Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is NAWIC?

     The National Association of Women in Construction is one of the world's longest running organisations for women working in construction. Our growing membership reflects the range of roles available in the built environment and operates within the team spirit which is characteristic of our industry. NAWIC UK and Ireland is a diverse Not-For-Profit Association with a presence in seven separate regions: Ireland, East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland and London and South East. Each regional committee is represented at the national level and run independent programmes which respond to their specific contexts. Read more in the About Us page above">

  • Who runs NAWIC?

     The National Association of Women in Construction in the United Kingdom and Ireland is an unincorporated association of members run entirely by unpaid volunteers operating in accordance to the NAWIC UK & Ireland rules. We don't have an office and each one of us is working full time within the industry">

  • I would like to get involved but I don't know how?

     Firstly, a big Thank You! As a voluntiering association, we rely on the proactive support of interested parties wishing to get involved and your help will be very welcome.

    The easiest way in which you can get involved is by becoming a NAWIC member. Member Benefits include being able to join our regional committees and/or participate in the running of our programme of events as well as regional initiatives.

    Our regions offer events which are open to non members, should you wish to find out more about the type of events your regional team are involved with and meet the team face to face, You can find out more about your regional events via their prefered communication methods . Visit the relevant rehional pages from HERE ">

  • How can I sponsor an event in my region?

     We appreciate your interest in sponsoring a NAWIC event and would like to thank you. The best thing is for you to contact your regional team (HERE) and explain what you would propose your sponsorship to consist of.">

  • How can I (or my company) become a member of NAWIC?

     Visit the memberships area of the website to understand what membership you should be looking at and how to become a member">

  • What are the benefits of a NAWIC membership?

     Please see an illustrative list on the Benefits page">

  • How much does it cost to join NAWIC?

     There are various prices depending on the type of membership. Please visit the choosing a membership area to decide which category suits your circumstances best.">

  • Does NAWIC have Corporate Memberships for more than 25 people?

     From 26 memberships, the cost per membership is fixed to £40 per person per year. Should your company be interested in joining us with a group larger than 26, please email your regional team (HERE) to discuss in detail. (The reason is a practical one: we will work with you to find a way to streamline communication between our team and yours)

    For any Nation wide initiatives do email us HERE">

  • How can I renew my membership?

     

    Do have your details ready as you will be asked to log in in order to speed up the process. Should you experience any technical problem, do email us HERE

    Please follow the link to the Renew your membership">

  • How can i communicate with NAWIC?

      Our Regional committees have emails you can use to contact them and team members often have alternative ways to be reached for urgent queries. Please make sure you are up to date by checking in the relevant page (HERE)

    Please note that ,as volunteers, we need a bit of time to respond to our emails than a company would. As an average, we respond within the week. ">

  • How often do you organise events?

     We would advise you to consult the regional calendars of Events on the website as well as the Eventbrite pages for each one of our eight regions. Twitter and Linkedin are also good ways to stay informed. Finally, you an sign up to our National Newsletter here and the London and South East Newsletter here">

  • Why can't I see much on the 'Resources' area?

     Our members can access to the entirety of the resources. If you are a member and can’t, please make sure that you are logged in. If you are not a member, you may want to consider joining us to enjoy the full extent of the website">

  • Can you help me with Twitter?

     

    We have created a simple guide to Twitter to help you stay in touch . It is to be found in our resources area. Do log in and follow this link">