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DBIA News You Need – May 10, 2019

News You Need

We know your time is limited and your email box is overflowing.  That’s why we’ve created this weekly summary of all the DBIA news you might have missed this week. Skim the headlines, choose the ones most important to you but most importantly stay connected with the rapidly-growing design-build industry and the many important things going on here at DBIA.

It’s May 10th. This week in DBIA…

DBIA’s Newest Podcast Episode Features Design-Build’s Young Guns

The future of our industry will be defined by young people in college and apprenticeships today. What do they expect from and will contribute to a career in the architecture, engineering and construction industry? We put those questions, and many more, to members of the National Design-Build Student Championship team from Iowa State in this month’s episode of the Design-Build Delivers podcast, available wherever you get your podcasts.

DBIA Owner Members Now Have Their Own Community

DBIA’s new online collaboration and networking site, The Hub, lets DBIA Owner Members connect with each other. You can complete your profile and join the conversation by visiting The Hub today.

Submit Your Entry for the 2019 Design-Build Project/Team Awards

There are only two weeks left to submit your entry for the 2019 Design-Build Project/Team Awards. DBIA’s national awards competition honors the best design-build projects across all sectors, sizes, and types from coast to coast. If you have a project that exemplifies the collaboration, innovation, cost and schedule savings central to Design-Build Done Right®, we urge you to share those successes by entering your project this year. You can learn more about the Awards process by visiting the DBIA Projects Database.

In region news…

Western Pacific: The 3rd Annual Western Pacific Regional Conference & Awards Program will take place in Napa Valley, California, May 15-17. We’re excited to share that registration for this event has closed because it is sold out! Attendees who need more information can visit the WPR website.

Florida: The DBIA Florida Region will be hosting a talk, “Tips for Managing Design-Build Risks Through Insurance,” on May 15th in Jacksonville. More information on the speaker and topic are available on DBIA’s website.

Mid-America: There will be two events next Friday, May 17th, hosted by the Mid-America Region. First is the Annual Golf Tournament hosted by the Kansas City Chapter; the other event is the St. Louis Chapter’s Sporting Clays Event. Both events are an excellent opportunity to meet chapter members and network with local design-builders!