Business Practice Interchange (BPI)
ASA’s Business Practice Interchange (BPI) sessions are a key source of value for ASA members across the nation. BPI sessions encourage confidential conversations among commercial construction subcontractors about projects, people, practices, and pitfalls. For the Baltimore Chapter, BPIs are held immediately after each ASA Connect Monthly Meeting, except for the Annual Meeting in June. Moderated by an attorney to assure that the attendees do not violate anti-trust laws and limit their statements to factual and first-hand knowledge, BPIs can help subcontractors avoid costly mistakes and deal with difficult situations in real time.
BPI sessions are only open to ASA members who register for the ASA Connect Monthly Meeting. Following the ASA Connect Monthly Meeting, all non-members are asked to leave and any members who wish to stay to participate in the BPI session will be required to sign a form stating that they will abide by the following policies:
- Confidentiality of all information shared
- No agreements to take collective action
- No interference with any company’s business decisions
- No pricing information
- No disparagement of another member