CaGBC Corporate Membership Options

Corporate Member Green Building Advocate

Any company with corporate sustainability goals, or an eye on green buildings will benefit from a Green Building Advocate membership. With direct access to many benefits that help demonstrate their support and connect with industry leaders, this is the best way to get involved in this influential industry.

Green Building Advocates are: companies and organizations that actively support the green building industry and want to demonstrate their commitment through CaGBC membership. Usually, Advocates do not require access to LEED® or GBCI CA benefits and are not building owners.

Advocates may include: Manufacturers, retailers, non-owner tenants, government policy departments, utilities, academic or research Institutions, Industry Associations and other NGOs.

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Member benefits – Green Building Advocate

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Eligibility for Product of the Year Award

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Eligibility for Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards

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Eligibility to apply to present at Building Lasting Change

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CaGBC member logo

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CaGBC voting rights

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CaGBC committee involvement

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Monthly eNewsletter

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Free basic listing in the Canada Builds Green Directory

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Access to full market research report

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Partner discounts

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Conference discounts

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Education discounts

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One free Individual Membership for every employee

 

Detailed Member Benefits Green Building Advocate

Industry engagement

  • Take a leadership role: The CaGBC National Board steers the direction of the council and the industry. Members have the opportunity to run for election to be a part of CaGBC's National Board, as well as nominating and electing other Board members.
  • Participate in CaGBC committees and advisory groups: Help shape the development and interpretation of Canadian rating systems, and new green building education and product offerings by volunteering for one of our many committees and advisory groups.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry news and education: Members receive our monthly eNews which features recently certified buildings, profiles of key projects and industry leaders, industry partner news, CaGBC updates, LEED information, and more. It's also an opportunity for members to build awareness by including your company's green building news in the newsletter. As an additional benefit, you will also receive a separate Education eNewsletter which outlines the latest CaGBC education offerings. Lastly, CaGBC members receive complimentary subscriptions to SAB Magazine, a leading trade and industry publication.
  • Voting rights for LEED balloting: Be part of industry decision making and have your say in the direction of LEED and green building in Canada by participating in the approval of new rating systems.
  • Shape the CaGBC National Conference: Help shape the educational content of our annual conference Building Lasting Change by applying to be part of the program committee.
  • Become a Mentor: Becoming a mentor allows you to gain recognition as a subject matter expert, helps define your personal leadership and coaching styles and provides a fresh perspective with new ideas and approaches. Not only will these skills be transferable to your day to day career and personal life, but they contribute to the bigger picture and may transform the career path of they young professionals you connect with.
 

Recognition and reach

  • Exclusive use of CaGBC's member logo: The CaGBC brand resonates with our industry. Members can use the CaGBC's member logo on their website and promotional material, but please note that the CaGBC logo cannot be used to endorse products or services.
  • Know your industry: Our membership mirrors the diversity of our industry including architects, engineers and design firms, manufacturers, associations, developers, builders and governments from across Canada. With access to our Member directory, you’ll be able to connect with, and be found by, other industry leaders easily.
  • National and international exposure: Members receive a free basic listing in the Canada Builds Green Directory, our comprehensive online listing of Canada's foremost companies that provide green building products and services. Full details here. Please note: CaGBC members get a free listing which includes their business address and phone number on our public directory site, which is added automatically upon registration or renewal. If you do not wish to have your information made publicly available, please let us know.
  • National Award Program: Member companies and individuals can be nominated for one of the CaGBC's coveted Leadership or Green Building Excellence Awards which are presented each year to members that exemplify the best of Canada's green building industry. Full details here.
  • Eligibility for Product of the Year Award: Members are eligible for this new award. Innovative products or technologies that contribute to green building projects are the backbone of our industry's success. The award will be presented at Building Lasting Change in June 2018. Full details here.
  • Speaking Opportunities: Member companies and individuals can apply to present at Building Lasting Change, Canada's largest, annual, green building industry event.
 

Savings

  • Discounted delegate registration and exhibitor rates to the annual CaGBC conference Building Lasting Change.
  • Discounts on CaGBC education programs (does not include LEED certified accreditation).
 

