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ABC and NHCA to Take Industry Issues to the Hill at Concurrent Events June 12

The National Hispanic Contractors Association and ABC will be holding concurrent Legislative Breakfasts on June 12 and afterward, members of both groups will visit their legislators to discuss key industry issues. 
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ABC Workforce Conference Draws Nearly 1,000 Attendees; Watch Video of NCC

ABC’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference, held April 30-May 3 in Birmingham Ala., drew nearly 1,000 attendees to its various Academies, competitions, career fairs and awards programs.
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Free Webinar: 10 Things Every Website Must Have To Drive Sales

GoDaddy.com is hosting a free webinar for ABC members that will help attendees turn their website into a lead generation machine. Register now for, “10 Things Every Website Must Have to Drive Sales,” May 22 at 2 p.m. (ET).
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Video: Rep. Markwayne Mullin to Speak at ABC Legislative Conference

ABC is honored to have ABC member and freshman congressman representing Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District Markwayne Mullin speak at the 2013 Legislative Conference, June 12 in Washington, D.C.  The early bird rate expires on May 17. 
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ABC Announces Winners of Construction Management Competition

ABC May 3 recognized the winners of its 13th annual Student Chapter Construction Management Competition during the 21st Century Workforce Development Conference, April 30 - May 3 in Birmingham, Ala. Teams of students from 14 colleges and universities across the nation competed for more than $6,000 in cash and prizes, as well as the coveted “Construction Management Champions” title.  

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ABC Announces 2013 Craft Professional and Craft Instructor of the Year

ABC May 3 recognized Michael Arledge, a journeyman electrician for Greiner Electric, Littleton, Colo., as its 2013 Craft Professional of the Year. ABC also announced Anthony Ayotte, craft training manager for the Cianbro Institute, Pittsfield, Maine, as its 2013 Craft Instructor of the Year. The awards were presented during ABC’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala. 
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ABC Congratulates National Craft Championships Winners

ABC May 3 recognized the winners in its 2013 National Craft Championships competition, held at the association’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference, April 30 – May 3 in Birmingham, Ala. 
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ABC and NCPPP Conference Will Focus on Public-Private Partnerships

As part of ABC’s partnership with the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) to educate lawmakers and the construction industry about the benefits of public-private partnerships (P3s), ABC is sponsoring a conference June 27 at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport Hilton that will address Maryland’s recently enacted law and other state and local laws enabling P3s. Register now and view the agenda featuring Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (D) here: http://www.ncppp.org/events/ncppp-events/building-maryland-through-ppps/
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AIA Offers ABC Members a Discount on Liability of Construction Managers Webinar

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is hosting a webinar May 21 at 11 a.m. (ET) on the “Liability of Construction Managers,” and is offering ABC members their member rate of $29.99.
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National Craft Championships Voting Contest Supports 2013 Competitors

A new Facebook contest beginning Thursday, April 25 supports the 2013 National Craft Championships (NCC) competitors who are gearing up for the competition, which will be held April 30-May 2. The contest provides an opportunity to vote for one of the 13 crafts represented at the competition. To vote, visit the NCC Facebook page here. The winning craft will be announced at NCC Thursday, May 2.
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