Category Archives: Association News and Events

ARTBA Foundation seeks nominations for annual Industry Leader Development Program

Deadline: April 1 WASHINGTON, DC – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a first-of-its-kind “101” introduction to federal and state advocacy for transportation infrastructure market development and protection. It will be held May 13-15 in the Nation’s Capital.

Statement by ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer on President Trump’s State of the Union address

Statement by ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer on President Trump’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON, DC — American Road & Transportation Builders Association President & CEO Dave Bauer issued the following statement relating to President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Good public policy is most often achieved when there is common ground. “New public opinion research finds that 90 percent of the American people want the Democratic leadership in Congress […]

ABC lauds workforce development, infrastructure priorities in President Trump’s State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON, DC —Associated Builders and Contractors President and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “President Trump and his administration continue to prioritize policies that allow the construction industry and U.S. business community to grow our economy. From strengthening workforce development initiatives to the […]

ISRI 2019 Sales Training

Whether you are selling scrap commodities, equipment, products, or other services in the recycling industry you will walk away from this sales training with the tools and approaches you need to succeed in a competitive sales environment. Conducted by one of the most recognized names in sales training, Hal Becker, this intensive three-hour sales course […]

Construction employment surges to start year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Construction employment expanded by 52,000 net new jobs in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Industry employment is up by 338,000 net jobs on a yearly basis, which represents an increase of 4.7 percent. Nonresidential construction employment grew […]