Membership

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC offers a wide array of member services.

INTERESTED IN JOINING ABC?

Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC has the solutions for merit-shop companies nationwide.

Join a network of companies striving to be the best the construction industry has to offer.

Contact ABC’s Membership Director today for more information!

Benefits

State and Federally-Approved Workforce Development

Apprenticeships: Training workforces maintain compliance and enable employees to gain hands-on experience and technical knowledge while on payroll. ABC SoCal apprenticeships include: Electrical, Plumbing, Low Voltage, and Sheet Metal.

Craft Training: Training new craftspeople and experienced journeypersons results in creating a safer workforce and more profitable work. Employees who are invested are dramatically more likely to remain with the employer and those who are trained complete installations faster, more accurately, and with decreased rework. ABC offers the following accredited craft training programs: Electrical Certification Training, Electronic Systems Technician, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, and HVAC.

Continuing Education: Providing 250+ classes and educational opportunities for employees that focus on specific trades, OSHA, safety training, and management training equip you with the professional development resources and tools needed to build a reliable workforce that delivers skilled and profitable work.

Management Education and Supervisory Training: Our supervisory and management education courses are offered through classes, seminars, and webinars and are designed to aid members in developing their leadership skills across all areas of their business to boost employee performance and morale, improve communication across departments, and create a more streamlined project management process to improve your bottom line.

Business Development

Elevating your business is now more straightforward than ever. With ABC, you gain access to top-tier industry accolades and a plethora of resources, from prime business contacts to referrals. We’re committed to fostering opportunities and showcasing your company’s strengths and successes to prospective clients.

Politics & Policy

As THE voice of the merit shop in construction, ABC takes a political role to stand up for your rights in legislation and the regulatory world. Our large organizational support is our biggest influential strength. Your ABC SoCal Government Affairs team works continuously to track issues at the local level and advocates tirelessly against project labor agreements and to preserve fair and open competition.

Safety Programs

ABC’s safety programs and products help members maintain safer and more productive jobsites, one of the construction industry’s most critical needs. In addition to training resources, ABC provides members with the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) guide – the industry’s leading safety evaluation program.  Members also have access to an in-house Safety Specialist to help with compliance and improve your safety culture.

Industry Publications & Communication

ABC provides a wealth of resources to assist contractors in staying current with the industry-related information they need to make informed business decisions. In addition, ABC provides communications leadership and support by working closely with the news media to communicate the industry’s positions to policy makers, owners, educators and the public on a wide range of public policy issues. National information can be found here.

Exclusive Member Discounts

ABC members  and employees of member companies can take advantage of exclusive savings on business and personal services offered through ABC’s discount programs. Descriptions about the savings and services, along with contact information and direct links, are provided for each of the partnering companies at www.abc.org.

Health Insurance Programs

We provide lower rates on employee Life, Medical, Dental, and LTD Insurance packages. You can also form California state-compliant retirement program plans through large group trust rates and full hour bank administration attracts and maintains employees.

Awards & Recognitions

ABC SoCal awards businesses that demonstrate ambitious efforts in becoming construction industry leaders and community allies. By engaging in awards programs, you can elevate your business and have the potential to receive recognition for your deliberate commitment to safety and developing qualified workforces. Awards include the Excellence in Construction (EIC) Award, Safety Management System (STEP) Award, Top Performers, Accredited Quality Contractors, and more. Get recognized by peers at the Associated Builders and Contractors National Excellence in Construction Competition and ABC’s EIC Awards Gala!

Upgrade Your Membership

Developed exclusively for ABC Southern California Chapter members, Our Corporate Sponsorship packages are designed to promote your company and increase your influence in the things that matter to you and your business.  An ABC SoCal Corporate sponsorship gives you access to a wide variety of membership engagement opportunities, maximizing your membership, increasing your investment, and adding value to you as a corporate member. 

Learn about more about Corporate Sponsorship Packages here.

Associated Builders and Contractors ABC Members, their families, and friends are eligible for Employee Discounts, Special Pricing, and Perks on products and services used every day. Find discounts on travel, insurance, prescriptions, cell phones, tires, movies, Theme parks, and more. See discounts here.



