A Century Of Progress
Since 1920, we have worked together with our members to provide advocacy, education, career development, and networking opportunities to experienced and next generation construction and contracting professionals. From the moment you become an AGC member, we go to bat for you with state and local governments, while helping you connect with industry leaders through services, innovative programs, and events.
We believe the construction industry is vital to the success of California. Together, our members actively create opportunities to build and strengthen our state. We are passionate about shaping policy, improving industry relationships, and developing our workforce.
Advocate for Our Industry
Together we advance our industry. Doing business in California is challenging. A strong industry voice comes through strong advocate members. By standing up for the best interests of our industry, we drive change and create opportunities to build.
Address Labor & Compliance Issues
Find assistance navigating the technical complexities of construction. As a member, you have access to expert advice and resources needed to manage labor and compliance challenges. From regulations, negotiations, compliance, or grievances, you’ll be empowered and equipped with the tools to be successful.
Build Your Network
Create a powerful network around you. Construction is a relationship industry. Through events, targeted forums, and intentional peer-to-peer conversations, members have meaningful ways to learn from each other and develop important relationships. You will be ready to pursue any opportunity that comes your way.
Build Your Competence
Expand knowledge and capacity. Construction is evolutionary. You and your team have access to trainings and education, roundtable discussions, and ways to learn and engage around issues that impact job sites, operations, and your bottom-line. Keep yourself and your company competitive.
Meet Workforce Needs
Build your best team. Our current and future workforce expects change. As a member, you have access to tools and resources to help you build the diverse, inclusive, and safe culture you need to attract and retain your desired workforce, including early and exclusive access to future leaders.
Invest in Our Future
Construction is vital to the success of California. We give back and strengthen our industry through scholarships and giving, mentorships, and the continued development of minority and small contractors. As a member, you benefit from the collective efforts to strengthen our community.
- Representing members at all levels of government, AGC of California is one of the largest chapters of the Associated General Contractors of America.
- We provide tailored regional support to contractors throughout California, and can represent your company locally, and at state and federal levels.
- Our Labor Relations Department has decades of experience negotiating strong, multi-faceted Master Labor Agreements with the basic crafts.
- As an AGC member, you’ll benefit from a variety of ways to network with like-minded organizations, and enjoy ongoing support from our team.
- Our Safety & Health Department works alongside our member-driven Safety & Health Council to continually develop resources, best practices and regulatory partner relationships that are aimed at keeping your employees safe.
- We provide you with the resources, support, and training to help you attract, develop, and retain the very best workforce.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Recommendation Report approved. This report makes the business case for how increased DEI in the workplace benefits individual companies and the industry at large. (Download The Report)
COVID-19 Response. We proactively partnered with our members and governmental institutions to ensure the essential nature of construction and continued building opportunities. (COVID-19 Resources)
Launched Build California (buildcalifornia.com). This comprehensive workforce development initiative was created to inspire, engage, and activate the next generation of California’s construction workforce.
“No On 6” Campaign. Ensured the preservation of California legislation to help pay for thousands of road, highway, bridge, and transit projects.
AGC of America
As a member of AGC of California, you automatically become a member of the Associated General Contractors of America. Based in Washington, D.C., our national organization represents more than 26,000 firms, including general contractors, specialty contractors, services providers, and suppliers, through a nationwide network of chapters.