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Construction Career Days History

In order to increase the number of workers in the construction industry, transportation industry officials began an educational outreach program for high school students in 1999. That program is called Construction Career Days.

The program is designed to introduce school students to the wide range of career opportunities available to them in the construction industry in a hands-on environment.
Partner agencies and organizations responsible for the event include the Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Transportation Builders’ Association, the Suncoast Utility Contractors Association, the National Association of Women in Construction and the Federal Highway Administration.

CCD events are coordinated and presented by transportation industry partners from the public and private sectors. Nearly all 50 states hold at least one CCD event. Currently Florida holds CCD events in the Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville and Orlando areas. In 2016, Florida added a new event in the Tampa Bay area.

This history was pulled from the CCDFL Website. Visit their full site for additional information.

Annual events

Central Florida Construction Career Days
January 25-26, 2018
Location:  Central Florida Fairgrounds (Event Information)

North Florida Construction Career Days
February 13-15, 2018
Location: Jacksonville Equestrian Center (Event Information)

Northwest Florida Construction Career Days
October 16-17, 2018
Location: 8604 Bobby Brown Road, Milton, FL (Event information)

South Florida Construction Career Days
2018 TBD
Location: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds  (Event Information)

Tampa Bay Construction Career Days
April 18, 2018
Location: Hillsborough County Fairgrounds (Event Information)

Statewide Construction Career Days Pictures