ABC Awards & Recognition

Accredited Quality Contractor

The AQC initiative offers a comprehensive evaluation of an organization, focusing on five pivotal pillars: quality, safety, education, talent management, and community engagement. This distinguishes participant companies from competing contractor entities, enhancing their industry profile through notable outlets like Construction Executive magazine. Additionally, those in the AQC fold have access to bespoke promotional tools, including tailor-made recommendation letters, press release templates, and permission to display the AQC emblem on hard hats, site signage, and proposal documents. Visit abc.org/aqc for more.

Construction Management Competition

The ABC Construction Management Contest stands as the premier event advocating for careers in construction oversight. This contest is meticulously crafted to test the construction expertise, organizational acumen, time-management proficiency, and presentation capabilities of the country’s elite construction management scholars. Visit abc.org/cmc for details.

Contractor of the Year

The Contractor of the Year is selected by ABC’s National Executive Committee. The award, presented annually at the National ABC Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala during the National ABC Convention, is typically given to an ABC contractor member; however, on occasion, it has been given to an individual.

For more information, contact Sandy Lynch, VP of Public Affairs and Member Services

Construction Workforce Awards

The ABC Construction Workforce Honors spotlight three notable categories: Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year, and Rising Professional of the Year. These awardees are pivotal in forging the construction sector’s future. They underscore the significance of construction as a fulfilling lifelong vocation, prioritize workplace safety, and amplify educational prospects. Recipients for each category are unveiled at the Annual ABC Gala. Dive deeper at abc.org/cwa.

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards

The National Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards annually recognize ABC members that display exemplary IDE leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and education and mentoring programs. The winners are announced at the ABC Convention. diversity.abc.org/awards

Excellence In Construction Awards

Southern California ABC’s EIC Awards stand as the leading contest in the construction domain, honoring exemplary construction endeavors nationwide. Winners are unveiled at the EIC Awards Ceremony held alongside the ABC Convention.

Southern California ABC’s EIC Awards applaud and commemorate exceptional projects crafted by Southern California ABC affiliates. This distinguished contest aims to elevate industry benchmarks by acknowledging the expertise of its contributors and spotlighting the outcomes of their dedication.

National Craft Championships

ABC’s annual National Craft Championships celebrate lifelong learning in the merit shop construction industry. Craft trainees from chapter and member training programs across the country compete for national recognition in 13 crafts in an intense event during the ABC Convention. ncc.abc.org

National Safety Excellence Awards

The ABC National Safety Excellence Awards recognize companies that exhibit a continued commitment to jobsite safety and whose safety performance and programs are judged to be exemplary by the ABC National Safety and Health Committee. abc.org/nsea

National Student Chapter of the Year

The ABC Student Chapter of the Year recognizes an outstanding student chapter for its accomplishments in programming, community service, communications/public relations, and interaction with its sponsoring ABC chapter during the academic year. abc.org/scoty

STEP Safety Management system

Established in 1989, ABC’s STEP program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors, to establish safety as a core value. STEP offers an organized approach for analyzing and developing company-wide safety and loss prevention programs that can reduce recordable incidents by up to 85 percent. abc.org/step

Top Performers

ABC’s Top Performers lists recognize ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence ranked by work hours, with special designations identified. abc.org/TopPerformers

Sponsorship Opportunities

LET’S PARTNER TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE.

Our Corporate Sponsorship packages are designed to promote your company and increase your influence in the things that matter to you and your business. An ABC SoCal Corporate Sponsorship gives you access to a wide variety of membership engagement opportunities, maximizing your membership, increasing your investment, and adding value to you as a corporate member.

Partnership Program

Sponsorship Program

ABC SoCal’s Annual Partnership Packages opens doors for engagement and positively promotes member companies. One annual commitment can provide your company with varying attendance and recognition at the chapter’s offices throughout the year. The Corporate Partnership Program provides members with season tickets to the following ABC SoCal events.

