Members benefit from their AGC affiliation in many different and meaningful ways regardless of participation level. However, a compelling case is made over and over again by members themselves who agree the more engaged you are, the more activities a member participates in, and the greater number of services used, the greater return (or ROI) you and your company receive. Tangible and intangible member benefits include the following:
- Proven Advocacy and Influence to Create a Positive Environment for Your Company
AGC Georgia maintains a visible and active presence throughout the year with our elected and appointed state officials and policy makers especially during legislative sessions. Member firms count on us staying on top of what is in their firm and industry’s best interest to ensure a strong and influential voice at the state capitol as well as at the national level.
- Strength in Numbers on Industry Issues to Maximize What is in Your Company’s Best Interest
AGC’s powerful voice in the commercial construction industry at both the national and state level has led to improved business conditions for contractors on issues including lien laws, stormwater prevention, and use of sales and tax revenues.
- Dynamic Networking and Relationship Building Opportunities with Industry Peers
Opportunities to meet with industry colleagues from around the state and nationally in formal and informal, social and relaxed settings often leads to new business opportunities for your company and lifelong friendships.
- Essential News and Information You Can Use to Stay on the Cutting Edge
AGC Georgia members count on receiving up to the minute news about the Chapter and current information impacting your company and the industry delivered directly into your electronic mailbox. Chapter members receive The Forum, a weekly newsletter, and weekly SmartBriefs as well as other information is delivered by the national organization. Additional information and resources are available on both websites.
- Training and Professional Development to Advance Your Career and Competitive Advantage
A full range of courses, forums and seminars are available to members at both the Chapter and national level—staying on top of lean construction, BIM, best practices in leadership effectiveness, technology trends, safety training, and human resources are just a few of the many topics that help members stay on top of new industry methodologies, best practices and new construction techniques.
- Industry Specific Publications & Resources to Help You Network, Learn & Grow Your Business
Chapter members receive AGC Georgia Construction Today magazine, AGC of America’s Constructor magazine and AGC News & Views along with other specialized mailings and e-forums. Members also have access to on-demand videos and DVD’s, manuals, audio podcasts and webinars plus access to standardized contract documents and forms making it easier to conduct business.
- Discounts and Special Offers to Help Your Company Save Money
Between AGC Georgia and AGC of America, members have access to over 30 different opportunities to take advantage of new services and products or some they may already use at a reduced or discounted price. Specific savings are for car rental, phone, fuel, vehicle purchase and leasing, online safety training, airport shuttles, fleet vehicles, FedEx, magazine subscriptions, office supplies, equipment and tools, laptops, online job posting and resume services, and digital software.
- Marketing and Recognition Opportunities to Help Differentiate Your Company and Win Work
A company’s stature, image and reputation is enhanced with buyers of construction services and products when they see the AGC logo displayed on a jobsite, in a RFQ /RFP response, or company office. It signals a company’s affiliation with the leading professional association representing the commercial construction industry. Numerous award programs help to recognize firms and people for outstanding construction and safety excellence.
- Pooled Fund Opportunities to Ensure Worker Safety, Deliver Peace of Mind & Lower Costs
AGC Georgia’s workers’ compensation program allows participants to benefit from lower premiums and increased safety services. Program participants boast lower EMR’s as a result of their participation and enjoy the benefit of an annual dividend payout. A retirement plan helps recruit top candidates and reward high-performing employees, so they can invest in a secure future.