Multinational Members

Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2012.

BEXEL Consulting BEXEL Consulting is a modern, high-tech, construction and engineering consultancy company. BEXEL aids in overcoming the most complex design and construction-related issues using a fine-tuned synergy of innovation, technology and drive with knowledge, experience and expertise. With BEXEL Manager software platform BEXEL changes the perspective of integrated project management allowing you to optimize your digital workflows and take advantage of advanced open BIM technologies.

Bricsys singular focus is building cost-effective, mission-critical CAD tools. Now as a part of the global technology giant Hexagon AB, Bricsys is reinforcing their commitment to take design workflows to the next level. Bricsys helps customers achieve more in less time for less money.

Catenda AS was established in 2009. The company´s core values are openness and quality, and it is privately held, owned in majority by its staff. Catenda makes Bimsync®, a cloud based collaboration platform. The company has a strong national and international market position, and holds a central position in the developing bodies for both the IFC, BCF and bSDD standards under buildingSMART. Today Catenda has offices in Oslo and Bergen in Norway, and has a consistently growing team of ambitious and driven people.

Cobuilder offers an IT platform that employs all relevant international standards for data management to help actors exploit the potential of their product data. Fit-for-purpose and accurate product data improves quality of service, time to market and reduces time, cost and environmental footprint. Cobuilder is a privately owned international business with more than 120 employees distributed at HQ in Oslo and wholly-owned subsidiaries in England, France and Bulgaria. The company is a major driver for the digitization in Construction and is a strategic partner to ISO, buildingSMART, CEN and CENELEC and winners of several innovation awards internationally.

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with 3DEXPERIENCE universes to imagine sustainable innovations harmonizing product, nature and life via a unique portfolio of products and Industry Solution Experiences whose key strengths are in their scientific content and deep understanding of industrial processes. The software portfolio spans modelling and scientific simulation to production and logistics optimization, and is applicable from Natural Resources to Cities, Transportation, Buildings, Smart Products, Consumer Goods, all the way to biological systems and chemistry.

Data Design System has been developing innovative software since 1984. Their Open BIM product family DDS-CAD provides ideal tools for MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) experts who plan and design building services projects. More than 15,000 users worldwide put their trust in the highly functional tools for MEP, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and photovoltaic engineering. DDS was founded in 1984 in Norway and has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2013.

Esri is the global leader in geographic information systems (GIS) and location intelligence. The company, headquartered in Redlands, California brings extensive expertise in mapping and spatial data analytics. The company has 10 regional offices in the U.S. and a network of more than 80 international distributors, with about a million users in 200 countries.Esri’s GIS offerings deliver unique and powerful capabilities for applying location-based analytics to building and infrastructure professionals. ArcGIS, the flagship product, delivers spatial data for AEC professionals to plan, design, build and operate the built world.  With ArcGIS and partner solutions that extend its capabilities, Esri enables digital transformation in AEC firms of all sizes working on projects of all types.

GRAPHISOFT ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, a real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner STAR, a fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, a leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.

Kajima Corporation first commenced operations in 1840. Kajima has worked on pioneering projects across the generations, from social infrastructure development to the nation’s first skyscraper. With an unwavering commitment to “putting the construction site first”, everyone at each site is encouraged to “build with the heart and soul of a craftsman” to deliver construction and other services that will have value for both customers and the broader society.

Obayashi Corporation has handed down its DNA of honest craftsmanship and technology since its founding in 1892. We have relied on that DNA to complete buildings and infrastructure emblematic of their era. We completed Tokyo Central Station (currently Tokyo Station) in 1914. We later went on to rebuild the Main Tower of Osaka Castle and construct the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line expressway. In recent years, we have engaged in construction of Roppongi Hills (a complex building in a large-scale redevelopment project) and TOKYO SKYTREE (the world’s highest free-standing tower).

Obayashi aims to be a leading sustainability company. Meanwhile, we are developing next-generation technologies including energy conservation tech and expanding our business into new domains. For example, we are leveraging the technology we have learned from the construction business to get into the renewable energy business.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation.  6000 colleagues, working from around 100 permanent offices in more than 30 countries on projects in some 150 countries, are committed to to enhance society together.  These professionals deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural development and water.

SBB is the backbone of the Swiss public transport system with day-to-day rail operations the basis of what SBB does.  SBB transports over 1,26 million people and 210 000 tonnes of freight to their destination every day. SBB’s 33,000 dedicated employees make it the backbone of public transport and work to realise the vision for the mobility of the future.  SBB is making an important contribution to the quality of life and competitiveness in Switzerland now and in the future.


Shimizu Corporation was founded in 1804. The company began when Kisuke Shimizu I, who was a carpenter in Etchu or what is now Toyama Prefecture, launched the business in the Kanda Kajicho district of Edo (now Tokyo). From the moment the company was founded, Kisuke Shimizu I aspired to wholeheartedly devote himself to the company’s work and create quality reliable structures. Today, Shimizu continually delves deeply into knowledge and technology to meet the needs of its clients and, by extension, society.

STRABAG is a European-based technology group for construction services, a leader in innovation and financial strength. Services include all areas of the construction industry and cover the entire construction value chain. Spanning a variety of industry asset types, their focus comprises Transportation Infrastructure (roads, railways, airports and test tracks for the automobile industry), Building Construction (turnkey construction, industrial facilities) and Civil Engineering (bridges, dams, hydraulic asphalt engineering, tunnelling, pipe jacking and microtunnelling, cooling towers and harbour facilities).

Vectorworks has been operating since 1985. We’ve been creating design software solutions that now fully serve the AEC, landscape, and entertainment industries in 85 countries. With more than 685,000 users, we’re building a global community of Vectorworks users who are creating, connecting, and influencing the next generation of design with our software on both Mac and Windows. Vectorworks is the first architectural software developer to earn the major milestone of IFC4 Export Certification — a distinction that reinforces our drive to put collaboration at the heart of sharing information across software systems.