AGC-MA Marks 100th Anniversary, to Host Gala on May 23, Featuring Former Labor Secretary and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh

Martin J. Walsh

BOSTON–The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) will celebrate one hundred years of supporting and advancing the commercial construction industry with a gala celebrating its centennial anniversary on Thursday, May 23 from 5 – 9 p.m. at The State Room, 60 State Street, in Boston.

Former Secretary of Labor and Mayor of Boston Martin Walsh will provide the keynote address.

“The leadership and membership of AGC MA have worked together for a century to ensure that our industry is meeting the challenges of today while embracing the world of tomorrow. Our resourcefulness, resilience, and hard work helped create the modern built environment,” says AGC MA CEO John Ferrante. “At the same time, we have prioritized and championed the needs of our workforce, establishing and ensuring the safety and health protocols and protections that have made the construction sector a supportive place to build a long-lasting and satisfying career. We look forward to celebrating all of our accomplishments — and embracing the exciting and challenging future ahead of us.”

The AGC MA Centennial Gala will take place immediately following the association’s Annual Membership Meeting and presentation of Member Distinction Awards. Presenting sponsors include Advanced Exteriors & Glazing, LJV Development, Milwaukee Tool, Network Coverage, Sunbelt Rentals, and United Rentals. Additional gala sponsorship opportunities are still available; please contact Henry Kruger ([email protected]) for more information.

As AGC MA enters its second century, it continues to expand its offerings and its membership alike, with 40 new firms, including general contractors, subcontractors, and affiliates, joining the association over the past 5 years.