Build a Better Future as a DBIA Member

The only community representing the entire spectrum of design and construction professionals.

Join over 5,000 industry pros who believe in a better way.

Most industry groups represent the interests of one profession. DBIA is different. We represent everyone who has a stake in the future of our industry — so whether you’re a designer, a construction pro, a project owner or a firm employing dozens of people, you’re welcome to the fold. We also invite students and teachers to help us shape the design-build industry for the next 50 years to come.

Member Resources

All the Resources You’ll Ever Need

Want access to the gold-standard in design-build education, model contracts, professional certification and awards competitions that offer endless inspiration? You’ve come to the right place.

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Industry Partner Memberships

Industry Partner Memberships are aimed at organizations; dues include full member benefits for several individuals, with the option of adding even more. DBIA industry partners include:

  • AE/EA Firms
  • At-Risk Firms
  • Professional Services Firms
  • Public/Private Owners
  • Specialty Contractors or Manufacturer/Supplier Firms

**Dues range from $500 annually for small public/private firms up to $10,000 for at-risk firms generating $300 million in revenue.

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Individual Memberships

Individual Memberships apply to a single person, including:

  • Owners
  • Practitioners
  • Consultants/Owner Representatives
  • Young Professional​s
  • Students and Teachers
  • Retired Members

**Annual dues for owners, young professionals, students, and academics are less than $100. Industry pros pay $379 annually (or $249 for those employed at an industry partner that has used its allotted slots).

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A Closer Look at DBIA Member Benefits

Professional Development

  • Discounts on all educational programs, conferences and publications
  • Discounts on coursework toward earning and maintaining the Designated Design-Build Professional credentials
  • Membership in your local DBIA Region

Networking Opportunities

  • Connect with more than 5,000 members, from industry leaders to Owners
  • Discounts on DBIA advertising and CareerSpot job postings
  • Join your peers by volunteering for one of our national committees shaping our industry’s future

Written Resources

  • Complimentary access to all chapters of the Design-Build Manual of Practice
  • Discounts on DBIA contract documents, forms and books
  • Complimentary subscription to Integration Quarterly magazine
  • Complimentary issues of Design-Build Insight, a weekly e-newsletter.
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Advocacy Efforts

  • With your guidance, DBIA identifies opportunities and executes strategies to protect and expand design-build through the legislative and regulatory process
  • Your membership fees support DBIA’s work with elected officials and government agencies at the state, local and federal levels to expand design-build authority and implement best practices
  • You’ll receive the latest news and updates regarding the status of design-build laws and regulations in the states and the federal government

Greater Visibility [Industry Partner Benefits]

  • Enhanced listing in DBIA member directory
  • Use of DBIA Member logo on marketing materials and website
  • Access to the Owner Nomination Program
  • Discounts on DBIA advertising and CareerSpot job postings
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