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Connecticut Construction Industries Association

  • Brings together different segments of the commercial construction industry to advance and promote shared interests
  • Offers a variety of education and training programs
  • Members receive benefits such as safety resources and access to organized labor services


The Connecticut Construction Industries Association (CCIA) works to promote the growth of the construction industry in Connecticut and improve its competitive edge by offering education and training programs, forming broad coalitions, keeping members informed of issues affecting the industry, and leading legislative lobbying and monitoring efforts at both the state and federal level.

The organization brings together nine divisions representing different segments of the commercial construction industry to advance and promote shared interests. These include contractors, road builders, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and aggregate producers, quarry and stone workers, and equipment dealers.

Who’s it for?

All businesses associated with the construction industry, including contractors, equipment dealers, product suppliers, architects, engineers, financial services, and any professionals allied with the industry.


To enhance Connecticut’s construction industry by providing a resource of information, services and educational seminars; offering specific division and industry-wide events, programs, and committee meeting; maintaining strong working relationships with federal and state agencies; and utilizing legislative lobbying efforts focused on important and timely industry matters.

Resources & Services

Education and Training

CCIA offers educational programming and training to its members to keep up to date on state and federal rules and requirements affecting the construction industry. Courses include CPR/first aid, the OSHA 30-hour construction safety training, a supervisory training program for contractors, the Associated General Contractors of America Lean Construction Education Program, and ACI certification.

In addition, CCIA holds an annual Ethics and Compliance Summit on timely topics as well as a Young Contractors Forum to provide programs and experience to construction professionals under the age of 40. Monthly roundtables and committee meetings discuss safety issues affecting the industry.

Member Benefits and Resources

Resources available from CBIA include a buyer’s guide, newsletter, and quarterly magazine;, a website to attract job seekers looking for a construction career; a job board; and safety resources. Members are also kept up to date on advocacy efforts.

Labor Relations

CCIA members who authorize the Association to represent them in labor negotiations with specified construction labor unions receive assistance in collective bargaining agreements and dispute resolution. They also receive access to labor leaders and professionals on matters of mutual interest.


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