The ABC Construction Workforce Awards features the Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year. These individuals play critical roles in shaping the future of the construction industry by highlighting construction as a meaningful lifelong career, emphasizing safe work practices and expanding education opportunities.
Award recipients will receive a $10,000 cash prize and a feature in Construction Executive magazine. Plus, they will continue to receive national exposure and professional development for years to come.
The 2023 nomination and application period will open in July. The individual award winners will be announced at the Opening General Session at Convention 2023, March 15 in Kissimmee, Florida.
ABC presents the annual Craft Instructor of the Year Award to an instructor who possesses outstanding creativity, a positive attitude and the ability to transfer knowledge through communications skills and innovative teaching to promote lifelong learning to the future construction workforce.
Self-nominations are prohibited, and past winners are not eligible.
ABC presents the annual Craft Professional of the Year award to a construction craft professional who excels in his or her field, demonstrates a passion for the trade, exhibits outstanding leadership qualities and demonstrates a commitment to safety, education and the merit shop philosophy.
ABC presents the annual Young Professional of the Year award to an individual under the age of 40 who is dedicated to the merit shop and is a natural leader and top performer in his or her field, based on career achievement, leadership and vision for the future of the commercial and industrial construction industry.
Craft Instructor and Craft Professional of the Year Sponsors
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