Annual Member Supplier Meeting

Associated Building Material Distributors, Inc.‘s annual convention brings together industry leaders, new and innovative products and nationally-recognized keynote speakers for members and allied suppliers.

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  • ABM Overview
  • About

    Associated Building Material Distributors, Inc. is an association for independent building material and millwork wholesale distributors. Founded in 1975, ABM currently has 46 member-distributors who service all 50 states and Canada. ABM has supplier agreements with approximately 70 industry-leading manufacturers.

    The association also conducts management seminars and provides financial analysis, comparative industry benchmarking metrics and other key industry indicators and trends to its members. A hallmark for ABM, and a longstanding tradition, is its annual convention, bringing together industry leaders, new and innovative products and nationally-recognized keynote speakers for members and allied suppliers.


    Mission Statement

    Associated Building Material Distributors, Inc. unites independent distributors to create a collective buying power and enhanced performances by the sharing of best practices and assisting each other and our allied suppliers. It is ABM’s objective to be not only the best supplier to its customers, but the best customer to its suppliers.


    Charitable Giving

    Each year ABM carefully selects a non-profit organization as part its charitable giving program. Recipients of this program include:

    Navy Seal Foundation - Established to serve U.S. Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) support personnel, and their families, the Navy SEAL Foundation provides a comprehensive set of programs specifically designed to reduce the stressors associated with the tremendous amount of uncertainty and pressure that comes with life in Naval Special Warfare.

    PRIDE Industries - PRIDE Industries delivers first-rate manufacturing and service solutions to businesses and government agencies nationwide, while creating meaningful jobs for people with disabilities.

    Susan G. Komen® for the Cure - Since 1982, Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors.

    World Vision® - World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

    The Wounded Warrior Project® - Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) takes a holistic approach when serving warriors and their families to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. Through a high-touch and interactive approach, WWP hopes to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

    City Of Hope - City of Hope is a world leader in the research and treatment of cancer, diabetes, and other serious diseases. They deliver scientific miracles that make lives whole again. Compassion is the heart of their approach and the driving force behind all their discoveries. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Each innovative treatment they create gives people the chance to live longer, better and more fully.

    The First Tee - The First Tee is a youth sports organization whose mission is to grow the game of golf by transforming the experience that kids (and families) have with the sport. Since its inception in 1997, the organization has provided programs that introduce kids to the game of golf, teach The First Tee Nine Core Values and positively impact their lives. Reaching more than 5 million kids annually, The First Tee offers programs in all 50 states through: The National School Program in more than 10,000 elementary schools, 150 chapters at more than 1,200 golf courses and The First Tee DRIVE at 1,300 youth centers. The First Tee is expanding globally and currently offers programs at six international locations.

    Guide Dogs for the Blind - Since 1942, Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) has been creating partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision from throughout the United States and Canada.

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.


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