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Industry Partner Membership

Industry Partner is an organizational membership category which provides member benefits to an institution and its employees. There are five Industry Partner member categories: AE/EA Firm, At-Risk Firm, Professional Services Firm, Public/Private Owner Firm and Specialty Contractor or Manufacturer/Supplier Firm.
 
Membership dues vary based on the type of organization. (See matrix below)
 

Eligibility

 

AE/EA Firms
defined as a firm that is solely one of the following: 

  • Architecture/engineering (A/E)
  • Engineering/architecture (E/A)
  • Engineering only
  • Architecture only

At-Risk Firms
defined as the firm that is taking the financial risk and manages the contract for the project.
Examples include:

  • Construction Management Firm
  • Design-Build Firm (a fully integrated in-house team)
  • General Contracting Firm

Professional Firms
defined as the firm that provided solely professional services for the project/client.
Examples include:

  • Consulting Firm
  • Law Firm
  • Marketing/Business Development Firm
  • Technology/Software Firm
Public/Private Owner Firms
Owners decide what gets built, when it gets built and how it gets built. They are the organizations (or individuals who work for those organizations) that control the design and construction processes. This does NOT include firms and/or people that provide design and construction services such as contractors, A/E firms, architects, etc.

Examples include:

  • Real Estate Developer
  • Private Facility Owner
  • Academic Institution
  • Government Agency (Federal, Local/City, State, Military)
  • Non-Profit Association
Specialty Contractor/Manufacturer Firms
defined as an organization that is provides specialty services to a project
Examples include:
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Manufacturer/Supplier
  • Mechanical Contractor
  • Plumbing Contractor

Questions, please contact:
Membership
Email membership@dbia.org 
(202) 682-0110

 

 Dues | Industry Partner

 
Membership Category Dues # Free Contacts included in dues
Public/Private Owner Firm $500 10 Contacts
Professional Services Firm $2,500 6 Contacts

 

Revenue for all company services (in Millions) At-Risk Firm AE or EA Firm Specialty Contractor / Manufacturer Firm # Free Contacts included in dues*
$0 - 5 $750 $750 $750 3
>$5 - $10 $750 $1,500 $750 3
>$10 - $15 $1,500 $1,500 $2,000 4
>$15 - $25 $2,500 $1,500 $2,000 5
>$25 - $100 $5,000 $2,500 $3,000 7
>$100 - $300 $7,500 $5,000 $5,000 9
>$300 $10,000 $5,000 $5,000 12

 

 *Two (2) contacts must represent Young Professionals, defined as those 35 years of age and younger. These slots may not be transferred to others outside of the Young Professionals category.