The ABC of Metro Washington Rising Star program recognizes the efforts and accomplishments of an outstanding ABC.XYZ young professional who has actively participated in and contributed to the ABC of Metro Washington chapter.
The program is designed to promote young professional involvement in ABC of Metro Washington events, political advocacy, further develop relationships between young professionals and industry veterans, support industry education and for professional development.
Throughout the 10-month program (Feb-Nov), participants will have the opportunity to earn points to become the 2017 Rising Star. The participant with the most points as of October 25, 2019 will be honored at the January General Meeting and ABC.XYZ Rising Star Awards Ceremony in November.
The winner will receive guaranteed acceptance into the next class of ABC of Metro Washington's Leadership Development Program (LDP)* and a scholarship for 50% of the cost of the LDP Program. In the event of a tie, the current and past classes of LDP will judge based on the criteria submitted. The top finalists will receive recognition at the ABC.XYZ Rising Star Awards Ceremony in November as well as ABC's January general networking event.
*Pending full company support. Individuals must attain at least 30 points to be eligible.
THE FINE PRINT
Candidates for the "Rising Star" Award must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for the award:
• The individual must be 40 years of age or under
• The individual must have at least three (3) years’ experience specific to the construction industry (experience is subject to LDP Advisors’ discretion)
• The individual must be an employee of an ABC of Metro Washington member firm
• The individual must complete a registration application and submit an activity report by October 25, 2019