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Select Your Industry Partner Membership Type


By joining DBIA, you’re investing and committing to personal and professional growth with industry professionals to gain knowledge, share ideas, network and build relationships to achieve success. As a member of the DBIA community, you’ll have access to resources and benefits that will undoubtedly serve you and your business well.

DBIA offers two types of memberships: (1) Industry Partner Membership, and (2) Individual Membership.

Industry Partner (IP) membership applies to an institution AND its employees. Individual membership applies to a single person – only you receive access to DBIA member benefits, not others in your company. If you feel an Individual membership would better suit your needs, click the “back” button on your browser to fill out an Individual application or contact and we’ll be happy to assist you!

Important Note: The individual creating this profile will automatically be set in the system as the Administrator. Admins have the ability to make payments online on behalf of the company, manage the employee and Benefit Member rosters, and receive all correspondence from DBIA.

IP firm types include:

  • AE/EA: Architectural/Engineering, Engineering/Architecture, Engineering Only, Architecture Only
  • At-Risk: Construction Management, Design-Build, General Contracting
  • Professional: Consulting, Law, Marketing/Business Development, Technology/Software
  • Public/Private Owner: Real Estate Developer, Private Facility Owner, Academic Institution, Government Agency [Federal, Local/City, State, Military], Non-Profit Association
  • Specialty Contractor/Manufacturer: Electrical Contractor, Manufacturer/Supplier, Mechanical Contractor, Plumbing Contractor
Membership Category Dues # Free Contacts included in dues*
Public/Private Owner Firm $500 10 Contacts
Professional Services Firm $2,500 6 Contacts


A/E/C Firms (Annual Sales Volume 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.