Conference Expo - Networking Breakfasts & Lunches

Thursday & Friday ~ Conference Expo (De Anza 1-2/Foyer)
Grab a bite to eat and network with exhibitors and attendees in the Conference Expo during breakfast and lunch. 

Thursday Lunch sponsored by:

Additional Sponsorships are available for these events!
Attire: Resort or Business Casual
Entrance is included in your conference registration.

AGC Student Chapter Job Fair

Wednesday , October 19, 2016, 1:00am - 1:30pm ~ Cottonwood/Cottonwood Plaza

If you are looking to hire the best of the best, join us for the AGC Student Chapter Job Fair! Join us as an exhibitor and meet nearly 70 talented students from universities throughout the state. This is your chance to hire AGC Student Chapter Members for an internship or a full-time position post-graduation.

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Attire: Business Casual

Entrance is included in your conference registration.

First Time Attendee Conference Orientation

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ~ 4:30pm - 5:30pm ~ Bonsai 2
Is this your first AGC of California conference or maybe you haven’t been to one in a while? The Conference Orientation is a crash course in all things Annual Conference. Join us for a ride on the AGC Welcome Wagon, where you’ll learn more about the AGC business meetings, activities, networking events and all the FUN that takes place at our Annual Conference. Mingle and network with AGC Staff, AGC Leadership and other first time attendees while getting tips on how to successfully navigate your conference experience. After this orientation, head straight to the Welcome Reception for some additional networking opportunities.

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Attire: Resort Casual

Entrance is included in your conference registration.

Welcome Reception & Grand Opening of Conference Expo

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ~ 5:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Expo (De Anza 1-2/Foyer)
The Welcome Reception is the official welcome to the 2016 Annual Conference. Mix and mingle with attendees at the grand opening of the Conference Expo. This networking event will offer ample opportunity for making new contacts and catching up with business acquaintances. The Welcome Reception will also host the second annual Booth Crawl featuring locally brewed beer tastings at select expo booths. Visit all the participating booths and win the grand prize!

Welcome Reception Sponsored by:

Participating Booth Crawl Exhibitors:

Attire: Resort Casual
Entrance is included in your conference registration.

Opening General Session: Keynote Speaker
Thursday, October 20, 2016 ~ 8:00am - 9:30am ~ De Anza 3
Future Forecast: How Drones, Sensors and Integrated Apps are Rewriting all the Rules ​

Everywhere you look, there’s a new mobile, drone or wearable device. How are these technologies evolving construction projects? How are top contractors running research and development on emerging technologies? Get ahead of the learning curve and hear about the up and coming technology solutions your peers in the industry are already utilizing. In his keynote presentation, James Benham sorts through the latest trends, solutions and devices in building technologies and how they will rewrite the rules for construction projects. Discuss real companies who are researching and implementing the latest technologies and how they are impacting their construction projects. See demos of the next generation of technology that are keeping developers busy. And review the technology tools and strategies you can implement today to be ready for the tech of tomorrow.

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Attire: Resort Casual

Entrance is included in your conference registration.

CEF Building Futures Awards Luncheon
Thursday, October 20, 2016 ~ 11:30am - 12:30pm ~ De Anza 3
The AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF) Awards were created to acknowledge and recognize the companies that have gone above and beyond to support CEF's mission, programs, and services. Please join the CEF Board of Directors and staff as they recognize this year's award winners for their outstanding contributions to CEF and construction workforce development.

Sponsorships are available for this event! Learn More >>

Attire: Business Casual
Ticketed Event/Registration Fee: $65

NEW for 2016: General Session: Exploring Alternative Solutions to Funding Through Public Private Partnerships

Thursday, October 20, 2016 ~ 3:00pm - 3:45pm ~ De Anza 3

Join the General Session in a panel discussion as we evaluate this alternative funding source from a variety of perspectives.  Gain knowledge on how this approach can support funding for future projects in a time of uncertainty as the outlook for our state budget remains uncertain.  Panelists will dive into everything from gaining the legislative authority to utilize this delivery method moving forward, to how owners expect to incorporate this method into their pipelines working with both finance companies and the industry to ensure a successful delivery of the end product.  

