Meet Our Sponsors

Executive Sponsors 

 Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build and construction management services for a variety of markets. The firm is known for its exceptional client service and expertise in virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, lean construction, preconstruction and self-perform. With 12 offices and $3.3 billion in revenues in 2018, Brasfield & Gorrie was ranked 27th among Engineering News-Record’s 2018 “Top 400 Contractors.”  Kwest Group is a civil and environmental firm based in Perrysburg, Ohio, with regional offices in Dublin, Ohio and Rockwall, Texas. The firm performs earthwork, utility and environmental construction services for clients in the energy, petrochemical, rail, defense and public/private infrastructure sectors. Kwest Group's core values are safety, quality and customer service.  MetroPower is a premier electrical contractor committed to delivering the highest-quality products and services with exceptional customer satisfaction while maintaining our steadfast commitment to safety. MetroPower specializes in the needs of the industrial, health care, U.S. Department of Defense and premier commercial segments.


Founded in 1946, Robins & Morton is a privately held construction firm based in Birmingham, Alabama. In the past ten years, Robins & Morton has completed more than $8 billion in health care projects, ranking No. 3 on Modern Healthcare's Top General Contractors list in 2018. The firm is also consistently ranked among the Top 100 Construction Firms by Engineering News-Record. Robins & Morton has regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Huntsville, Miami, Orlando and Nashville.
United Group Services (UGS) is dedicated to providing leading-edge industrial contracting to our industrial and manufacturing customers. Founded in 1982 as a process piping contractor, UGS employs highly trained field craft workers managed by an experienced and competent leadership team throughout the United States. In addition, we house both our specialty fabrication shop and main office in Cincinnati.

Associate Sponsors 

From initial contract negotiation to dispute resolution, Bradley’s construction and government contracts attorneys have handled every aspect of large-scale construction projects and high-stakes bid protests across the country and around the world. We represent clients in all sectors of the construction industry, including several of the nation’s largest contractors.Bradley is proud to represent many of the most active healthcare and industrial contractors, several of whom are attenders and supporters of ABC’s Users Summit.  Gaylor Electric has developed a culture of productivity during its 30+ years of doing business. We have refined our “right results only” work environment by living out our core values to the benefit our employees, clients and vendors. Gaylor Electric has been an Accredited Quality Contractor since 1994 and has attained the Diamond level in ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP).   Occucare International is a global leader in occupational health services with more than 100,000 workers under our care worldwide. We are dedicated to delivering quality, cost-effective care with optimum ef´Čüciency while providing medical service solutions tailored to your needs. Occucare can provide health services for workers locally, nationally and abroad at one of our medical facilities located around the globe.

Tradesmen International 9.4.2018

Companies large and small are looking for workforce solutions to help them grow and simplify their access to talent. PeopleReady provides the best match of skilled and unskilled employees, when and where you need them. We're experts at recruiting, hiring and mobilizing reliable general labor and tradespeople.

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is a regional firm of more than 400 attorneys practicing across a wide range of industries in virtually every area of law, including business and finance, litigation, labor and employment, workers’ compensation, intellectual property, privacy and data security, business restructuring, bankruptcy and creditor rights, environmental, health and life sciences, private client services, real estate and tax.

Tradesmen International is the construction industry’s premier source for skilled craft professionals and labor-related services. Tradesmen supplies ABC members with strategies for maintaining the highest safety standards and improving workforce productivity while supporting efforts to contain costs related to workers’ comp, health care and unemployment.  With more than 175 offices across North America, Tradesmen International can serve you in any U.S. state and Canada.

United Rentals (NYSE: URI) was founded in 1997 and quickly became the world’s largest equipment rental provider. Today, United Rentals deploys over $11.5 billion in fleet (original equipment cost) through approximately 1,000 branches, a team of nearly 15,000 industry experts, a centralized reservation service and automated online ordering. United Rentals’ customer base is a diverse mix of construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, government agencies and others.