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THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP AT A GLANCE


Grow your business.

To stay competitive, contractors are continually looking for ways to improve productivity and profitability. We offer tools to help members develop business and highlight company achievements and capabilities to potential clients.

200+ in-person events to expand your network
• Exclusive ABC Contractor Referral Program to connect GCs and subcontractors
Industry recognition programs to acknowledge quality contractors, projects, and individuals. 
• 12 committees fueled with more than 250 members to shape the industry and build relationships
Young professionals group offering targeted networking, seminars and industry recognition
• Print and online industry publications and directories - featuring members and industry news
Peer groups for like-minded business owners share ideas and discuss business opportunities and challenges









Train your employees.

Training is one of the highest-leverage activities a company can perform and establishes a strong basis for performance management. As a result, you establish increased quality and consistency within your company.
• Innovative safety training seminars with hands-on learning
Management education program enhancing members’ businesses and their employees’ professional growth
• Accredited apprenticeship and construction craft training available in 21 trades
• A comprehensive 15 month Leadership Development Program to shape the future leaders of our industry
• Free webinars on a variety of business, legislative and industry topics
Student Chapters at local colleges and universities attracting high quality candidates to the industry
• Local and national conferences focusing on Workforce Development, Legislative Affairs and Leadership









 

Increase your profitability.

Save money with exclusive discounts from ABC’s business partners. From insurance to fleet services to wireless service, ABC business partners offer a broad spectrum of savings and discounts - for your firm and your employees.

Brands include: AIA Contract Documents, Aramark, AutoZone, Consensus Docs, Construction Job Network.com, Enterprise Fleet, ExxonMobil Fuel, FCA US, FedEx, Ford Fleet, Foundation Software, FranklinCovey, Geico, General Motors Fleet, Office Depot/Office Max, Payroll4Construction, Project Virtual, Shell Fuel, The Contractors Plan, Verizon Wireless, Wyndham Hotel Group

Save on member-only insurance programs offering:
• Workers’ compensation through the Chesapeake Employers Insurance
• Commercial auto, general liability, property, commercial fire and crime, and inland marine through Contractors Advantage Program –PENN National Insurance
• Health Insurance, Dental Plans, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Group Life Insurance, Supplementary Life Insurance, Voluntary Coverages, Long-term Care, HRAs/HSAs/FSAs through ABC Merit Choice

Employees of member firms can also save on personal lines of auto and home policies through MetLife and Geico

 
   

Protect your merit shop.

ABC of Metro Washington actively works with all levels of government to represent member interests and the merit shop construction industry. Fortune magazine has recognized ABC National’s efforts by naming the association one of the “most influential” organizations in the United States.

• Your interests are represented at the local and state levels of government regarding legislation and regulatory proposals that impact the merit construction industry in:
          Montgomery County
          Prince George’s County
          Washington, D.C.
• Members are eligible to receive a free consultation with ABC labor attorneys and access to labor relations resources.
• Two full-time government affairs staff work tirelessly to monitor legislation in Maryland and DC and promote our members interests.