Member Benefits

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. depends on feedback from our members for direction and development of effective programs and services. An active committee structure enables our chapter to create new programs, revise existing programs, and meet the needs of the ever changing industry. We must all become informed and get involved in order for the association to move ahead. Listed below are some of the multitudes of services available to you, your employees, and you families though ABC.

Plans Room

  • Bi-Weekly Construction Activity Bulletin Report.
  • Construction Activity Updates sent out as needed.
  • Electronic Plans Room open Monday though Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Membership Involvement

  • Annual Events
  • BBQ Cook-Off
  • Golf Tournament
  • Fishing Tournament
  • Skeet and Trap Shoot
  • Chapter Members are eligible for ABC Safety Training and Evaluation (STEP) Awards
  • General Membership Luncheons
  • Management Education Seminars & Member Training
  • Monthly Mixers
  • Scholarships Awarded to the students at the Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend
  • Standing Committees

Local, State, and National Involvement

  • Legal Services
  • Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
  • Political Action Committee

Craft Training Center

  • Accelerated Craft Training in:
  • Electrical
  • Industrial Painting
  • Instrumentation
  • Pipefitting
  • Scaffolding
  • Welding

ABC Members Receive a Discount on Training. For more information on the Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend please visit

Contractor's Safety Council

ABC Members Receive a Discount on Specified in housed Training.  For more information on the Contractor's Safety Council of the Coastal Bend please visit


  • Dental Plans
  • Health Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance Plans
  • Long and Short Term Disability Plans
  • Vision Plans

Member Discounts

  • Business Credit Cards
  • Business Development
  • Company Vehicles
  • Construction Accounting
  • Construction Estimating Software
  • Construction Equipment and Parts
  • AIA Documents
  • Employee Recruitment
  • Freight Shipping
  • Fuel Purchases
  • Mobile Offices and Storage Units
  • Next Day Delivery
  • Office Supplies, Furniture, and Computers
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Payroll Services
  • Safety Apparel
  • Vehicle Fleet Management
  • Wide Format Printers
  • Work Apparel and Uniforms

Annual Conferences and Conventions

  • National Convention
  • Construction Education Conference
  • Legislative Conference
  • Chapter President's Management Conference
  • ABC Institute and Leadership Conference
  • Attorneys Conference

For more information on National services please visit
Our Mission:
We are the recognized advocate and defender of merit shop contractors and we address the unique challenges of our members and the industry.

Contact Us

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Texas Coastal Bend Chapter • 7433 Leopard St., Corpus Christi, TX 78409

Phone:(361) 289-5311 • Fax:(361) 289-5324