Workforce Development Awards

Honoring the Best in the Construction Community

The Careers in Construction Awards features several award categories. Some reinforce construction as a meaningful career, challenging applicants to pursue excellence in their chosen path.  Other categories celebrate the achievements of ABC members and chapters in areas related to outstanding workforce development initiatives. 

Click on each award below to find out more information. Construction Management Competition

ABC's Construction Management Competition (CMC) is a hallmark competition that promotes careers in construction management. The CMC is designed to challenge construction knowledge, time management, organizational, and presentation skills. The competition features teams of four (4) college and university students testing their project management, estimating, safety, quality control, and presentation skills.

National Craft Championships

Craft trainees from chapter and member firm training programs across the country come together to compete in the annual National Craft Championships (NCC), the embodiment of ABC's continuing commitment to foster growth and excellence in training among our nation's future workforce. During this intense two-day event, young men and women compete in one of 13 competitions, representing 11 crafts.