Prospective Member


Do you believe in... 
The Free Enterprise System?
The right to run your own business free from outside interference?
Rewards based on merit?
Freedom to compete for the work YOU want?

Then you BELONG with ABC Chesapeake Shores!

As a member of ABC you join thousands of construction firms nationwide who are working to protect your rights as an independent business. The Chesapeake Shores Chapter of ABC, chartered in 1957, has active members and knowledgeable staff working in your interest areas of legislative action, labor relations, educational and safety benefits and mutual member assistance. 

ABC is the most effective organization in the industry in opposing intimidation, violence, work restrictions and interference with your rights to manage a project in the best interest of employers, employees and construction consumers. 

ABC's pursuit of free enterprise in construction has set the standard for all other associations to follow. Call the ABC Chesapeake Shores Office at 410-267-0347 or contact Greg DeHaas for more information. 

Business Development

We are dedicated to helping our members network to advance their business objectives, create new opportunities and relationships, as well as gain insight into emerging trends. Click Here to see all of our upcoming networking opportunities.

Awards & Recognition

We celebrate and honor the accomplishments of our members through awards and recognition programs such as::
  • Excellence in Construction
  • STEP Awards
  • Chapter Safety Awards
  • Beam Club
  • Accredited Quality Contractors (AQC)

Political Advocacy

We represent the interests of our members through all levels of government regarding legislation and regulatory proposals which impact the merit construction industry through various outlets. Read more >>

Discounts & Partnerships

ABC members and their employees can take advantage of local and national business discounts with ABC's Business Partners. These discount programs include workers' compensation insurance, vehicles, office supplies, cellular calling plans, and more. Read more >>

Dues Structure
1.0 Associate:                                                      
Companies supporting the industry by providing professional type services, but who are not involved in providing construction type labor on construction projects or project maintenance.

2.0 Supplier:                          
A company that is directly involved in supplying materials or equipment to projects but does not provide on-site construction type labor.

Contractor:
Any company that is directly involved on-site by providing labor as a contractor or subcontractor to construction projects or providing construction type labor on project maintenance.

Contractor Levels:
Category Volume - Annual Revenue
14.0  Over $250 million 
13.0   $100,000,000 - $250,000,000
12.0
$50,000,000 - $100,000,000
11.0
 $20,000,000 - $50,000,000   
10.0
 $10,000,000 - $20,000,000 
9.0
 $6,000,000 - $10,000,000     
8.0
 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 
7.0
 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 
6.0
 $500,000 - $1,000,000   
4.0
 Under $500,000 
25.0   Start-up Contractor
1.2
 Affiliate Member - Chapter Only
$50,000,000 - $100,000,000
$50,000,000 - $100,000,000
$50,000,000 - $100,000,000
$50,000,000 - $100,000,000