ASCC Member Benefits

Joining one of the premier professional organizations for contractors in the concrete industry is one of the best things you can do for your concrete business. From opportunities to connect with other concrete contractors to access to valuable technical, management, and safety resources, your ASCC membership will keep you current, engaged and advancing in the concrete construction industry. Read the full list of benefits below and apply for membership by downloading the PDF of our membership application or by completing the online application.

MEMBER BENEFITS

EXPERTISE

Three Telephone HotlinesFREE to Members – These telephone lines are staffed by experts who can answer your questions. Ÿ  
Concrete Construction *  Safety and Insurance *  Decorative Concrete

Position Statements – 42 one-page papers cover topics such as “Moisture-Sensitive Floor Coverings on Concrete Slabs,” “Birdbaths,” “Tolerances,” and “Trowel Marks.” The statements are written for architects, engineers and others who need to understand the contractor’s point of view. There are eight Position Statements on decorative concrete topics.

Contractor E-mail Forum – Contractors submit and answer business and technical questions via e-mail. Invaluable advice from your peers on everything from curling to sealers to time sheets to vehicle use.  A members only, web-based Concrete Information Directory contains all of the Q & A from the Forum for easy reference.

Troubleshooting Newsletter – Questions and answers from the Technical Hotline are compiled in this publication. If one contractor is having a problem, chances are that you’ll have to deal with that same problem eventually. Available FREE to members. Full sets available to members at a discount. Currently in set of 38.

Mentoring Program – The ASCC Mentoring Program unites seasoned concrete construction professionals with members of lesser experience in a guided program to share knowledge and experience. Mentees can be any ASCC member seeking to augment their general knowledge of concrete contracting or looking for guidance in a particular area.

NETWORKING

Networking – Annual events, committee meetings, MIX Groups and other special opportunities provide members the occasion to mix and meet not only with other outstanding contractors and suppliers, but with some of the best and brightest in the industry.

MIX Groups – The Management Information eXchange (MIX) Groups program is a way for owners of concrete construction firms to meet and share best practices without violating antitrust laws. FREE to members.

SAFETY

Safety Manual – This comprehensive manual can be used as your basic safety program. Provided on a compact disk, you can print as needed and customize for your company. First copy FREE to ASCC members. Extra copies are available to members for $25.00 each ($75.00 each for non-members).

Safety DVDs – These are selected and reviewed by the ASCC Safety & Risk Management Council. First copy FREE to ASCC members. 

EDUCATION

Webinars – 45-minute webinars, offered monthly, provide members access to speakers and topics from the comfort of their offices. A mix of business and technical topics have included Sealer Issues, Protecting Yourself From Slab Performance Callbacks, Accuracy and Productivity in Estimating, Approaching Business as a Process, and Managing Change Orders. Webinars are archived on the website for members only.

A Guide to Selecting a Concrete Contractor – provides the small to medium-sized contractor a checklist of items such as references, drawings, safety practices, insurance coverage, etc., that allows potential customers to compare what your company offers with the competition. This simple brochure emphasizes that contractor selection should be determined by pre-planning, experience, quality of work and track record, not just price. One copy FREE to members.

Magazine SubscriptionsFREE subscriptions to Concrete Construction, Concrete International, and Concrete Décor keep you and key personnel current with concrete construction technology and business issues. 

DISCOUNTS

Member Discounts on Valuable Publications (1st one FREE):
Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction Guide for Surface Finish of Concrete Slabs on Ground
Checklist for the Concrete Pre-Construction Conference Safety Bulletins
Checklist for Ordering and Scheduling Ready Mixed Concrete Insurance Bulletins

Discounted Publications Include: Guide for Concrete Slabs That Receive Moisture-Sensitive Flooring Materials, Tolerances for Cast-in-Place Concrete Buildings, Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures, plus many more.

Event Discounts – Discounts on registration for ASCC events including Concrete Executive Leadership Forum, Annual Conference and World of Concrete activities.

World of Concrete Registration and Seminar Discounts – As an ASCC member, your registration at the World of Concrete is $20* until December 15th (enter code A20), for a $60 savings off the on-site admission fee. After December 15th registration will be $40 with a $40 savings off the on-site admission fee if you enter code A20. You also receive discounted advance registration for all World of Concrete seminars.

INFORMATION

Monthly Newsletter – Keeps you current with ASCC activities of value to you and your company. Available electronically.

Member Directory – The ASCC Member Directory lists all members of the ASCC by company name, delegate and alternate member names; includes address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses.

OTHER

Health Insurance – This program addresses the needs of individuals and small groups with multiple options available for Health Savings Accounts, traditional PPO plans, and PPO “light” plans.
 

ANNUAL EVENTS

Annual Conference – This fall event brings together owners, project foremen and superintendents, estimators, safety directors, and other company managers for seminars, roundtable discussions, demonstrations, and fun.

Concrete Executive Leadership Forum – A unique opportunity each summer to exchange ideas, learn new management and leadership techniques and develop friendships with CEOs, owners and managers from the country’s leading concrete construction companies.

World of Concrete – ASCC takes advantage of the major concrete event to host its Annual Meeting, a pre-show party, our Decorative Concrete Awards program, and other networking opportunities.

SPECIALTY COUNCILS

Concrete Polishing Council – The CPC serves as an educational resource for contractors and others in the design and construction industry. Programs include:
Certification                                                        Specifications
Educational Programs                                          Position Statements

Decorative Concrete Council – The DCC educates contractors on the technical and business aspects of decorative concrete contracting. The Council also promotes decorative concrete to designers, owners and other end users.
Demonstrations and seminars at ASCC Annual Conference Awards competition
Discounted and FREE decorative publications                             Community Projects
“Best Practices” papers on decorative concrete issues

Manufacturers’ Advisory Council – The board of this associate member Council advises the ASCC on how the organization can provide the best value to its vendor members. The MAC has a strong voice in all sponsorship decisions that directly affect these companies.

Safety & Risk Management Council – This Council educates and provides materials to contractors on all aspects of safety relating to concrete contracting and insurance matters. The Council also provides oversight to ASCC on publications, demonstrations, etc. where we must display safe practices. Benefits include:
Safety / Insurance Hotline
Safety Manual – see item #3
Safety Management Plan – Produced by the SRMC to help small and medium-sized contractors develop and implement a sound safety program.
Safety Bulletins – topics you use in solving your daily safety problems. These are FREE to members. Full sets are available at a discount.
Discounted publications including Tool Box Training (English and Spanish versions), Employee Safety Handbook and others (the first copy of many of these are FREE when you join).
Awards competition

* Vendor companies eligible to exhibit at The World of Concrete receive a 50 percent discount on their registration fee.

Join the ASCC Today

To take advantage of the many ASCC membership benefits, apply for your ASCC membership by downloading our PDF application or applying online now.

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