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Registration Opens for 2015 Water & Transportation Conferences in San Antonio
Registration is open for the 2015 Design-Build in Transportation Conference and 2015 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference being held March 9-13, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. Registration may be completed online or via downloadable PDF form. Organizations sending four or more paid full conference registrants are eligible for discounts starting at 15 percent off. But no matter how you register, DBIA encourages you to do so by Jan. 26 in order to take advantage of our “Early Bird” discount rates. Pricing will increase beginning Jan. 27, 2015.
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Check Out DBIA's 2015 Events and Annual Sponsorship Opportunities
DBIA sponsorship opportunities include conferences, events, exhibits, advertising and much more throughout 2015. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to offer exceptional educational offerings for the benefit of our membership and our industry. Learn more.
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New Offering from DBIA and The Charles Pankow Foundation
Available for purchase through DBIA’s online bookstore, the just-released Professional's Guide to Managing the Design Phase of a Design-Build Project is a step-by-step guide to managing every step of the design phase of a design-build project. The Professional’s Guide is a follow on to the original Design-Build Management Guide. For more information or to order a copy today, please visit our online bookstore.
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DBIA Members Save Up to 50% Off DBIA Contracts and Books
DBIA members receive a significant 50 percent discount off all DBIA Contract Documents and 10 percent off any books purchased through DBIA’s Bookstore! Our contract documents are known as a fair basis for successful projects. DBIA’s team of legal experts performed a complete revision that encompasses electronic data handling, insurance and bonding, schedule changes and many other issues. All documents are downloadable in Microsoft Office format and can be edited to suit specific projects and needs.

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In addition, DBIA offers the latest resources on important topics and challenges facing our industry, including the latest books from well-known experts such as Tom Porter and Barbara Jackson on design-build best practices, risk management, BIM and sustainability.

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Simply login to receive your discount/coupon code in the Members Only page and begin ordering today!

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epipeline: A Complimentary DBIA Member Service
Did you know that as a DBIA member you receive complimentary access to epipeline, the comprehensive electronic database of government contract listings? epipeline is the leading online source for research and business intelligence on federal contracts and federal business opportunities. DBIA members have free access to features that include:
  • comprehensive coverage of tens of thousands of federal business opportunities representing trillions of dollars in spending
  • coverage of 50+ civilian and defense agencies
  • pre-qualified federal business opportunities through cradle to grave government market research
  • recompetes to formulate 5-10 year business development and strategic plans
  • total value for each fed bid opportunity and projected annual revenue stream
  • continuous real-time daily updates
  • detailed Scope of Work in Opportunity Summary Report (OSR)
  • extensive search functionality across a wide range of subject matter and content
Receive your complimentary access to e-pipeline today by directly providing your DBIA member number by email to or phone (678) 461-0299.

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DBIA Regional Membership is Included in Your National Dues
Membership in one of DBIA’s 14 regions is included with your national dues at no additional cost. DBIA’s regions actively work to support their specific markets which have an impact on local design and the construction community. Regions also offer committee volunteer opportunities, educational programs, networking events, legislative efforts and owner education and outreach.

Northwest Southwest Southeast
Western Pacific Great Lakes Mid-Atlantic
Rocky Mountain Ohio Valley Liberty Northeast
Upper Midwest South Central New England
Mid-America Florida

Interested in connecting with design-build professionals in your state? Be sure to connect with your region today!

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Jump Start Design-Build Education Through the DBIA Webinar Subscription Service
DBIA has launched a Webinar Subscription Service that is designed to provide DBIA Industry Partner members and their employees with easy access to education offerings through our Design-Build Done Right Webinar Series and to more than 200 archived conference recordings at a discounted rate.

The subscription service is especially beneficial for DBIA certification credential holders and/or certification candidates. They will no longer need to order their required professional development one webinar at a time. All DBIA webinars are approved for DBIA™ and Assoc. DBIA™ maintenance renewal.

An exclusive Industry Partner member benefit, this one-year subscription service is offered at a 50 percent discount from regular rates and will begin from the date of purchase.

To learn more or enroll today, click here!

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Upcoming Events
Jan. 12-15, Certification Workshop, Seattle, Wash.
Jan. 26-30, Certification Workshop, Phoenix, Ariz.
Feb. 2-5, Certification Workshop, Denver, Colo.
Feb. 9-11, Certification Workshop, Tampa, Fla.
Feb. 9-11, Certification Workshop, Oakland, Calif.
Feb. 27, Design Management Fundamentals, Orange County, Calif.
Mar. 2-5, Certification Workshop, Atlanta, Ga.
Mar. 9-11, 2015 Design-Build in Transportation Conference, San Antonio, Texas
Mar. 11-13, 2015 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference, San Antonio, Texas
Mar. 18-20, Owner Boot Camp, Orange County, Calif.
Mar. 23, BIM Execution Planning, Dallas, Texas
Mar. 25-27, Owner Boot Camp, Oakland, Calif.
Mar. 30-April 2, Certification Workshop, Long Beach, Calif.
Mar. 30-April 3, George Mason University Boot Camp, Herndon, Va.
Apr. 6-9, Certification Workshop, Kansas City, Mo.
Apr. 20-23, Certification Workshop, Spokane, Wash.
Apr. 22, Conceptual Estimating, San Antonio, Texas
Apr. 27-30, Certification Workshop, Sacramento, Calif.
May 5, Conceptual Estimating, Virginia Beach, Va.
May 8, Design Management Fundamentals, Honolulu, Hawaii
May 15, Design Management Fundamentals, Portland, Ore.

DBIA Contact: Mihisha Henderson

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Region Events Calendar
DBIA-Upper Midwest Region
Jan. 23, 2015, Region Award Entries Due
Mar. 18, 2015, Region Awards Presentation

DBIA-Western Pacific Region
Jan. 12, 2015, Orange County Mixer

DBIA Contact: Anieca Lord

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Project Leads
Opportunities for upcoming projects are on the member-only page on the DBIA website. Log on to the site for access. Also – DBIA members – remember that your membership includes a subscription to epipeline lite!

DBIA Contact: Todd Rich

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