The Beam Club, established in 1966, recognizes ABC’s most committed members. Beam Club members have made ABC the world’s largest association of merit shop contractors. Their pride in ABC enlivens and strengthens our organization.
To join the Beam Club, you need to recruit five new ABC members. When you’ve recruited these members, your local ABC chapter automatically enrolls you in the Beam Club. The more companies you recruit, the more recognition you receive for being an ABC Beam Club Member
The following are the levels of recognition, the level recruitement requirement and the awards given to Beam Club members.
Entry Level: 5+ sponsored
Plaque, Lapel Pin (5), and Golf Shirt
Merit Bronze: 10+ sponsored
Varsity Jacket, Lapel Pin (10)
Merit Silver: 15+ sponsored
Plaque, Lapel Pin (15)
Merit Gold: 20+ sponsored
Desk Set, Lapel Pin (20)
Presidential: 25+ sponsored
Plaque, Lapel Pin (ruby)and an article in ABC Today
Hall of Fame Bronze: 50+ sponsored
Plaque, Lapel Pin (emerald), entered on National's Hall of Fame Display
Hall of Fame Silver: 75+ sponsored
Coach Document Portfolio, Lapel Pin (sapphire)
Hall of Fame Gold: 100+ sponsored
Swiss Army Watch, Lapel Pin (diamond)
Every year, ABC chapters nominate outstanding Beam Club Members for the National Beam Club Member of the Year. Seven of these winners receive recognition as Beam Club Member of the Year, for their region. From these seven, one is selected to be recognized as ABC National Beam Club Member of the Year. These awards recognize you for your recruiting efforts and are presented at ABC’s National Convention.
Do you promote free enterprise and fair competition?
Do you believe in ABC?
If so, then you will likely join the ranks of ABC’s Beam Club. Your personal beliefs
- in the right to free enterprise,
- the right to work together to solve workforce problems, and
- the merit shop philosophy
all contribute to the strength of ABC
. And committed members of ABC who tell others about their beliefs will recruit more members, thus strengthening your political voice.
ABC can protect your rights and provide the service your company needs because of one critical element: You. Our voice is heard because of you. To continue our struggle for free enterprise, ABC needs to strengthen its voice. Beam Club members with their recruitment skills contribute directly and powerfully to the future of merit shop construction. Beam Club members help ensure that free enterprise remains a cornerstone of the construction industry. Join us by sharing your beliefs, and contribute your voice to the cause.
Recruit a Member Today!