The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 61st Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 17-20 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. The NAWIC AMEC is made possible in large part to the generous support of NAWIC's sponsors. The Blue Ribbon AMEC sponsors this year are Exelon Corp. and UPS.

Riki F. Lovejoy, CBT, CIT is NAWIC's 2015-2016 national president.
PRNewsFoto/NAWIC Riki F. Lovejoy, CBT, CIT is NAWIC's 2015-2016 national president.

"Having high-caliber sponsors participate in our Annual Meeting is an honor for our members. In addition, it is an affirmation of the relevance of NAWIC and its core purpose," said NAWIC President Riki Lovejoy, CBT, CIT. "These companies believe in and promote diversity within the industry and support the advancement of women in construction. NAWIC, along with our partners, continues to promote opportunities for women in the construction industry."

Exelon is the nation's leading competitive energy provider with 2015 revenues of approximately $34.5 billion. The Exelon family of companies participates in every stage of the energy business, from generation to competitive energy sales to transmission to delivery.

UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

Other NAWIC AMEC sponsors include United Rentals at the Purple Ribbon level and Black and Veatch, Columbia Southern University, and ProCon Solutions at the Pink Ribbon level.

NAWIC's mission is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry. The NAWIC AMEC is a powerful tool in accomplishing that goal. The conference features 19 seminars and workshops targeted to women and the construction industry. Small-business strategist, marketing consultant and high-energy motivational speaker Coach Jenn Lee will address AMEC attendees as the event's keynote speaker.