2017 Women Build Nations

Chicago Women in Trades and North America’s Building Trade’s Unions Women’s Committee are thrilled to announce that the 2017 Women Build Nations Conference will return to Chicago October 13th -15th.  This year, anticipating record breaking attendance, the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel and McCormick Place Convention Center, the largest convention center in the country, which many tradeswomen helped to build!  Keeping watching the site for more exciting conference news and events, including registration – coming soon!

For Tradeswomen – How to Request Union Sponsorship – Visit this page to learn more about how you can request sponsorship from your union to attend the conference.

Become a Women Build Nations  2017 Sponsor –  Learn how you can help support the largest convening of women in the building trades!

Practitioner Institute – Learn more about this professional development event for industry stakeholders including apprenticeship programs, unions, pre-apprenticeship training providers, employers, and workforce development professionals.

Volunteer for the Conference – Learn more about how  you can support the conference in becoming a conference volunteer.

Aspiring Tradeswomen Scholarship Fund – If you are enrolled in a construction career readiness, pre-apprenticeship training program, or Career and Technical Education Center program, you may be eligible for support to off-set the cost of attending Women Build Nations – learn more here.

Women Build Nations 2016 Conference Resources Take a look at resources from last year’s conference and Practitioner Institute.