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Upcoming Events & Education

Make the most of your membership! Get involved with ABC. Below are our upcoming events and education. Questions about registering? Contact Jackie Hudson at 770.587.0955.

Pontoon Brewing (map)
Join us for this 2-hour workshop prior to our Business After Hours event at Pontoon Brewing. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor will cover the upcoming Davis-Bacon Wage Survey and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Pontoon Brewing (map)
Join us for a Business After Hours event at Pontoon Brewing (Sandy Springs, GA).

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ABC Headquarters (map)
Now in its third year, this popular "Construction 101" series is designed for GCs, subs, suppliers and other industry professionals who are fairly new to construction or who would benefit from a better understanding of the construction process from start to finish. July 25 //  Document Control (3.5 CEUs) Administration, Daily Reports, Change Management, Software Register for this class only!
Maggiano's Cumberland (map)
Construction's Workforce Crisis This symposium will explore ways for companies to evaluate their company culture to ensure they are doing all they can to attract often-overlooked talent. Are there “hidden” aspects of your company that could be creating a less-than-ideal environment for all employees? Join a panel of speakers that will help you identify changes that your management team could initiate to help you attract, utilize, develop and retain top talent. Register today!
ABC Headquarters (map)
A review of the steel process – from architectural to structural drawings through detailing and shop drawings. This class takes you from design and buyout through steel erection. 

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White Columns Country Club (map)
Hosted at White Columns Country Club, ABC's Golf Tournament offers a beautiful course, great food and quality time with your team of four.

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ABC Headquarters (map)
Now in its third year, this popular "Construction 101" series is designed for GCs, subs, suppliers and other industry professionals who are fairly new to construction or who would benefit from a better understanding of the construction process from start to finish. August 29 // Scheduling (3.5 CEUs) Baseline, Periodic Updates, Push vs. Pull, Delays, Resource/Cost Loading Register for this class only!
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (map)
One of the best networking opportunities of the year--so nice that we do it twice! Come meet with ABC's general contractors. Hear about their recent and upcoming projects--you may even discover future opportunities for collaboration. Register today!

Education at ABC
Making the most of your membership
Our original educational offerings are timely and relevant to current industry needs. Curated by ABC members, our programs cover technical skills, like concrete best practices or building envelope, as well as soft skills and leadership development.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ABC offers leadership development classes for young and seasoned professionals. Our Future Leaders program, designed for up-and-coming leaders within your company, teaches attendees the skills required to manage themselves and lead others. For current leaders within your organization, we offer Advanced Leadership. This program is designed to help managers better understand themselves and the individuals they lead, empowering them to manage and motivate their teams toward success. 

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TECHNICAL CLASSES
ABC's technical classes are led by seasoned professionals who are still working on jobsites here in Georgia. Learn best practices on a wide range of topics including concrete, building envelope, LEED certification, and logistics. 

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SAFETY TRAINING
All throughout the year ABC offers OSHA-10 and -30 classes at our headquarters. 

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LEGAL & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CLASSES
As laws and best practices change, ABC offers timely updates to our members. These classes are taught by ABC members practicing in law, accounting, business management, and other pertinent fields. 

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CONTINUING EDUCATION
ABC of Georgia is a recognized provider of continuing education for a variety of certifications and licenses, including:
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • State of Georgia Residential/Light Commercial License
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Georgia Professional Engineers’ License
CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER RECOGNIZED TRAINING
  • OSHA 10- & 30-Hour
  • Erosion Control Level 1A Fundamentals
  • Construction Quality Management (CQM)
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN SERVING AS A PRESENTER AT AN ABC SEMINAR OR SYMPOSIUM?
ABC provides many opportunities to our members through seminars, roundtables, panel discussions and other educational events. We utilize the knowledge and expertise of ABC members whenever possible and are currently seeking presenters to address current issues, construction methods, technologies and other topics specific to the construction industry.

Do you have an idea for an engaging, informative and non-commercial presentation that would benefit ABC members? If so, please complete a Presenter Proposal Form and forward to Pat Dunwoody at pat(at)abcga.org. Proposals will be considered by the Management Education Committee. Please provide as much detail as possible. Questionnaire must be completed in full to be considered. Content must be kept strictly educational.