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ABC Celebrates the 2024 Craft and Construction Management National Champions

Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the winners of the 2024 ABC Construction Management Competition and the 35th annual National Craft Championships. The winners were honored on the final day of ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida, on March 15.

The 35th annual National Craft Championships showcased the skills and expertise of nearly 190 of the nation’s best craft professionals in trades such as carpentry, electrical, HVAC, millwright, power line, welding and more, all vying for top honors in 16 competitions with skills on display in 12 crafts. Established in 1987, NCC celebrates and recognizes upskilling in construction, draws some of the country’s most talented craft professionals and highlight the important role that craft skills training plays in the construction industry.

The 2024 Construction Management Competition featured 26 four-person teams of students from colleges and universities nationwide. CMC is ABC’s hallmark competition promoting careers in construction management, featuring teams of undergraduates who test their skills in project management, estimating, safety, quality control and presentation skills. All competition participants are active members of the ABC National Student Chapter Network, which connects local ABC chapters to colleges and universities with construction management programs to build the talent pipeline and mentor future leaders of the construction industry.