Attire: Business Casual
Entrance is included in your conference registration.

President's Reception
Thursday, October 20, 2016 ~ 5:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Memory Garden (off-site)

AGC of California President Jaimie Angus and First Lady Cheryl Weiler will host a reception celebrating the first day of Annual Conference.  Conference attendees will enjoy a beautiful evening under the Monterey moonlight with plenty of refreshments and networking with business acquaintances.

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Attire: Resort Casual
Entrance is included in your conference registration.

Construction Safety Excellence Awards Luncheon
Friday, October 21, 2016 ~ 11:30am - 1:30pm ~ De Anza 3
This prestigious 29th Annual CSEA program recognizes outstanding safety programs and leadership efforts by AGC of California member companies and their teams. Every day their efforts work to improve safety culture and help keep construction employees safe from harm. Join us for a luncheon honoring deserving companies and individuals who have achieved safety excellence.

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Sponsorships are available for this event!

Attire: Business Casual
Ticketed Event/Registration Fee: $75

Island Luau
Friday, October 21, 2016 ~ 6:30pm - 11:00pm ~ De Anza Ballroom
Join us on Friday evening for a tropical Island Luau to wrap up the week and celebrate a successful conference. This is an event where Hawaiian shirts are encouraged! The event will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, then dance the night away to the tunes of Monterey’s top party band, The Money Band.

Reception Sponsored by:

Dinner & Entertainment Sponsored by:

Attire: Business Casual
Entrance to the Reception only is included in your conference registration.

Ticketed Event/Registration Fee for Dinner & Entertainment: $49

Golf Tournament
Saturday, October 22, 2016 ~ 8:30am - 2:00pm ~ Del Monte Golf Course (off-site)
Relax on Saturday following Annual Conference by golfing at the Del Monte Golf Course. Opened in 1897, Del Monte Golf Course is the oldest course in continuous operation west of the Mississippi. Designed by golf and polo enthusiast Charles Maud, this inland course boasts a meandering layout that has challenged golfers for more than a century. It was the original host of the California State Amateur and continues to serve as one of three courses on which the TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational is played.  Lunch and awards will follow the tournament. Both men and women are encouraged to attend.

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Attire: Collared shirt with Long pants or Walking shorts
Ticketed Event/Registration Fee: $185

Bocce Ball Tournament
Saturday, October 22, 2016 ~ 11:00am - 2:30pm ~ Monterey State Historic Park Bocce Ball courts (off-site, right behind the hotel)
Still in town on the Saturday following Annual Conference, or perhaps your other half is playing in the Golf Tournament? Join us at the Monterey State Historic Park Bocce Ball courts, behind the hotel, for our AGC Bocce Ball Tournament. Whether you are competitive or just out to have a good time, this tournament will appeal to everyone. Lunch will be at a beautiful restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf following the tournament. Both men and women are encouraged to attend.

Attire: Casual or Resort Casual
Ticketed Event/Registration Fee: $75

AGC Awards Banquet
Saturday, October 22, 2016 ~ 6:30pm - 10:30pm ~ De Anza Ballroom
The AGC Annual Awards Banquet is a black tie event that celebrates the leaders in the construction industry. The event showcases the skills, ingenuity, and achievement of construction projects from around the state and the people behind them. Held in conjunction with the Annual Conference at the Portola Hotel & Spa, the Awards Banquet begins with a cocktail reception followed by a decadent dinner and awards presentation.

Join us and share in the excitement and suspense as the award winners are revealed for the first time!

Tickets for this event may be purchased with your Annual Conference Registration. For more information about the Awards Banquet and the AGC Award Programs, please visit

Sponsorships are available for this event!
Requested attire for the evening is Black Tie.  (Men: Tuxedos or suits / Women: Gowns or formal cocktail attire)
Ticketed Event/Registration Fee: $225 members or $265 non-members

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