Registration Information

Workforce Week is ABC's annual celebration of the best in merit shop construction, recognizing the contributions of members, chapters and craft professionals to the construction industry and their dedication to excellence. Join Us!

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Workforce Week '17

  1. Meet industry leaders: Hanging out with industry leaders helps makes you a leader.
  2. Stay on top of your game: Successful executives are lifelong learners. We’re giving your more than two dozen education sessions – no shortage of learning opportunities in Fort Lauderdale!
  3. Get motivated: Get your mojo back. Go home ready to tackle that project you have been dreading.
  4. Face-to-face always wins: It’s good to connect over email and over the phone, but the best way to connect is in person.
  5. Avoid reinventing the wheel: People share war stories at conferences. Learn what worked or what bombed.
  6. Network with a purpose: It’s important to build your contact list at all stages of your career.
  7. Being around ABC members is inspirational: ABC members are passionate about their business and their industry
  8. Make connections for others: Making connections is not only helpful for the connected, but is also fun for the facilitator.
  9. Get great ideas: Events get the creative juices flowing . . . you never know where your next BIG idea will happen, and it might be during Workforce Week
  10. Warm up: Come to Florida where it’s sunny. It might not make be the reason that seals the deal with your boss, but 70 degree weather in February sure is nice.

Workforce Week Pricing


A full Workforce Week conference registration includes the following:

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Opening Night Celebration at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Pool Deck

Wednesday, March 1
Opening General Session featuring Derreck Kayongo
Exhibit Hall Access & Lunch

Thursday, March 2
Chapter Awards Breakfast featuring Matt Stutzman
Exhibit Hall Access
National Craft Championships Viewing & Lunch

Friday, March 3
Careers in Construction Awards Ceremony

Guest Ticket Options

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before Jan. 25, 2017 will be assessed a $100 administrative fee per registrant. No refunds will be given after this date. Refund requests must be submitted in writing by emailing meetings@abc.org