The Connection
May 21, 2024
Association News

Don't forget- Annual Conference registration is open. Register today and save. You won't want to miss all the education, networking, and fun in Houston.

Don't forget to send in your submissions for AC Awards. Click the link below for information about guidelines and deadlines for each award. 

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With this year's theme being Keys to the Future, NAWIC wants to provide the resources for students to succeed.

NAWIC will be accepting school supplies that will be donated to the Houston Independent School District and all supplies will be presented at NAWIC'S 69th Annual Conference.

If you are attending Annual Conference, supplies will be accepted onsite. If you are NOT attending, donations have to be sent to the NAWIC National office by July 16! Click the link below to donate.

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NEF is solely supported by sponsorships and donations and its Ladder Club of Success offers individuals the opportunity to support NEF with one-time or reoccurring automatic donations. Your financial support educates others through various programs and construction industry education courses. Fundraising is also done by NEF Fundraising Liaisons at a Regional and Chapter level.
NAWIC Benefits Spotlight

Investing in the right HR technology solutions can automate the most time-consuming tasks. Because tasks are automated, there is little to no room for human error, the work is not only faster but more accurate.  
Industry Update
McKenzie was honored by the city of Boston's Inspectional Services department in a ceremony celebrating Women in Construction.

(From Northeastern Global News)
Job openings in construction are at near record levels, with millions of jobs created through the Biden-Harris Administration’s CHIPS and Science Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and Inflation Reduction Act.

(From U.S. Department of Commerce)
A construction technology entrepreneur described her firm’s artificial intelligence tool that can digest 3.6-million construction document pages to enable a project team to more quickly and realistically use the megavolume of detail to make job decisions.

(From Groundbreaking Women in Construction)