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ABC Celebrates, Collaborates and Connects at Workforce Week '17

ABC announced the winners of the National Craft Championships, the 2016 National Safety Awards, the National Diversity Excellence Awards and the Excellence in Construction® Awards during its annual conference Workforce Week ’17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Workforce Week is ABC's annual celebration of the best in merit shop construction, recognizing the contributions of members, chapters and craft professionals to the construction industry and their dedication to excellence.

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New ABC Diversity Website Goes Live

ABC’s membership strategy is to continuously grow and deliver value to a diverse and committed membership. To help with this effort, ABC launched its new diversity page during the association's Workforce Week '17 Conference the week of Feb. 27. The page features information on Diversity Resource Groups (DRGs), the Diversity and Inclusion Summit and ABC's Diversity and Inclusion Awards.

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Student Chapters Advance the Merit Shop

ABC’s Student Chapter Program is a dynamic network of more than 50 colleges and universities nationwide. Student chapters help build a bridge between ABC member firms, construction faculty and college students through events such as membership meetings, guest speakers, internships, community service projects, fundraisers, career fairs/career awareness events and jobsite tours. 

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Building a Bright Future for Merit Shop Construction

The ABC Young Professionals Program’s mission is to shape the future of the merit shop construction industry by supporting the growth of young professionals that are employed by ABC member companies through increased participation within the industry, sharing best practices, and offering webinars, leadership tips and resources specific to industry trends.

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Project Jumpstart

"Mike Rowe and his team did a whole lot more for Project JumpStart than 'just' serve as our keynote speaker at the Build Baltimore Gala. He also donated his time and talents and that of his film crew to create for us a great promotional video that we could never hope to do on our own." Mike Henderson, President of Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Baltimore.

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2017 National Craft Championships Winners Announced

ABC congratulated the winners of its 30th annual National Craft Championships competition during the March 3 Careers in Constructions awards held during the association’s Workforce Week Conference, Feb, 28-March 3, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Training Tomorrow’s Workers Today

The growth of the construction industry is limited only by a shortage of qualified workers. ABC’s non-profit, charitable organization, the Trimmer Construction Education Foundation, is addressing this issue by funding bold and innovative initiatives that will attract outstanding men and women to the industry, train them to be skilled professionals, and provide them with career paths.

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Find Your Place in the Merit Shop Construction Industry

ABC’s Careers in Construction website will help anyone who is interested in a career in construction discover the opportunities open to them. If you or someone you know is considering a career in construction, simply visit, choose a craft and learn more about what it takes to join the merit shop.

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Students Showcase Their Construction Management Skills

During the annual Construction Management Competition, the nation’s top construction management students go head to head in three areas: project management/scheduling, estimating and safety. The competition is designed to allow students to showcase their skills while getting a glimpse into the real-life world of construction. 

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National Craft Championships 2016 Winners Announced

ABC congratulated the winners of its 2016 National Craft Championships competition during the March 4 Careers in Constructions awards held during the association’s Workforce Development Conference, March 1-4, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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