We have the largest membership, the most diverse events, fun memories and great venues; many of which are reserved for ABC members only!
Over 50 networking events each year from Miami to Brevard County
• Recreational events to enjoy your time networking with other industry professionals
• 2 General Contractors showcases each year with an opportunity to meet the area’s premier GCs
• 2 contractor executive ONLY events per year
• Excellence in Construction awards recognition at the chapter and national levels
• Over 50 webinars each year
• Annual state conventions, national business conferences, and legislative “Days on the Hill”.
ABC members like to do work with people they know and trust!
Exclusive Members Discounts
We have over 20 ABC Member exclusive discounts saving our members thousands of dollars, which can more than pay the cost of membership!
The discounts include:
Vehicle and fleet management, fuel, office supplies, mobile phone, shipping and freight, construction software,accounting, uniforms, drug testing services, contract documents, safety equipment and more!
ABC members deserve a fair, open and predictable regulatory environment!
With 2 full time lobbyists, we are your eyes and ears at City Hall, Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.
Over the years ABC has:
•Passed Public Private Partnership Legislation (PPP) •Passed Workplace Security Legislation
•Passed Uniform Paid Leave Practices •Passed Uniform Crane Safety Standards
•Passed Fair Wage Recovery Process in Palm Beach
•Defeated Project Labor Agreements on Multiple Federal Projects
•Defeated "Hometown Democracy" Ballot Initiative (Amendment 4, 2010)
•Restored “horizontal immunity” on construction sites •Eliminated duplicate permitting regulations
•Passed landmark changes to “impact fee” regulations, and fighting for tax fairness
•Reversed the practice of double permitting,reviews, inspections and fees (Miami-Dade)
Education and Training
ABC Institute believes in developing the safest and highest skilled work force in the industry!
Investing over $1 million per year,we are the leading provider of construction education and training.
Apprenticeship •(Instructor-led and online) •
Craft and task training •Safety and OSHA training
•Veterans training •Journeyman/Master exam preparation •
•Job placement and employer referrals •Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage compliance
•Continuing education units (CEUs) •EPA approved, Lead RRP •Green and sustainability training
•Partner with high schools, colleges and the community to help train and recruit the workforce of tomorrow