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Register Now for ABC’s Construction Inclusion Week Webinar Series

Construction Inclusion Week takes place every October and is an invitation to the construction workforce to unite to advance a sense of belonging for all. ABC has planned four webinars for Oct. 16-20, 2023, with industry professionals and community leaders who are excited to share their knowledge and experience—and help you improve inclusivity in your personal and professional life.

The daily themes for Construction Inclusion Week 2023 are:

• Commitment and Accountability

• Belonging

• Supplier Diversity

• Workplace Culture

• Community Engagement

The programming for Construction Inclusion Week will offer valuable insights for recruiting and retaining your workforce and putting the best talent on the field.

Monday, Oct. 16, 2023, 3p.m. ET
Commitment and Accountability—Keys To Recruiting and Retaining Your Workforce

Given today’s construction workforce shortages, it takes leadership commitment to create the conditions and culture for all to be welcomed—providing the opportunities for all employees to achieve their career dreams. Join ABC construction industry leaders in discussing the powerful impact of an inclusive culture and a robust employee value proposition for growing and developing your workforce.

Wednesday Oct. 18, 2023, 3 p.m. ET
Achieving Supplier Diversity—the Merit Shop Way

Supplier diversity is proven to provide economic benefits and improve opportunities for all in the industry. Discover how a commitment to inclusiveness and awarding work based on merit is key for construction buyers to create the conditions for diverse contractors to feel welcomed and appreciated for the unique value they bring to the construction field. Join this panel as they share and explore practical means and methods to provide the authentic opportunity for all contractors to compete on a fair and level playing field.

Thursday Oct. 19, 2023, 3p.m. ET
Workplace Culture: How Culture Drives Business and Unlocks Performance

Join a panel of ABC leaders, members and partners to discover how a focus on total human health is key to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Learn about the practical steps that leaders are taking, the key metrics they’re using and the building blocks they’re deploying to drive business performance. You’ll walk away from this session with an understanding of how focusing on the four dimensions of a human—body, heart, mind and soul—is key to unlocking the full potential of your people.

Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, 10 a.m. ET
Building Your Workforce Through Community Engagement

Learn strategies to put top talent on the field by engaging community and faith-based organizations. Establishing these relationships increases awareness of the merit shop philosophy and creates the opportunity for a more inclusive and diverse construction workforce. Hear from Illinois community leaders who have successfully recruited participants to ABC Illinois grant-funded training programs—achieving sustainable outcomes and strengthening trust-centered relationships in communities across the state.

For more information on the speakers and to register for individual webinars, click here.