What’s In Store for 2020?

ABC Keystone Building

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO As we enter the second month of 2020, we earnestly get down to the business at hand. 2020 is the third year of our three-year strategic plan, and while we have accomplished many things laid out in the plan, we still have several items to complete. In addition to […]

Where Did 2019 Go?

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO Here we are again at the beginning of a new year, and we are wondering where 2019 went. We have completed our 60th year as an active ABC Chapter, and while it went by quickly, we achieved many major tasks. With a dedicated emphasis on education, training and workforce […]

ABC Membership Can Pay for Itself!

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO Some Members Receive a Positive Net on their ABC Membership with Affinity Programs When we survey members to see why they join ABC,we typically get one of three answers: Advocacy,Member to Member Networking (i.e., business development)or Education and Training. How do we place a value on these things, and […]

The First Quarter is Over… Keeping Up the Momentum

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO It is hard to believe that we have already moved into the second quarter of 2019. As we look back at the first quarter, we look to our guiding principles to see if we are providing the membership with the value and the tools needed to help them succeed. […]

ABC Keystone Attains Membership Growth: It’s Good for All of Us

By: Mike Bachman, Director of Membership Your association is growing: 2016 marked Keystone’s first net membership growth year since 2008. That’s great press – but it’s also very important news for all of us. It signals that the construction industry is strong, and Keystone’s expanding programs and initiatives have real value, allowing us to retain […]