FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 61st Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 17-20, in San Antonio, Texas at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. The NAWIC AMEC is made possible in large part to the generous support of NAWIC's sponsors. The Blue Ribbon AMEC sponsors this year are Exelon Corporation and UPS.
Exelon Corporation is the nation's leading competitive energy provider with 2015 revenues of approximately $34.5 billion. The Exelon family of companies participates in every stage of the energy business, from generation to competitive energy sales to transmission to delivery.
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.
"Having high-caliber sponsors participate in our Annual Meeting is an honor for our members. In addition, it is an affirmation of the relevance of NAWIC and its core purpose," said NAWIC President Riki F. Lovejoy, CBT, CIT. "These companies believe in and promote diversity within the industry and support the advancement of women in construction. NAWIC, along with our partners, continues to promote opportunities for women in the construction industry."
Other NAWIC AMEC sponsors include United Rentals at the Purple Ribbon level and Black and Veatch, Columbia Southern University, and ProCon Solutions at the Pink Ribbon level.
NAWIC's mission is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. The NAWIC AMEC is a powerful tool in accomplishing that goal. The conference features 19 seminars and workshops targeted to women and the construction industry. Small-business strategist, marketing consultant and high-energy motivational speaker Coach Jenn Lee will address AMEC attendees as the event's keynote speaker.
Contact Autumn Daughetee, NAWIC communications director, through Email or (800) 552-3506 for more information. Visit the NAWIC website at www.nawic.org. For more information on the NAWIC AMEC please visit www.nawicconvention.org.
NAWIC is an international association serving 127 chapters across the United States. It was founded as Women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas in 1953 to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. In 1955, the charter was expanded to allow chapters to form across the country and the National Association of Women in Construction was born. The association has expanded to include international affiliates in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
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SOURCE National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)