Associated General Contractors of CT

About AGC of Connecticut

Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (AGC/CT) is the building division of the Connecticut Construction Industry Association, representing commercial, industrial, and institutional construction contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and professionals serving the Connecticut construction industry.  AGC/CT was established in 1947 as the 28th chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, and promotes skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build America.

AGC of Connecticut Membership

Why join?  If you are working in the commercial building industry in Connecticut, a membership in the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (the building division of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association) is a must.  An AGC/CT Membership entitles your organization to a wealth of information and benefits which includes automatic enrollment into the CCIA and the AGC of America.  Read more our membership benefits and services and how to apply. 

2019 AGC/CT Calendar of Events

AGC of Connecticut members throughout the year to create a better business climate for the construction industry in Connecticut.  Highlights include:

  • AGC/CT Build CT Awards:  73rd AGC/CT Annual Meeting, held February 13, 2020, Chapter President John Hawley presided over the election and recognition of the 2020 Board of Directors and Executive Director John Butts moderated the Build CT Awards program which honored the achievements of 10 individual projects constructed by AGC members. Congratulations to all the winners recognized in this article.   
  • AGC/CT Annual Golf Outing, held at the Tumble Brook Country Club, 376 Simsbury Rd, Bloomfield, CT (typically scheduled in July)
  • AGC/CT Industry Recognition Dinner:  AGC/CT recognizes exceptional achievements annually. To ensure the health and safety of its members and guests, this year’s Industry Recognition Awards Program is canceled.  We look forward to 2021! Congratulations to the 2019 Industry Recognition Award winners!
  • CCIA Annual Meeting:  CCIA presents the Safety and Community Service awards.  This year's event will be virtual.  Date to be determined soon..  
  • AGC of Connecticut Foundation Fundraisers typically scheduled in the Spring and Fall.

For up to date event information, visit our calendar of events. To learn more about our recognition programs, click here.  In addition to these industry favorites, members participate in the AGC of America National Convention and the National and Chapter Leadership Conference. Additional Reference:  AGC of America Event Calendar

AGC/CT Scholarship Programs

Four scholarships are available to students who are interested in a construction career:
1.    The Angelo Giardini Scholarship ($5,000 for two years, $2,500 each year)
2.    The Michael Timura Scholarship ($5,000 for two years, $2,500 each year)
3.    The Young Contractors Forum Scholarship ($1,000 for one year)
4.    The AGC of Connecticut Foundation Scholarship ($1,000 for one year.

Applicants must be Connecticut residents currently enrolled in or entering a construction management, civil engineering, or construction-related four year degree program. Apply online at this link. The deadline to submit in 2020 was February 28,2020.  For more information or questions, call the AGC of Connecticut Executive Director John Butts at 860-529-6855 or email: jbutts@ctconstruction.org.

Encourage students who are interested in a construction careers to apply for a scholarship. 

AGC Foundation Workforce Development Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation (AGCERF) is happy to invest in the future of the construction industry by awarding scholarships to deserving students in craft and technical programs across the country. 

Additional Programs Promoting Careers in Construction

AGC of Connecticut Foundation

Established in 2017 as a public non-profit charity to award funds and grants to support educational, training, and workforce development activities and programs in the field of construction in Connecticut.  Help build the next generation of construction workers and professionals.  Consider a tax deductible donation to the Foundation today.  To Donate, mail a check to: AGC of Connecticut Foundation, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06074.  Your donation and support is greatly appreciated

Young Contractors Forum

The Young Contractors Forum was founded to provide construction professionals under the age of forty a foundation rooted in excellence, through educational programs and experiences. Also, provides excellent opportunity for firms to be represented in the Association by the next generation.   
Learn more and encourage young professionals to join!


BUILDCONNECTICUT:  Promote careers in construction.  Visit www.buildconnecticut.com to learn more.

 

Education and Training

We provide a variety of educational and development opportunities for construction professionals.  Highlights include:

 

  • Safety Roundtables and more:  CCIA schedules ongoing safety roundtables and safety committee meetings, an annual Safety Conference in September, Safety Stand Down’s and more!  

Learn more here and visit our calendar for up to date information.

 

News & Publications

CCIA Publications keep our membership informed:

CCIA Publications keep our membership informed:

  • CCIA HIGHLights of the Week:  Connecticut's only weekly publication providing construction industry coverage from federal, state, and local perspectives. [member's only]
  • Email Alerts:  Sent to members so they can contact federal or state legislators and regulators about legislation or rules CCIA supports or opposes.
  • CONNstruction Magazine:  Covers the Connecticut commercial construction industry plus national issues.  Over 4,000 subscribers including state and local government officials.  
  • CCIA Membership Directory  CCIA and AGC/CT members are listed in our Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide.
  • Follow AGC/CT on Twitter @agc_ct

 

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Memorial scholarship in the name of Thomas M. Giardini   A memorial scholarship in the name of Thomas M. Giardini has been established with the AGC of America Education and Research Foundation.   For contributions by mail, donations should be sent to: The AGC Education and Research Foundation, 2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201.  The Thomas M. Giardini Memorial Scholarship should be in the memo line of the check.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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