The American Institute of Constructors was formed in 1971 to be the professional home of the individual constructor. AIC Members are a community of professionals who believe in the value of professionalism and ethics in the construction industry. For 45 years, the AIC has been an advocate for the individual professional constructor.


Membership Benefits

Regardless of your position or length of industry service, individuals in the construction management professional join the AIC to boost their job performance and elevate the professionalism within the industry. As an AIC Member, you will: 

  • Get immediate access to tools and resources that will help you do your job better and build your reputation as a skill construction professional.

  • Expand your network of peers who face the same challenges you do and can help find solutions. 

  • Advance your career by taking advantage of wide range of professional development and networking opportunities. 



  • A subscription to The Professional Constructor Journal - a leading journal published twice a year featuring articles from the top construction educators. 

  • A subscription to The Constructor News - AIC's monthly E-Newsletter featuring highly relevant content, news, and a regular column from Mr. Ethics. 

  • Member Pricing on events like the AIC Annual Forum each spring. 

  • Access to affinity programs and discounts on products like ENR Magazine, ConsensusDocs and More.


Professional Development

  • Year round access and discounted rates to educational programming both in person and distance learning through our educational partners Lorman Education, RedVector and Click Safety.  

  • Access to career development through the AIC Career Center. 

  • Opportunity to earn professional designation as an Associate Constructor (AC) or Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) after qualifying for an passing the respective examinations.



  • Access to a network of peers through the AIC Member Directory and Certified Professional Directory. 

  • Leadership opportunities through AIC Committees and the AIC State Representatives Program. 

Membership Categories

Professional Member


The Professional Member category is for any individual who identifies as a construction professional.  Any sector, education, or experience level is welcome to join at this membership category.  Professional Members are full voting members and are able to serve in leadership positions. Certification as an AC or CPC is not required in order to join as a Professional Member.  Yearly Dues: $250 

Young Professional Member


The Young Professional Member category is available for any construction professional who is under 30 years of age. Young Professional Members get full access to AIC Member Benefits and Voting Rights.  This reduced price membership gives you the tools to grow professionally. Certification as an AC or CPC is not required in order to join as a Young Professional Member.  Yearly Dues: $125

Educator Member


The Educator Member category is reserved for those currently serving as an individual teaching construction related courses or in a construction related program.  This membership allows educators to participate as a full voting member of the AIC.  This membership category provides educators with an opportunity to grow and maintain a connection to Industry Professionals.  Yearly Dues: $150

Student Member 


Student Members are any individual currently enrolled in a construction or construction related program at an accredited university or college.  Student Members are not voting level members, but have full access to full member benefits at a reduced price.  Student Members receive opportunities to connect and network with industry professionals as part of their AIC Membership.  Yearly Dues: $25

Corporate Membership


Affiliate Member


Affiliate Members are any company or individual who serves as a vendor or supplier for the construction industry.  These individuals are not voting members of the AIC, but receive full AIC Member Benefits.  As an Affiliate Member you gain unique opportunities to connect with AIC's Professional Members.  Yearly Dues: $500



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