Become a Member
Associated Builders and Contractors is the only association committed
to ensuring an open and competitive construction marketplace. We
believe every person must have the opportunity and right to work. As
and association we prepare, educate and foster goodwill for employers
as well as their employees. The opportunity to market your company is
an added benefit for both associate and contractor members. We know
members supporting members builds a stronger and more resourceful
organization. The choice is up to you to join, the challenge to keep a
competitive marketplace is up to us. ABC has been successful in
stopping union-only contracts in the past and we will continue our work
until we are all on a fair playing field.
Membership Member Testimonials:
“Bringing people together is what ABC is all about. Whether you are looking to benefit from contractor interaction, gain a better understanding of industry-specific government legislation, or to ensure your safety program is up-to-date,ABC provides a unique and beneficial service which far offsets the cost of membership.”
- Carla Struble
CEO, Electrical Production Services, Inc.
“Members can save big on ABC’s discount programs without a huge undertaking. Bergstrom Electric saved over $1,000 a year with ABC’s Fed Ex discount. Couple that with a few of the many other discounts ABC has negotiated for us, members can easily save more than their dues. Membership in ABC truly DOES pay for itself!”
- Cliff Moen
President, Bergstrom Electric, Inc.
Interested In ABC Membership?
Click here for our Member Benefits Brochure
. For additional information about the benefits of membership in ABC call 952-941-8693 and ask for Jeni Ankeny, VP of Business Development.
We need you to join us! As open-shop, merit contractors we can either
hang together or hang alone. If we don't fight for your rights, no one
else will. We need your support to thrive.
Clear Focus on the Merit Shop Contractor
MN/ND ABC continues to move forward in serving merit shop contractors
across Minnesota & North Dakota by remaining focused on our mission
to protect and promote competition and free enterprise. These basic
concepts are constantly under attack and need protection, if we are to
grow and prosper in the future. Below are a few highlights that have
kept us true to our beliefs through the year:
The vision of Minnesota/North Dakota ABC is an environment in which people and companies
succeed based on free-enterprise principles within the free-market
The Minnesota/North Dakota ABC will continually strive to be the leading voice promoting free
enterprise within the construction industry. MN/ND ABC will promote and
defend the merit shop philosophy. This philosophy encourages open
competition and a free-enterprise approach to construction based solely
on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.
The Core Purpose of Minnesota/North Dakota ABC is to advance and defend the principles of the
merit shop in the construction industry and to provide members and
their employees with an opportunity to succeed.
Based on the Merit Shop Philosophy, we help members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.
Get Engaged In ABC
National ABC has a link to all of their publications and social media. Stay up to date on merit shop priorities and current legislation. Get the latest promotions on member only discounts. Get engaged with ABC by going to abc.org/getengaged
Focus for 2019
Over the next year ABC Staff, Board, Committees and Volunteer Leaders will focus their energy and resources in the following areas:
- Delivering Value to Grow and Develop Membership
- Business Development and Networking Opportunities
- Pro-active in Legislative and Political Affairs: Voice of the Merit Shop
- Enhancing Safety Services to Support Members
- Workforce Development and Training Programs
- Promoting North Dakota Market with New Initiatives