NC Department of Administration's State Construction Office Hosts 38th Annual State Construction Conference Governor Cooper Among the List of Speakers for This Year's Event

Raleigh, NC

On March 28, 2019, the NC Department of Administration’s State Construction Office will host its annual conference at the NC State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh. Governor Roy Cooper is among the list of speakers for this year’s event. More than 1,000 construction professionals from across the state are expected to attend this full-day conference which will include informational break-out sessions and an awards ceremony.

The conference is held each year to bring engineers, architects, contractors and state property stakeholders together for a day of networking and to learn about the latest industry updates and best practices. Break-out sessions will include trade licensing requirements, hurricane disaster recovery efforts and more. The conference also recognizes professionals for excellence in the construction industry. Accolades include the HUB Recognition, Certificate of Merit and the Frank B. Turner Awards. The conference will conclude with the annual Contractor’s Networking Reception and Expo hosted by the Department of Administration’s Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses.

  • Presenters: Governor Roy Cooper is among the list of speakers to present at this year’s conference. Other presenters include Department of Administration Secretary Machelle Sanders, State Building Commission Chair Blair Bordeaux, AGC of America Chief Economist Kenneth Simonson, Rep. Dean Arp among many others. Please reference conference agenda for a complete list of presenters.
  • When: Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: NCSU McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh NC 27606
  • For More Information: Please contact the NC Department of Administration’s Public Information Office at



About NC Department of Administration

Established in 1957, the Department of Administration acts as the business manager for North Carolina state government. Under the leadership of Secretary Machelle Sanders since appointed by Governor Roy Cooper in 2017, the department oversees Government Operations such as building construction, purchasing and contracting for goods and services, managing state vehicles, acquiring and disposing of real property, and operating auxiliary services such as courier mail delivery and the sale of state and federal surplus property. In addition, the department provides facility services and advocacy programs. Facility services include the maintenance of state-owned buildings and grounds, and the department's advocacy programs provide advocacy, assistance and services to diverse segments of the state's population that have been traditionally underserved.




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