Building Industry Leaders

Young Professionals

DBIA is committed to providing young leaders insights today to help them build a better tomorrow.

The Future of Our Industry is Now

Design-build is all about teamwork, collaboration and innovation. For many young people new to the A/E/C industry, design-build is a perfect fit. DBIA welcomes practitioners, Owners or any individual engaged in the delivery of design-build projects who are 35 or younger to take advantage of all our Young Professionals (YP) program has to offer.

Engaged. Connected. Emerging Leaders.

Our Young Professionals program provides a seamless transition from student engagement to industry involvement with a deeply discounted membership. You’ll also receive additional discounts on programming and education at the region levels. By joining DBIA, you’ll enjoy benefits such as these:

Make Connections That Build Careers


The DBIA Mentoring Program cultivates time-honored, meaningful mentorship opportunities for members of DBIA -- both Owners and industry practitioners. Through engagement with experienced DBIA certified professionals, the mentoring relationship will provide valuable support and guidance to mentees as they navigate their careers, explore new career paths, and consider unique design-build opportunities in various career fields, market sectors and/or regions.

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The Hub

The Hub is DBIA’s online community/message board. This members-only platform provides a convenient space to discuss topics, share files and more with your fellow Young Professional members.

This service is just another benefit for DBIA Young Professionals – the design-build leaders of tomorrow.

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DBIA Regions

Get Involved

One of the best ways for design-build young professionals to build their network is to engage with peers at the local level. DBIA's 14 regions (with hundreds of local chapters) span every part of the nation, organizing educational and social events for their design-build communities.

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Did You Know?

DBIA offers deeply discounted memberships for Young Professionals, plus discounts for all DBIA conferences and educational programs. If you work for a DBIA Industry Partner, you could also qualify for one of their two free YP memberships.

We’re changing the way America builds and DBIA members are leading our industry to new heights. You can too.

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