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DBIA’s Design-Build Conference and Expo:
Your Must-Attend Event for 2018

November 7-9 

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans


Increase Your Expertise – Build Your Business – Make Industry Connections

DBIA’s annual Design-Build Conference & Expo grows each year as an increasing number of the nation’s owners and design-builders declare this is their #1 design-build event. 2018 is also DBIA’s silver anniversary, so come celebrate 25 years of design-build success with us.
Nowhere else can owners and design-builders across the nation, sectors and professions come together for a jam-packed three days of workshops, panel discussions and keynotes by industry leaders focused like a laser on addressing the real-world challenges America’s design-build teams and owners face across all sectors.
Whether you’re new to design-build or an industry pro, we promise you will leave this event echoing what our attendees tell us year after year…
 “The best conference I have attended.”
“Every year, the conference gets better and better.”
“I left this conference feeling well informed, well connected, and inspired!”

Access to Unparalleled Design-Build Expertise

Many of our most popular and time-tested Design-Build Conference & Expo programs are returning in New Orleans, including; Owners’ Only Forums, in-depth Design-Build Done Right™ education workshops (earning up to 12 hours CEUs) and panel discussions providing project insights and practical solutions to challenges facing today’s design-build industry. We’ll also honor our 2018 National Design-Build Project/Team Award winners, host a Silent Auction, present the best of the nation’s design-build exhibitors, provide incredible networking opportunities and so much more.
Program and Registration information DBIA’s 2018 Design-Build Conference and Expo in New Orleans will be available in early 2018. 

Never been to a DBIA Design-Build Conference? Relive the 2017 Design-Build Conference and Expo in Philadelphia on our DBIA photo site. 


Online Recordings for 2017 Design-Build Conference & Expo Now Available

If you were a full conference registrant at our 2017 Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, you now have FREE ACCESS to all our recorded sessions. The live audio from these sessions – including their PowerPoint presentations – can now be downloaded by participants. You MUST login with your conference registration email to access free sessions.

You Can Also Earn Continuing Education Credit 

Even if you missed the sessions in person, you can still get additional continuing education credit for recorded sessions at $15 each. PLEASE NOTE: You will not receive additional DBIA continuing education credit for education sessions you attended at the conference.

Please refer to your session reporting listing to ensure you do not purchase sessions that you have already attended.  

How to download the proceedings. ​ 



Contact our Meetings Department​ if you have any questions.