The Value of a NAWIC Membership
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For more than 50 years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the opportunities in construction. Whether you want to embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities; large and small. 


NAWIC's fiscal year is October 1 -September 30. 

If you would like to join in the 4th quarter, please wait until July 1 to join online or download the 4th quarter application and mail it back to us. The 4th quarter application is slightly more in cost but will not need to be renewed until Oct. 1, 2018.



Savvy NAWIC members, business owners and managers can expect value from their investment in NAWIC. NAWIC membership affords many opportunities.

Professional benefits available through NAWIC are endless:
  • Industry speakers
  • Legislative / legal updates
  • Career / job leads
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Education of youth and support through scholarships
  • Connection with other women in the industry
  • Technical / product information
  • Community outreach projects
  • Liaison with other industry and professional associations

Professional Certification Programs NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF):

  • Certified Construction Associate (CCA)
  • Construction Document Specialist (CDS)
  • Construction Industry Technician (CIT)

 

Education is highly valued within NAWIC. Opportunities for your educational advancement include:

  • Leadership development
  • Association magazine subscription
  • Development of management and public speaking skills
  • Speakers and seminars at national and regional events
  • Employee recruitment
  • Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
  • Access to a national and local resource network
  • Discounts on goods and services
  • Developing and promoting industry values and culture
  • Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
  • Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
  • Generating publicity through community service projects
  • Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force
  • Assistance in plotting career path


Profitable business opportunities are available through NAWIC:

  • Employee recruitment
  • Marketing / advertising opportunities for your company
  • Access to a national and local resource network
  • Discounts on goods and services


NAWIC Meets Employers’ Needs:


As an employer, you know you have basic needs which must be met for your business to remain competitive. You must have dedicated, multi-skilled employees, increased productivity and company recognition. As the premier Association for women working in the construction industry, NAWIC helps you meet your needs.

  • Developing and promoting industry values and culture
  • Offering exposure to new skills and technology updates
  • Promoting professional certifications, coaching and mentoring
  • Generating publicity through community service projects
  • Building a strong industry by promoting NEF K-12 programs to the future work force


Investment Dollars & $ense (Real $ vs. Actual Cost) - Monetary value of benefits of a NAWIC membership:


$1,200  - Industry-specific technical training
$1,500  - Business, management and marketing training
$500 - Legislative updates
$600 - Legal updates
$600 - Networking value at regional conferences
$500 - Mentoring opportunities
$200 - Product knowledge gained at meetings
$200 - Company credibility from association with NAWIC
$200 - Publicity and exposure through participation


$5,500 - REAL DOLLAR VALUE*

Actual Cost - $420-520 (National & chapter dues, 1-2 regional conferences per year)

*This model was based on the cost of separate fees and tuition for classes and seminars offered through higher-learning institutions and businesses.
 

Discover the endless opportunities for professional growth waiting for you — Join NAWIC today! 

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