• Mental health and suicide prevention resources

    September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and it takes all of us to make sure no life is lost to suicide. The Builders' Association is committed to providing support and resources to end the stigma around mental wellness in the construction industry.

    Resources

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    Cybercrimes are not new. However, over the past 18 months, we have seen cybercrimes like ransomware attacks become extremely common and increasingly severe. Cyber insurance is available to respond to these increasingly common and critical attacks.

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  • Builders' scholarship applications are open

    Recipients will be announced at the annual banquet in February 2022 with checks issued for the following Fall 2022-Spring 2023 academic year at $1500 per semester.

    Here's how to apply

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The Builders' Association

The Builders’ Association is a nonprofit commercial construction trade association serving hundreds of member companies that employ over 25,000 people in mid-America. Founded in 1887, The Builders’ Association has advanced the construction industry by delivering safety, craft and management training; employment, labor and government relations; and construction plans and technology tools.

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Builders' Professional Development Conference: Transformation 2021

The Builders’ Association annual professional development conference offers several professional development classes, taught by industry experts, a plenary lunch with keynote speaker, networking breaks and a networking cocktail reception with door prizes. The lunch keynote will feature philanthropist, speaker, athlete and model Wesley Hamilton, sharing the incredible story of how he's living his best life after becoming paralyzed.

Events Calendar

Event
Sep 27, 2021 8 AM
Central Region Service Center
Sep 28, 2021 8 AM
Southern Region Service Center
Sep 29, 2021 8 AM
The Builders' Association
Sep 30, 2021 3:30 PM
Veterans Community Project
Oct 4, 2021 7:30 AM
The Builders' Association
Oct 12, 2021 8 AM
Central Region Service Center
Oct 12, 2021 4 PM
Mother's Brewing Backyard
Oct 13, 2021 8 AM
Central Region Service Center
Oct 14, 2021 8 AM
The Builders' Association
Oct 15, 2021 10 AM
Prairie Grove Shotgun Sports
Oct 18, 2021 12:30 PM
Builders’ Education & Training Center
Oct 19, 2021 8 AM
The Builders' Association
Oct 27, 2021 8 AM
Central Region Service Center
Nov 1, 2021 8 AM
The Builders' Association
Nov 2, 2021 8 AM
Southern Region Service Center
Nov 3, 2021 8 AM
Southern Region Service Center
Nov 4, 2021 1 PM
Southern Region Service Center
Nov 5, 2021 8 AM
Southern Region Service Center
Nov 8, 2021 8 AM
Central Region Service Center

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Builders' News

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May 13, 2021

Materials Price Increase

Proliferating materials price increases and supply chain disruptions squeeze contractors and threaten to undermine economic recovery.

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March 15, 2021

The Builders' Association sends letter to Missouri governor

The Builders' Association sends letter to Missouri governor urging clarification of construction's place in the vaccination plan.

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March 5, 2021

Builders’ celebrates Women in Construction Week

Four women from across the construction industry shared their career stories during a podcast hosted by the Kansas City Business Journal.

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Feb. 11, 2021

Bill Snyder shares advice for building leaders during The Builders’ Association virtual anniversary

On Feb. 19, 2021, The Builders’ Association celebrated its 134th anniversary with a virtual version of the annual banquet event: Building Leaders.

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