BENEFITS OF
MEMBERSHIP

The Design and Construction Industry is one where each project’s success relies on multiple disciplines working together.  DCI is unique because it brings all stakeholders together in one organization allowing our members the ability to build and strengthen their professional relationships and networks, learn about important topics, collaborate on solutions with industry colleagues, and lend their voices on issues of common cause. Specifically, DCI:

  • Offers excellent networking opportunities for Board and Membership through committee work, meetings, events

  • Brings people from across the industry together for education and social events 

  • Delivers education content that is timely and relevant to our membership

  • Creates a forum for industry discussion and collaboration

  • Acts as an industry voice and advocates on issues of common cause

  • Collaborates  with key industry partner organizations

  • Proactively strengthens relations with all levels of government 

  • Funds annual student scholarships to the future leaders of our industry

WHO ARE OUR MEMBERS?

 

DCI members represent the many diverse segments of our industry and include:  

 

  • Architects, Engineers, Designers, Project Managers, Technicians, Technologists, General Contractors and Sub-Contractors; 

  • Owners and their representatives, developers 

  • Professional educators and students at the post-secondary level;

  • Supply chain representatives such as materials and equipment suppliers, pre-manufactured systems and components providers

  • Service providers such as legal, ITC, finance, insurance, BIM, survey,

  • Stakeholders from like-minded organizations and associations (such as CANS, CENS, NSCSC, IDNS, NSAA), as well as those from Municipal, Provincial and Federal government departments

MEMBERSHIP
CATEGORIES

INDIVIDUAL

MEMBER

Individuals in the design and construction industry looking for opportunities to learn, build professional networks, and to socialize and celebrate our industry’s successes with their peers. 

Membership Benefits:

  • Invitations to all DCI events

  • Invitations to exclusive members only DCI events

  • Discounts on all DCI events

  • Receive all DCI notices & news

  • Opportunities to develop professional connections within the local Design and Construction Industry

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Access to Industry Leaders

  • Voting Rights at DCI AGM

  • DCI Volunteer Opportunities

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Per Year

$195

STUDENT

MEMBER

For post-secondary students considering a career in the Design and Construction industry.  DCI is offers opportunities outside the classroom for professional growth to prepare for future success.

Membership Benefits:

  • Invitations to all DCI events

  • Discounts on all DCI events

  • Receive all DCI notices & news

  • Opportunities to develop professional connections within the local Design and Construction Industry

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Access to Industry Leaders

  • DCI Volunteer Opportunities

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Per Year

$25

RETIREE

MEMBER

An Industry Professional wishing to stay engaged with the Design and Construction Industry by joining DCI after entering retirement. 

Membership Benefits:

  • Invitations to all DCI events

  • Discounts on all DCI events

  • Receive all DCI notices & news

  • Opportunities to develop professional connections within the local Design and Construction Industry

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Access to Industry Leaders

  • DCI Volunteer Opportunities

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Per Year

$25

LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP

No Fee

Lifetime membership is a benefit reserved for individuals who embrace the Vision, Mission, and Values defining DCI and who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and contributions to DCI.  Lifetime Members are appointed by the DCI Board of Directors and include:

  • Past DCI Directors

  • Recipients of the Distinguished Member Award:  Appointed by the Board of Directors to individuals who embrace the Vision, Mission, and Values defining DCI and have demonstrated outstanding leadership and contributions to DCI.

  • Recipients of the Honorary Member Award:  Appointed by the DCI Board of Directors in recognition of prominent supporters of the Design and Construction industry. 

 

A full listing of DCI Lifetime Members is available at the link above.