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  • • More than 2,000 members attended ABC Convention 2018.
  • • 650 construction leaders attended the sold-out Excellence in Construction® Awards black-tie gala, which honored more than 100 of the best 2017 construction projects from around the country.
  • • 170 students in craft education programs and apprentices competed in the National Craft Championships.
  • • 16 colleges and universities competed in the Construction Management Competition, and 30 are expected in 2019.

  • • Company owners, CEOs and presidents;
  • • Senior-level executives;
  • • Workforce development professionals;
  • • Project managers, supervisors and safety professionals; and
  • • Presidents and chapter staff leaders of 70 geographically diverse ABC chapters.

Presenting Sponsors

The National Craft Championships highlight the achievements of the many men and women who represent the future of the construction industry. Craft trainees and apprentices from across the country travel each year to compete for top honors in their chosen craft. For the competitors, the National Craft Championships allows them to demonstrate their superior skills, training and safe work practices. For the training sponsors, employers and ABC chapters, the NCC demonstrates a staunch commitment to the career path the construction industry offers. This intense two-day event features 16 competitions representing 12 crafts.


Please reach out to find out more about becoming the National Craft Championships Presenting Sponsor.

Align your company with ABC’s Professionals Program and maximize exposure to the next generation of construction leaders at the program sponsor.

This year-long sponsorship includes:

  • Company’s name is included when the Young Professionals program is mention in Newsline, ABC’s weekly enewsletter to all members; Leadership Update, a monthly enewsletter to ABC’s leadership – more than 400 national and local board members and national committee members; and in Construction Executive magazine
  • Company logo and link on the Young Professionals page of abc.org
  • Opportunity to present the Young Professional of the Year Award at ABC Convention 2019
  • Company logo on Young Professional of the Year Award
  • Sponsor of two webinars targeted to Young Professionals community


Please reach out to find out more about becoming the Young Professionals Program Presenting Sponsor.

ABC's Construction Management Competition (CMC) is the hallmark competition that promotes careers in construction management.  The competition is sponsored and supported with the help of ABC members. In addition to providing a significant learning opportunity, the competition fosters an environment that will bring out the best in each team; encourage dialogue among the students; and foster the team spirit as students rise to meet this challenge. The CMC is designed to challenge construction knowledge, time management, organizational and presentation skills. The competition features teams of four college and university students testing their project management, estimating, safety, quality control and presentation skills. 


Please reach out to find out more about becoming the Construction Management Competition Presenting Sponsor.

Platinum Sponsors

Opening Night Celebration sponsored by YOUR COMPANY -- EXCLUSIVE NAMING RIGHTS FOR THE CONVENTION’S OPENING EVENT

  • Opportunity to host an educational webinar for members in advance of ABC Convention 2019
  • Company leader introduction and brief video featured during Opening General Session (video must be approved by ABC) 
  • Opportunity to welcome the attendees from stage at the Opening Night Celebration 
  • Roped off VIP hospitality area with tables and chairs at Opening Night Celebration 
  • Platinum-level listing on all signage and marketing materials
  • Podium recognition during the following general events: General Sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, Excellence in Construction Awards, Association Excellence Awards and Careers in Construction Awards 
  • Six (6) complimentary convention social registrations 
  • Post-event attendee list, including email addresses 
  • Prominent exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • One (1) push notification on the ABC Events app to promote Opening Night Celebration
  • Custom company branding at event, to be determined by ABC and sponsor (Koozies, beverage tubs, food stations, bars, etc.) 
  • Branded pop-up photo opportunity that highlights event
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Logo included on escalator clings in convention center
  • Sidewalk clings in appropriate location, as determined by sponsor and ABC
ABC Convention 2018 - Opening Night Celebration
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  • Company leader introduction and brief video featured during Careers in Construction Awards (video must be approved by ABC)
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Platinum-level listing on all signage and marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on competitor shirts
  • Opportunity to provide tools or equipment for one competition (to be approved by NCC committee)
  • Opportunity to provide prizes to NCC winners
  • Sponsor of the NCC/CMC Competitor Reception
  • Podium recognition during the following general events: General Sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, Excellence in Construction Awards, and Association Excellence Awards 
  • Six (6) complimentary social convention registrations 
  • Post-event attendee list, including email addresses 
  • Logo included on escalator clings in convention center
  • Prominent exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • One (1) push notification on the ABC Events app to promote National Craft Championships viewing opportunity
  • Company-provided banner placed in one competition area
ABC Convention 2018 - National Craft Championship
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Closing Night Celebration sponsored by YOUR COMPANY -- EXCLUSIVE NAMING RIGHTS FOR THE CONVENTION’S CLOSING EVENT

