Welcome to ABC of Iowa

Upcoming Events


ABC of Iowa Applauds Thoughtful Collective Bargaining Reforms

Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa (ABC) applauds Governor Terry Branstad and Republican leaders of the Iowa Legislature for introducing legislation...

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, Iowa Unchanged

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan 31.—December not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 26 states and the nation on a year-over-year...

April Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 44 States from 2015

Iowa jumped up in the ranking from 15th lowest construction unemployment rate in March to second lowest in April with a 2.7 percent rate. Its 4.9 percent...

  • Member Marketplace
    Introducing Member Marketplace: our new web platform
    to encourage our contractor members to partner with
    our other members loyal
    to the ABC merit shop philosophy.

    Click to view the marketplace.
  • Membership
    Become a member of ABC of Iowa and discover the many benefits including Apprenticeship, Exclusive Member Discounts and Resources as well as Safety and Political Advocacy. Members also have opportunities to attend networking events and join councils/task forces to become more involved with ABC.

    Don't hesitate to contact us!! Click to for more information or contact Jared Harridge, Membership Director, at
  • Safety Training
    Safety performance isn't reflected in what we did, it's reflected in what we're doing. With your ABC of Iowa Membership, you are able to take advantage of our Safety Program and Resources to ensure the well-being of your employees and
    job sites. 

    Interested in Safety? Click to learn more or contact Dale Erickson, Safety Director, at 515-985-1162.
  • Apprenticeship
    As an ABC of Iowa Member, you are eligible to enroll your Apprentices into our Apprenticeship program. Trades include Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Sheet Metal as well as Welding. For more information, please visit our Apprenticeship Trust website: www.abciowatrust.org.

    You may also contact Ginny Shindelar, Vice President of Education and Training Services, at 515-985-1175.