Conferences & Events

DBIA Conferences are the “go-to” events for design-builders.

As the only association representing the entire spectrum of design and construction professionals, we foster the kind of collaboration that powers industry transformation. DBIA conferences convene multiple disciplines and stakeholders to bring together disparate perspectives for real-world application. Our events power thousands of success stories—including yours.

2024 Federal Design-Build Symposium

August 21-22, 2024
Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA
Washington, DC Metro Area

DBIA gathers the nation’s leading federal sector design-builders each year for a one-of-a-kind conference for industry and Owners. The Federal Design-Build Symposium brings together key players from federal agencies and the design and construction industry for sessions focused on the challenges and opportunities we face on a national level.

2024 Design-Build Conference & Expo

November 6-8, 2024
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

The Design-Build Conference & Expo is the largest design-build event in the nation. In addition to the largest number of education tracks, we also honor the nation’s best design-build projects, teams and individuals at our annual awards night celebration. It’s a jam-packed three-day session that leaves everyone energized and equipped to deliver the best design-build projects possible.

2025 Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation

March 17-19, 2025
National Harbor, MD

Design-build will play a vital role in rebuilding our nation’s transportation and aviation infrastructure and delivering transformative infrastructure projects to communities nationwide. Are your teams ready? Don’t miss the chance to inspire your project and your future by connecting with design-builders, Owners and practitioners from throughout the nation at the Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation Conference.

2025 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference

March 15-17, 2025
National Harbor, MD

The Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference brings professionals together for three days of dynamic speakers, networking events and the latest on design-build trends in the water/wastewater sector. As the only design-build event targeted to the water/wastewater sector, we provide unique opportunities for you to network with peers – both Owners and practitioners – allowing you to make connections that power career and business opportunities, expand your professional reach and create long-lasting impact.