From the category archives: Events
ABC MA welcomed our membership back with our return to in-person events on June 3 with a fun outdoor networking event hosted at the Unicorn Office Park in Woburn. We were joined by more than 80 attendees who were able to connect with fellow ABC members while enjoying catering courtesy of the Pennypacker's food truck and beverages courtesy of the Tapped Mobile Beer Truck. During the event we recognized the graduating students from our training affiliate, the Gould Construction Institute, in an informal program that highlighted the efforts of their students, instructors, and GCI staff throughout what was a challenging year. Despite a gloomy forecast, attendees were lively and excited to return to an in-person event and the ABC and GCI staff were excited to welcome them back. We had five generous sponsors that helped to make the event possible including our Drink Sponsor – L.C. Anderson, Inc. – and our General Event Sponsors that included A&am ...
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ABC Massachusetts was asked to serve as the TeamWorks Series Director at the SkillsUSA State Championship at the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical School located in Upton, Massachusetts on April 29th and April 30th. The TeamWorks competition, consisting of six groups of 4 Massachusetts Vocational School students competing for Gold, Silver and Bronze. The four team members consisted of a Carpenter, an Electrician, a Plumber and a Mason, who built a small structure whichl simulated the aspects of a full-sized building.
We called upon our membership to help participate as the judging team, and several member companies stepped up to answer the call. Participating member firms included Industrial Steel & Boiler Services, Inc., Haynes Group, MJ Moran, Inc., Interstate Electrical Services, Northwestern Mutual, Plumb House Inc., and Fernandes Masonry. Thank you to all of our fantastic judges for lending your time, and a big thank you to ABC MA members Milwaukee ...
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On Thursday, July 18th, the ABC MA Future Leaders hosted their third event of the year at the Waterclub at Marina Bay in Quincy, MA. Over 80 ABC Massachusetts members joined the ABC MA Future Leaders group for an evening of revelry and networking. The threat of rain held off and those in attendance were treated to the gorgeous view of Marina Bay and the Boston skyline in the distance while enjoying the company of their fellow ABC members. We would like to thank all of you that attended and our generous sponsors that included Mobile Mini, Plumb House Inc, and TRAC Builders who made the evening possible. This is the third straight Future Leaders event that has seen more than 80 attendees, and we will keep the momentum going on September 12th for our Future Leaders Boston Architecture Cruise! (register here
See pictures from the night here
Last week, ABC hosted “How the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 Will Impact Your Construction Firm” at RBF Accountants & Advisors training room space in Woburn. This timely seminar was presented by Bill Rucci, managing partner of RBF, who gave attendees an inside look at how the new tax laws will have an impact on their construction firm. Areas that Bill covered included how corporate and individual tax rates have changed, how the law changes expensing, the new rules for calculating deductions and credits, how IRC Section 199A provisions impact your taxes, and more. Thank you to all that attended and to our presenter, Bill Rucci, for making this seminar a great success.
last week, ABC MA hosted its 2019 Installation of Officers and Directors for ABC MA and the Gould Construction Institute. We have a great leadership team this year that is ready to tackle the many challenges and opportunities impacting the construction industry. During the Installation, Greg Sizemore from ABC National discussed what ABC is doing to assist members in meeting the workforce challenge, outlined the progress that has been made and what can be best addressed in a united effort with ABC National, ABC Chapters and member contractors. Thanks to everyone who joined us and we look forward to a great year!
On Tuesday, February 5th, ABC will host a focus group with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for workers whose occupations place them at greater exposure to climate impacts or whose work may be impacted by climate change now or into the future. We want to hear your perspectives on how our changing environment is transforming the way people work in our region.
Construction Industry Environmental Impact Focus Group
Tuesday, February 5th
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
100 Unicorn Park Drive, Suite 1
Woburn, MA 01801
We want to hear your views and ideas related to:
Changing practices in your industry and workplace
How climate and changes in the environment impact your work or well being
Actions t ...
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