- Emerge! Elevate! Excel! Advice & Resources for Every Step of Your Contracting Journey
Wed Dec 6 2023, 08:30am CST – 12:00pm CSTUniversity of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
- State Office Building Renovation: Construction Subcontracting Opportunities
Wed Dec 13 2023, 02:30pm CST – 04:30pm CSTSenate Office Building
- January Member Mingle – Shaw-Lundquist
Wed Jan 10 2024, 03:00pm CST – 05:00pm CSTShaw-Lundquist
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Our Executive Director shares her industry expertise in a regular feature we like to call Barb’s Blog. Click above to read the most recent installment.
WHO WE ARE
A PREMIER TRADE ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
A voice for equity in contracting
AWC is an active member of several influential committees and advisory groups where we advocate for equity in contracting provide input on the issues of our members.
AWC also facilitates the City of Saint Paul’s Construction Partnering Program (CPP): a mentoring program that pairs large established GCs with small, W/MBE businesses.
Grow your industry connections
Within weeks of joining AWC, you’ll be able to expand your professional network thanks to our strong industry connections and event schedule.
View our Events Calendar to view upcoming networking opportunities, or visit our Membership Page to learn more about our monthly Member Mingles.
Member education is always focused on construction specific trends and proficiency as well as business acumen. All AWC members receive FREE access to educational materials and training as a benefit of membership. Learn more about our Learning Center.
We also created the Elevate program for advanced Women Business Owners. The next cohort will roll out in 2023.
AWC is not just an association, we are a closely knit group of competent professionals from the Minnesota construction industry. We are passionate about teamwork & helping each other succeed.
Our members are easily searchable through our Membership Directory, we encourage you to use this to find the right member for the job. Just as we encourage our members to use each other as well through our It Starts With Us campaign.
IT STARTS WITH US
Our membership is packed full of extraordinary contractors, suppliers, service providers and resources. As of 2022, we have made a commitment to showcase members using members, as they have also made a commitment to start using each other. Click below to visit the page to see how our members are working with each other to get the job done.