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February 11, 2021

ACEC Online Classes Next Week: Mastering Performance Management & Becoming a Visible Expert

Among the ACEC online classes next week, John Geddie will explore how to improve your employee performance management system through coaching rather than performance appraisal.


ACEC News / Advocacy
February 11, 2021

ACEC/PAC Tops $1 Million in Annual Fundraising, Finishes Just Short of 2019 Record

Despite substantial headwinds due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACEC/PAC once again raised more than $1 million to support business-minded Congressional candidates.


February 11, 2021

ACEC Website Services May Be Limited, February 15-16, Due to System Upgrades

ACEC will be performing routine system maintenance and system upgrades between 5:00pm on Monday February 15th and 5:00am Tuesday February 16th.  During that time, access to and use of certain ACEC website services including online communities, registration and the online store will be unavailable or extremely limited. We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your user experience.


ACEC News / Education
February 11, 2021

Podcast: Spotlight on D&I - Perspectives from ACEC’s First Course on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

On this Engineering Influence podcast episode, three participants in ACEC's first multi-module course on Diversity and Inclusion--Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Culture--describe their experience with the course and tackling D&I issues in their own firms.


ACEC Maryland to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Campaign for Increased State Transportation Funding

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 10, 2021

ACEC Maryland to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Campaign for Increased State Transportation Funding

ACEC has awarded a Minuteman Fund grant to ACEC Maryland to help defray the cost of a public awareness campaign calling for additional state transportation funding.


Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

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380 Deals—Up 30 percent year-over-year

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