Delivering value to our members in so many ways

Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor or find one, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities - large and small.

Professional opportunities include:

  • Industry speakers at chapter, regional, and national events
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Education of youth and support through scholarships
  • Connections with other women in the building industry nationwide
  • Technical / product information
  • Career / job leads
  • Community outreach projects
  • Liaison with other industry and professional associations
  • Legislative / legal updates

Educational opportunities include:

  • Leadership skills development
  • Development of management and public speaking skills
  • Speakers and seminars at national and regional events
  • Employee recruitment
  • Association magazine subscription
  • Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
  • Access to a national and local resource network
  • Discounts on goods and services
  • Developing and promoting industry values and culture
  • Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
  • Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
  • Generating publicity through community service projects
  • Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force
  • Assistance in planning career path

Through the NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) members can earn the following professional certifications:

  • Certified Construction Associate (CCA)
  • Construction Document Specialist (CDS)
  • Construction Industry Technician (CIT)
  • ... and more

Business Development Opportunities include:

  • Employee recruitment
  • Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
  • Access to a national and local resource network
  • Discounts on goods and services from NAWIC partners

Employer Benefits of NAWIC membership

As the premier association for women working in the construction industry, NAWIC meets employers' needs by helping to develop dedicated, multi-skilled employees, who in turn increase productivity and build your company's recognition. Other benefits include:
  • Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
  • Network of leading women in the industry
  • Network of construction firms and women owned businesses
  • Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
  • Generating publicity through community service projects
  • Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force
  • Developing and promoting industry values and culture

The estimated value of NAWIC membership

$1,200 - Industry-specific technical training
$1,500 - Business, management and marketing training
$500 - Legislative updates
$600 - Legal updates
$600 - Networking value at regional conferences
$500 - Mentoring opportunities
$200 - Product knowledge gained at meetings
$200 - Company credibility from association with NAWIC
$200 - Publicity and exposure through participation
$5,500 - Potential total dollar value

$420-520 - is the actual annual cost of being a NAWIC member. (National dues, Chapter dues and 1-2 regional conferences per year)

This model was based on the cost of separate fees and tuition for classes and seminars offered through higher-learning institutions and businesses.

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Membership Levels
Active Chapter Member
Corporate Chapter Member
Associate Chapter Member
Student Chapter Member
Retired
Member-At-Large*
Student Member-At-Large*
International*

* Not affiliated with a chapter.


Quotes

The Value of a NAWIC Membership:

My NAWIC membership has given me the opportunity to expand my knowledge of the
construction industry. Programs and workshops
at chapter meetings, regional conferences and
national conventions have improved my
professional and personal skills. To sum it all up,
I’ve been educated, enlightened, enriched,
energized and entertained by belonging to this
Association.
~ Christine Parsons, CIT,
Bluegrass, Ky., Chapter

 

By partnering with NAWIC, we have tapped into an important resource for information, education, networking and support for our employees. NAWIC provides our company with a unified voice for tackling complex issues facing women in the industry. Our goal is to be instrumental in growing NAWIC at all levels as the need for qualified construction workers continues to grow.
~ Susan Wasley,
Director of Corporate Communications, BE&K • Birmingham, Ala.

 

In my 24 years as a NAWIC member, I have had
the opportunity to meet the best of NAWIC.
NAWIC has taught me the basics of really strong
friendships, camaraderie, organization and public
speaking.
~ Linda Harris,
Las Vegas, Nev., Chapter