Partner Discounts

  • All CaGBC Members will receive a 20% discount on registration and exhibiting fees at all QUEST events. QUEST Canada is a non-profit organization that conducts research, engagement and advocacy to advance Smart Energy Communities in Canada.
  • Want to keep up to date on the latest Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning news and developments? Click here and  subscribe to HRAIs biweekly e-newsletter.
  • Material Data Drive: Digitize your material library and have access to search tools that can simplify and optimize your material selection process for LEED projects. Details here »
  • Azure Magazine is offering a 50% discount off 1-year print or 1-year print + digital subscriptions to AZURE. Members can visit https://shop.azuremagazine.com/ and enter the promo code CaGBC at check out. Sign up for these visually stunning issues exploring inventive projects, emerging trends and current design issues.

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Corporate Member Green Building Specialist

Access to critical LEED® information, GBCI CA programs and professional services give Green Building Specialists the tools they need to excel and help lead Canada towards green house gas targets. Comprehensive benefits include everything associated with Advocate memberships but also provide exclusive content, access to professional accreditation discounts, specialized education and strategic industry engagement.

Green Building Specialists are: companies and organizations that benefit from the Zero Carbon Building Standard and GBCI CA programs including the LEED® green building rating system for their sustainability projects. Specialists help maintain the continuous improvement of this system through their CaGBC membership.

Specialists may include: Owners, tenants, landlords, engineers, architects, designers, developers, contractors, builders, real estate brokers or managers and government.

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Member benefits – Green Building Specialist

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Includes all the Advocate level benefits plus:

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Discounts on the world's largest portfolio of complementary green building programs available through GBCI CA

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GBCI CA news, updates and information

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Canadian customer service and expert guidance for GBCI programs

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LEED Coach sessions

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One free LEED exterior banner (Gold and Platinum certified projects)

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Online Corporate Education Bundles

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LEED certification discounts for project owners

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LEED registration discounts for consultants

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Zero Carbon Building (Design and Performance) registration discounts for building owner or property management organization

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Access to online Credit Interpretation Requests

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LEED Technical Bulletin

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One free Individual Membership for every employee

 

Detailed Member Benefits Green Building Specialist

Industry engagement

  • Take a leadership role: The CaGBC National Board steers the direction of the council and the industry. Members have the opportunity to run for election to be a part of CaGBC's National Board, as well as nominating and electing other Board members.
  • LEED Technical Bulletin: Specialist members receive this valuable newsletter, distributed every second month as needed, which provides the latest news and information directly affecting those actively engaged in LEED projects.
  • Access to Credit Interpretation Requests (CIRs): Specialist members have access to the full online CIR database. Registered projects are able to submit formal CIR inquiries if they encounter difficulties applying a LEED prerequisite or credit to a specific project.
  • Exclusive access to CaGBC-led industry reports.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry news and education: Members receive our monthly eNews which features recently certified buildings, profiles of key projects and industry leaders, industry partner news, CaGBC updates, LEED information, and more. It's also an opportunity for members to build awareness by including your company's green building news in the newsletter. As an additional benefit, you will also receive a separate Education eNewsletter which outlines the latest CaGBC education offerings. Lastly, CaGBC members receive complimentary subscriptions to SAB Magazine, a leading trade and industry publication.
  • Voting rights for LEED balloting: Be part of industry decision making and have your say in the direction of LEED and green building in Canada by participating in the approval of new rating systems.
  • Shape the CaGBC National Conference: Help shape the educational content of our annual conference Building Lasting Change by applying to be part of the program committee.
  • Become a Mentor: Becoming a mentor allows you to gain recognition as a subject matter expert, helps define your personal leadership and coaching styles and provides a fresh perspective with new ideas and approaches. Not only will these skills be transferable to your day to day career and personal life, but they contribute to the bigger picture and may transform the career path of they young professionals you connect with.
 

