Strategic

Strategic Advisory Council (SAC) membership is our most senior form of organizational membership. It is designed to appeal to those leading multinational enterprises who believe that full implementation and adoption of open BIM is strategically important to the built environment sector and to their own enterprise and wish to play a strategic role in driving forward its implementation.

SAC members will have a direct role in shaping our strategy and helping to determine priorities and focus. They will have a formal role in semi-annual meetings to advise the ExCom or Board of buildingSMART International on our standards and compliance programs, managing our position in the industry, gaining engagement for standards development and deployment and on our international chapter strategy.

ARUP brings together professionals from diverse disciplines and with complementary skills, on a uniquely global scale. The depth of expertise and sheer numbers of specialists allow Arup to take on complex, strategic projects that no other firm could deliver. Arup’s commitment to a sustainable approach to all its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm. Arup’s ownership structure actively reinforces this approach and holds the firm accountable to its own people for its independent approach, and to its social and corporate responsibility. www.arup.com

Autodesk, Inc.,is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look. www.autodesk.com

China Communications Construction Company Ltd. CCCC is a world leading enterprise in port, highway and bridge design and construction, the world's No. 1 dredging enterprise and the leader of global port machinery, as well as China's largest international project contractor and international design company. CCCC led Chinese building enterprises among Forbes Global 500 in 2012 and has kept ahead of Chinese enterprises among ENR Top 225 International Contractors for the sixth consecutive year. www.en.ccccltd.cn

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China Railway BIM Alliance is a BIM professional self-discipline organization in the railway industry, the decision-making body is the member representative assembly, and the board of directors and the secretariat are established as the executing agency and daily office. The Alliance focuses on the research, survey, design, construction, construction, operation and maintenance, manufacturing enterprises and related key universities in the domestic rail transit industry. www.crbim.com

LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world. Our operations produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete which are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and small, local projects to the biggest, most technically and architecturally challenging infrastructure projects. As urbanization increasingly impacts people and the planet, we provide innovative products and building solutions with a clear commitment to social and environmental sustainability. www.lafargeholcim.com

Nemetschek is a globally leading provider of software solutions for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry. With its 14 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 2.3 million users in 142 countries from 60 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Professor Georg Nemetschek, the company focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the TecDAX, the company achieved revenues of EUR 337.3 million and an EBITDA of 88.0 EUR million in the 2016 fiscal year. www.nemetschek.com

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. www.siemens.com