Our Corporate Sponsorship Program offers one annual commitment that can provide your company with varying recognition at events throughout the year. Sponsorship opportunities highlight your company’s brand by sponsoring the ABC SoCal events that are meaningful to you.

Partnership Program

ABC SoCal’s Annual Partnership Packages opens doors for engagement and positively promotes member companies. One annual commitment can provide your company with varying attendance and recognition at the chapter’s offices throughout the year. The Corporate Partnership Program provides members with season tickets to the following ABC SoCal events.

Sponsorship Program

Our Corporate Sponsorship Program offers one annual commitment that can provide your company with varying recognition at events throughout the year. Sponsorship opportunities highlight your company’s brand by sponsoring the ABC SoCal events that are meaningful to you.

IN AN ABC SOCAL CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE!

Health Insurance

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PLAN EXCLUSIVELY FOR ABC SOCAL MEMBER CONTRACTORS

“The major advantage of this Trust goes well beyond competitive rates. The Benefit Trust allows contractors to be more competitive when bidding on prevailing wage jobs by lowering the contractor’s payroll burden.”

60% of ABC SoCal Contractor Members are participating inthe Health Benefit Trust Fund and enjoying the costsavings and the peace of mind that their employees arereceiving premium benefits.

HEALTH BENEFITS OFFERED

Medical Plans (Blue Shield and Kaiser) – Dental – Vision – Group Life

WHY PARTICIPATE?

  • The Trust combines approximately 40 ABC Contractor members to form a buying force of over 2,000 employees.
  • The Trust is approved by the Department of Labor and the IRS.
  • The Trust is in full compliance with State Prevailing Wage, Davis Bacon laws as well as the Affordable Care Act.
  • The Trust is a HUGE benefit for employers with less than 100 employees, as it eliminates premiums based upon the employee’s age.

CONTACT THE ABC SOCAL HEALTH BENEFIT TRUST CONSULTANTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Cybersecurity Resource Guide

Cybersecurity

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is a top priority for businesses across all industries, including construction. Associated Builders and Contractors understands the importance of protecting sensitive information and data. That’s why we provide a wealth of resources to help our members become Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification-compliant and stay informed about the latest cybersecurity trends and best practices.

Explore this webpage for information on how to become CMMC-compliant, access webinars and educational resources and stay up to date with the latest news and insights on cybersecurity in the construction industry. ABC helps you protect your business and stay ahead of risks.

Tech Alliance

arcoro

Through our modular HR and time tracking solutions, Arcoro delivers the best experience for employees in the field and the back office for over 10,000 construction companies and specialty contractors. Our solutions were built to help contractors manage their businesses, projects and workers more efficiently. Learn More…

Autodesk

Tired of juggling different solutions to complete one project? Save time and money by connecting every project stage on one construction management platform. With Autodesk Construction Cloud, your project teams can collaborate securely and quickly, so you can deliver projects on time and on budget. Learn More…

BuildOps

BuildOps software is an all-in-one cloud-based field service management solution designed for the modern commercial contractor. It covers everything from field service to project management and everything in between. Learn More…

Egnyte

Egnyte offers a unified platform for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) documents and data. This platform enhances productivity, visibility, and control across all business phases. Learn More…

Field Control Analytics

Field Control Analytics is an access control and workforce data reporting group. Site access is controlled through RFID badges which capture who is on-site in real-time and ensure that workers are accounted for at all times. Site access is automated, and access is dependent on workers having correct safety accreditation and other project specific requirements. FCA’s system provides you with crucial data to help with project management, safety compliance and demographic reporting. Learn More…

KPA

KPA provides industry-leading software, training, and services for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Compliance, offering comprehensive solutions crafted by safety professionals. With online training tailored to specific industries, consulting services backed by over 35 years of experience, and a network of 100+ credentialed EHS experts, companies can achieve exceptional EHS programs with greater efficiency and visibility. Learn More…

Openspace

OpenSpace allows users to capture construction sites effortlessly by attaching a camera and recording via their app, offering an experience of unmatched speed and simplicity. Utilizing the OpenSpace Vision Engine, photos are automatically mapped to your plans, delivering a comprehensive as-built record of a building in mere minutes, from preconstruction to handover and operation. Learn More…

