Newsletter|March 4, 2024

AGC of California Update Newsletter – March 4, 2024

Registration is NOW OPEN for AGC of California’s annual Legislative Day!

Registration is now open for AGC of California’s PAC Fundraising Dinner at our annual Legislative Day! Join us in Sacramento on May 7 to enjoy a private, sit-down dinner with members of the Legislature. Additionally, on May 8, join fellow AGC of California members at the Capitol to engage with legislators to address policies that are affecting our industry.

Space for this event is limited, so be sure to secure your attendance early and take part in advocating for the California construction industry! Click here to register.

Gear up to celebrate Women in Construction (WIC) Week with us!

Let’s make a difference together by supporting the next wave of construction professionals. Every purchase fuels the mission of Build California, an AGC Construction Education Foundation program, reaching more communities and inspiring young women to explore rewarding careers in the trades.

Shop now and join the movement by clicking here.

Sign up for the March 5 DE&I Forum and hear from Melissa Berg with Dome Construction!

Join the upcoming AGC of California DE&I Forum on March 5 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. During this virtual session, participants will learn why belonging matters to employee engagement and how to effectively measure it in the workplace. Featuring speaker Melissa Berg, director of inclusion, culture & engagement at Dome Construction, who’ll share the impact of inclusion and belonging on company culture. Don’t miss this chance to learn and leverage inclusion for employee engagement and retention! DE&I Forum is open and free to all AGC of California member organizations.

Register now by clicking here.

Discuss Electric Vehicle Infrastructure at our upcoming seminar

Calling all businesses looking to pivot into electric vehicle (EV) technology! Join us on Monday, March 11, from 1 – 2:30 p.m., for an enlightening conversation led by the experts at AGC member Mortenson, renowned leaders in the EV infrastructure arena.

This free, exclusive session marks the beginning of a 4-part training series organized in collaboration with the CalAsian Chamber of Commerce. Expect to gain valuable insights into the latest industry trends, the evolving market dynamics, and practical advice tailored for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) community.  Be part of the conversation that drives the future forward by clicking here.

AGC CEF Scholarships and Grant Applications are now open!

The AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF) is proud to offer scholarships and grant funding opportunities to students and tradespeople pursuing an education and career in construction. Current scholarships are open through April 15.

Eligible students must be enrolled in either a certified training, pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship program, or a two or four-year degree program at a college or university. View all open scholarships by clicking here.

Eligible AGC Student Chapters as well as California middle and high schools, CTE/ROP, pre-apprenticeship programs, and/or community-based or non-profit programs, are invited to apply to receive up to $5,000 in grant funding. Applications are due by April 15. View all open grants by clicking here.

Transform training with AGC of California’s online Learning Management System

Level up your team with the AGC of California LMS Tenancy! Are you struggling with training logistics? AGC of California’s Learning Management System is here to help! Our easy-to-use online platform offers 300+ courses, customizable options, and is mobile-friendly, making it ideal for learning on the job site.

There’s no need for an internal training department – we’ve got you covered. With plans starting at just $4,500 for AGC of California members, it’s the smart choice for growing businesses. Train smarter, not harder! View our LMS Tenancy options to learn more, and contact Digital Learning Manager Michael Woodbury at WoodburyM@agc-ca.org to get started.

Check out our brand new Construction Law Series!

Hear directly from expert construction attorneys on various topics throughout the year. There’s an opportunity to ask them direct questions to get an expert opinion! FREE for AGC of California members.

Learn how AB 334 impacts public contracts and conflict management in construction – covering compliance, ethics, and best practice on March 18 at 12 p.m. Click here to register!

To learn more about the trainings that we offer, please contact Kendra Bilo at BiloK@agc-ca.org.

Sponsorship opportunities for our 2024 events are available!

Sponsorship opportunities are now open for our 2024 events across the state! Why not plan the new year early? All event sponsorships are available for district, regional, and statewide events. Please reach out to events@agc-ca.org if you would like to sponsor one of our events in the new year. Click here to learn more.

Read the latest edition of California Constructor magazine

California Constructor magazine is an award-winning publication! Our bimonthly magazine received Regional Silver and National Silver 2023 Azbee Awards of Excellence, which recognizes the best in editorial, design and online achievement in business-to-business journalism by the ASBPE (American Society of Business Publication Editors).

Do you have a story about a new project or program to highlight in the California Constructor magazine? Contact Teresa Kent, communications and marketing manager, at KentT@agc-ca.org

Read California Constructor

Support Build California by attending Amplify DEI 2024!

Support Build California by attending Amplify DEI 2024! We’re excited to share that Build California, an AGC Construction Education Foundation program, is a non-profit beneficiary of the March 14 event. Held at Arup’s spectacular office located in the heart of downtown LA, hear from the movers and shakers in the construction industry on immersive discussions of DEI topics and next-level networking. Get more information and register as a sponsor or attendee by clicking here.

Check out our upcoming events!

Find out how you can participate, build your network, and make new industry connections at any of AGC of California’s wide array of upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Learn more about our upcoming virtual trainings!

Want to enhance your knowledge or learn something new? Check out our wide variety of trainings and level up your skills today.

Upcoming trainings

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