• Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
    300 East Ocean Boulevard 90802
    Long Beach,  CA
Celebrate the best of the best—members who excel in safety, diversity and project quality; college students, journeymen and apprentices vying for national honors in their fields; and high-performing ABC chapter staff who support merit shop contractors in all they do.  

Collaborate with industry peers from across the country in an environment designed to encourage conversations around lessons learned and best practices. 

Connect formally and informally during education sessions and events, including the new opening and closing night celebrations.

Opening General Session: Alex Sheen

Internationally known storyteller Alex Sheen will headline the convention’s opening general session with his powerful message, “because I said I would,” which is now the center of a social movement and nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. His charitable projects and awareness campaigns have been featured on ABC’s “World News Tonight,” CNN and NBC’s “Today” show.

Headliner Session: Unlock an Ownership Culture

For two decades, Greg Hawks has mentored leaders, developed teams, crafted culture and empowered employees, growing talent that consistently works, serves and sells with excellence. He created the Like an Owner® platform to challenge and empower leaders, teams and organizations to reach for greatness. His energy, wit and optimism will capture your imagination, give you fresh perspective and challenge you to think new thoughts.

Disruptive Technology: What's Next for Construction?

Come to ABC Convention 2018 and learn about the latest technology on the horizon for construction and how it will impact your business. Hear all about it from Matt Abeles, co-founder of BuiltWorlds Media and a thought leader on real estate, finance and the fast-moving technologies transforming our industry.

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