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ABC Texas Gulf Coast is dedicated to helping our members network within the construction industry to advance their business objectives, create new business opportunities, gain insight into emerging trends – and have fun!

We look forward to seeing you at the next event. Build your brand reaching industry-specific audiences with ABC Texas Gulf Coast sponsorships. Offering a variety of sponsorships to our members, each level combines face-to-face, print and digital marketing opportunities to maximize your marketing efforts. 

One of the best ways to maximize your return on investment with ABC membership is through involvement.  Attend Networking Events, sponsor events to give your business exposure, or plan to be an exhibitor at an event to have the opportunity to introduce your company to other industry professionals.  Or, stay active and informed through participation in a committee.  Serving on an ABC Committee provides an opportunity to build leadership skills while working toward members' common goals.  Our roster of opportunities is constructed to provide something for everyone.  ABC Texas Gulf Coast Committees work within the areas of:

•Business Development

•Leveraging Best Practices

•Political Advocacy

•Workforce Development

•Public Relations

JOINING A COMMITTEE IS SIMPLE - contact us to join an ABC committee, and begin charting the course for successful business relationships.

Business Development

Suppliers' Council

Focuses on establishing and improving business relationships through networking events such as the annual Crawfish and Shrimp Boils.

Meets:  1st Thursdays as scheduled at 3:00 p.m.

Chair:   Joseph Sobotik, Mejia Industrial Supply Co., Inc.

 Leveraging Best Practices

Human Resources Committee

 Provides ABC Members with information and training relating to improving their Human Resources functions with specific focus on employment law and procedures through scheduled webinars, Q&A sessions, and symposiums/luncheons.

Meets:  2nd Wednesday as needed at 3:00 p.m.

Chair:   Mark Jodon, Littler Mendelson, PC

Political Advocacy

Government Affairs Committee

Analyzes the political environment in the chapter area and recommends political candidates for endorsement; obtains contributions from chapter members for the ABC PAC, and provides information to members on relevant political matters at the local, state and national levels.

Meets:  As needed

Chair:   Buck Blevins, wood

Workforce Development

MSTI Construction Exhibition Committee

Focuses on the education and development of the existing and future workforce by providing NCCER curriculum and actively engaging in career fairs and awareness of available construction/craft careers; hosts the Construction Exhibition for local high school students to be introduced to opportunities in the industry.

Meets:  As needed

Chair:  Aaron Ennis, wood

Public Relations

Public Relations Committee

Projects a positive image of ABC and their members to the general public to enhance the business opportunities for merit shop contractors, suppliers and their associates.  This committee supports local charitable organizations through activities such and Food and Toy Drives and charitable donations through fund-raising events such as the annual Barbecue Cook-Off.

Meets:  2nd Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m.

Chair:  Haley Smith, Performance Contractors

If you are interested in serving, contact us!