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

Become a Member

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

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 accreditededucation 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 oaths services alone.

Our members have exclusive access to the Workplace Safety Insurance Board's Safety Group programs. These collaborative programs offer 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 signup.

Prices listed below are as of January 1, 2020.

GVCA Membership

GVCA Membership is available to general contractors, trade contractors, manufacturers and suppliers, and allied services.

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

Access to our services

General membership includes access to GVCA services including:

You'll also gain recognition at the bi-annual Building Excellence Awards and annual Business Heritage Awards, voting Privileges and automatic membership with Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) and Canadian Construction Association (CCA).

GVCA Membership Plus

GVCA Membership Plus is available to general contractors, trade contractors, manufacturers and suppliers, and allied services.

Full GVCA membership is $1585.50 +HST per year, renewed annually on January 1st.

Access to all services

You'll gain full access to our BestBidz plansroom, including pre-bid and post-bid construction information, including:

  • Access to over 2,400 projects annually
  • Daily project updates
  • Project plans and specifications to view, print and download
  • Unlimited user accounts

Full membership includes access to all GVCA services including:

You'll also gain recognition at the bi-annual Building Excellence Awards and annual Business Heritage Awards, voting Privileges and automatic membership with Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) and Canadian Construction Association (CCA).

Construction Procurement Membership

Construction Procurement Membership is available to buyers of construction, facility management, architects, engineers and consultants.

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

Access to our services

Construction Procurement Membership includes access to GVCA services including:

You'll also gain recognition at the bi-annual Building Excellence Awards and annual Business Heritage Awards.

Southwest Plansroom Membership

Southwest Plansroom Membership includes online plansroom access only.

Membership is open to companies who hold a full membership with another participating local construction association (London, Niagara, Windsor or Hamilton).

Southwest Plansroom Membership is $600 +HST per year, renewed annually on January 1st.

You'll gain full access to our BestBidz plansroom, including pre-bid and post-bid construction information, including:

  • Access to over 2,400 projects annually
  • Daily project updates
  • Project plans and specifications to view, print and download
  • Unlimited user accounts

We verify membership with the participating association before we grant approval and access.

Please note that application for membership must include three letters of reference from existing GVCA members in good standing, or from members of another Construction Association. Memberships are subject to approval. Memberships purchased mid-year will be adjusted at year-end.

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