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Become a Corporate Member of the buildingSMART alliance™

Participation in the Alliance identifies you as one of the people working towards solutions to significant problems in our industry and allows you to participate in the consensus process leading to national standards. Members take leadership or participate in various Alliance projects including standards development work. To join, members must accept the Alliance Agreement to Principles and fill out a membership application.

Memberships Annual Contribution

Sustaining Organization Membership

This membership is open to organizations in the public interest or industry sectors desiring to provide additional support for and participation with the Institute to achieve the goals and objectives. Sustaining organizations may designate up to five individuals from their organization to be Institute Members.

Contributing Organization Membership

This membership is for organizations making contributions to the Institute of $5,000. Contributing organizations are accorded the same rights and privileges as sustaining organizations and such other rights and privileges as authorized by NIBS' Board of Directors.

All buildingSMART alliance members are eligible for:

  • Participation in bSa projects at various levels
  • Discounts on attendee registration fees at National Institute of Building Sciences events
  • Scholarships are available on a per case basis reviewed by the Board of Direction; please contact the Executive Director should you want to apply.
  • Your membership helps support dissemination of no cost products and information to the building industry including:
    • Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences
    • National CAD Standard and National BIM Standard Management and Dissemination
    • buildingSMART alliance, NCS and NBIM-US website maintenance
    • Annual conference preparation
    • Support to buildingSMART International for the development of international standards
    • Support for Alliance projects and project promotion
    • Coordination with all organizations involved in BIM
    • Presentations, workshops and seminars to nearly 100 organizations a year

All items subject to change.

Please read the Agreement to Principles PDF.

Click here to join the Alliance.

To receive more information contact:
Deke Smith, FAIA
Executive Director, buildingSMART alliance™

National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)
1090 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 289-7800
(202) 289-1092 Fax

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