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Registration is NOW OPEN for SUBExcel 2020

Register Today for SUBExcel 2020! March 4-7, 2020 “The Economy Moving Forward” SUBExcel is ASA’s annual national convention serving the needs of construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers. There are many perks of attending SUBExcel: Get proven business tips from acclaimed speakers that will transform your company and your bottom line to succeed in … READ MORE

Updated ASA Manuals Now Available in the Info Hub!

Your ASA Info Hub is one of the MOST IMPORTANT benefits of your ASA Membership!  Within the Resources Section is a robust library of manuals, contract documents, newsletter archives, and much, much more.   Recently new updated files have been added!  Such files include: Lien and Bond Claims in the 50 States: 2020 Anti-Indemnity Statutes in … READ MORE

Mark Your Calendar for SUBExcel, Mar. 4-7, 2020

ASA’s annual national convention, SUBExcel, is the premier education and networking event for subcontractors, specialty trade contractors, and suppliers. The Mar. 4-7, 2020 event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at Caesars Palace. Registration will be open soon!

Are You Working To Engage Young People in the Trades? Tell ASA About It!

We want to hear from you!  Tell us how you are working to engage young people and new employees in the trades.  Are you working with programs like Helmets to Hardhats?  Does your company have a partnership with a local community college, university or apprenticeship program??  How do you connect with your local community? The … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for many of the awards offered by ASA.   The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

ASA’s National Board of Directors Takes to Capitol Hill

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, members of the American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) Board of Directors, including the Executive Committee, walked the halls of Congress to meet with key congressional staff to promote the association’s legislative priorities in the 116th Congress. Our members also had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Veasey (D-TX), a prime sponsor … READ MORE

ASA’s Contractor’s Compass September Issue Available

Inside the September edition: Construction in the Courts:ASA SLDF Wins Big for Ohio How Are We Doing? Developing a Firm-Wide Obsession with Customer Feedback Looking To Improve Safety Culture? Have Management that Commits Sidewall Protection for OTR Tires Keeps Concrete Recycling Operations Running Safety First: Prioritizing Workplace Safety for Subcontractors 5 Tips for Connecting Field … READ MORE

ASA Requests an OSHA Extension on Silica RFI

On September 18, 2019, ASA joined the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC)’s request for a 60 day extension of the public comment period for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Request for Information (RFI) on “Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica-Specified Exposure Control Methods” 84 Fed. Reg. 41667 (August 15, 2019). The ASA, along … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for many of the awards offered by ASA.   The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

Are You Working To Engage Young People in the Trades? Tell ASA About It!

We want to hear from you!  Tell us how you are working to engage young people and new employees in the trades.  Are you working with programs like Helmets to Hardhats?  Does your company have a partnership with a local community college, university or apprenticeship program??  How do you connect with your local community? The … READ MORE