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Registration for ABC Convention 2020 is open to ABC members, chapter staff and guests sponsored by a member or chapter. If you are a nonmember interested in attending, please email for more information. 

ABC Convention is a closed event. All attendees must be registered and display an event badge to access to any of the ABC Convention events.

Important Deadlines

Advanced registration will close on Monday, August 10. In order to enter the center, all attendees must be registered. The registration desk hours to check in and pick up badges are as follows (times subject to change):

Monday, August 17
8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 18
6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 19
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

ABC is offering an attractive registration fee that incentivizes attendees to take part in all elements of the August convention. The fee has been reduced to $475. No a-la-carte registration options are available, with the exception of the Excellence in Construction® Awards gala* and the National Craft Championships day pass. If you plan to attend the August Convention and have not yet reached out to us, please email to confirm your registration. If you paid more than $475 for your full convention registration, ABC will refund the difference.If you had only purchased individual party tickets and would like to upgrade your registration to take advantage of the value-priced option, we can process that as well by emailing to request. If you will not be able to attend ABC Convention 2020 in August, email for a full refund. 



 The reduced $475 registration fee includes the following:

Monday, August 17

3:30-5 p.m. – Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

5:30-7 p.m. – Opening General Session With Keynote Speaker

7-10 p.m. – Opening Night Celebration


Tuesday, August 18

8 a.m.-3 p.m. – National Craft Championships Competitor Viewing (lunch not included)

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Construction Management Competition Presentation Viewing and Lunch

3:15-4:15 p.m. – General Session: Return of the Economist


Wednesday, August 19

10-11:30 – Morning Keynote Session

12-2 p.m. – Association Excellence Awards With Keynote Speaker

4:30-6:30 p.m. – Careers in Construction Awards

7-10 p.m. – Closing Night Celebration


*The Excellence in Construction Awards gala is a separate ticketed event and is not included in convention registration

Cancellation Policy
Registration cancellations received on or before Jul. 6, 2020 will be assessed a $100 administrative fee per registrant. No refunds will be given after this date, and refunds will not be given for no-shows after the event. Refund requests must be submitted in writing by emailing

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