Prospective Member


Do you believe in... The Free Enterprise System?
DO YOU BELIEVE IN... The right to run your own business free from outside interference?
DO YOU BELIEVE IN... Rewards based on merit?
DO YOU BELIEVE IN... 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.

From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC Chesapeake Shores has the solutions for merit-shop companies in Anne Arundel County, Southern MD. and all of MD's Eastern Shore. 


Growing your company has never been easier. From business leads and construction referrals to green building initiatives and awards programs, ABC offers tools to help its members develop business opportunities and promote company achievements and capabilities to potential clients. Click Here to see all of our upcoming networking opportunities.

ABC actively protects the interest of the merit shop industry. Members have access to advanced tools that enable users to become a vital part of the ABC grassroots advocacy efforts. Read more >

EDUCATION, SAFETY, & apprenticeship
ABC is a leader in apprenticeship and craft training for merit shop contractors. ABC delivers programs that equip craft professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to improve their productivity and safety, and advance their careers. ABC’s safety programs and products help members maintain safer and more productive job sites, one of the construction industry’s most critical needs. In addition to training resources, ABC provides members with the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) guide - the industry’s leading safety evaluation program. Read more >

ABC members can take advantage of exclusive savings on business-to-business services offered through ABC’s discount programs. Descriptions about the savings and services, along with contact information and direct links, are provided for each of the partnering companies. Read more >

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.

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
 $40,000,000 - $50,000,000   
 $30,000,000 - $40,000,000
 $20,000,000 - $30,000,000   
 $10,000,000 - $20,000,000 
 $6,000,000 - $10,000,000     
 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 
 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 
 $500,000 - $1,000,000   
 Under $500,000 
 Affiliate Member