We protect your right to open competition and we champion free enterprise.

  • We are the voice of the merit shop and we accept the responsibility for ensuring your voice is heard.
  • Our National and Maine PACs, along with the Free Enterprise Alliance, focus on supporting candidates who believe in free enterprise and the tenants of our merit shop philosophy.
  •  Our government affairs staff lobbies to keep projects competitive and open to all.

We help you deliver quality work safely.

  • The educational programs through ABC Maine, are developed and taught by experts with real industry experience, raising the talent level of our member firms.
  • Our Apprenticeship Program helps your company build a continuous pipeline of skilled workers and strengthens your employer brand.
  • Our OSHA-recognized Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) establishes a foundation for entering the public works arena, lowers your mod rating and insurance premiums and ensures your workers’ on-the-job health and productivity.

We help you win work and we want you to succeed and be profitable.

  • Our network of Maine chapter member firms is over 180 strong and 22,000 across the country, expanding your network.
  • Our events and networking opportunities connect you with the people you need to know in the industry.
  • Our social media strategy provides exposure for our members.
  • Our connected staff helps you expand your contacts and referral list.
  • Our national business partners provide exclusive member discounts and services, allowing you to run your business efficiently and productively.
  • Our health trust’s highly competitive, low-rate life, medical and dental insurance programs help you attract and retain talented employees.
  • Our professional staff is only an email or a phone call away to answer questions and solve problems so that you can do what you do best … build Maine. 

Workforce Development

Apprenticeship Programs:
Building Construction Craft Laborer
Construction Craft Laborer Level 1

Networking Events

National Conferences
Social Activities and Events
Annual Golf Tournament
Member Get-A-Ways
Merit Shop Series


Safety Training Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) Safety Classes and Training
Toolbox Talks


Employment Policies & Law
Legal Webinars
Young Professionals Program

Political Advocacy

ABC Action App Issues
Letters + Testimony to State Agencies
Legislative Updates
Grass Roots Actions Chapter Government Affairs Committee

Discount Programs

Mobile Phones
Fleet Vehicles
Fuel Discounts
Drug + Background Screening
Shipping Services
Benefit Plans
Contract Documents

Business Development

Online Membership Directory
National ABC Construction Awards of Excellence
Chapter News Updates
ABC National Publications

TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP, CONTACT Hope AT 207.841.5217 OR hope@abcmaine.org