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NIBS Wins a Bronze Stevie Award
We’re celebrating at NIBS HQ in Washington. The National Institute of Building Sciences took home a Bronze Stevie Award in the Organization of the Year - Non-Profit or Government Organizations-Small category. Stevie Awards recently announced the winners in 20th Annual International Business Awards. Winners were selected from more than 3,700… more
Recognizing a Lifetime of Work in the Building Industry
Each year, NIBS honors a building industry icon with the Mortimer M. Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award. Established in 2011 and named after the first member of NIBS, this award is given to an association, corporation, or individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of dedication to the mission and goals of NIBS. It is NIBS’ highest honor and award… more
Build Out Alliance Gives LGBTQ+ Community a Place in the Industry
June’s Pride Month honors and celebrates the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) rights and culture. Since 2017, Build Out Alliance has pursued its mission to promote and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community within the building design and construction industry. Build Out Alliance President Andrew Torres, a licensed… more
Workforce Development Workshop Discusses Education and Promoting Building Careers
NIBS recently held a workshop for building industry executives to discuss social equity and workforce goals. Three breakout groups of 10-15 individuals convened and discussed problems and solutions. The conversation focused on three primary development goals: increasing access for individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds and communities to… more
Women Executives Discuss Imposter Syndrome, Mentoring, and Personal Branding at Symposium
NIBS recently hosted an invitation-only Women Executives in Building symposium. More than 40 women attended, and speakers included NIBS board members and women executives from both corporate and nonprofit built environment organizations. Event sponsors included Delta Controls, 84 Lumber, Compass Datacenters, Daiken, and Green Building… more