NCC Intent-to-Compete Registration Is Now Open!

ABC’s 2023 National Craft Championships feature the best and brightest of the industry and provide the experience of a lifetime to craft trainees. NCC will be held March 15-17 in Kissimmee, Florida, during ABC Convention 2023, and nearly 200 top apprentices from across the country will compete. Intent-to-compete forms for 17 competitions are due by Nov. 30, 2022

Do You Want to Be a Champion?

ABC presents the National Craft Championships annually to highlight the achievements of the men and women who represent the future of the construction industry. Craft trainees and apprentices travel from across the country to demonstrate their superior skills, training and safe work practices and compete for top honors in their chosen craft. For the training sponsors, employers and ABC chapters, the NCC demonstrates a staunch commitment to the career paths the construction industry offers. In 2022, NCC introduces tungsten arc welding as a craft demonstration.  FIND OUT MORE AND REGISTER

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Plan To Attend ABC Convention 2023 in Greater Orlando, March 15-17

ABC is bringing ABC Convention 2023 to the No. 1 convention destination: the greater Orlando area. Located a short drive from both of Florida’s coasts, Kissimmee is a great place for attendees to mix business and pleasure and escape the winter blues.

The popular location isn’t the only reason to register. ABC Convention 2023 is the place for contractors to find content designed to improve their businesses and bottom lines. Plus, enjoy the celebrations and networking opportunities that ABC members value and look forward to each year, from the National Craft Championships and the Construction Management Competition to the National Excellence in Construction® Awards. This is THE event for the merit shop construction industry, and you don’t want to miss it!

Join ABC for a convention that will inspire and energize you for the year ahead.

All convention events take place at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, located a short distance to Walt Disney World,® Universal Orlando Resort® and other Orlando theme parks and attractions. There’s something for everyone at this four-and-a-half-acre upscale resort, including the Cypress Springs Water Park and many family-friendly activities and entertainment, nine award-winning restaurants, bars, the world-class Relâche Spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Jan. 9, 2023  | All ABC Convention events will take place at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.