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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.

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.

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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!
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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...
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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!
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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Chili & Gumbo Cook-off
Our most anticipated event of the year

Whether you prefer to eat or compete, there is nothing quite like ABC of Georgia's Chili & Gumbo Cook-off. This annual competition showcases ABC members' culinary prowess and creativity. Nearly forty companies develop, design, and build elaborate booths based on their chosen theme. Over the years we have seen pirate ships, discotheques, saloons, and film sets from some of our favorite movies and TV shows! One thing is for certain--our members show up to win.

Not interested in cooking? All are welcome to eat! Non-competing members are invited to make the rounds and cast their votes for Best Theme. This is our largest event of the year, with 800+ people!

Registration
Registration for the Chili & Gumbo Cook-off opens in September.

Questions about how to register to compete?
Read our 2017 Competitor Instructions.

October 2018
Early Competitor Set-up: 12:00 PM
Competitor Set-up: 1:00 PM
General Admission: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM