Thank you for attending ABC's 2014 Workforce Development Conference.

You can find all session handouts and surveys HERE and the WDC 2014 Onsite Program HERE.


Don't miss ABC's 2015 Workforce Conference - March 3-6, 2015, in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Registration Opens Fall 2014

The first of ABC National’s three annual gatherings, the Workforce Conference features:

- Professional development, best practices and take-home tools for ABC Chapter Staff at all levels
- Education for ABC members including Electrical Contractors, Mechanical Contractors, Safety Professionals and Project Managers
- National Craft Championships – 13 competitions across 11 crafts
- Excellence in Construction Awards Celebration
- ABC National Board Meeting
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network and celebrate all the best of ABC!

SUBMIT A speaking PROPOSAL for the 2015 workforce conference

ABC is calling on all speakers to submit proposals to share their knowledge and business expertise during the ABC 2015 Workforce Conference, March 3 – 6 in sunny Fort Lauderdale! Speaking opportunities are available March 3, 4, and 5. 

Proposals Must be Submitted Online by Friday, June 13

Who will be there? The majority of conference participants are electrical contractors, mechanical contractors, safety professionals, project managers, business owners and ABC chapter staff from around the country. More than 500 attendees are expected to attend the conference including front line and senior level professionals. Please ensure that your content is suitable for this audience and includes valuable tools and resources that can be applied immediately on the job.
Be prepared! The 2015 Workforce Conference RFP Guide is available to assist you in writing your proposal and provides specific conference objectives, context and timelines. Your proposal should specifically address the needs and business scenarios outlined within the guide. 
Selection process. Proposals are selected based on the information submitted. Submitters are expected to follow the instructions carefully and supply all requested information. Missing or incorrect information could make the proposal ineligible for consideration. Final speaker selections will be announced late July.
Questions? If you have any questions regarding the RFP process, please feel free to contact Lisa-Marie Gardner at or (202) 595.1862.

Register Now
March 3 - 6, 2015
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Registration will open Fall 2014

 For questions or concerns about the Workforce Conference, please contact:
Thank You Strategic Partners