Procore

Procore offers a top-rated construction management platform designed to simplify construction management. With Procore, users can take control of construction outcomes, minimize risks, and safeguard profits. Learn More…

Safesite

Safesite offers an intuitive safety management system that transcends mere digitization of safety checklists. Users can conduct paperless safety inspections, audits, and checklists in the field, either by uploading their own forms or selecting from a vast library of verified templates, and further enhance safety measures with features like incident reports, toolbox talks, equipment tracking, and hazard management. Learn More…

Safety Evolution

Safety Evolution is an exceptionally user-friendly safety software that even foremen unfamiliar with technology find easy to navigate, ensuring timely completion of safety forms and efficient crew organization. The platform facilitates real-time office reviews of field documentation, aiding in daily planning, and is further bolstered by its superior customer support, comprehensive tutorials, and efficient customization capabilities, standing out as a premier choice among safety applications. Learn More…

Sage

Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate offers leading end-to-end construction and property management software, ensuring comprehensive project visibility. Widely regarded as the gold standard in its domain, it is celebrated for its scalability and long-term reliability. Learn More…

smartapp.com

Smartapp.com transforms construction sites into “SmartSites” by consolidating all construction management automation into one unified platform. This powerful all-in-one solution not only saves significant money by eliminating the need for multiple, costly softwares but also enhances efficiency, streamlining planning, dispatching, tracking, and status updates, ensuring projects are completed safely, punctually, and within budget. Learn More…

SMARTBUILD

With over 20 years in construction project management and having delivered projects worth over a billion dollars, SMARTBUILD has firsthand knowledge of the industry’s challenges. Recognizing that most project failures stem from either poor contract execution or ineffective change management, SMARTBUILD offers a solution distinct from costly market alternatives, designed by industry insiders who truly understand the construction business. Learn More…

SUBHQ

SubHQ offers a unique construction management software specifically tailored for subcontractors, having been designed from the ground up with the field in mind. The platform empowers commercial specialty subcontractors to work with greater efficiency and profitability from bidding to project completion, all while maintaining a field-friendly approach. Learn More…

Tenna

Tenna is a revolutionary construction technology platform that transforms equipment fleet operations. Serving as the industry standard, it provides a unified asset tracking system for mixed fleets. Learn More…

Tech Marketplace

Thinking of implementing new technology? ABC’s Tech Marketplace provides innovative digital solutions to contractor members looking to advance and grow their technology strategies, offerings and abilities. Find technologies for safety, cybersecurity, virtual reality, photo documentation, project management and more with exclusive discounts for ABC members.

Take advantage of the discounts here.

Tech Report

The Associated Builders and Contractors regularly release their tech report, which offers insights into the latest developments and innovations in construction technology. This report emphasizes the potential of technological investments to increase profits, enhance job site safety, and create more job opportunities. A key insight from a previous report highlighted the significant potential for the industry to further embrace technology, with a notable finding that over half of the surveyed ABC contract members still rely on Microsoft Excel for office project management. This underscores the importance of contractors utilizing software specifically designed for their needs, as it can facilitate data-driven decisions and streamline business operations. The report also presents real-world case studies to illustrate the transformative impact of technology in the construction sector.

See latest report here.

ABC Safety Technology Resource Guide

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) emphasizes the importance of continuous innovation to achieve world-class safety standards on job sites. ABC offers its members a comprehensive suite of resources focused on technology and innovation, which includes various reports, the Tech Alliance, construction technology education, the Tech Marketplace, and more. These resources, vetted by the safety technology subcommittee, equip industry leaders with insights, use cases, and alignment with the STEP safety management system, providing guidance on leveraging technology for safer and more efficient operations. The guide also shares practical tips for implementing construction technology, such as starting small, designating a technology champion, celebrating successes, ensuring adequate training, pairing seasoned professionals with digital natives, and learning from both successes and setbacks. The overarching aim is to aid contractors in navigating the evolving tech landscape, ensuring safety, and maximizing efficiency.

