Press Release: Mel DePaoli Diversity Speaker at National AGC Annual Convention

AGC of AmericaThe Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announced Mel DePaoli, President of Omicle: Contractors Doing it Right has been selected to present at their 93rd Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mel DePaoli, internationally recognized author, national speaker and successful construction culture and marketing specialist gave attendees strategies for putting together a diversity program that produces results, is measurable and will build their brand within minority communities and the federal arena.

The 93rd Annual Convention took place on March 12-16, 2012 in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Current, relevant, and accredited sessions were presented to help construction companies build and sustain successful business practices.

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry.

AGC was established in 1918 after a request by President Woodrow Wilson. Wilson recognized the construction industry's national importance and desired a partner with which the government could discuss and plan for the advancement of the nation. AGC has been fulfilling that mission for the last 90 years.

A full service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters, AGC represents nearly 30,000 leading firms in the industry - including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers. AGC members play a powerful role in sustaining economic growth, in addition to producing structures that add to productivity and the nation's quality of life. AGC is truly the "voice and choice" of the construction industry.

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  • Great Job! I enjoyed the phrase “these are things employees can’t check at the door.” It was a way of looking at diversity that I had never considered. It made an impact on me! And that is the whole point—Mission Accomplished!
  • Excellent opening!
  • I really liked the money data and using low-ball numbers for emphasis—Very effective!
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