The Connection
October 6, 2020
Association News

As a reminder, the membership renewal window has been extended to December 31, 2020. During this renewal window, 2019-2020 members will retain access to all membership benefits.

Please remember that your membership period for the 2020-2021 year will still be October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021, regardless of when, during the renewal window, you submitted your renewal. 

For questions, contact

Thinking of running for a position as a NAWIC National Officer or Region Director?

Download the Candidate application here.
All applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2021.


WIC Week 2021 (March 7-13, 2021) will be here before we know it! Get your planning off the ground with this year's posters and pins, which are ready to order. 

We can't wait to meet all your WIC Week partner companies and see all the amazing activities you have in store!

Stay up to date by following the WIC Week Committee on social media (@NAWICWICWeek), and get all the forms and information you need on the WIC Week webpage.

We've partnered with Girls Garage in their mission to equip a community of fearless girls who are building the world they want to see. This month, you can win an autographed copy of Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See, by Girls Garage Founder, Emily Pelloton.

All you need to do is:

  • Find Girls Garage on social media!
  • Email NAWIC Communications Manager, Amber Swinford, at and tell her:
    • What project will YOU tackle with your copy of Girls Garage?
    • What is your favorite tool and why?

We are LOVING your entries so far, and we can't wait to see more!

Women of the construction industry: do you want to help end discrimination and stop harassment in its tracks? Are you unsure where to start? We have great news! NAWIC and People First RH have come up with a solution, but we need partners in our pilot program to make it happen.

If you own a firm in the AEC industry or are in HR or D&I, please join us in this journey toward revolutionizing the workplace!

For more information about the People First technology and how it will work, you can watch this webinar!

Advancing the empowerment of working people
University of Wisconsin-Madison School for Workers
School for Workers fall institutes are now even more accessible and 100% online. Every program is a high-quality, affordable, noncredit course taught by university faculty. Institute course topics include: union leadership, workers' comp, production standards, and bargaining. Registration now open! Visit for the full class listing, descriptions, and registration.
Click here to learn more!
PeopleKeep, Inc.
Northern Michigan University
Education / Training

Hear from three top industry leaders on how to prepare, adjust and come out on top.

Oct. 8, 2020

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET

Virtual Presentation Link will be sent after registration. Estimated value of this program is $450; registration is complimentary



Lori Fay, President @Loxme Group, Inc 

Lori Fay has helped thousands of small and emerging contractors develop a bonding program that fits their needs without breaking the bank or imposing hard conditions such as collateral and/or funds management. In this program, Lori will outline what you can do to help put yourself ahead of your competition and get the bonding support you need.



Chris Colabella, President @Construction Information Systems

Construction information Systems is an essential resource for finding your next job. Chris Colabella will show you how to use this invaluable system to search for new opportunities so you can get the work you need. *As a bonus, all participants will receive one free month of CIS Leads NYC Territory, a value of over $300.


Michael Riegel, Director @A/E/C Business Strategies

A/E/C Business strategies has developed key strategies for working smarter not harder. Mike Riegel, who literally wrote the book on this, will outline some key components you should consider in improving upon your bottom line. This is something you can't "afford" to miss.


All Participants will receive a FREE GIFT and one free month of CIS Leads NYC Territory, a value of over $300.

Join EHS Daily Advisor for a full week (October 19-23, 2020) of online events and digital resources around safety culture - all absolutely free! Plot your safety culture strategy for 2021.

With many companies experiencing drastic changes in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's a critical time to revisit your company strategy around building a thriving safety culture. Join us throughout the week for virtual events and resources designed to help you plan and execute your safety culture initiatives.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Learn from the Best. Get solutions and strategies from our expert speakers, knowledgeable editors, and your own peers.
  • No cost! All resources and events are free to attend for EHS professionals courtesy of EHS Daily Advisor and our generous sponsors.
  • We know your time is valuable. Attend all events, or choose only the ones most relevant to you. Register for all and receive recordings for the sessions you can't attend.
  • All Digital. All Access. Join the Safety Culture Week events from your home or office. No travel is needed to attend.
  • Virtual Swag Bag. Receive a variety of freebies from EHS Daily Advisor and our event sponsors that will help you to build a Safety Culture strategy at your company.

Register today!

NAWIC Benefits Spotlight

With today’s entirely virtual world rapidly becoming the new normal, it's more important than ever to embrace online learning and refine your skill set.

Read the Autodesk blog to learn why attending Autodesk University (November 17th-20th) will enable you with the tools and knowledge to advance your career, discover the new possible in construction, and provide insight into the job roles of the future. 

The best part? This year, there is no cost to attend Autodesk University! Simply register to participate and secure your spot.

Autodesk promises you’ll walk away with new skills, ideas, and a deeper understanding of the future of construction.

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