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DBIA Conferences

Where collaboration powers industry transformation.

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.

Spring 2020

Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference

Put together thousands of water/wastewater design-build professionals and Owners with hundreds of exhibitors, plus top-notch experts, and you’ve got DBIA’s Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference in Dallas. As the nation's only design-build event for the water/wastewater sector, this is a truly unique opportunity to network, learn and collaborate with the best in the industry.

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Spring 2020

Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation Conference

Join us for Two Conferences in One Location. DBIA goes to Dallas to host the nation’s Transportation/Aviation design-builders in April 2020. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to meet, hear and learn from the best in America’s design-build industry.

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Summer 2020

Federal Design-Build Symposium

The Design-Build Institute of America will gather the nation’s leading federal sector design-builders in a one-of-a-kind opportunity for industry and Owners, to learn together and network. The 2020 Design-Build Federal Symposium brings together key players from Federal agencies and the design and construction industry for sessions focused on optimizing project delivery outcomes for federal projects.

This year's event will be held August 4-5, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA.

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Fall 2020

Design-Build Conference & Expo

Learn from the best in the business. Network with Owners and Industry. Find the resources you need to succeed at DBIA’s Annual Conference and Expo. Join us in the DC Metro area October 28–30, 2020.

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Zonetta English, Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District

“Networking allowed me the opportunity to meet other Owners/Project Managers who have similar projects. Everyone was very open to share their knowledge and resources. I have already communicated with several attendees.”

Pieter Van Ry, Director of Engineering, Parker, CO

“It provided the opportunity to connect with design-build experts and obtain valuable guidance and advice for executing a design-build project.”

Rodney B. D'Spain, DBIA, PE, LEED AP, Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company

"I value the opportunity to meet with my peers and get to know them on a personal basis and share information on project execution, safety and new technology. It also exposes me to National leaders through the involvement of National Conference and the opportunity to expand my circle of contacts and knowledge in the industry."


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