Mission Statement

We help members develop people, win work, and deliver that work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment of their communities.

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Western Michigan Chapter (ABC/ WMC) is an affiliate of ABC, a national association founded in 1950 to promote merit shop principles and free enterprise in America’s commercial construction industry. ABC/WMC firmly believes what benefits clients and the industry, supports those within it.

For over 60 years, ABC/WMC’s objective has been to advance and defend the merit shop philosophy and open shop contractors. We do this by delivering a comprehensive range of programs and services, which includes education and training, professional development and networking, political advocacy, and cost-saving benefits. These value-added benefits strengthen our members and provide tools for success in this highly competitive marketplace. ABC is recognized as one of the leading organizations representing America’s business community and the merit shop construction industry.



We advance our members' potential through cutting-edge educational programs from craft to high-performance safety, professional management and executive leadership development.



From best-in class programs to discounts with leading vendors, you'll find an abundance of reasons to join ABC/WMC.



We act as an influential voice for the industry as a whole, representing the collective voice of our members in the community, with the media, and with governmental/political entities.



We create open, energetic environments where best practices and insights can be shared and implemented to reinforce West Michigan's reputation for excellence in merit shop construction.

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