Learn more here.

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Membership

INTERESTED IN JOINING ABC?

Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC has the solutions for merit-shop companies nationwide.

Join a network of companies striving to be the best the construction industry has to offer.

Contact ABC’s Membership Director today for more information!

Benefits

State and Federally-Approved Workforce Development

Apprenticeships: Training workforces maintain compliance and enable employees to gain hands-on experience and technical knowledge while on payroll. ABC SoCal apprenticeships include: Electrical, Plumbing, Low Voltage, and Sheet Metal.

Craft Training: Training new craftspeople and experienced journeypersons results in creating a safer workforce and more profitable work. Employees who are invested are dramatically more likely to remain with the employer and those who are trained complete installations faster, more accurately, and with decreased rework. ABC offers the following accredited craft training programs: Electrical Certification Training, Electronic Systems Technician, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, and HVAC.

Continuing Education: Providing 250+ classes and educational opportunities for employees that focus on specific trades, OSHA, safety training, and management training equip you with the professional development resources and tools needed to build a reliable workforce that delivers skilled and profitable work.

Management Education and Supervisory Training: Our supervisory and management education courses are offered through classes, seminars, and webinars and are designed to aid members in developing their leadership skills across all areas of their business to boost employee performance and morale, improve communication across departments, and create a more streamlined project management process to improve your bottom line.

Business Development

Elevating your business is now more straightforward than ever. With ABC, you gain access to top-tier industry accolades and a plethora of resources, from prime business contacts to referrals. We’re committed to fostering opportunities and showcasing your company’s strengths and successes to prospective clients.

Politics & Policy

As THE voice of the merit shop in construction, ABC takes a political role to stand up for your rights in legislation and the regulatory world. Our large organizational support is our biggest influential strength. Your ABC SoCal Government Affairs team works continuously to track issues at the local level and advocates tirelessly against project labor agreements and to preserve fair and open competition.

Safety Programs

ABC’s safety programs and products help members maintain safer and more productive jobsites, one of the construction industry’s most critical needs. In addition to training resources, ABC provides members with the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) guide – the industry’s leading safety evaluation program.  Members also have access to an in-house Safety Specialist to help with compliance and improve your safety culture.

Industry Publications & Communication

ABC provides a wealth of resources to assist contractors in staying current with the industry-related information they need to make informed business decisions. In addition, ABC provides communications leadership and support by working closely with the news media to communicate the industry’s positions to policy makers, owners, educators and the public on a wide range of public policy issues. National information can be found here.

Exclusive Member Discounts

ABC members  and employees of member companies can take advantage of exclusive savings on business and personal services offered through ABC’s discount programs. Descriptions about the savings and services, along with contact information and direct links, are provided for each of the partnering companies at www.abc.org.

Health Insurance Programs

We provide lower rates on employee Life, Medical, Dental, and LTD Insurance packages. You can also form California state-compliant retirement program plans through large group trust rates and full hour bank administration attracts and maintains employees.

Awards & Recognitions

ABC SoCal awards businesses that demonstrate ambitious efforts in becoming construction industry leaders and community allies. By engaging in awards programs, you can elevate your business and have the potential to receive recognition for your deliberate commitment to safety and developing qualified workforces. Awards include the Excellence in Construction (EIC) Award, Safety Management System (STEP) Award, Top Performers, Accredited Quality Contractors, and more. Get recognized by peers at the Associated Builders and Contractors National Excellence in Construction Competition and ABC’s EIC Awards Gala!

Upgrade Your Membership

Developed exclusively for ABC Southern California Chapter members, Our Corporate Sponsorship packages are designed to promote your company and increase your influence in the things that matter to you and your business.  An ABC SoCal Corporate sponsorship gives you access to a wide variety of membership engagement opportunities, maximizing your membership, increasing your investment, and adding value to you as a corporate member. 

Learn about more about Corporate Sponsorship Packages here.

Member Discounts

Associated Builders and Contractors ABC Members, their families, and friends are eligible for Employee Discounts, Special Pricing, and Perks on products and services used every day. Find discounts on travel, insurance, prescriptions, cell phones, tires, movies, Theme parks, and more. See discounts here.

