The MCAGC continues to expand its services to members each year and the following listing is just a sampling that accompanies membership:
Networking - Meet and get to know other mason contractors from other disciplines and other management levels.
Contacts - Friendships made through association meetings result in professional contacts that will help you reach your company goals.
Image - Improve the public image of your profession through public service programs and the Excellence in Masonry awards program.
Lobbying - Your industry’s views in a generic way are presented to key decision makers (architects and legislators)
Continuing Education - Seminars on scheduling, marketing, liability, insurance and many other subjects keep you up to date with a rapidly changing industry. Also, free subscriptions to MASONRY and the Magazine of Masonry Construction to keep current on events that shape our industry.
Cooperation - The unification of industry efforts to work with industry associations such as MARBA for labor negotiating. Local promotion and local industry advancement funds, CISCO and the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council.
Local Promotion - The ability to use the local masonry institute office (ILMI)for assistance in masonry related problems. Access to industry library and staff.
Bricklayer Share Program - Everyone needs bricklayers. Some manpower problems can be solved. Members share brickies, - 2 days, 2 weeks, or longer.
Fund Representation- Health & Welfare, Pension and Apprenticeship & Training
There is an application in the documents section. For more information call the MCAGC office at 847-824-0146