially the surety industry executives.

2016 SIO Awards - Entries Due Feb 3, 2017

Thanks to all who have been promoting and advocating for surety throughout the year. To nominate your local surety assocation (LSA) for promotional and advocacy awards or an individual for the Tiger Trust, visit the SIO Awards Page:
Be sure to review the entry information and criteria carefully. Online entries together with supporting documentation for these awards will be accepted through February 3, 2017.

The Surety Information Office (SIO), formed in 1993, disseminates information about the benefits of contract and other forms of surety bonding in private and public construction. SIO, a virtual office, is supported by the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP),, and The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), For information on the benefits of surety bonds in construction and in other contexts, visit or contact SIO at The annual surety supplement has been published in ABC’s Construction Executive November 2016 issue.