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. 

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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