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The New England Concrete Manufacturers Association is a professional association of
forward-thinking members who share a dynamic vision that unites them, with a commitment to grow the
Masonry & Hardscape industry. Identifying and developing pathways to success for students and
individuals through promotion, education and connection. As a 501c nonprofit association, the NECMA
provides monetary grants, material donations, education to instructors, and hosts industry-related
events through-out the year.

The NECMA is constantly working towards achieving the highest standards in industry educational
opportunities. Our organization is crafting “Career Day”, a comprehensive educational and career
opportunity experience, intended to capture the attention and imagination of local vocational
students and their parents by connecting them to industry leaders and owners of contracting
companies doing business in the hardscape and masonry industry. The program is appropriate for
undergraduates, engaging them, as they climb the ladder of learning by honing their skills and
expanding their knowledge.


Location: Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical High School – Alumni Gymnasium 565 Maple

Street, Danvers, MA 01923

Students will see, hear and interact with decision makers that will provide them with the reality of
work experience. This will afford them the chance to assess a wide variety of career opportunities
available in today’s marketplace.

The NECMA will:
Enlighten: Students will visit with professionals that will acquaint them with tools, products and
services, used by Masonry and Hardscape professional.
Educate: Students will learn from selected industry professionals and business owners who will
offer mini- lectures detailing their experiences in the industry, as well as conduct live
demonstrations of products and techniques.
Empower: Students will leave empowered by learning about the career opportunities that lie before
them and the success they can achieve within the Masonry and Hardscape trades.
Employ: Students will connect with business owners and decision makers about potential employment
opportunities that await them upon graduation.