The Builders, a chapter of the AGC

The Builders, a chapter of the AGC is a nonprofit commercial construction trade association serving hundreds of member companies that employ over 25,000 people in mid-America. Founded in 1887, The Builders, a chapter of the AGC has advanced the construction industry by delivering safety, craft and management training; employment, labor and government relations; and construction plans and technology tools.

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The Builders and IMA collab for CSW 2024

The Builders and IMA Financial Group, Inc. are co-hosting a Construction Safety Week panel and happy hour on May 9, and you're invited. Attendees will hear from a panel of construction professionals about how to tackle the labor shortage through a risk management and safety lens. There's NO COST to attend, register today!

Events Calendar

Dec 1, 2023 12 AM
Apr 4, 2024 8 AM
Builders Training Center
Apr 4, 2024 11:30 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Apr 29, 2024 10 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Apr 29, 2024 2 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Apr 30, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
May 2, 2024 10 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
May 6, 2024 9 AM
Ironhorse Golf Club
May 13, 2024 4 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
May 16, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
May 17, 2024 6:35 PM
955 E Trafficway St
May 28, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
Jun 4, 2024 11 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Jun 20, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
Jul 18, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
Jul 24, 2024 8 AM
The Builders Training Center
Aug 8, 2024 8 AM
The Builders Training Center
Sep 20, 2024 8 AM
Shoal Creek Golf Course
Oct 3, 2024 8 AM
The Builders

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Builders News


April 5, 2024

The Builders announces finalists for 2024 Building Excellence Awards

The Builders, a chapter of the AGC, will announce the winners of the Building Excellence Awards live on June 6, 2024, during an event taking place in Kansas City, Missouri.


March 7, 2024

Angie McElhaney installed as 2024 Builders chair

A ceremonial passing of the gavel during The Builders 137th Anniversary Event marked the start of McElhaney’s board chair tenure for one of the largest commercial construction associations in the country


Jan. 4, 2024

Construction firms have mixed outlook for 2024

Firms predict transitions in demand for projects, the types of challenges they will face and technologies they will embrace.


Jan. 3, 2024

2024 Outlook survey advisory virtual media event featuring Angie McElhaney

Construction association will release its 2024 Construction Hiring & Business Outlook on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. CST


Oct 17, 2023

Career Development & Exploration Center (CDEC) Grand Opening

The Builders, a chapter of the AGC, and Burns & McDonnell have teamed up to open the Career Development & Exploration Center (CDEC), an educational and training facility in North Kansas City, Missouri.


Oct 16, 2023

Construction Inclusion Week Kickoff Event

The construction industry kicked of a week-long, nationwide series of events focusing on diversity and inclusion with a “toolbox talk” at the new Kansas City Current stadium project.


Oct. 11, 2023

Lance A. Claiborne succeeds Don Greenwell

The Builders, a chapter of the AGC, announces that Lance A. Claiborne has been selected to serve as new President of the 650-member organization with a 25,000-employee base beginning Oct. 2, 2023.

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Jan. 26, 2023

Brandy McCombs becomes first woman to chair The Builders board

For the first time in its 136-year history, the commercial construction trade association will have a woman in the top leadership role with the Board of Directors

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June 10, 2022

AGC Kansas City Chapter honors contractors for top projects at Building Excellence Awards

JE Dunn Construction Company among the firms that took home top honors at 2022 Building Excellence Awards


June 8, 2022

Region’s Fast-growing $8.3 Billion Construction Sector Contributes An Extra $10 Billion To Local Economy

On June 8, 2022, The Builders’ Association/AGC Kansas City held a media event to announce The Builders, a chapter of the AGC.

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