Benefits of Joining the BIA

Membership value can mean different things to different members. For many, networking and new business development are at the top of the list of reasons to join. For others, there are reasons, both personally and professionally, that bring value to their membership.

Networking

The BIA provides various avenues for relationship building through events and council/committee involvement. Member companies are also listed in our online and printed membership directories.DSC09461

Monthly general membership events bring together hundreds of representatives from companies in every corner of the building industry. Our events average 350 to 400 people each month. Builders, Developers and General Contractors; Engineers and Consultants; Subcontractors; Marketing Professionals; Vendors; Manufacturers and many others take advantage of the opportunity to build relationships in a friendly atmosphere over a cold drink. Explore potential new business opportunities at a BIA event once a month.

Legislative Advocacy

The BIA is recognized as the strongest voice in San Diego County influencing legislative/policy issues on behalf of the building industry. We could not do it without our dedicated member volunteers. You can truly help make a difference.

Member Discount Programs

Save dollars on normal operating expenses. We provide members with valuable savings for their business that can often offset the cost of membership. Take advantage of exclusive discounts and special offers for BIA members through NAHB, CBIA and National Purchasing Partners (NPP).

Discount opportunities include:

  • Cell Phone Services
  • Worker’s Compensation Program
  • Office Equipment & Supplies
  • Package Shipping & Handling
  • Computers
  • Rental Cars
  • Fleet Vehicles
  • Pet Insurance
  • Wine, flower & much more

Once you become a member, you will have access to our Member’s Area, which will provide more information about these discounts.

Support for the Industry

The stronger the BIA, the stronger the building industry, which often means more projects and jobs. When a company joins the local BIA of San Diego County, it also gains membership (at no additional cost) to the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). These memberships also support important initiatives at the national and state level that impact the local building industry.

Professionalism

Be a part of an Association that can offer personal and professional growth.  Educational seminars, the annual Leadership Summit and the y|GEN Mentorship Program are just some ways BIA can help you grow.

Associate Member Application

Associate Member Application

Builder Member Application

Builder Member Application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council & Committee Involvement

Volunteering your time to support the industry directly supports the maximization of your membership return. We know through many testimonials that this is the best way to expand your network.
No matter your business category, BIA has a variety of specialized committees and councils that you can choose from based on your specific interest and expertise. There are dozens of ways you can help your industry and your business by volunteering at the BIA. This is also a great opportunity to meet and be known to other industry professionals.

Partnership Program (P2) Sponsorship

Don’t miss this opportunity to receive extra special marketing exposure throughout the entire year, prepaid credit to attend events, preferred listing in the directory, special name badges at events and many other perks that are just for P2 companies. Check out all the benefits for each level in the brochure below.

P2 Brochure

P2 Brochure

P2 Commitment Form

P2 Commitment Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Marketing Opportunities

Advertise on our website, enhance your online member profile, sponsor the weekly eNewsletter – all great ways to reach thousands of industry professionals. Interested? Contact Michael Harris at 858-514-7027 or click here for more information.

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