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.

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!
ABC Headquarters (map)
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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ABC Headquarters (map)
This course meets the safety education needs of foremen, estimators and workers, and fulfills OSHA 30-Hour requirements. Those attending all four 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. Please note that this course is on Thursday/Fridays for two consecutive weeks. Thursday and Friday, March 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th Register today!
Georgia State Capital (map)
Each year, ABC of Georgia's Legislative Committee and Task Force visits with state representatives. Interested in joining us? Please email Susan Hebrank at susan@abcga.org to learn more.
ABC Headquarters (map)
Construction tax law is some of the most complicated in the tax code. This seminar will cover how the new tax law will affect your business.

Register today!
Vino Venue (map)
Join ABC for an evening of delicious tapas paired with wine and networking at Vino Venue. This event is for wine novices and connoisseurs alike. Set up as a self-guided wine tasting, attendees are invited to visit each wine station. At each station attendees will learn about the selected wine and its food pairing. Register Today!
ABC Headquarters (map)
Improved concrete quality has far reaching benefits—in improved performance, reduced time and costs, a lower environmental footprint of concrete and an overall improvement in the quality of concrete construction. However, it is hard to find a course focused on the subject of improving concrete quality. Based on quality surveys and award submissions, it has been observed that the industry does not commonly track quantifiable quality indicators and, as a result, the return on quality investm...
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. Understanding Project Documents (3.5 CEUs) Scope of Work, Blueprints, Comparing Bids Register for the entire series! Register for this class only!
ABC Headquarters (map)
This class introduces the fundamentals of reading and interpreting blueprints and helps attendees develop basic communication skills as they relate to plans and specs. 

Register today!
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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ABC Headquarters (map)
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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Legal & Business Management
Best Practices

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.

Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors 
This Construction Quality Management (CQM) Course satisfies the training requirement specified in most Corps of Engineers and Naval Facilities Engineering Command construction contracts. The course must be taken and passed by any contractor aspiring to do work for the Corps or NAVFAC, and other government agencies that have started requiring CQM certification as well.

Registration
This course is held at ABC of Georgia Headquarters. ABC holds this class once a year based on demand.


Cyber Risk for the Construction Industry
In today’s digital world, plenty of our personal, project and corporate information now reside online. While technology has improved productivity, it has opened the door for cyber risk within organizations. Through real life cyber risk scenarios in the construction industry, you will learn the fundamentals of identifying cyber risks within your firm and how to manage those risks.

Registration
This course will be held at ABC of Georgia Headquarters.


Hot topics in Construction
An overview of hot topics and issues in construction law being seen in 2017.

Registration
Hot Topics in Construction is held once a year at Maggiano's Littly Italy - Buckhead.


Industry Trends 
Each year, ABC's Education Committee chooses an industry trend to focus on. In 2017, we hosted Belling the Cat: Moving from talk to action in the Millennial Conversation. This workshop attendees learned who their Millenial colleagues are, the opportunities every organization has to leverage their strengths, and how to develop a corporate culture they will want to be a part of.

Registration
Our Industry Trends seminar is held once a year at Maggiano's Littly Italy - Cumberland.


New Tax Law for the Construction Industry
Construction tax law is some of the most complicated in the tax code. This seminar will cover how the new tax law will affect your business.

Registration

March 2018
Wednesday, March 7th
1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Members: $95
Non-Members: $125