Member Benefits

Member Benefits

We protect your right to open competition and we champion free enterprise.
  • We are the voice of the merit shop and we accept the responsibility for ensuring your voice is heard in the Commonwealth.
  • We stand firm in our commitment to protecting Virginia’s Right-to-Work statute.
  • Our National and Virginia PACs, along with the Free Enterprise Alliance, focus on supporting candidates who believe in free enterprise and the tenants of our merit shop philosophy.
  • We support our sister chapter, Metro Washington, in the effort to keep the city of DC open for merit shop contractors.
  • We offer free consultation with ABC labor attorneys and access to labor relations resources.  
  • Our government affairs staff lobbies to keep projects competitive and open to all.

We help you deliver quality work safely.
  • Our craft training and apprenticeship programs generate skilled and knowledgeable workers and help fill the gap of skilled workers.
  • Our partnership as a Mid-Atlantic OSHA Training Institute Education Center allows us to offer OSHA 500 programs and other specialized OSHA training.  
  • Our safety peer groups and the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Conference provide the opportunity for safety professionals to share best practices.
  • Our OSHA-recognized Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) establishes a foundation for entering the public works arena, lowers your mod rating and insurance premiums and ensures your workers’ on-the-job health and productivity.

We help you win work and we want you to succeed and be profitable.
  • Our network of Virginia chapter member firms is over 600 strong and 22,000 across the country, expanding your network.
  • Our events and networking opportunities connect you with the people you need to know in the industry.
  • Our social media strategy provides exposure for our members.
  • Our connected staff helps you expand your contacts and referral list.
  • Our local and national business partners provide exclusive member discounts and services, allowing you to run your business efficiently and productively.
  • Our health trust’s highly competitive, low-rate life, medical and dental insurance programs help you attract and retain talented employees.
  • Our professional staff is only an email or a phone call away to answer questions and solve problems so that you can do what you do best … build Virginia. 
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ABC Virginia Chapter is a trade association dedicated to serving construction professionals within the Commonwealth of Virginia. 
We promote free enterprise by advancing the merit shop philosophy in the construction industry through education, advocacy and business services.


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