Recognition and reach

  • Exclusive use of CaGBC's member logo: The CaGBC brand resonates with our industry. Members can use the CaGBC's member logo on their website and promotional material, but please note that the CaGBC logo cannot be used to endorse products or services.
  • Know your industry: Our membership mirrors the diversity of our industry including architects, engineers and design firms, manufacturers, associations, developers, builders and governments from across Canada. With access to our Member directory, you’ll be able to connect with, and be found by, other industry leaders easily.
  • National and international exposure: Members receive a free basic listing in the Canada Builds Green Directory, our comprehensive online listing of Canada's foremost companies that provide green building products and services. Full details here. Please note: CaGBC members get a free listing which includes their business address and phone number on our public directory site, which is added automatically upon registration or renewal. If you do not wish to have your information made publically available, please let us know.
  • Leadership Awards: Member companies and individuals can be nominated for one of the CaGBC's eight leadership awards presented each June to members that exemplify the best of Canada's green building industry. Full details here.
  • Eligibility for Product of the Year Award: Members are eligible for this new award. Innovative products or technologies that contribute to green building projects are the backbone of our industry's success. The award will be presented at Building Lasting Change in June 2018. Full details here.
  • Speaking Opportunities: Member companies and individuals can apply to present at Building Lasting Change, Canada's largest, annual, green building industry event.
  • LEED Banners: Proudly display your LEED accomplishment. One free 60"W x 144"H exterior banner is available to Specialist members for Gold or Platinum certified projects. Additional promotional materials are available. Full details here.
 

Savings

  • LEED Coach Sessions: If your company registers a LEED project you will be assigned a personal LEED Coach upon registration. A LEED Coach is a member of the CaGBC LEED team who can lead you through the LEED process and serve as a dedicated point of contact if you have questions along the way. If your LEED project is particularly complex or if it is your organizations' first time registering and certifying a LEED project, you may decide your company requires an Enhanced Service Package ($500). This package includes five hours of dedicated guidance scheduled according to your needs.
  • Discounts on LEED Canada project registrations and certifications (note that only project owners are eligible for certification discounts).
  • Discounts on Zero Carbon Building registrations and certifications for Design and Performance (for building owners and property management organizations).
  • Discounts on GBCI CA programs
  • Discounted delegate registration and exhibitor rates to the annual CaGBC conference Building Lasting Change.
  • Discounts on the LEED Accreditation process through GBCI.
  • Discounts on LEED reference guides.
  • Free access to online LEED documents, case studies and project list.
  • Discounts on all CaGBC education programs (including the necessary continuing education for LEED APs).
  • Corporate Education Bundles for online education: Maximize your training dollars and help your employees maintain their LEED credential, or become more familiar with green building. Register five employees, or more, and customize your online On Demand Course Bundle at significant discounts. Are you a small company with less than 5 employees? Contact CaGBC Education to find out how you can take advantage of member discounts while customizing your green building education.
 

Partner Discounts

  • All CaGBC Members will receive a 20% discount on registration and exhibiting fees at all QUEST events. QUEST Canada is a non-profit organization that conducts research, engagement and advocacy to advance Smart Energy Communities in Canada.
  • Want to keep up to date on the latest Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning news and developments? Click here and  subscribe to HRAIs biweekly e-newsletter.
  • Material Data Drive: Digitize your material library and have access to search tools that can simplify and optimize your material selection process for LEED projects. Details here »
  • Azure Magazine is offering a 50% discount on a one year print subscription and a 44% discount on a one year print and online subscription. Sign up for eight visually stunning issues exploring inventive projects, emerging trends and current design issues. Details here »

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Corporate Member Green Building Catalyst

The CaGBC offers this enhanced tier of membership to support the innovators who help shape green building in Canada. This premium level of engagement recognizes leaders with an elevated profile within the industry and provides valuable new opportunities for Canada’s sustainability champions to influence the nation’s growing low carbon economy.

Catalyst members have unique opportunities to learn, share, contribute and influence the green building industry. Benefits include access to CaGBC-convened exclusive policy briefings and webinars and VIP gatherings to facilitate discussion and drive action by leveraging the collective market intelligence of the group for the ongoing advancement of the industry.

Engage: Exclusive Catalyst Member-only events, policy briefings, webinars and networking

Influence: Forums to drive change and inform policy

Access: Unique market intelligence and insights. Direct path to CaGBC’s executive team and expertise.

Recognition: Enhanced presence and profile among Canadian and International Stakeholders. Catalyst Member-only promotional tools and opportunities.

Shape the green building landscape.

