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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.

Lake Oconee (map)
Love to fish? Each year, ABC and IEC team up for the IEC/ABC Fishing Tournament on Lake Oconee. Competitors must provide their own boat.

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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. Understanding Project Documents (3.5 CEUs) Scope of Work, Blueprints, Comparing Bids Register for the entire series! Register for this class only!
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This class introduces the fundamentals of reading and interpreting blueprints and helps attendees develop basic communication skills as they relate to plans and specs. 

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Garland Mountain Sporting Clays (map)
Join us for a clay shoot that promises breathtaking views of North Georgia. We have limited space and slots will fill up quickly. Don't miss out!

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This class covers shop drawings as a component of scope of work and for coordination between GCs, the design team and subcontractors. This class includes a check list and tips for reviewing shop drawings. 

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Join today's hottest industry and become a certified LEED Green Associate! Developed by the US Green Building Council, LEED is the most distinguished and widely accepted environmental design and green building certification. This 2-day course supplements individual preparation for those interested in passing the LEED Green Associate exam. Register today!
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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. April 25 // Preconstruction: A Guide to Estimating and Bidding (3.5 CEUs) Estimates During Design Phases, Bid Preparation, Exclusions, Clarifications and Assumptions Register for this class only!
Topgolf Atlanta Midtown (map)
Join your friends at ABC for a night of networking and friendly competition at Topgolf - Midtown. You don't have to be a pro-golfer to enjoy this networking event! Topgolf is for golfers at all levels of experience, so anyone from novice to seasoned golfers will have fun at this dart-like golf game. Register today!
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This course meets the safety education needs of foremen, estimators and workers, and fulfills OSHA 10-Hour requirements. It provides an awareness of safety and health concerns in the construction industry. Those attending both sessions will receive a completion card from OSHA. All attendees will also receive a current OSHA 1926 Standards book. Lunch will be provided each day. 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.

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

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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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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
  • OSHA 10- & 30-Hour
  • Erosion Control Level 1A Fundamentals
  • Construction Quality Management (CQM)
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) 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.