Celebrating over 150 years, as the largest and oldest association of ICI practitioners in Canada, the Toronto Construction Association proudly supports its members by providing a wide range of business and professional development opportunities, a strong industry voice, and the means to help shape Toronto’s construction industry for the better.
A TCA membership is all about creating opportunities to grow your business, some of the Key benefits of a TCA membership include:
- The Opportunity to access projects across Ontario through our electronic plans room
- The Opportunity for professional development and training through our education arm TCIC
- The Opportunity to promote your business
- The Opportunity to network at one of our events or serve on one of our committees
- The Opportunity to differentiate your company in the construction marketplace
- The Opportunity to access a wide range of discounts on services that are helpful to your everyday business needs
With a TCA membership, companies gain access to endless project opportunities at the municipal, provincial and national scale, as well as support services to help land the project. We offer an electronic plans room service through the ConstructConnect Project Intelligence (CCPI) platform complete with staff and technical support giving you round-the-clock project access.
- Looking for more information on our electronic plans room service please click here.
Education and Professional Development
One of the core benefits of a TCA membership is the opportunity to advance your professional standing and qualifications in an industry characterized by stiff competition.
TCA offers several avenues for ongoing professional development through our educational arm.
Delivering relevant course content that meets your professional and business needs, TCIC sample courses include: Construction 101, Fundamentals of Construction Management, Blueprint Reading and Estimating, Construction Law and Construction Project Close Out, in addition to our in-class courses we are now offering e-learning. All TCIC courses are offered to members at significantly discounted rates.
Marketing and Promotion
Advertising through TCA’s numerous print and digital platforms is a great way to cost-effectively promote your business and services to your specific target market while extending your industry reach.
Free display opportunity at TCA Annual Members’ Day and event sponsorships are also available to give your business and brand more exposure.
With over 1,800 member companies, TCA offers you a unique opportunity to meet, grow and build lasting connections with a wide range of likeminded industry professionals. We offer endless avenues for members to expand their industry connections through ongoing social events, industry committees, and educational events, some of which are FREE to attend. New to the association? what better way to get out there and build connections in the industry. Well-attended annual events include our annual golf tournament, annual Members’ Day and a signature bi-annual corporate event. Check out our events calendar for a full listing of upcoming events!
Our networking opportunities also include events that are geared to our Young Construction Leaders, with your membership employees to your company who are 40 yrs and younger can join our YCL group - this passionate group of young construction industry professionals act as mentors and a resource to the next generation of bright young minds entering the industry - they cultivate new business relationships and form friendships that can last a lifetime. Looking for more information on our YCL Group?
Differentiate your company in the construction marketplace
At TCA, we are always looking for ways to profile our member company achievements across all mediums of communication including our social media channels. If you've worked on a recent project that has received industry recognition we would like to help you showcase your achievement and help you highlight what makes your company different and better. TCA also runs its own Best of the Best Awards program, where each year we hand out awards at our Annual General Meeting recognizing member company's for outstanding achievements in all areas of building, designing and professional services related to construction projects.
Our awards program does not only recognize project achievements but individual achievements - looking for more information on our awards program please click here.
Discount Program – Advantage club
Our voice is representative of over 300,000 industry practitioners who share the values of honesty, integrity and respect as it relates to conducting business.
We use our fortunate size and diversity to collect and disseminate important industry information to our membership and have partnered with key corporations to offer our members significant financial savings for their everyday business needs. Some of our major financial savings include fleet pricing on Fiat Chrysler vehicles through our discount partner program called the Advantage Club - you can check out a full list of discount partners here