Welcome to The Contractors Association of West Virginia
The CAWV represents over 450 businesses and 20,000 employees in the building, highway, industrial and utility contracting industries. Our members are “Hard at Work” building safe roads and bridges, modern schools and hospitals, and water and sewer infrastructure that increases the quality of life for all West Virginians. The CAWV is the state’s only full service organization dedicated to meeting the needs of the construction industry in West Virginia. The CAWV is one of the most respected trade organizations in the state, and for more than 75 years has been a traditional leader of the business community in advancing legislative and public policy issues. We are “Hard at Work” building a better West Virginia.
Featured News from the CAWV
ARTBA ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT FOR WEST VIRGINIA HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
The CAWV commissioned a report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association that examines the economic impact of a $500 million annual increase in West Virginia highway and bridge maintenance. The results show that the construction activity would increase market output, grow the tax base and support nearly 10,000 jobs across all major sectors of the state economy. To view the report titled “The Economic Impact of an Annual $500 Million Increase in Highway and Bridge Construction Investment in West Virginia,” click here.
EXPO 2015 - OPEN FOR BUSINESS
You do not have to wait any longer to secure your exhibit space for the 36th Annual West Virginia Construction and Design Exposition (EXPO). Contract documents for the March 25 & 26, 2015 event are now available at www.wvexpo.com. We also encourage members to consider being an Honor Exhibitor (non-displaying participant), a show program advertiser or a sponsor of the popular After Hours or BOB events. EXPO will also be hosting the 4th Annual Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference (MMDC). Last year’s show attracted over 5000 attendees from 29 states and four foreign countries. Visit the website at www.wvexpo.com or contact EXPO at (304) 342-3976 for additional information.