  • Opportunity to host an educational webinar for members in advance of ABC Convention 2019 
  • Company leader introduction and brief video featured during Careers in Construction Awards (video must be approved by ABC)
  • Opportunity to welcome the attendees from the stage at the Closing Night Celebration 
  • VIP hospitality area at Closing Night Celebration (sponsor can provide giveaways, plan activity and offer additional food and beverage at additional expense) 
  • Platinum-level listing on all signage and marketing materials
  • Podium recognition throughout the week during General Sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, Excellence in Construction Awards, Association Excellence Awards and Careers in Construction Awards 
  • Six (6) complimentary social convention registrations 
  • Post-event attendee list, including email addresses 
  • Prominent exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • One (1) push notification on the ABC Events app to promote Closing Night Celebration
  • Custom company branding at event, to be determined by ABC and sponsor (Koozies, beverage tubs, food stations, bars, etc.)
  • Branded pop-up photo opportunity that highlights event
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Logo included on escalator clings in convention center
  • Sidewalk clings in appropriate location, as determined by sponsor and ABC
ABC Convention 2018 - Closing Night Party
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Gold Sponsors

West Coast Welcome Reception (Exclusively for ABC Chapter Staff) AND Exclusive Sponsorship of Chapter Education and Membership Professionals Orientation

  • Logo branding on Welcome Reception evite sent to all ABC chapter staff
  • Opportunity to welcome the attendees at the reception
  • Opportunity to introduce the speaker at two chapter education sessions 
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Chapter orientation for education and member professionals
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Post-event attendee list, including all chapter email addresses 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • One (1) push notification on the ABC Events app or targeted email to chapter staff to promote event to chapter staff 
  • Company branding on napkins and Koozies at the West Coast Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to provide giveaway or raffle item at reception
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
ABC Convention 2018 - Chapter Staff Welcome Party
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  • Opportunity for company leader to introduce the speaker 
  • Opportunity to record a pre-event video 
  • Gold-level recognition throughout the week at all convention events 
  • Three (3) reserved seats at the Opening General Session 
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Post-event attendee list including email addresses 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity for sponsor to provide giveaway to all session attendees 
  • One (1) push notification on the ABC Events app to promote Opening General Session 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
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  • Recognition at the Careers in Construction Awards ceremony, as well as at the Opening and Closing General Sessions, and the Association Excellence Awards
  • Opportunity to provide tools or equipment for one competition (to be approved by NCC committee)
  • Opportunity to provide prizes or giveaways to competitors (to be approved by NCC committee)
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Recognition on the NCC and convention website as a Gold level sponsor
  • Logo on competitor shirts
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Sponsor of the NCC/CMC competitor reception
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Opportunity to provide competitor bags* 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Company provided banner placed in one competition area
ABC Convention 2018 - National Craft Championship
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  • Prominent recognition at the Excellence in Construction Black-tie Gala
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Three (3) reserved seats at the gala 
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Mailing list of Excellence in Construction Gala attendees 
28th Annual Excellence In Construction Awards
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  • Prominent recognition at the Careers in Construction Awards
  • Opportunity to welcome competitors on the first day of the competition
  • Opportunity to record a pre-event video 
  • Opportunity to provide prizes or giveaways to competitors
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Logo on competitor shirts
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Sponsor of the NCC/CMC competitor reception
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity to provide each team member a backpack or laptop case* 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
ABC Convention 2018 -Construction Management Competition
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  • Opportunity for company leader to introduce the speaker 
  • Opportunity to record a pre-event video 
  • VIP meet-and-greet with the speaker and 20 invited guests • Gold-level recognition throughout the week at all convention events 
  • Three (3) complimentary convention social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity for sponsor to provide giveaway to all session attendees 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
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  • Opportunity to record a pre-event video
  • Opportunity to address guests at the luncheon 
  • Opportunity to introduce the speaker at two chapter education sessions, to be determined by sponsor and ABC staff (approx. attendance: 40 people)
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Three (3) reserved seats at the luncheon 
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
ABC Convention 2018 - Association Excellence Awards
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  • Prominent recognition at the Careers in Construction Awards
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Three (3) reserved seats at the sponsored event 
  • Three (3) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall 
ABC Convention 2018 - Careers In Construction Awards
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Support the program that provides opportunities for young leaders to build relationships, expand their skills and advance their careers.

  • Opportunity to introduce and present Young Professional of the Year Award at Careers in Construction Awards 
  • Company logo on young professional page on abc.org 
  • Company logo to appear on award 
  • Gold-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Contact information of participants after the event
  • Exposure on the ABC Events app 

Silver Sponsors

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Excellence in Construction Awards Black-tie Gala
  • Reserved seating at the Excellence in Construction Awards Black-tie Gala
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials
  • Recognition on the Excellence in Construction Awards 2019 website
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Branded napkins at the post-event reception
  • Mailing list of attendees
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Sponsor the after party for the Excellence in Construction Awards Black-tie Gala celebrating the award winners and their accomplishments.