Find out if this is right for your organization’s strategic objectives.
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Member benefits – Green Building Catalyst

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Includes all the Advocate and Specialist level benefits plus:

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Reinforcement of your messaging through CaGBC’s social media platforms

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A bylined article in E-News reaching 10,000 industry professionals

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Top tier positioning and profile on the CaGBC website

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Press release linked to the CaGBC website announcing your Catalyst status

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Pre-launch event insight and selection of nationwide sponsorship opportunities designed to increase national visibility

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Two complimentary ads - one in Education News to 30,000 industry professionals, and one in eNews to 10,000.

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Catalyst Member status badge for use in email, social media, print or other promotional materials

 

Detailed Member Benefits Green Building Catalyst

Influence

Engaged participation in a series of exclusive events including VIP policy and business development activities will drive change, inform policy development and enable growth at the highest levels.

  • VIP Reception (May 2019) – Leveraging the annual gathering during Canada’s premier green building event, Building Lasting Change, provides Catalyst Members with private access to the industry’s top influencers and decision makers.

  • Catalyst Forum (Fall 2019) – This half day, CaGBC-hosted policy briefing spurs fresh thinking amongst this peer group as they explore how trends, government, policies and programs can be effectively leveraged to positively impact green building in Canada. Forums will feature both internal and external perspectives representing different sectors to discuss advocacy and business issues. They will also include networking opportunities via invitation only reception and dinner to foster a sense of community among industry leaders aligning energy and focus.

  • Post-election Debrief (November 2019) - Discuss the outcome of Canada’s Federal election with peers, policy, financial and industry analysts and explore what it means for green building planning and development.
 

Access

Market intelligence and insight can influence strategic solutions and impact outcomes. With a direct path to CaGBC’s executive team, Catalyst Members can tap into the expertise of those who are intrinsically connected with the current state of green building in Canada.

  • Invite and involve CaGBC’s CEO, CCO or VP of Green Building Programs in one of your events or Board meetings to give your audience ultimate green building insight. Thomas Mueller, CEO; Brent Gilmour, CCO; Mark Hutchinson, VP, Green Building Programs and Innovation; Akua Schatz, Senior Director, Market Development and Advocacy can address key market issues and opportunities (pending scheduling and availability).

  • Private, live webinar delivered by CaGBC’s resident experts will address CaGBC market research reports providing in-depth analysis of results, recommendations and relevant implementation strategies that will benefit your leadership teams.
 

Recognition

Catalyst Members benefit from enhanced presence and profile amongst their Canadian counterparts and international stakeholders. Resources and tools which are designed to showcase your company’s contribution to the green building industry can secure your company’s position as an influential leader. In addition to the tailored events, access to experts and market intelligence, the CaGBC provides these additional marketing opportunities:

  • Reinforcement of your organization’s messaging through CaGBC’s social media platforms, a bylined article in E-News reaching 10,000 industry professionals, and positioning on the CaGBC website;

  • Top tier profile on the CaGBC website announcing your Catalyst status;

  • Pre-launch insight and selection of nationwide Sponsorship opportunities designed to increase visibility of those affiliated with key industry initiatives and events;

  • Two complimentary ads - one in Education News reaching 30,000 industry professionals and decision makers, sent quarterly, and one in E-News reaching 10,000 industry professionals and decision makers, distributed monthly;

  • Catalyst Member status badge for use in email, social media, print or other promotional materials.
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CaGBC Corporate Membership Rates

Member Revenue
Categories
Corporate Member
Green Building Advocate
Corporate Member
Green Building Specialist
Corporate Member
Green Building Catalyst
< $500k $250 $500

Shape the green
building landscape.

Find out if this is right for your organization’s strategic objectives. Email sringler@cagbc.org to discuss.


$500k - $1m $400 $750
$1m – $5m $750 $1,300
$5m – $25m $1,500 $2,500
$25m – $50m $2,000 $3,300
$50m – $250m $3,500 $4,500
$250m - $500m $4,500 $5,500
> $500m $5,500 $6,500
Government, Universities,
Schools and Hospitals
$750 $1,250
Associations $500 $1,000

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Call toll-free: (866) 941-1184 or email: info@cagbc.org