Dr. Ben Carson, Karl Rove Headline CAGC Construction Industry Summit

Aug 11, 2014, 06:45 ET from Carolinas AGC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The construction industry is in the midst of a transformative period—a sentiment which rang loudly during the 2014 Carolinas AGC Divisions' Conference and Construction Industry Summit, held in Charlotte, NC, July 30 - August 2, along with the HR & Safety Conference.

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) brought together over 400 professionals representing highway, building, and utility construction companies; specialty contracting companies; and suppliers and service companies from around the Southeast for this second annual event. Continuing the journey to advance the construction industry in vision and voice, the Summit featured nationally recognized speakers in the areas of leadership, economics, entrepreneurial enterprises, and strategic vision, including:

  • Benjamin Carson, Sr., M.D., Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian honor in the country), Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology, Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, and Best Selling Author
  • Karl Rove, Iconic Political Strategist, Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Best Selling Author, Fox News Contributor & WSJ Columnist
  • Nicholas Beamon, Principal Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach, The Center for Intentional Leadership

"Carolinas AGC is proud to serve an industry that contributes to the sustainability of our communities and is working with our members to create leaders for our time in the construction industry. This conference provides opportunity for industry professionals to be fueled for the challenges they are navigating as they build our communities and infrastructure," noted CAGC President and CEO Cynthia Mills

Interested in getting in front of hundreds of contractors? Become an exhibitor at the 2015 CAGC Summit EXPO by contacting Ed Paat at 704/372-1450 ext. 5222.

Carolinas AGC represents contractors and construction-related firms in North Carolina and South Carolina, and serves as a chapter of AGC of America and ARTBA. Together with its members, CAGC believes in advancing the construction industry to enhance the quality of life and deliver a sustainable difference in the Carolinas. Visit us at www.cagc.org, connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

For more information contact Lori McGovern, CAGC Director of Membership, at 704/372-1450 ext. 5227.



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