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Committee involvement is a great way to make business contacts and help direct BIA events and programs. To join a committee, call 215.BIA.PHIL (242.7445) or email

The Builders Conference Committee is responsible for planning the program and raising sponsorships for BIA’s signature annual event. (Open to all members)

The Events committee develops and helps implement BIA’s yearlong calendar of educational and networking events. (Open to all members)

The Government Affairs Committee tracks public policies and practices that impact the building industry at the national, state and local levels and convenes regularly with city agencies, elected officials, policy makers and community stakeholders.(By appointment of the board)

The Green Committeepromotes the understanding and practice of sustainable building techniques and works to improve government policies on matters such as stormwater management and energy conservation. (Open to all members)

The Labor committee focuses on workforce development and maintains cooperative relationships with the various building trades in the city. (By appointment of the board)

The Membership committee is responsible for recruiting and retaining members through events, member drives and other initiatives. (Open to all members)

The Political Action committee manages Philadelphia Builders for Affordable Housing, the BIA’s political action committee, to advance the BIA legislative agenda. (By appointment of the PAC Trustees)

The Public Relations committee is responsible for communications and marketing strategies to raise BIA’s profile in the industry. (Open to all members)

The Preservation committee focuses on historic preservation policies that protect Philadelphia’s character while promoting growth. (By appointment of the board)

The Workforce Housing committee studies and develops recommendations for meeting current and projected demand for workforce housing units.  (By appointment of the board)