Special Events

Collective Bargaining Seminar

Monday, March 9th – 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event

AGC members and chapter staff directly involved in negotiating collective bargaining agreements for their construction company or chapter are invited to this special half-day seminar within the convention. The seminar will cover legal, practical, and strategic considerations for labor negotiators in construction. Attendees will enhance their knowledge and skills by learning about collective bargaining laws, the bargaining process, best practices in preparing for and conducting negotiations, and more.

The seminar is designed for beginners, but experienced negotiators should also find the program valuable. Advance registration required.

Individual Tickets = $50.00

AGC Education & Research Foundation Gala Dinner Hosted By The Consulting Constructors Council

Monday, March 9th – 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event

Join us for a special night “Cirque Du Contractor” as we celebrate the great work of the AGC Education & Research Foundation. For more than 50 years the Foundation has made good on its commitment to support the future of our industry through its robust scholarship program and innovative projects.

The AGC Education & Research Foundation Gala Dinner will be a can’t miss an evening of dinner, music and dancing, all in support of the Foundation.

Attire: Black Tie Optional

Tickets:
Individual tickets (60% tax deductible) = $300.00
Sponsored table – 10 seats (60% tax deductible) = $5,000.00

Contractor’S Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday, March 10th – 6:30 AM-7:30 AM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event

Join fellow contractors for a morning of fellowship and an inspiring story from Abby Rike Rockenbaugh.

Individual Tickets = $100.00

AGC Diversity & Inclusion Awards - Sponsored By Willis Towers Watson

Tuesday, March 10th – 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Bellagio Hotel – Tower Ballroom
Open to All Attendees

Award winners to be announced at the morning Plenary Session hosted by AGC’s D&I Council. The AGC Diversity & Inclusion Excellence awards honor AGC members that are champions in advancing diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion within their workforce, supply chain and in the communities they serve.

Build America Awards (BAA)

Tuesday, March 10th – 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Bellagio Hotel – Tower Ballroom
Open to All Attendees
Limited Seating – Register Early to Ensure a Spot

The AGC Build America Awards honor AGC members who build the nation’s most impressive construction projects ranging across the building, highway and transportation, utility infrastructure, and federal and heavy divisions. These projects, with their vision, scope and grandeur, literally dare to challenge, dare to change the industry and way we build.

The Build America Awards program includes a luncheon, keynote speaker and awards presentation.

Bill Ratz Memorial Topgolf Challenge Benefitting the AGC Education & Research Foundation

Tuesday, March 10th – 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Topgolf Las Vegas
Ticketed Event

You DON’T have to be a golfer to have fun at Topgolf, everyone is welcome to come out and take swing. Topgolf is the perfect place for new golfers to get introduced to the game in a fun, relaxing environment. Players hit micro-chipped golf balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets in the field, and prizes will be awarded to the top team and individual players. Plus, everyone has the chance to win $10,000 in our hole-in-one competition.

Featuring four playing levels, five bars and lounges, two pools, LED-illuminated cabanas and lounge chairs, plus over 300 TV screens, Topgolf LV is a one-of-a-kind destination that only Vegas could deliver.

Food and drinks are included (21 and over for alcohol – ID required), so come join the fun and help us raise money to support the AGC Education & Research Foundation.

Tickets:
$100.00 per person/$50.00 for students
$600.00 for a reserved bay – up to six players

AGC Construction HR Professionals Summit

Wednesday, March 11th – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event
Limited Seating – AGC Convention Registration Not Required

Are you a Construction HR professional looking to enhance the HR function at your company? Join your peers at the second annual AGC HR Summit in conjunction with the AGC of America Annual Convention. The one-day HR Summit provides a forum for greater peer-to-peer learning and interaction by facilitating an intimate series of moderated roundtable discussions. Select topics are chosen in advance by the HR Forum Steering Committee, and participants will have the opportunity to bring up additional topics for group discussion. Participants will spend the day sharing first-hand experiences, best practices, and solutions to the challenges HR professionals in the construction industry are dealing with.

The AGC Construction HR Summit will being at 9:00 a.m. with a breakfast buffet and an introductions session and then will proceed with a series of topical discussions from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch buffets.

