FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 16-19, in Anaheim, Calif. at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The NAWIC conference is made possible in large part to the generous support of the association's sponsors. The major AMEC sponsor this year is UPS.
"Having high-quality sponsors participate in our Annual Meeting is an honor for our members and benefit to their employers. This is an affirmation of the relevance of NAWIC and its core purpose," said NAWIC President Connie M. Leipard, CIT. "Sponsoring companies believe in and promote diversity within the industry. They recognize that supporting the advancement of women in construction is a smart business decision. NAWIC, along with our partners, continues to promote opportunities for women in the construction industry."
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.
Other NAWIC conference sponsors include Procore, United Rentals, Health Design and Construction, IRMI, PCL Construction, Cornerstone Companies, the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Husch Blackwell.
NAWIC's mission is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. The NAWIC conference is a powerful tool in accomplishing that goal. It features 22 seminars and workshops targeted to women in the construction industry. Aimee Cohen will address AMEC attendees as the event's keynote speaker. She is a speaker, career coach, and the bestselling author of "Woman UP! Overcome the 7 Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success."
Contact Autumn Daughetee, NAWIC communications director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 552-3506 for more information. Visit the NAWIC website at www.nawic.org. For more information on the NAWIC conference please visit www.nawicconvention.org.
NAWIC is an international association serving 125 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.
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