Become a member of buildingSMART International

Influence the development of open digital standards and services by becoming a buildingSMART member. Join the global network of organisations and professionals delivering a more sustainable, productive and interoperable built environment. Join and become an openBIM leader today.


Categories of Membership

There are various categories to suit your needs, with a range of different membership benefits depending on the size of your organisation. 

Standard Membership

Access and collaborate in Domain activities

€9,000/year for up to 250 employees

Membership benefits:

Domain steering committee access

Project participation

Standards voting rights

Logo & description on bSI website

Link to your website

Membership in one Chapter

Multinational Membership

Expand your global footprint with 5+ Chapters

€23,000/year for up to 250 employees

Everything in Standard, plus:

Membership in up to five Chapters

One webinar on bSI platform

Promote your content in bSI blog

bSI approved case studies

Principal Membership

Enhance your input to the Technical Roadmap


Everything in Standard, plus:

Enhanced standards voting rights

One webinar on bSI platform

Promote your content in bSI blog

bSI approved case studies

Strategic Membership

Influence the strategic direction for buildingSMART


Everything in Multinational, plus:

Strategic Advisory Council meetings

Enhanced voting rights

Logo on bSI homepage

Logo on bSI newsletter

2 free tickets for each bSI Summit

What are our members saying?

Strategic member: Autodesk

Multinational member: Bexel Consulting

Standard member: Plannerly

Multinational member: Cobuilder

Membership FAQ

Yes. Membership is a great way to engage with activities related to the different Domains. Being a member means you can instantly get involved with activities in the Domains.

Yes, there is no limit to being involved.

Yes, Standard and Principal members can join a single Chapter of their choice. Multinational and Strategic members can join up to five Chapters of their choice. 

Yes, there is an option to join as many Chapters as you like. 

Yes, all members are entitled to vote on standards developed at buildingSMART.

Yes, you can join anytime. Your agreement starts the day you join.

For Standard and Multinational members, there is a reduced fee for organizations with less than 250 employees.

No, our membership categories are only available to organizations. 

Compare Different Memberships





Organization logo on the bSI website

Organization description on bSI website

Access to exclusive membership portal on Sharefile

Link to your organization's website

Project participation

Room steering committee access

Standards committee voting rights

buildingSMART membership in one Chapter

buildingSMART membership in five Chapters

One webinar per year on the bSI platform

Provide blog content on the buildingSMART website

Voting rights on the SCTE

Logo and description on homepage

Two free passes per bSI Summits

Company logo on the bSI newsletter

Participation at SAC (strategic advisory council) meetings

Enhanced standards committee voting rights

Cost in Euro

€ 17,000

€ 46,000

€ 60,000

€ 100,000

Strategic Members

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