ABC Awards & Recognition

ABC Awards & Recognition

Accredited Quality Contractor

The AQC initiative offers a comprehensive evaluation of an organization, focusing on five pivotal pillars: quality, safety, education, talent management, and community engagement. This distinguishes participant companies from competing contractor entities, enhancing their industry profile through notable outlets like Construction Executive magazine. Additionally, those in the AQC fold have access to bespoke promotional tools, including tailor-made recommendation letters, press release templates, and permission to display the AQC emblem on hard hats, site signage, and proposal documents. Visit abc.org/aqc for more.

Construction Management Competition

The ABC Construction Management Contest stands as the premier event advocating for careers in construction oversight. This contest is meticulously crafted to test the construction expertise, organizational acumen, time-management proficiency, and presentation capabilities of the country’s elite construction management scholars. Visit abc.org/cmc for details.

Contractor of the Year

The Contractor of the Year is selected by ABC’s National Executive Committee. The award, presented annually at the National ABC Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala during the National ABC Convention, is typically given to an ABC contractor member; however, on occasion, it has been given to an individual.

For more information, contact Sandy Lynch, VP of Public Affairs and Member Services

Construction Workforce Awards

The ABC Construction Workforce Honors spotlight three notable categories: Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year, and Rising Professional of the Year. These awardees are pivotal in forging the construction sector’s future. They underscore the significance of construction as a fulfilling lifelong vocation, prioritize workplace safety, and amplify educational prospects. Recipients for each category are unveiled at the Annual ABC Gala. Dive deeper at abc.org/cwa.

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards

The National Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Awards annually recognize ABC members that display exemplary IDE leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and education and mentoring programs. The winners are announced at the ABC Convention. diversity.abc.org/awards

Excellence In Construction Awards

Southern California ABC’s EIC Awards stand as the leading contest in the construction domain, honoring exemplary construction endeavors nationwide. Winners are unveiled at the EIC Awards Ceremony held alongside the ABC Convention.

Southern California ABC’s EIC Awards applaud and commemorate exceptional projects crafted by Southern California ABC affiliates. This distinguished contest aims to elevate industry benchmarks by acknowledging the expertise of its contributors and spotlighting the outcomes of their dedication.

National Craft Championships

ABC’s annual National Craft Championships celebrate lifelong learning in the merit shop construction industry. Craft trainees from chapter and member training programs across the country compete for national recognition in 13 crafts in an intense event during the ABC Convention. ncc.abc.org

National Safety Excellence Awards

The ABC National Safety Excellence Awards recognize companies that exhibit a continued commitment to jobsite safety and whose safety performance and programs are judged to be exemplary by the ABC National Safety and Health Committee. abc.org/nsea

National Student Chapter of the Year

The ABC Student Chapter of the Year recognizes an outstanding student chapter for its accomplishments in programming, community service, communications/public relations, and interaction with its sponsoring ABC chapter during the academic year. abc.org/scoty

STEP Safety Management system

Established in 1989, ABC’s STEP program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors, to establish safety as a core value. STEP offers an organized approach for analyzing and developing company-wide safety and loss prevention programs that can reduce recordable incidents by up to 85 percent. abc.org/step

Top Performers

ABC’s Top Performers lists recognize ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence ranked by work hours, with special designations identified. abc.org/TopPerformers

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

LET’S PARTNER TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE.

Our Corporate Sponsorship packages are designed to promote your company and increase your influence in the things that matter to you and your business. An ABC SoCal Corporate Sponsorship gives you access to a wide variety of membership engagement opportunities, maximizing your membership, increasing your investment, and adding value to you as a corporate member.

Partnership Program

Sponsorship Program

ABC SoCal’s Annual Partnership Packages opens doors for engagement and positively promotes member companies. One annual commitment can provide your company with varying attendance and recognition at the chapter’s offices throughout the year. The Corporate Partnership Program provides members with season tickets to the following ABC SoCal events.

