When you become a GVCA Member, you and your employees have access to member services, benefits and savings.

Become a Member

Your entire staff will have access to our online plans room where we connect bidders to buyers. We check, verify, update, and constantly search for the latest project details and information throughout the bidding process.

Our name represents the geographic reach of the association, which includes:

  • Brant County 
  • Dufferin County
  • Grey Wellington County
  • Norfolk County
  • Haldimand County
  • Regional Municipality of Waterloo
  • Regional Municipality of Halton

A GVCA Electronic Plans Room membership gives you access to project information and bidding opportunities in the geographic area of Zone 2, covering London to Milton, to Niagara and Halton Region, and north to Owen Sound.  Other Zones are available for an additional cost.

Connect and network

Stay connected to the construction industry, expand your opportunities and keep your competitive edge. Meet and collaborate with knowledgeable members and trained staff who help you tackle the unique challenges in construction. Speak up and offer your insight and opinions into key advocacy issues that shape our industry. Share your passion for the construction industry by joining or sponsoring our social events.

Gain the resources you need

Ensure your organization follows the Industry Standards and Best Practices with our construction guides, documents and seals.

Take advantage of discounted rates on Gold Seal accredited education programs and safety training courses and our member savings on construction documents, products and services. You'll save hundreds each year with our Affidavit and Commissioner of Oath services alone.

Our members have exclusive access to the Workplace Safety Insurance Board's Health and Safety Excellence program (HSEP).  This collaborative program offers safety training, networking opportunities and financial incentives.

Types of membership

GVCA Membership is valid for one year and renews January 1st annually. Payment for one year of membership is due upon sign-up.

Prices listed below are as of January 1, 2020.

GVCA Base Membership

GVCA Base Membership is $875 + HST per year, renewed annually on January 1st.

Open to general contractors, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and allied services.  Includes GVCA member benefits and services, including basic access to the online plansroom (Link2Build).

Base membership includes access to these GVCA services:

GVCA Membership with Link2Build (Electronic Plansroom)

GVCA membership with Link2Build is $1,585.50 + HST per year, renewed annually on January 1st.

Open to general contractors, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and allied services. 

Membership includes access to all GVCA Base services PLUS:

  • FULL access to the Link2Build Zone 2 electronic plansroom, including pre-bid, open biddng and post-bid of projects throughout much of Central and Southwestern Ontario (from west of London to Milton, Hamilton and Niagara).
  • Access to over 4,000 projects annually.
  • View, print and download all plans and specifications.
  • Unlimited user accounts.
  • Daily project updates.
  • Project plans and specifications to view, print and download
  • The opportunity to purchase Link2Build access to GTA, including Barrie, for $999 + HST.
  • The opportunity to purchase additional Link2Build zones for $600 + HST each.

Construction Procurement Membership

GVCA Construction Procurement Membership is $475 + HST per year, renewed annually on January 1st.

Open to buyers of construction, facility management, architects, engineers and consultants.

Construction Procurement Membership is a non-voting membership which includes access to these GVCA services:

Please note that your application for membership must include the contact information of three references from existing GVCA member firms in good standing, or from members of another Construction Association. Memberships purchased mid-year will be adjusted at year-end.

What are you waiting for? Join GVCA's community of more than 600 member firms and industry stakeholders and let us help you grow your business to its fullest!

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