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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January Safety Breakfast Brief

Join The Builders Safety, Health and Environmental Services team at one of our regional offices for the January 2024 Safety Breakfast Brief. The team will provide an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) update with a focus on injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Builders members can sign up to attend either location at no cost today!

Events Calendar

Jan 1, 2023 12 AM
Nov 1, 2023 1 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Dec 4, 2023 1 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Dec 5, 2023 8 AM
Builders Southern Region Service Center
Dec 5, 2023 9 AM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Dec 5, 2023 1 PM
Builders Southern Region Service Center
Dec 6, 2023 2 PM
Lidia's Kansas City
Dec 6, 2023 5 PM
Dec 11, 2023 2 PM
Virtual | AGC Edge
Dec 12, 2023 8 AM
Builders Central Region Service Center
Dec 12, 2023 3 PM
Jan 22, 2024 8 AM
Builders Training Center
Jan 24, 2024 7:30 AM
Builders Regional Service Centers
Feb 15, 2024 6 PM
The Abbott
Mar 7, 2024 7:30 AM
Adams Pointe Conference Center
Mar 7, 2024 4 PM
The Builders Training Center
Apr 4, 2024 8 AM
Builders Training Center
Aug 8, 2024 8 AM
The Builders Training Center

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Builders News


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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Jan. 11, 2022

2022 Outlook survey advisory virtual media event featuring Chris Stanton

Construction group to release 2022 national and state* hiring and business forecast for commercial construction on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 12 p.m. EST

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Jan. 10, 2022

Builders’ Association names 2022 Board of Directors

The Builders’ Association is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2022 Board of Directors. Rob Cleavinger, Senior Vice President JE Dunn Construction Company and 2021 Vice Chair, was seated as Chair of the Board in a virtual meeting Jan. 6.

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