Our Corporate Sponsorship Program offers one annual commitment that can provide your company with varying recognition at events throughout the year. Sponsorship opportunities highlight your company’s brand by sponsoring the ABC SoCal events that are meaningful to you.

Partnership Program

ABC SoCal’s Annual Partnership Packages opens doors for engagement and positively promotes member companies. One annual commitment can provide your company with varying attendance and recognition at the chapter’s offices throughout the year. The Corporate Partnership Program provides members with season tickets to the following ABC SoCal events.

Sponsorship Program

Our Corporate Sponsorship Program offers one annual commitment that can provide your company with varying recognition at events throughout the year. Sponsorship opportunities highlight your company’s brand by sponsoring the ABC SoCal events that are meaningful to you.

IN AN ABC SOCAL CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE!

Health Benefits

Health Insurance

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PLAN EXCLUSIVELY FOR ABC SOCAL MEMBER CONTRACTORS

“The major advantage of this Trust goes well beyond competitive rates. The Benefit Trust allows contractors to be more competitive when bidding on prevailing wage jobs by lowering the contractor’s payroll burden.”

60% of ABC SoCal Contractor Members are participating inthe Health Benefit Trust Fund and enjoying the costsavings and the peace of mind that their employees arereceiving premium benefits.

HEALTH BENEFITS OFFERED

Medical Plans (Blue Shield and Kaiser) – Dental – Vision – Group Life

WHY PARTICIPATE?

  • The Trust combines approximately 40 ABC Contractor members to form a buying force of over 2,000 employees.
  • The Trust is approved by the Department of Labor and the IRS.
  • The Trust is in full compliance with State Prevailing Wage, Davis Bacon laws as well as the Affordable Care Act.
  • The Trust is a HUGE benefit for employers with less than 100 employees, as it eliminates premiums based upon the employee’s age.

CONTACT THE ABC SOCAL HEALTH BENEFIT TRUST CONSULTANTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Technology

Cybersecurity Resource Guide

Cybersecurity

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is a top priority for businesses across all industries, including construction. Associated Builders and Contractors understands the importance of protecting sensitive information and data. That’s why we provide a wealth of resources to help our members become Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification-compliant and stay informed about the latest cybersecurity trends and best practices.

Explore this webpage for information on how to become CMMC-compliant, access webinars and educational resources and stay up to date with the latest news and insights on cybersecurity in the construction industry. ABC helps you protect your business and stay ahead of risks.

Tech Alliance

arcoro

Through our modular HR and time tracking solutions, Arcoro delivers the best experience for employees in the field and the back office for over 10,000 construction companies and specialty contractors. Our solutions were built to help contractors manage their businesses, projects and workers more efficiently. Learn More…

Autodesk

Tired of juggling different solutions to complete one project? Save time and money by connecting every project stage on one construction management platform. With Autodesk Construction Cloud, your project teams can collaborate securely and quickly, so you can deliver projects on time and on budget. Learn More…

BuildOps

BuildOps software is an all-in-one cloud-based field service management solution designed for the modern commercial contractor. It covers everything from field service to project management and everything in between. Learn More…

Egnyte

Egnyte offers a unified platform for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) documents and data. This platform enhances productivity, visibility, and control across all business phases. Learn More…

Field Control Analytics

Field Control Analytics is an access control and workforce data reporting group. Site access is controlled through RFID badges which capture who is on-site in real-time and ensure that workers are accounted for at all times. Site access is automated, and access is dependent on workers having correct safety accreditation and other project specific requirements. FCA’s system provides you with crucial data to help with project management, safety compliance and demographic reporting. Learn More…

KPA

KPA provides industry-leading software, training, and services for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Compliance, offering comprehensive solutions crafted by safety professionals. With online training tailored to specific industries, consulting services backed by over 35 years of experience, and a network of 100+ credentialed EHS experts, companies can achieve exceptional EHS programs with greater efficiency and visibility. Learn More…

Openspace

OpenSpace allows users to capture construction sites effortlessly by attaching a camera and recording via their app, offering an experience of unmatched speed and simplicity. Utilizing the OpenSpace Vision Engine, photos are automatically mapped to your plans, delivering a comprehensive as-built record of a building in mere minutes, from preconstruction to handover and operation. Learn More…

