FREE Continuing Education Offered To Members

The Contractors Association of Minnesota is happy to announce a FREE CE Class for CAM Members this year! Thank you to our sponsor MacArthur Company! Must register through CAM website to get this FREE benefit from your membership!

Tuesday – January 25th, 2022

Marriott Northwest – 7025 Northland Drive North – Minneapolis, MN – 55428

Click HERE For More Information And To Register!


CAM Announces Spring Conference 2022

The Contractors Association of Minnesota is happy to announce our Spring Conference WILL be happening in 2022! It has been almost 2 years since our last Spring Conference and we are all excited to finally engage with vendors, manufacturers and our industry peers again! We will have a great line-up of speakers with lunch served early and a Happy Hour to follow, so mark your calendars!

When: April 21st, 2022 from 11 am – 4 pm

Where: Canterbury Park – Shakopee, MN


Registration For Xactimate / Insurance Class Now Open!

CAM is once again partnering with Xactware to hold a two day, Level 1 Xactimate training course with a focus specifically on exteriors. The curriculum is centered around Roofing, Siding and Windows. We are offering a 2 Day – Level 1 Xactimate class and we are also offering a bonus 3rd day of our “Utilizing Xactimate” class at a discount when combined with the Xactimate class. If you already took the level 1 class then consider just signing up for the Insurance class to learn how to get the most out of Xactimate!

Click HERE For More Information!


NEW Seminar – Insurance Claims Process & Utilizing Xactimate For Contracting Professionals

CAM has partnered with Todd Mutchler, MN Public Adjuster, to bring you a full day course focusing on the entire claims process and utilizing your Xactimate estimates within the insurance claims process.

This is a LIVE seminar and will be strictly limited to the first 25 qualified attendees. Continental Breakfast and BOX Lunch will be provided with the seminar.

This course has been specifically developed for individuals who have either taken the CAM Level 1 or Level 2 Xactimate Training class and / or have a prior working knowledge of Xactimate estimating. This course is intended to provide you with the information and knowledge you need as a professional contractor to successfully navigate storm and weather-related Insurance claims utilizing the Xactimate estimating process.

Todd Mutchler has over 24+ years of experience in the Insurance Claims Industry including Insurance Company Adjuster, Catastrophe Claims Supervisor, Large Loss Residential/Commercial Manager, NFIP Adjuster and more recently as a Licensed Public Adjuster.

In this course you will be introduced to:

  • The Basics of an Insurance Policy.
  • The Basics on an Insurance Claim
  • The Role of an Insurance Adjuster
  • The Role of a Contractor in relations to an Insurance Claim
  • How to thoroughly inspect a residence for exterior Storm damages
  • How to meet with an Adjuster and present the Storm damages and repairs.
  • How to organize and prepare an Xactimate estimate for Storm losses. (Prior experience in Xactimate is required)
  • How to use Xactimate Category’s, Line Items and Macros for a detailed estimate.
  • How to prepare and present Supplemental estimates
  • How to resolve scope and estimate disputes.
  • The Basics of an Appraisal and how to prepare for one.

This course is open only to those with prior Xactimate training and access to a laptop with Xactimate Version 28 Loaded. This is NOT a class to teach you how to use Xactimate, but rather how to use it effectively.

Don’t miss this opportunity to prepare for the upcoming storm season!

Costs is $250 for CAM Members and $300 for Non-Members

When:   Thursday April 29th, 2021
Time:    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where:  Wells Fargo Plaza
7900 Xerxes Avenue South – Suite 215
Bloomington, MN


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