We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Grapevine, Texas!
ABC Convention 2021 is tailored to you, the ABC member. This is your opportunity to gain valuable industry insights, network and celebrate with fellow ABC members—merit shop contractors from across the country—and leave feeling energized and empowered for the year ahead.
We’re opening ABC Convention 2021 with a powerful message from inspirational speaker Jon Dorenbos. Jon’s story of turning tragedy into triumph and overcoming life-or-death challenges with grace, persistence and a childlike sense of wonder is the perfect message for these challenging times. Join us in heading into 2021 with optimism and enthusiasm.
We’ve prepared a thoughtful program complete with
engaging and insightful events that we’ve curated to adapt to and anticipate
the changing times. From four engaging keynote speakers to top industry insights,
the Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala, and a golf tournament to benefit
the Trimmer Construction Education Fund at Cowboys Golf Club, we are planning
an event that will inspire and energize the merit shop for the year ahead.
Secure your hotel room today at a discounted rate.
Opening General Session Tuesday, March 9 Hear keynote speaker Jon Dorenbos’ moving and inspiring story. Plus, meet ABC’s 2021 National chair of the board and celebrate the Craft Instructor, Craft Professional and Young Professional of the Year.
Excellence In Construction Awards
Wednesday, March 10 Applaud the nation’s most innovative and high-quality construction projects and safety and diversity programs.
World-class magician and former NFL player Jon Dorenbos will wow and inspire you with “Life Is Magic”—a personal story about overcoming life-or-death challenges with grace, persistence and a childlike sense of wonder.
Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™ and founder of Freshco, a successful retail construction company, advocates for skilled trades and inspires audiences to cut through their fears, ignore naysayers and unleash their amazing power.
Lisa Ryan, chief appreciation strategist, sheds light on why attention to detail creates a corporate culture that delivers higher retention rate, improved productivity and increased profitability.
Cybercrime victim turned cybersecurity expert, John Sileo, inspires audiences to take security seriously without giving in to the fear in his keynote address, “Cyberthreat Evolution: Hacking the Hacker’s Mindset.”