Procore

Procore offers a top-rated construction management platform designed to simplify construction management. With Procore, users can take control of construction outcomes, minimize risks, and safeguard profits. Learn More…

Safesite

Safesite offers an intuitive safety management system that transcends mere digitization of safety checklists. Users can conduct paperless safety inspections, audits, and checklists in the field, either by uploading their own forms or selecting from a vast library of verified templates, and further enhance safety measures with features like incident reports, toolbox talks, equipment tracking, and hazard management. Learn More…

Safety Evolution

Safety Evolution is an exceptionally user-friendly safety software that even foremen unfamiliar with technology find easy to navigate, ensuring timely completion of safety forms and efficient crew organization. The platform facilitates real-time office reviews of field documentation, aiding in daily planning, and is further bolstered by its superior customer support, comprehensive tutorials, and efficient customization capabilities, standing out as a premier choice among safety applications. Learn More…

Sage

Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate offers leading end-to-end construction and property management software, ensuring comprehensive project visibility. Widely regarded as the gold standard in its domain, it is celebrated for its scalability and long-term reliability. Learn More…

smartapp.com

Smartapp.com transforms construction sites into “SmartSites” by consolidating all construction management automation into one unified platform. This powerful all-in-one solution not only saves significant money by eliminating the need for multiple, costly softwares but also enhances efficiency, streamlining planning, dispatching, tracking, and status updates, ensuring projects are completed safely, punctually, and within budget. Learn More…

SMARTBUILD

With over 20 years in construction project management and having delivered projects worth over a billion dollars, SMARTBUILD has firsthand knowledge of the industry’s challenges. Recognizing that most project failures stem from either poor contract execution or ineffective change management, SMARTBUILD offers a solution distinct from costly market alternatives, designed by industry insiders who truly understand the construction business. Learn More…

SUBHQ

SubHQ offers a unique construction management software specifically tailored for subcontractors, having been designed from the ground up with the field in mind. The platform empowers commercial specialty subcontractors to work with greater efficiency and profitability from bidding to project completion, all while maintaining a field-friendly approach. Learn More…

Tenna

Tenna is a revolutionary construction technology platform that transforms equipment fleet operations. Serving as the industry standard, it provides a unified asset tracking system for mixed fleets. Learn More…

Tech Marketplace

Thinking of implementing new technology? ABC’s Tech Marketplace provides innovative digital solutions to contractor members looking to advance and grow their technology strategies, offerings and abilities. Find technologies for safety, cybersecurity, virtual reality, photo documentation, project management and more with exclusive discounts for ABC members.

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Tech Report

The Associated Builders and Contractors regularly release their tech report, which offers insights into the latest developments and innovations in construction technology. This report emphasizes the potential of technological investments to increase profits, enhance job site safety, and create more job opportunities. A key insight from a previous report highlighted the significant potential for the industry to further embrace technology, with a notable finding that over half of the surveyed ABC contract members still rely on Microsoft Excel for office project management. This underscores the importance of contractors utilizing software specifically designed for their needs, as it can facilitate data-driven decisions and streamline business operations. The report also presents real-world case studies to illustrate the transformative impact of technology in the construction sector.

See latest report here.

ABC Safety Technology Resource Guide

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) emphasizes the importance of continuous innovation to achieve world-class safety standards on job sites. ABC offers its members a comprehensive suite of resources focused on technology and innovation, which includes various reports, the Tech Alliance, construction technology education, the Tech Marketplace, and more. These resources, vetted by the safety technology subcommittee, equip industry leaders with insights, use cases, and alignment with the STEP safety management system, providing guidance on leveraging technology for safer and more efficient operations. The guide also shares practical tips for implementing construction technology, such as starting small, designating a technology champion, celebrating successes, ensuring adequate training, pairing seasoned professionals with digital natives, and learning from both successes and setbacks. The overarching aim is to aid contractors in navigating the evolving tech landscape, ensuring safety, and maximizing efficiency.

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