VRCA has the following membership categories that you or your company can join under; Industry (General Contractors, Trade Contractors, and Manufacturers and Suppliers), Professional, Associate, Owner, and Student / Apprentice. The category descriptions and fees are outlined below.
For Industry members, there are three types of VRCA memberships available: VRCA Membership, VRCA Premium Membership and VRCA Enterprise Membership. The VRCA Premium Membership includes a BidCentral Premium subscription ($350) for up to 4 users and the VRCA Enterprise Membership includes a BidCentral Enterprise subscription ($500) for unlimited users.
For General Contractors, Trade Contractors and Manufacturers and Suppliers, annual fees are based on your company's annual business volume (gross revenue). For all other membership categories, there is a flat annual fee. Membership dues must be paid annually with a one-time payment by credit card if you use the online registration form or by cheque.
Complete the online application form, click [JOIN NOW] link below by selecting the category that best describes your company's role in the construction industry. For questions regarding VRCA Membership, please email [email protected].
Individuals and organizations that provide goods and services associated with the commercial activity of construction and maintenance of publicly and privately funded infrastructure and real property improvements.
Bid Central Premium include 4 BidCentral user accountsBid Central Enterprise include unlimited BidCentral user accounts.
Select this category if your primary business is as a General Contractor.
Select this category if your primary business is as a Trade Contractor.
Select this category if your primary business is to manufacturer, sell or supply materials, equipment, products or services used by Contractors. For Manufacturer and Suppliers, there are 3 types of membership options, with fees based on your business volume:
For individuals and organizations that provide support services to the construction industry, such as bonding and insurance, accountanting, legal, and arbitration services, and who are granted professional status through a professional organization such as AIBC, APEG-BC, the Law Society of BC. There are two membership categories, Premium, is a voting membership category, and Standard, is a non-voting membership category.
For individuals and organizations that provide ancillary products or services to the construction industry that are not part of the construction of the project and that have not been granted professional status through a professional organization
For companies engaged in infrastructure planning and procurement in order to create new, or renovate existing real estate developments, with a view to selling those developments at a later date.
For individuals who are registered as apprentices or students in an apprenticeship or post-secondary education program that is related to construction.
Please note membership/BidCentral fees are non-refundable.
For questions regarding VRCA Membership, please email [email protected].