Connecticut School Buildings & Grounds Association
A network of school facility professionals focused on safe, clean, healthy and green schools.

Be an Exhibitor at the 2018 CSBGA Tradeshow

Tuesday, November 6, 2018


The Connecticut Building and Grounds Association invites you to exhibit at our 2018 Tradeshow on November 6 from 9:30 am — 1:30 pm at Amity Regional School District #5, 25 Newton Road, Woodbridge, CT. As an exhibitor, you’ll have direct access to the buying power of many facility managers and staff from across Connecticut. This is a prime opportunity to demonstrate your products, explain your services, and evaluate competitive lines and equipment.


This annual vendor show is a must attend event for every School Facilities Director, Custodial and Maintenance Supervisor, their assistants and other personnel who need to be kept abreast of educational and technical trends, regulations and mandates pertaining to health safety and the welfare of students and educational personnel.

  • Over 50 vendors demonstrating their newest products to help you save time and money
  • A "Red Flag Boiler" training/educational session is scheduled from 8:30-9:30 am
  • Peer Networking
  • Door prizes

Attendees, click here to register for the vendor show.
Vendors, click here to register for the event.

Current Vendors (as of 10/31/18)

Allston Supply Company, Inc.

Apgar Sales Company

Artis Energy


Automated Building Systems

Bacher Corporation

Beam Clay/Partac Peat Corp.

Belfor Property Restoration

Best Plumbing Specialties, Inc.

C & A Distributors, Inc.

Clearwater Industies

Colliers International

Connecticut Sealcoating, LLC

Controlled Acoustics Corp.

CREC Cooperative Purchasing

CTC Building Solutions

Custom8 Technology

Daikin Applied

Dugmore & Duncan

Dumouchel Paper Co.

Dunning Playground Surfacing

Eagle Environmental Inc.

Eagle Rivet Roof Service Corp.

Emme Controls

Facility Solutions Group

Filter Sales & Service Inc.

Flow Tech, Inc.

Friar Architecture, Inc.

Fuss and O'Neill, Inc.

Gainger/Honeywell Safety

Higgins Flooring

Hillyard, Inc.

Hussey Seating Company

JP Maguire Associates

Life Safety Service & Supply, LLC

Market Advantage Plus

National Chemical Laboratories

National IPA

Nationwide Security Corporation

New England Turf Management



Northern Playground Surfacing

P&J Lawn and Landscaping, Inc

Playground Medic

Savol Pools

Securitech Group, Inc.

SelecTech, Inc.

ServPro of the Farmington Valley/Bristol

SiteOne Landscape Supply

Staples Business Advantage/Kimberly Clark


The Garland Co., Inc.

The Garland Company

Total LIghting Service LLC


Transfer Enterprises

Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance

Willco Sales & Service, Inc.

Click here to view photos from the 2018 CSBGA Golf Tournament.
Click here to view photos from the 2017 Vendor Day.


The CSBGA was founded in 1974, and as a professional trade organization, we have worked through the years to encourage School Facilities Directors, Custodial & Maintenance Supervisors, School Business Officials and suppliers to work together respectfully and professionally, developing a proud tradition in the process.  You can depend on the CSBGA to help build and strengthen your future. At the CSBGA, we all work together to help strengthen all our futures.

What We Do:

♦  Keeping Abreast of State Regulations
♦  Annual Refresher for Asbestos Certification
♦  Certified Building Operator
♦  Green Cleaning Initiative Round Tables
♦  Lead Paint Requirement Workshops

Education & Training

♦  Facility Manager Certification Program
♦  Attend seminars and workshops on new technologies in the field
♦  Educational excursions to local cutting edge facilities
♦  Access to important publications relating to your personal training and development

Annual Vendor Tradeshows

♦  View the latest in facility products and services
♦  Develop important vendor relationship
♦  Participate in professional development sessions

Networking for School Facilities

♦  Attend regularly scheduled meetings to share information and generate new ideas and develop lasting relatinships with other professional colleagues
♦  Partnerships with University of Hartford and Institute for Sustainable Energy

Innovative Programs

♦  Use of LinkedIn and Web-based discussion forum/interactive website to provide membership a means to share and connect through documents, comment sharing and links
♦  Collabortion and partnership with other associations and organizations to facilitate sustainability in Safe, Clean, Healthy and GREEN School Facilities
♦  F.A.S.T (Facility Assistance & Support Team)
♦  Annual Scholarship Fund

Upcoming Programs

CSBGA - December 5, 2018

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

Click here to register.

CSBGA - January 16, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

CSBGA - March 20, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

CSBGA - April 17, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

CSBGA - May 15, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell, CT

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Resource and Industry Links

Links to documents and presentations has been moved to the Members Section.

Click here for the Gordian Powerpoint Slides from the September Program on
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