The Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA) is proud to work with some of the best and brightest associations, institutions and private corporations in Canada's construction industry. Meet a few of our partners and learn about the products and services they provide.

Canadian Construction Association (CCA)

The Canadian Construction Association is the voice of one of Canada's largest industries. They speak to the federal government on a wide range of issues. They represent an industry that employs close to one million Canadians and produces over $122 billion in goods and services. Subscribe to the CCA weekly to stay informed about the construction industry in Canada.

Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA)

The Council of Ontario Construction Associations provides information about industry regulations and requirements to members, government and the public. They maintain an open dialogue with the Ontario government and represent the construction industry.

Gold Seal

We are a passionate promoter of the Gold Seal Certification system. Those who have a Gold Seal Designation signal to their peers that they have met the industry's highest standards. We encourage our members to take courses and work towards Gold Seal certification.


Link2Build is the premier Ontario electronic plansroom, where hundreds of public and private-sector purchasers use the network to advertise billions of dollars' worth of bid opportunities. Link2Build was developed by GVCA and six other Ontario LCAs, in partnership with ALTRnetiv Media Group and eSolutionsGroup.

Bids & Tenders

Open to small, medium and large companies, bids&tenders is a user-friendly e-bidding platform that makes it easy for you to review, register for, and submit bids anytime, and from anywhere. We give you access to hundreds of daily postings in all sectors across the province, and North America. We also make sure your bid is 100 percent compliant, every time. Make better use of your workday with bids&tenders.

Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI)

The Canadian Design-Build Institute promotes and enhances the design-build industry. They provide resources and recommend best practices and policies to support design-build.

Canadian Construction Innovations (CCI)

Canadian Construction Innovations works to promote innovation within the Canadian construction industry. They help you find efficiencies and increase productivity and profitability.

Lean Construction Institute – Canada (LCI – C)

The Lean Construction Institute - Canada is a special committee of the CCA and helps with the design, planning, and management of construction projects.


Communitech helps technology companies start, grow and succeed. They support companies at all stages of growth and development. Their goal is to raise the profile of the Waterloo Region tech community.

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