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Summer Convention registration is now open!

Get ready to make a splash!

The AGC Summer Convention, presented by Anchor Insurance & Surety, Inc.will be at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort on August 8–10.

Registration is open.

Sign up today and save. Early bird rates are available for a limited time only. (Through May 15.)



The world of construction is constantly changing, and as contractors you have the responsibility to stay in front of the wave of current techniques technology. As leaders in the industry you are accountable for keeping your employees safe, conducting business with the highest of integrity, and maintaining a high standard of excellence in education and training for your future workforce. This convention is looking to the future on industry and business issues to prepare you and your company for what lies ahead.

Make your company stronger with great education!

The Summer Convention will offer over 15 hours of continuing education credits. In addition to registering yourself for the convention, bring your up-and-coming company leaders along. You and colleagues together will have the opportunity to earn all of your Construction Contractors Board continuing education credits and network with the best contractors in the industry.

Great Keynote Speakers

Roger Rickard, Speaker
Roger Rickard, Speaker

Roger Rickard will empower you to get involved and make a difference. During this economic downturn, extreme unemployment, and a volatile governmental climate, we recognize the importance of educated communication, active participation, and collaborative partnerships. With these tools we can avoid a paralyzing environment where industries are faced with regulatory or legislative threats that undermine stability. How do we adapt to compete? How do we adapt to survive? How do we communicate our message effectively? With the art of advocacy using the 7 Actions of Highly Effective Advocates—and a united voice—AGC members can and do make a difference!

Paul Diederich, AGC of America President
Steve Sandherr, AGC of America Chief Executive Officer

Paul Diederich, AGC of America president, and Steve Sandherr, AGC of America chief executive officer, will update us on the national current of construction and the strong impact AGC of America is making in Washington D.C.

David Rabiner, CSP

David Rabiner, CSP will share what leaders need to know now. Things change and industries evolve, and so does leadership. What your business and your employees need from you is significantly different than it used to be. It is important to understand that many changes are not temporary; they are resulting in a new way of doing business that is, for all practical purposes, permanent. In this keynote address, David Rabiner lays out the important leadership qualities that peak-performing construction executives and managers need to have to continue to be successful over the long term.

This convention is for the entire family!

Bring your spouse and children with you.

On Friday, August 9 there will be a special Spouses Brunch featuring author, consultant, and speaker Peggy Collins. Peggy will shed a little light on a dirty little secret…HELP is not a four-letter word.

On both Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 there will be a Youth Campfor kids ages 5–12. Kids will learn about super structures and build, build, build! During this two-day Mad Science program kids will become junior engineers and learn about shapes, structures, and a variety of machines.

Thank you to all of our convention sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

  • Best Offer Arbitration, Inc.
  • CAF – The Union Contractors of AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter
  • Chinook Winds Casino Resort
  • Daily Journal of Commerce
  • Fixed Fee I.T.
  • Gerding Builders, LLC
  • Hamilton Construction Company
  • Jordan Ramis PC
  • Miller Nash, LLP
  • Northside Ford Truck Sales
  • P & C Construction Company
  • Patriot Fire Protection, Inc.
  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
  • SAIF Corporation
  • Star Rentals
  • Stoel Rives, LLP
  • Talbot, Korvola & Warwick, LLP

Put your company in front of hundreds of decision makers in the industry. Be a sponsor at the summer convention. For more information contact Christina Devlin, 503-685-8316 or 800-826-6610.

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