Business Development for the Construction Professional

AGC of America is committed to the success of its member firms and the entire construction industry. Business development resources including publications, products, a peer network and a knowledge source are offered to help increase the profits and visibility of member and non-member firms.

Business Development Knowledge Base

This resource will provide useful articles and helpful tips on how to better market your firm on topics including: firm image, marketing inside the firm, sales tools, and other marketing issues. Information will continuously be added to the Business Development Knowledge Base, so be sure to check back often.

AGC Business Development Forum

Marketing and Business Development professionals from construction contracting firms comprise the AGC Business Development Forum whose mission is to advise AGC members of new market opportunities, to follow and report on trends in the construction market, and to advise members on the techniques and tools of marketing. This active forum shares a wealth of expertise from contracting firms of various sizes in many different geographic areas. To get involved, contact staff associate Sarah Gallegos,

Proposals that Win Work

The AGC Business Development Forum is hosting a proposal training and peer review session, Tues., Sept. 9, 2014 in Austin, TX, on the front end of the AGC Building Contractors Conference. This seminar will provide you with the skills you need to create proposals that will give you the edge over other contractors and win work.

By participating, you will:

  • Increase best practices in creating a proposal that positions you ahead of competitors and gets you selected;
  • Gain first-hand experience in dealing with all the significant proposal steps such as making a go/no-go decision to reviews and approvals;
  • Walk away with concrete techniques to convert classroom ideas into real-life competitive advantages for your company;
  • Create a strategic proposal strategy, vision and structure to differentiate your company from the competition.

Bring with you sample proposals and get hands on input on where you can stand out from the crowd. Click here for more details and to register.

Date: 1:00 ? 5:00 p.m. (CT), Tues., Sept. 9, 2014, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, Austin, TX

Price: Peer Review Session: $235; With Conference registration: $185.