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Organization Membership

Join over 1,000 members in 65+ countries dedicated to dispute avoidance and resolution, prevention, and growth through the successful DB process. By becoming a member, you will become part of a movement to decrease the amount of litigated construction claims and network with others who are committed to expanding the use of DBs globally.

Organization Membership FAQs

DRBF Organizational memberships are on a calendar year cycle and are good for one year. Memberships renew every 01-January. Memberships purchased after 15 September are good for the remainder of the calendar year and for all of the next calendar year.  

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CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE

  • Diamond (Your organization is committed to supporting the DRBF at the highest monetary level, includes up to 10 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $15,000

  • Platinum (Your organization is committed to supporting the DRBF at one of the highest monetary levels, includes up to 10 employees for to benefit from DRBF membership): US $10,000

  • Patron (Your organization is committed to supporting the DRBF at one of the highest monetary levels, includes up to 6 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $5,000

  • Benefactor (Your organization is a strong and committed supporter of the DRBF's missions and initiatives, includes up to 5 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $2,000

  • Corporate Partner Tier 1 (You are an organization with licensed professionals and practicing DB members committed to supporting the DRBFs missions and initiatives, includes up to 4 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $1,000

  • Corporate Partner Tier 2 (You want to show your organization’s commitment to the Dispute Board process and the DRBF, includes up to 3 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $575*

  • Government Tier 1 (for government agencies committed to the DB process, and who support the DRBF mission and initiatives, includes up to 3 employees to benefit from DRBF membership): US $575*

  • Government Tier 2 (for government agencies that would like full DRBF membership benefits for1 employee): US $120*

  • Industry Partner (for university or Non-Profit organizations, includes full DRBF membership benefits for 1 employee): US $235*

  • Emerging Market (for organizations located in a country that are classified by the World Bank as Low-Income Economy, Lower Middle-Income Economy or Upper Middle-Income Economy, includes full DRBF membership benefits for 1 employee): US $30

  • Emerging Market Government (for government agencies located in a country classified by the World Bank as Low-Income Economy, Lower Middle-Income Economy or Upper Middle-Income Economy, includes full DRBF membership benefits for 1 employee): US $15

*Members who reside in the State of Florida (US) pay an additional US $50 for Florida Chapter Dues.


ORGANIZATION BENEFITS:

Organizations at the US $575 level and higher receive the following benefits:

  • Recognition in the DRBF’s publications, social media, conferences and more
  • Multiple member representatives with full DRBF membership benefits (more members at higher levels)

PRACTICAL RESOURCES:

DRBF membership terms are on a calendar year cycle. Your membership period is for one year and renews every 01-January. All classes of membership include the following:

  • A subscription to the DRBF Forum, the premier source of news, information, and thought-provoking articles about DBs worldwide.
  • Discounted member pricing on DRBF events and educational programs.
  • Gain access to a regional apprenticeship or mentorship program (as available) to gain practical experience and real-world knowledge of DB functions, assisting with acquiring first dispute board appointments.
  • Full access to members-only content on the DRBF website.
  • Full access to the DRBF Publications and Learning Library.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Connect with professionals worldwide to stay informed on the latest developments affecting the DB community. Become active in DRBF committees, show leadership by participating in the DRBF Country Representative program or by serving as an outreach ambassador, or serve on a DRBF Board of Directors in your region.  


COMMUNITY:

    • A direct connection to peers, owner members, consultants and other experts through DRBF's online member directory search tool.
    • Access to the Community Forum, DRBF's private social network, with members-only discussion groups in a variety of topics, where you can  collaborate with other members and build your network.