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Membership

For more information on membership, please visit the National DBIA website at DBIA Membership

In today’s environment of increased competition, diminishing resources, and unexpected challenges, the need for cross-sector collaboration is more important than ever before. DBIA proudly stands as the only membership organization bringing together thousands of organizations and individuals representing architects, engineers, public and private owners, general and specialty contractors, manufacturers and suppliers, students, college and university faculty, legal, insurance and finance professionals, consultants and many more. Only at DBIA do all these professionals meet face-to-face as equals engaged in a sincere effort to indentify challenges and develop solutions that benefit the entire industry. For this reason alone, no matter what other specialized organization you belong to, DBIA membership is essential.

DBIA offers three membership options: Individual Membership, Industry Partner and Young Professional Memberships

Individual Members enjoy benefits such as:

  • Networking and Collaboration: Partnering and teaming with other design and construction industry firms is an integral part of design-build. DBIA provides conferences, forums, journals and workshops for individuals to "network" and share experiences and approaches to design-build and integrated services with colleagues and owners.
  • Professional Development: DBIA provides access to the cutting edge techniques, tools and procedures for effective and efficient training through its numerous educational opportunities (including Designated, Design-Build Professional™ and Certificate of Mastery Programs).
  • Information: Members enjoy access to leading design-build publications, including specialized industry journals.
  • Committee Involvement and Awards: DBIA members are able to hone their leadership skills through active participation in a wide range of committee activities such as: planning conferences; recognizing outstanding member and chapter contributions; developing special reports and publications; and commenting on legislation.
  • Advocacy and Legislative Leadership: Members work together to promote integrated services and educate owners of the value of design-build. DBIA advocates change in laws and regulations to encourage equal opportunity for design-build and integrated services delivery.
  • Access to Regional DBIA Offices: DBIA maintains a network of sixteen regional offices that advance design-build and promote networking locally. Student Chapters are also expanding and increasing in number at leading colleges and universities.
    Information obtained from DBIA website at http://www.dbia.org/membership/individual/Individual+Member+Benefits.htm

Industry Partners enjoy benefits such as:

  • Networking and Collaboration: Partnering and teaming with other design and construction industry firms is an integral part of design-build. DBIA provides conferences, forums, journals and workshops for individuals to "network" and share experiences and approaches to design-build and integrated services with colleagues and owners.
  • Professional Development: DBIA provides access to the cutting edge techniques, tools and procedures for effective and efficient training through its numerous educational opportunities (including Designated, Design-Build Professional™ and Certificate of Mastery Programs). As Industry Partners, firms' receive discounts on course and conference registrations for all employees. DBIA will also develop specialized classes to suit an organization's specific needs.
  • Marketing and Strategic Opportunities: DBIA industry partners are authorized to use the statement "DBIA Industry Partner" and the DBIA logo on their marketing materials.
  • Committee Involvement and Awards: DBIA members are able to hone their leadership skills through active participation in a wide range of committee activities such as: planning conferences; recognizing outstanding member and chapter contributions; developing special reports and publications; and commenting on legislation.
  • Advocacy and Legislative Leadership: Members work together to promote integrated services and educate owners of the value of design-build. DBIA advocates changes in laws and regulations to encourage equal opportunity for design-build and integrated services delivery.
  • Access to Regional DBIA Offices: DBIA maintains a network of sixteen regional offices that advance design-build and promote networking locally. Student Chapters are also expanding and increasing in number at leading colleges and universities.
  • Industry Partner Contacts: Industry Partner member firms are eligible to assign contacts within their organization as the focal point for DBIA (see chart below for number of contacts by firm type). Each individual contact will receive:
    • access to the member only section of the website;
    • access to E-pipeline; and
    • all mailings relating to DBIA products and services.

Young Professionals:

DBIA is committed to creating a clear path to success for emerging design-build professionals by providing a seamless transition from student engagement to industry involvement. In addition to deeply discounted membership ($75), young professionals will enjoy the discounted member rate for all DBIA conferences and educational programs.
 

 

The YP program is designed to:

 

  • ​Help Young Professionals build a community of peers;
  • Provide a path to become DBIATM certified;
  • Provide career building and leadership development; and
  • Provide mentoring opportunities
You can join as an individual for $75, or if you work for an IP Member, you can ask them to make you one of their two free YP members. 

 

Industry Partner Contacts By Firm Type and Revenue

Industry Partners

A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc. Montgomery County (MD) DOT
Akerman Senterfitt LLP National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Banker Steel Company, LLC National Guard
Baskervill Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. Oudens + Knoop Architects, PC
Canyon Construction Corporation Parsons
Centennial Contractors Enterprises, Inc. Poole & Kent
Clark Construction Group, LLC Quinn Consulting Services, Incorporated
Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc. Raymond Key Commercial Contracting, LLC
Concrete General, Inc. Reames & Moyer, Inc. Design/Build Mechanical
Courthouse Construction, Inc. Rinker Design Associates, PC
DBI Architects Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP
Dewberry Schnabel Foundation Company
District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Setty & Associates, Ltd.
ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Fjord Construction, Inc. Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.
GeoStructures, Inc. Signet Construction Company, LLC
Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc. Tetra Tech Facilities Construction
Grunley Construction Company The Shockey Precast Group
Hankins and Anderson, Inc. The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Homeland Security Construction Corp. Tompkins Builders
KBR, Inc. Truland Systems Corporation
KCI Technologies, Inc. U.S. Department of Energy
Lifecycle Construction Services Virginia Department of Transportation
M.C. Dean, Inc. WG Construction, Inc.
MMM Design Group Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnan, LLC

 

Participating Owners

AFDW MCPS
American Red Cross MD State Highway Administration
Andrews Air Force Base PG County Public Schools
Carroll County Government US Army
Fairfax County Parking Authority USACE
General Services Administration USACE - Baltimore District
George Mason University Virginia DOT
Marine Corps Base - Quantico