Upcoming DBIA Education Events

DBIA’s Design-Build Done Right® education, certification workshops and webinars are available through DBIA’s Learning Center to help you add to your design-build expertise. We continue to offer our top-rated programs in-person and virtually. Visit...

Leveraging the Possibilities of Design-Build

DBIA NW Hosts 5th Annual Conference in Seattle Once a year, our entire region has an opportunity to come together, network and learn. Our 2024 annual regional conference has brought together more people and more content than ever before. Over 360 Owners, Builders,...

Celebrating Darlene Septelka

Local Educator Inducted into the UW Construction Management Hall of Fame Written by: Jeannie Natta We want to share some exciting news about one of the founding leaders of DBIA in the NW.   Darlen Septelka is being inducted into the UW Construction Management Hall of...

DEI Committee Welcomes New Committee Co-Chairs

What does the DEI Committee do?   The DEI Committee recently appointed Rachael Pease and Cathy Pack as its new Co-Chairs. They have taken on a range of responsibilities, including moderating panels, recruiting members, planning initiatives, and building on the...

President’s Message

Design-Build Breaks Down Barriers Written by: Tim Graybeal My dad was a tradesman all his life.  I remember him coming home from work tired and dusted with drywall on his white pants and shirt.  I can still see him walking up to the house carrying his lunchbox and...