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ABC SoCal lays the groundwork for California contractors and equips them with the best resources and tools for success.

Becoming a member of ABC SoCal prepares every contractor to successfully run their business and consistently perform at their highest level. Qualified and certified workforces are a must to be competitive in the California construction marketplace. Our benefits allow you to enroll employees in construction training and continuing education programs, earn state and federally-approved certifications, prepare individuals for their journeyman exams, pursue business development and networking opportunities, have a voice in political advocacy, utilize fringe benefits, and find resources for legal assistance.

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If you are interested in providing the most value for your clients, seizing opportunities for learning and growth, developing your construction business, and pursuing the rewards of hard but fulfilling work, please fill out the Membership Application pdf below and email the file to when finished to apply to become a member of ABC SoCal or alternatively fill out the Membership Application form below to apply.

  • ABC Southern California Membership Application

  • You must be an ABC SoCal member to use the above Apprentice Programs. The Subscribing Employer Fee is in addition to membership dues.

  • Suggested Contributions:

  • ABC SoCal PAC – a funding mechanism for ABC members in the state of California to donate to state and local elected officials, measures and candidates to support the merit shop philosophy which helps members win work.

  • Contractors for Free Enterprise – educates ABC members and their employees, elected officials, and the public about the issues important to open competition in America.

  • To be considered for membership by the Board of Directors, applicants must be listed in their proper dues category. Annual dues are based on the company’s preceding year’s gross volume. VOLUME is determined by total sales of the applicant’s most recently completed fiscal year, which includes subcontracted work, material, and labor.

    ASSOCIATE (Investment Category 1): Members provide service to the construction industry, but no material or labor. (i.e. architects, attorneys, insurance companies, banks, etc.)

    SUPPLIER (Investment Category 2): Members supply material to contractors, shops, or job sites, but provide no on-site labor.

    CONTRACTOR (Membership Categories 3-11): Firms active in the construction field; prime and subcontractors in all types of construction.

    ABC dues are non-refundable and not deductible as a charitable contribution for Federal Income Tax purposes but may be partially deductible as a business expense. ABC estimates that for 2022, 14.15% of your dues are not deductible as they are related to lobbying activities on behalf of its members. Your annual investment includes both local and national dues unless otherwise noted.

    Membership dues are on a calendar cycle. If joining mid-year, prorated amount will be credited on following renewal invoice. ABC dues are non-refundable.

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