CARPINTERIA, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 7, 2021–
Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR), a leading provider of construction management software, has announced a partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC), the oldest minority construction trade association in the United States. United States. Procore’s social impact arm, Procore.org, will provide free training on Procore products to national NAMC members, regional NAMC chapter members, and historically black college and university partners in NAMC.
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Procore and the National Association of Minority Contractors announce partnership. (Graphic: Business Wire)
“As a premier and affordable construction management tool, Procore empowers small minority businesses to be ‘equipped’ and able to work with major project owners and contractors,” said Wendell R. Stemley, National Director Emeritus of NAMC. “NAMC is delighted to be a partner of Procore as its products and training platforms, including the possibility of self-paced learning, align exceptionally well with our core business-focused entrepreneurial development goals. success. Homeowners would be well served to engage the Procore platform over other more exclusive and expensive platforms that are out of reach for many small construction companies.
The construction industry will not be able to overcome the challenges posed by the labor shortage without major investment in education and technology. NAMC helps its members build their capacities by providing them with access to opportunities, advocacy and training in entrepreneurial development. Dedicated training from Procore ensures that NAMC improves contractor readiness through increased access to construction management solutions and methods.
“Technology plays a vital role in how businesses compete, win work, and build a pipeline of loyal customers. Yet access to technology training is one of the biggest barriers facing minority entrepreneurs today, ”said Sasha Reed, director of industry advancement at Procore. “We see our partnership with NAMC as a way to remove this barrier together, ensuring that members have what they need to improve their skills and build their business capacity. “
The new partnership will also expand access to training on Procore products to national members as well as partners from historically Black colleges and universities of NAMC.
“This partnership creates valuable training opportunities for Black, Indigenous and Other Colored (BIPOC) entrepreneurs to increase their market competitiveness and the effectiveness of their projects and businesses,” said Nate McCoy, Executive Director from NAMC Oregon. “The training provided to our chapter was informative and will be of use to our members as they prepare their businesses for growth. “
Procore is committed to making efforts to create a more diverse and inclusive construction industry that allows everyone to thrive. To learn more about how Procore is promoting efforts to make the construction industry a global leader in workforce equality, visit procore.org.
About the National Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (NAMC)
The mission of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) is to provide access (contract and resource opportunities), advocacy (legislative impact) and entrepreneur preparation (training, capacity building and growth) to its members. The association strives to achieve its objectives in collaboration with large partner companies, strategic alliances and public bodies. The construction market is a relationship-driven industry. Business relationships must be developed; strategies and approaches to pursuing, winning and executing business are paramount. The future of NAMC lies in enhancing its student chapter program as well as expanding relationships with partner companies to deliver the stated benefits of access, advocacy, and entrepreneurship preparation. membership. Learn more at namcnational.org.
Procore is a leading provider of construction management software. Over one million projects and over $ 1,000 billion in construction volume have been completed on the Procore platform. Our platform connects each stakeholder in the project with the solutions we have designed specifically for the construction industry, for the owner, general contractor and specialist contractor. Procore’s App Marketplace offers a host of partner solutions that integrate seamlessly with our platform, giving construction professionals the freedom to connect with what works best for them. Based in Carpinteria, California, Procore has offices around the world. Learn more at Procore.com.
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