Joining a committee is a great way to network and meet fellow members, while volunteering your time and expertise to a project or program. ABC offers a variety of activities from sporting events and socials to educational, professional development, legislative and networking opportunities.
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ABC of Florida
ABC of Florida is collaboration between all chapters in the state. It meets six times per year with the state lobbyist and representatives from each of the four other ABC chapters in the state. One of those meetings is in Tallahassee during the Session, and one is at the state convention site. ABC of Florida sets the state legislative policy, legal policy and guides political support for state office holders.
ABC Political Action/Legislative Committee
Educates and informs chapter members, local politicians, and political office seekers on legislative matters affecting the construction industry. Supports Legislative Conference and develops grassroots support. PAC collects and distributes funds to political candidates on behalf of ABC.
ABC/UCF Student Chapter Committee
Provides mentorship and support to the ABC/UCF Student Chapter. Members recruit speakers for student meetings, assists in preparation for National ABC competition, and maintains an ongoing relationship between UCF college students and CFC. The Student Chapter is comprised of current students studying Civil Engineering and Construction Management, or has an interest in the construction industry.
Responsible for recruiting members while supporting an effective new member outreach program while engaging existing members with Chapter events and activities in order to maintain a strong and growing association.
Apprenticeship Enhancement Committee
This committee reflects the commitment by ABC and its members to further the services of apprenticeship training in Central Florida. ABC has established a fund to make grants at the recommendation of this committee to multi-employer Merit Shop training programs in all trades. The AEF Committee produces annual Casino Night.
Business Development Committee
Responsible for producing the Builders’ Breakfast meetings focusing on business opportunities for ABC members.
Excellence in Construction Awards Committee
Produces annual competition for general contractor and subcontractor construction projects. (Exclusive to contractor members.)
Produces annual golf outings which provide business development opportunities for members in a social environment.
Poker Run Committee
Organizes and produces annual motorcycle owner events.
Programs & Events Committee
Produces networking and showcasing events that offer members networking opportunities based on “Members doing business with ABC members.” Events include sporting clays tournament, fishing tournament, Legislative Hobnob, BBQ Competition, Chili Cook-off, and Construction Expo.
Encourage and promote a safe working environment in the construction community by raising awareness of existing, unsafe actions; offering safety training programs; sharing member best practices and safety management tools; and providing safety leadership which contributes to enhancing members’ safety culture and awareness.