  • Photo booth with company logo on photo or photo frame
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Excellence in Construction Awards Black-tie Gala
  • Reserved seating at the Excellence in Construction Awards Black-tie Gala
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials
  • Recognition on the Excellence in Construction Awards 2019 website 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Branded napkins at the post-event reception 
  • Mailing list of attendees
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Opportunity to provide prizes or giveaways to competitors
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Sponsor of the NCC/CMC competitor reception
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall 
Be part of the training academy specifically designed for ABC chapters with ERISA trusts and for those that want to start one. This two-day education offering provides current and prospective fiduciaries with the knowledge and tools to effectively lead the critical programs that develop future construction professionals.

  • Opportunity to welcome participants 
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Contact information of participants after the event
  • Exposure on the ABC Events app 
The one promotional item guaranteed to connect with every registrant staying at three ABC official hotel properties. A great opportunity to promote exhibit location.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
Place your company’s logo on the commemorative notebook handed out to every attendee at ABC Convention 2019.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall

Who can miss your logo on the escalators as attendees move from one event to another in the convention center?

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
ABC provides your company branded napkins and coffee sleeves for attendees to take away from breaks.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Dedicated branding signage at the break location(s)
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall 
Put your company logo front and center where convention attendees stay hydrated throughout the week.

  • Ability to greet convention attendees and distribute water bottles at welcome booth near registration
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Dedicated signage at water station location(s) 
  • Two (2) push notifications to remind attendees to pick up bottles
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Branded station and/or signage 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity to have a portable charger giveaway at the station
Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with the competitors!

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Opportunity to provide raffle item to NCC competitors
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity to meet both CMC and NCC competitors during a reception on Tuesday, March 26
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
It’s chill time at the relaxation station. Attendees will be treated to a chair massage in your booth.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
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Help convention attendees start their morning off right with an early morning yoga session. Your company’s logo will be featured on a yoga mat or sweat towel that attendees take home.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
Once the competitors wrap up their practical exam, treat them to ice cream.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Opportunity to provide raffle item to NCC or CMC competitors
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity to meet both CMC and NCC competitors during a reception on Tuesday, March 26
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
Entertain convention attendees and the cheering section in specially branded area of the exhibit hall during the National Craft Championships.

  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
Choose a specially branded code attendees will use all week

  • Prominent branding on the ABC Events app
  • Recognition in the Know Before You Go email
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials 
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Branded signage 
Give attendees a branded photo as a souvenir of ABC Convention 2019

  • Available at Opening or Closing Night Celebrations
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Branded signage 
  • Promotion on the ABC Events app 
Welcome convention attendees to their hotel room with a special branded gift (as determined by sponsor and ABC). Note sponsorship item is available for the three convention headquarters hotels

  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Branded message to attendee
  • Promotion on the ABC Events app 
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Bronze Sponsors

  • Meet and network with the NCC Committee 
  • Silver-level listing on signage and marketing materials
  • Sponsor recognition by NCC chair during dinner 
  • Two (2) tickets to the Project Manager Dinner
  • Two (2) complimentary social registrations 
  • Opportunity to provide raffle item to NCC competitors 
  • Opportunity to have a booth in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity to meet both CMC and NCC competitors during a reception on Tuesday, March 26
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Bronze listing on signage and marketing materials
  • One (1) social convention registration
  • Opportunity to provide a raffle item for NCC Round-Up
  • Recognition on all video screens during the event
  • On-screen introduction during the Careers in Construction Awards ceremony
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app

Booth Sponsors

  • 10x10 booth space in the exhibit hall
  • Opportunity to meet both CMC and NCC competitors during a reception on Tuesday, March 26
  • One (1) complimentary social registration 
  • Exposure on rotating banners on the ABC Events app
  • Featured listing in special exhibit hall preview email sent to all attendees 

Friends of NCC

Show your commitment to workforce development by becoming a friend of the NCC

  • Logo featured on the NCC website
  • Logo prominently displayed on banner in the Exhibit Hall 
  • Podium recognition at the Careers in Construction Awards 
  • Special invitation to reception exclusively for CMC and NCC competitors on Tuesday, March 26 


* Cost of item additional

Have an idea that isn't listed here? Contact Samuel Winkler (winkler@abc.org or (202) 595-1796) for details and pricing. Sponsor packages can be customized for each sponsor.  The terms of each sponsor agreement will be considered the final determination of benefits offered.