NDA Virtual Industry Update and Awards Celebration

March 4, 2021 | 2pm EST

NDA is celebrating the industry and honoring NDA Award winners at the Virtual Industry Update and Awards Celebration, sponsored by Volvo, on March 4, 2021 at 2pm EST. Hear from industry experts and NDA leadership including President Chris Godek and Vice President Scott Homrich. NDA will come together with members and industry leaders to celebrate the accomplishments of the industry amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in this virtual event. 

NDA is proud to recognize leadership and accomplishment in the industry. The NDA Awards ceremony will be held virtually this year to honor members who have dedicated their careers to the betterment of their community, companies who have demonstrated significant achievement in projects of all sizes, and promising young professionals who are actively seeking continuing education opportunities.


Registration is free to members, $74.99 for nonmembers for LIVE viewing. The Virtual Industry Update and Awards Celebration will be recorded for those who are not able to view live.
Regular members in good standing can also attend the Annual meeting of the Members, taking place virtually March 3rd from 2-3pm EST. Please reach out to for more information. 
Sponsored by Volvo

Keynote Speaker

Post(?)-Pandemic Outlook for Construction with Ken Simonson 

Construction activity appears to be headed in multiple directions in 2021. Homebuilding is going from strength to strength, private nonresidential work is shrinking, and public markets are mixed.  This presentation will explore how the pandemic has affected the prospects for each segment, along with differences by location, and trends in materials costs.

About Ken Simonson:

Ken Simonson has been chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. He has more than 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. Among his outside activities, he advises the Census Bureau on overhauling its construction data. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.

Ken has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.