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2018 CLC Leadership Development Conference
CLC Leadership Development Conference Highlight: Diversity & Inclusion as a Competitive Edge
 
The CLC Leadership Development Conference (LDC) brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country in various construction sectors to network, learn and share.  This event is the only event of its kind for the construction industry. It is an opportunity to connect with fellow emerging leader construction professionals from across the country. The program this year is diverse, offering construction professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills along with information on CLC best practices and how to grow local CLC groups. Read More
Member Spotlight
Shannon Davis, AGC Houston
 

Shannon Davis is the Learning and Development Lead for Marek Brothers Systems, Inc., a commercial drywall subcontractor located in Houston, Texas.  Shannon’s main priorities in this position are to determine Marek’s business needs through consulting and research, connecting with their customers to implement solutions.  Prior to starting her career in commercial construction, she taught middle school for two years and worked in the oil and gas industry as an IT Training Coordinator at Ref-Chem.  Read More

Workforce
AGC Needs your Help to Measure the Scope of Construction Labor Shortages by Taking a Quick Survey
Survey Closes Early August
 
As demand for construction in most parts of the country continues to expand and the number of unemployed construction workers hits record low levels, AGC of America and Autodesk are working to better quantify where these shortages are taking place, how severe they are, and what steps firms are taking to both cope with tight labor markets and improve the supply of new, qualified workers. Read More
Advocacy Corner
Immigration Reform Remains on Congressional Forefront
AGC Weighs in on Construction Workforce Needs
 
On June 21, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a legislative proposal to reform the nation’s immigration laws. Prior to the vote, AGC opposed the Securing America’s Future Act because it limited legal immigration and failed to address the construction industry’s workforce shortage. The bill ultimately failed by a vote of 193 to 231 with 41 Republicans joining every Democrat in opposition. Read More
Business Development
New Business Development Best Practice: Cultivating a Marketing Culture
 

The Business Development Best Practices are an ongoing effort of the AGC Business Development Forum Steering Committee to bring more BD resources and best practices to the AGC membership. Written and developed by industry experts in Business Development, these best practices cover a wide range of topics, from relationship building and sales to marketing and proposals. Read More

CLC Chapter Highlights
General Building Contractors Association
The GBCA CLC Salvaged Food for Philabundance
 

On Friday, May 18, members of GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council and students from Drexel University’s Construction Management Program gave back to the community by volunteering for Philabundance, a Philadelphia-based hunger relief organization dedicated to increasing food access and ending hunger.  Read More

AGC Georgia
$84,000+ Raised at Young Leadership Program's Golf Classic
 
With record-setting contributions, construction industry leaders generously supported the 19th Annual Young Leadership Program's (YLP) Charity Golf Classic held on May 2, 2018 in Sharpsburg, Georgia. Read More
AGC Houston
AGC Houston Construction Leadership Council Rebuilds Home and Hope
 
Although the heat index was sweltering, 30 young professionals (including members of the AGC Houston staff) came together on Saturday, May 19 in Houston’s Fifth Ward for the first Construction Leadership Council Day of Service with Rebuilding Together Houston.  In Houston, Rebuilding Together provides free repair and renovation programs for elderly low-income, disabled and service-veteran homeowners in need. Read More

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