Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

As a full-service trade association, ABC offers a variety of information, tools and services to its members. Learn more about our membership.

Membership is available for general contractors, subcontractors, associates and suppliers. Click Here for our Membership Benefits Brochure.


Membership Contacts

Jennifer Ankeny - VP of Business Development & Membership 952.208.4932 jeni@mnabc.com
Dale Larson - ND Regional Director  701-238-8853  dale.larson@ndabc.com

Recent Testimonials From Our 2023 Member Survey:

ABC has been one of the best resource investments I have made for my business. The concentration ABC has on safety education and and looking out for my backside with all the political and regulatory issues is second to none. ABC has been and continues to be a great partner in keeping my business going. Thumbs up to ABC. Dale Gruber, Dale Gruber Construction Inc.

ABC is a consistent partner in fostering robust safety training. ABC helps to educate and debunk the old program of prevailing wage labor agreements, while fostering a market driven, "merit" based approach. Kelly Hyvonen, Big-D Construction

ABC helped work with Minnesota Department of Labor in a wages scale dispute. Everstrong Construction Inc.

In an evermore Regulated Industry the ABC has been a strong beacon to provide clear thinking and a counter to some out of control and aggressive legislation.  Steve Anderson, Vinco, Inc.

Membership in ABC provides me with valuable opportunities to share my services with like-minded merit-shop contractors, and for me to learn about them. Bottom line, my business is better because of my membership. - ABC Member

Joining the ABC has been a great benefit to our company and has legitimately helped us grow and network with other like minded contractors. Spencer Kelly, American Stucco Enterprises

Training for employee's at all levels is second to none. Tom Derrick, Derrick Companies

The return on our investment through ABC pay back every year. It is hard to put a price on having somebody in Washington DC fighting on our behalf. - ABC Member

Two of ABC's programs have been motivating and encouraging to our employees and also important in the aspect of marketing: STEP awards and Awards of Excellence. Both of these awards take effort and dedication, which in turn sets an industry standard. Jay Tornquist, Willmar Electric Service

ABC has always provided support and training opportunities for the construction industry . Brad Miller, Miller Insulation Co. Inc.

Brennan Construction has always had a good relationship with ABC and are our first call for safety and construction questions. The website is also a helpful resource for information. -Kaitlynn Steele, Brennan Companies

If ABC Minnesota doesn't know the answer they have a connection who does. The resources and support they provide to open shop contractors is top notch. - ABC Member