Scottsdale, Arizona
Nov. 10-12


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Tuesday, Nov. 10
7 a.m.-4 p.m.
National Board of Directors Registration
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
National Board of Directors Meeting
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Leadership Institute Registration Open
4:30-6 p.m.
ABC Chair's Reception
Wednesday, Nov. 11
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Leadership Institute Registration Open
8-8:45 a.m.
Leadership Institute Breakfast
9-9:15 a.m.
Leadership Institute Kick-off and Welcome
9:15-10:15 a.m.

Defining what matters most enables us to make decisions with deliberate intention. We all have a “Flock of Five” Black Sheep Values—core values that cannot be influenced or changed. These serve as a foundation from which we can lead with authenticity. Values expert Brant Menswar helps you discover your Black Sheep Values and then use them to choose and live out your purpose.

10:15-10:30 a.m.
10:30-11:30 a.m.

With the changes in interest rates, imports, investments, housing trends, trade and tariffs, do today’s news headlines have your stomach in knots? What do the changes in the current economy mean for your business? What do they mean for your own career? What do they mean for your family? Join Dr. Mary Kelly, one of the world's most valued economists, as she exposes the true meaning of the current economic structure and what that means for your organization’s future. Learn to operate and make decisions from facts and data and not emotions, understand what the changes in international trade mean for your industry, gain a valuable understanding of today’s economy to improve profits and safeguard your businesses’ bottom line, as well as prepare your team for what is to come in 2025 and beyond.

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Leadership Institute Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Discover the three communication keys relentlessly positive leaders use to enhance employee engagement, reduce turnover, foster a workplace culture rich in psychological safety, and improve collaboration, problem solving, and teamwork. With a focus on language patterns and templates that make communicating easier, this program moves beyond theory into strategies and tactics that get results.

2-3 p.m.

As the legal ground rules continue to evolve during the Trump administration, both new and experienced chapter leaders need to stay current on the pressure tactics of construction unions and their political allies, as well as the most effective chapter responses. ABC’s general counsel will provide important updates, legal guidance and resources to help chapters fulfill their proper role in assisting members in labor and government relations.

Thursday, Nov. 12
8-8:45 a.m.
Leadership Institute Breakfast
9-9:45 a.m.
  • Nonprofit Finance for For-profit Executives
  • Good Governance: The Toolbelt You Didn't Know You Needed
9:45-10 a.m.
10-11:30 a.m.
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking for 2021 & 2022 Chairs
  • Chapter Presidents Peer-to-Peer
Thank You to Our Strategic Partners