BLOC - Building Leaders of Chattanooga is a platform to help younger professionals in construction build their networks, get a better understanding of the industry, learn strategies to help in business and in personal growth, and lay foundations for leadership. Those involved in BLOC have forged strong bonds, created a new events that raised thousands of dollars for philanthropy, met community and business leaders, grown through new leadership responsibilities, and have had a lot of fun along the way.
BLOC offers opportunities for collaboration, idea generation and to hear different perspectives. Programming includes tours, sit-downs with top community leaders, philanthropy, panel discussions, happy hours, and more.
Industry professionals in the building industry under 40 who are in East Tennessee are eligible for membership. To be considered for membership, a nomination must be submitted by the CEO/Owner from your organization by July 15, 2020. CEOs/Owners of member companies in AGC East Tennessee are encouraged to nominate a representative from their organization.
Members are required to attend member meetings, with no more than 3 absences per year, and are encouraged to get involved in committees and in programming to expand their leadership roles.
A $75 contribution per participating organizations is requested to offset costs for speakers and valuable programming.
Upcoming BLOC Member Meetings:
New BLOC Member Orientation with the BLOC Board
Meet the BLOC Board members who will have a panel discussion about the vision for BLOC and how to get involved in Programming & Events, Philanthropy, Education and more.
A session with a leadership coach on how to activate your skills to become a leader in industry, business and life.
Financial Planning for People Under 40
A session with a financial planner to help young people and families make smart steps towards retirement and other financial goals.
Importance of Advocacy
A session with our state and local delegation on why sharing your voice is important and how to do it.
Juggling Work/Life Balance
A session with a life coach for professionals trying to raise young families while building a career.
Statewide Day on the Hill in Nashville
BLOC members are invited to join construction executives across the state to share our industry's priorities with our delegation.
Leadership Luncheon with BLOC Members and their CEOs
BLOC Board of Directors: