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Membership to the Builders Association is an easy way to better your business. We offer a wide variety of services that offer you a competitive edge, bringing your company to the forefront of construction in Chicagoland.
There are three membership types:
Browse our directory to see which businesses have already chosen to become a part of the best construction association in the Chicagoland area. Already convinced? Join us today.
Benefits of Membership
Here’s what we can do to immediately begin improving your business:
The Chicago Area’s Best Educational Opportunity
The Builders Association consistently brings leaders of the construction industry directly to our members. We look cover important topics to give you the edge in a highly competitive market. We want to provide you with the best possible resources and people that will give you highly focused information you can use immediately to improve your business practices. See our training/education page for more details.
Through the Construction Education Institute (CEI), over 60 courses per year are available to train your company employees in a variety of subjects from Project Management Training to Construction Spanish. Employees of any skill level can find a course, register through the Builders Association, and improve their abilities. For more info and to register, check out our CEI Informational Materials.
Save Time on Labor Relations
A Full-Time Resource For Your Business
Our expert knowledge of Chicago area labor is here to help solve your problems, whenever and wherever you need it:
Union Contracts can also be signed through the Builders Association, giving you better contract terms and more provisions to protect your business investment. Our contracts:
Thorough Government Relations
Working Together As A Force For Change
The Builders Association seeks to give businesses a single, concentrated voice, one that works for beneficial change in the industry. We work hard to support construction-friendly bills and oppose bills that would have a negative impact on your business.
Getting Your Voice Heard
We monitor the activities of the city government and keep you aware of new laws and regulations that impact your daily work efforts. The Builders Association sits on several of the area’s prominent advisory groups and boards, allowing your opinion to be heard with ease.
Stay In The Know With Informative Communications
The Builders Association communicates with members regularly. We keep you aware of industry news and upcoming business opportunities so that you can use your time more effectively.
Promote Your Company
Not only will we communicate with you, but you can use this website to communicate with other members as well. We offer a host of opportunities for you to showcase your business through the site, including the ability to post photos of recent projects, press releases, and marketing text.
As a member of The Builders Association, you will automatically become a member of the AGC. Membership with AGC provides you with a host of benefits, including national representation, access to their expansive catalog of business resources, invitations to national conferences, and government representation on a federal level. The Builders Association is the Chicago area chapter of the AGC. Interested in learning more? Check out their "Why Join" webpage.
Builders Association membership runs from January 1 to December 31st of each
General Contractor dues are based off of the company's Gross Sales Volume (GSV) from the previous fiscal year.