Welcome to AGC Georgia
For visitors looking to learn more about AGC Georgia, we are the leading, statewide professional trade association representing the commercial construction industry in Georgia. We are one of 88 chapters affiliated with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) representing over 26,000 firms nationwide. Our collective voice and clout at the national, state and local level is unmatched by other groups, giving us a clear advantage in advocating policies and programs to protect what is in the best interest of member firms and the industry.
AGC Georgia is busy making plans to host you, your family and your colleagues at the Westin in Hilton Head Island from Thursday, June 6 to Sunday, June 9. While our room block and registration portal won't open until late February, we hope you'll mark your calendar and begin making plans to join us on the coast!
Our keynote speaker is Green Beret Commander Mark Nutsch. He was portrayed by actor Chris Hemsworth in the movie 12 Strong and in a New York best-selling book, Horse Soldiers. In October 2001 following the attacks on 9/11, Nutsch led a heroic 12-man team of U.S. Special Forces on a covert mission to Afghanistan, where they would ride to war on horses to fight the enemy—side by side with their Muslim counterparts—capture the strategic city of Mazar-i-Sharif within a matter of weeks, and successfully overthrow the Taliban.
A message from President Kuntz on Mentoring
by Kevin W. Kuntz
It’s no secret that Workforce Development is one of the construction industry’s greatest challenges. So, it’s fitting that January is National Mentoring Month, because it’s my personal mission as President of AGC Georgia to highlight the importance of mentoring in order to develop a stronger future workforce in the construction industry. By providing leadership to the incoming generation, we are able to help them grow professional and personally.
AGC Georgia’s Young Leadership Program and the Executive Alliance collaborated on the development of a mentoring session about “Attracting, Retaining and Developing Talent through Mentoring.” Helping guide the session was McCarthy Construction’s National Trainer Courtney Tucker, who provided vital insights on how to be successful. She understands those best practices all too well, succeeding as a female in an industry that is heavily dominated by males.
Great way to learn more about the legislative process and meet your representatives
All members are asked to mark their calendars from 8:00 and 10:00 am and plan to join us on Thursday, February 28, 2019 for our annual Building Georgia Legislative Event on the 2nd floor of the State Capitol building. We proudly co-host this event with the Georgia chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Our associations will offer a casual breakfast for all participants and legislators near the rotunda of the Gold Dome. This will be a great time to connect with legislators, statewide elected officials and governmental agency representatives as they walk through the area preparing to start their day.
Regional Safety Award Ceremonies
AGC Georgia is proud to bring the Ron Amerson Supervisors Safety Award Program to seven cities outside the metro Atlanta area in March 2019. Superintendents and foremen from chapter member firms who had exceptional safety records on their job sites in 2018 will be recognized. This series of meetings will feature a dynamic presentation by Gene Scott, retired safety director with Georgia Power.
A separate event will be held for award recipients in metro Atlanta on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00 am. Full details for the metro event can be found here.
7:00 am - Macon
11:30 am - Columbus
7:00 am - Valdosta
11:30 am - Albany
Young Leadership Program Golf Classic
Join us at AGC Georgia’s Young Leadership Program (YLP) 20th Anniversary Golf Classic on Wednesday, May 1.
Held on both courses at Canongate 1 Golf Club in Sharpsburg, it’s a great opportunity to network with industry professionals and treat clients and employees to a wonderful spring day on a beautiful golf course.
This annual event supports the AGC of Georgia Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Through the diligent efforts of YLP members during the past 20 years, more than $800,000 has been raised to distribute to charities and organizations that assist children and families in times of need.
Your participation in and sponsorship of the Golf Classic allows the Association’s young leaders to continue making an impact through their community service.