Individual Tickets = $299.00

Optional fees:

  • “Social pass” to attend the AGC Convention Celebrate Construction Party on Wednesday, March 12 from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Brooklyn Bowl — $125.00
  • A pass for CONEXPO-CON/AGG — $95.00

Business Development And Marketing Check-Ups

Wednesday, March 11th – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Available to All Attendees

AGC of America’s Business Development Forum, with support from The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), will again be offering FREE 15-minute one-on-one Business Development “Check-Ups” to AGC Convention attendees to review and offer guidance on their BD and marketing related efforts. Marketing and sales experts from across the nation will be matched to assist you with questions and challenges relating to BD planning, sales, proposals, client presentations, branding, brochures, websites, social media, etc.

For more information, please contact paige.packard@agc.org

AGC Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) - Sponsored By Willis Towers Watson

Wednesday, March 11th – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Bellagio Hotel – Tower Ballroom
Open to All Attendees
Limited Seating – Register Early to Ensure a Spot

The AGC Construction Safety Excellence Awards program will recognize construction firms across the industry who excel at safety performance. Award recipients will have demonstrated a commitment to safety, occupational health management, and risk control.

The Construction Safety Excellence Awards program includes a luncheon, keynote speaker and awards presentation.

Celebrate Construction Party

Wednesday, March 11th – 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Open to All Attendees

EAT. DRINK. ROCK. ROLL.

Featuring an eclectic mix of gourmet food stations (EAT), craft cocktails (DRINK), a world-class concert venue (ROCK), and a 32-lane, 2-story bowling alley (ROLL), Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas will be doing its best to maintain the Celebrate Construction Party’s reputation as the industry event party of the year. Rolling Stone magazine called Brooklyn Bowl “One of the most incredible places on earth.”

Open to all AGC Convention Attendees, we hope you’ll join us for great music, food and fun.

AGC in the Community Awards

Thursday, March 12th – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Bellagio Hotel – Tower Ballroom
Open to All Attendees

Award winners to be announced at the AGC Convention Closing Session. AGC in the Community is an initiative of AGC Charities Inc., designed to showcase the community service projects of AGC of America’s chapters and members. The awards recognize chapter and member service projects that epitomize the essence of charitable giving, through actual hands-on service and donations to charitable organizations.

In-House Environmental Managers Meeting

Thursday, March 12th – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event
Limited Seating – AGC Convention Registration Not Required

AGC will host a session of roundtable discussions exclusively for in-house environmental managers at construction firms.

It’s your meeting – and you set the agenda for the roundtable discussions! AGC will poll the meeting registrants in advance of the meeting to identify the topics and case studies. Although highly informative, there are no formal presentations. This meeting is meant to foster peer-to-peer learning and engagement on the unique opportunities, situations and challenges for environmental professionals working “in-house” at a construction firm.

The discussions are highly interactive and intended for environmental managers at general construction firms only, though, participants’ job titles could be project managers, sustainability managers or safety/risk managers, for example. This meeting will not be open to outside industry consultants. To ensure active discussion, space will be limited at this meeting to 35 participants.

The AGC In-House Environmental Managers Meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a breakfast buffet and an introductions session and then will proceed with a series of topical discussions from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch buffets.

Individual Tickets = $299.00

BIM & Lean Educational Courses

Thursday & Friday, March 12th – 13th – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bellagio Hotel
Ticketed Event
Limited Seating – AGC Convention Registration Not Required

BIM & Lean Education Courses will be available following the 2020 AGC Convention. Single courses and bundles are available. Take this opportunity to take steps toward earning your CM-BIM or CM-Lean. Participants will receive the Participant’s Manual for the respective unit and all course materials. Lunch will be provided for classes. Individuals interested in these classes are encouraged to register as soon as possible, space is limited and it is anticipated that these programs will sell out.

BIM Education Programs
BIM Unit 1: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling
BIM Unit 2: BIM Technology

Learn more about the BIM Education Program & CM-BIM

Lean Education Programs
Lean Unit 1: Variation in Production Systems
Lean Unit 2: Pull in Production
Lean Unit 3: Lean Workstructuring
Lean Unit 4: The Last Planner System®

Learn more about the Lean Education Program & CM-Lean

BIM Individual Class Pricing = $450.00

Lean Units 1-2 or Units 3-4 Pricing = $500.00

= $800.00

Bundle = $900.00