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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February's Success 360

Join us for a working lunch at The Builders Training Center on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. Cameron Nave and Theodis Watson with Crossfirst Bank will share tips on establishing a banking relationship, accessing capital for your business, and creating mutually beneficial relationships for everyone. MWDBE companies, sign up to attend at no cost today!

Events Calendar

Dec 1, 2023 12 AM
Feb 6, 2024 11 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Feb 22, 2024 4 PM
Feb 27, 2024 11:30 AM
The Builders Training Center
Mar 4, 2024 8 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Mar 7, 2024 7:30 AM
Adams Pointe Conference Center
Mar 7, 2024 12 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Mar 7, 2024 4 PM
The Builders Training Center
Mar 26, 2024 9 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Apr 4, 2024 8 AM
Builders Training Center
Apr 5, 2024 3 PM
The Stanley Event Space
Apr 11, 2024 9 AM
Powder Creek Shooting Park
Aug 8, 2024 8 AM
The Builders Training Center
Oct 3, 2024 8 AM
The Builders

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Builders News


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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April 22, 2022

OSHA, The Builders’ Association to honor fallen workers during 2022 Workers’ Memorial Day event

This year’s event will take place at The Builders’ Association downtown Kansas City office and will feature a performance by country recording artist Matt Snook. The public is invited to attend.

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April 19, 2022

AGC Kansas City Chapter announces finalists for 2022 Building Excellence Awards

AGC Kansas City is celebrating its biennial Building Excellence Awards this year at KC-LIVE on June 8, 2022, at 5 p.m.

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