PROFESSIONAL CREDIBILITY
Use your TIBD affiliation to enhance your professional credibility. TIBD’s Continuing Education Policy distinguishes you as a Building Designer committed to professional development, and TIBD provides many resources to help you meet your Continuing Education (CE) requirements. A minimum of 8 CE hours in each calendar year are required for all professional members. Local chapters offer frequent seminars on varying topics including building codes, ADA/TAS accessibility, building products, and others.



STATE REFERRAL SERVICE
Have your name referred to potential clients that inquire through our web site at www.tibd.org



WEB LINKING
Increase traffic to your web site with a link from the TIBD site.



PEER NETWORKING
Take advantage of the numerous opportunities to meet and share ideas with your colleagues at state conventions, local and state society meetings, and other TIBD events.



ANNUAL CONVENTION
TIBD’s annual convention is held in June each year. Through seminars and other educational programs targeted to the needs of the design professional, you can gain a competitive edge and learn what it takes to succeed in an increasing complex and sometimes restrictive business environment. In addition to the educational benefits, the convention brings you together with the best minds in the business for maximum networking and industry contact.



DESIGN COMPETITION
The annual design competition, held in conjunction with the convention each year, offers you an opportunity to stand out among your peers and demonstrate your professional expertise. The recognition received increases your prominence in the building design profession and gives you an increased opportunity to be featured in national publications.



NATIONAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Gain credibility through the TIBD endorsed National Council of Building Designer Certification program and become a Certified Professional Building Designer.