AGC of Ohio has a comprehensive governmental affairs program coordinated through the AGC of Ohio Board of Directors and the committees. AGC of Ohio lobbies and educates the state legislature and other elected officials about business and construction-related issues, either alone or in conjunction with other business associations, and works with state agencies on issues of concern to AGC of Ohio members. The association has a political action committee called AGC of Ohio Action that raises money to assist legislators and candidates for statewide office who support contractors and issues affecting the commercial building industry.
AGC of Ohio’s Build Ohio awards program has grown to be Ohio’s most recognizable commercial building event. Member companies enter completed projects in one of seven categories. Winning projects receive the prestigious bronze and green marble Build Ohio award.
Safety Award programs is held annually to recognize contractors’ safety efforts. The Construction Safety Excellence Awards recognizes contractors for their overall safety program; and the National AGC Safety Awards program awards Certificates of Commendation for low incidence rates. Safety Awards
AGC of Ohio created the Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement to distinguish those that remain active in AGC of Ohio long after serving in a direct leadership role. Pinnacle Awards
AGC of Ohio has a wide variety of resources to assist in companies’ day-to-day business. Some of the many resources include labor law posters, Construction Spanish translation booklets, training resource library, and construction-related books. AGC of Ohio has negotiated special discounts and services with select member benefit companies, including: CareWorks; CareWorksComp; Enterprise; GM Fleet; National Purchasing Partners; Ohio Construction Connection.
AGC OF AMERICA E-FORUMS
AGC e-Forums are topical discussion lists that allow members to directly discuss work related issues with their colleagues (and AGC staff) across the industry. Many e-Forums are open to the public, although some need approval from the list moderator before you will be allowed to subscribe. Read More
PROJECT DELIVERY SYSTEMS
AGC of Ohio addresses issues related to methods of construction. The association works with state officials on construction documents and contracting and with other construction associations on issues of mutual concern.
Building Ohio Newsletter covers AGC of Ohio and member news, AGC of America information and other matters of interest to commercial contractors. Safety Update informs members of safety-related news, including OSHA regulatory and enforcement activities, construction safety tips and advice, equipment recalls, and AGC of Ohio safety meetings and event notices.
- Safety Update
- Government Affairs Update provides information about AGC of Ohio’s advocacy efforts and government-related issues of interest to the commercial building industry. Read More
- Build Ohio Preview. The printed Build Ohio Preview recognizes the efforts of Ohio contractors and those entered in AGC of Ohio’s Build Ohio awards competition.
- AGC of America Newsletters cover a broad range of topics, some of which are available exclusively to members only. Read More
AGC of Ohio’s Safety Committee provides advocacy on safety and workers’ compensation-related issues, networking opportunities and educational programs for construction safety professionals. Safety News
Four major annual events bring a large number of contractors from all over Ohio together: AGC of Ohio’s annual convention, which usually takes place in a warm, exotic locale; the Build Ohio Celebration that honors the accomplishments of the commercial construction industry and recognizes excellence in construction; a Safety Luncheon that honors companies’ safety achievements; and a golf outing that benefits the AGC of Ohio Education Foundation.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAM
Administered by CareWorksComp, the AGC of Ohio Group Workers’ Compensation Program saves companies a significant amount of money on their workers’ compensation premiums.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & SCHOLARSHIPS
AGC of Ohio hosts forums to bring members together to discuss topics of mutual concern.
AGC of Ohio and its members participate in the Construction Futures Campaign, which was created by AGC of America to promote construction as a career and improve the quality of future contractors. AGC members and staff work with government entities, education facilities, career centers and the public to educate them about the industry and better its image.
AGC of Ohio has an extensive scholarship program where the association, divisions and members sponsor scholarships under the auspices of the AGC of Ohio Education Foundation.
AGC of Ohio, in conjunction with the other AGC-affiliated associations across Ohio created I Build America-Ohio. The website serves as a one-stop-shop for information about construction careers and pathways into the industry. I Build America-Ohio