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Join us for our premier event:
our Construction Excellence Celebration!

Thursday, September 29th

After a wildly successful event last year, we're returning to the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY!



Register your team to attend!

Last year, we had nearly 200 guests attend this incredible day/night to celebrate the best New York's open shop construction industry has to offer. Experience gorgeous views of Otsego Lake from one of Upstate New York's premier hotel resorts, the Otesaga We're expecting an even bigger turnout this year, so register you and your team to attend this annual event before it fills up!

Don't forget, event sponsorships are available for member companies as well as program ads. Join our growing list of event sponsors and get your company's name out there for the rest of the industry to take note of when needing your services on projects! Purchase sponsorships and program ads on the event registration page. For questions about sponsorships, contact our Director of Communications & Marketing, Santino R. Thomas.

Book your Rooms:


Our room block filled up fast last year! Not only were guests excited to celebrate construction excellence, but member companies made last year's event an experience for their teams and were thrilled to stay at the beautiful Otesaga Resort Hotel! Due to the expectation of even higher attendance this year, we have secured a larger room block for our members.

Book Rooms at the Holiday Inn Express:

As expected, our room block at the Otesaga has filled up! Click below to book rooms for your team in our overflow block at the Holiday Inn Express:

To ensure you get our group rate:

If booking online, You MUST use the group code: ESC

If calling, you MUST reference Associated Builders and Contractors and the dates:

Wednesday, September 28 (If you plan to arrive the day prior)
Thursday, September 29 (Day of event)

Please book your rooms now as this room block is also likely to fill up.

Schedule of Events:


Construction Excellence Golf Classic:

Check-in: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Shotgun Start: 11:00 AM

Boxed lunches and cigars will be provided to all golfers


Lakeside Beer & Liquor Tasting Event:

Start: 1:30 PM
End: 3:30 PM

Food pairings will be prepared by the Otesaga's culinary team


Cocktail Hour:

Start: 5:00 PM
End: 6:00 PM

Cigars will be provided


Empire State Chapter Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony:

Start: 6:00 PM
End: 6:30 PM


Construction Excellence Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Start: 6:30 PM
End: 10:00 PM

2022 Event Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Milwaukee Tool Transparent Logo-01

Merit Shop Sponsors

Gypsum Systems LLC Transparent Logo-01

Gypsum Systems, LLC

LoDuca Logo

LoDuca Associates, Inc

P&CG Logo-02

Power & Construction Group, Inc.

Villager Transparent Logo-01

Villager Construction, Inc.

Safety Sponsors

ADMAR Logo 2019

Admar Supply Company, Inc.

Cahill Strategies Transparent Logo-01

Cahill Strategies

HM Building Smarter Logo (Transparent)

Hudson Meridian

Schimenti Logo-01

Schimenti Construction Company

Trident Logo (Transparent)

Trident General Contracting

United Rentals Logo-01

United Rentals, Inc.

Cocktail Hour Sponsor

Ambuild Logo-01


Hors D'Oeuvres Sponsor

Piasecki Steel Logo-03-01

Piasecki Steel Construction Corp.

Professional Services Sponsor

Direct Advisors Transparent Logo-01

Direct Advisors, LLC

Centerpiece Sponsor

W.M. Schultz Logo

W.M. Schultz Construction

Cigar Sponsor

F.G. Rayburn Transparent Logo-01

F.G. Rayburn Mason Contractors, Inc.