Salute to Construction

The members of the design and construction industry are gearing up for the Annual Salute to Design and Construction.  The first Salute was held in 1985 as one of twelve “Salutes” to various aspects of Springfield’s community (others included Healthcare, Military, Agriculture and Government along seven others) sponsored by the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

In 1988, the Salute Council took over the planning and implementation of the Salute to Design & Construction and it has continued to evolve over the years.  We strongly encourage you to participate in as many events as you can.

Career Days: Teams of speakers will visit area schools to talk about careers in construction year-round.  If you can spend an hour discussing your career with eager young people, use the form to indicate your preferences.  To volunteer or for more information contact Kathy at 862-1313 or If you would like to volunteer, here is the form.  Career Speakers

The Photo Contest deadline is Friday, October 7th. Here is the entry form for the Photo Contest. photo-contest-2016

The Annual Awards Banquet will be Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Oasis Convention Center  – Social Hour at 5:00 pm with Dinner at 6:30 pm. Jeff Houghton will serve as MC for the gala.  SCA’s Developer and Project Team of the Year; AIA’s Craftsman and Superintendent of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards and NAWIC’s Women of the Year will be among the awards and honors recognized.  Tickets are only $35 until November 1, but will increase to $45 each if purchased in the last week.  This is because the hotel wants a firm count for our guarantee a full week in advance.  Please make your plans now and buy your tickets in advance.

Sponsor a Table at the Banquet to showcase your company and show off your creativity.  Please contact Kathy at 862-1313 or to sign up. Here is the information for table sponsorships. salute-table-spon-2016



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