We are a community of professionals in the Design and Construction Industry
We typically meet the second Thursday of (most) every month. Come and join us - just check out our upcoming events!
We have a variety of annual events including the West Michigan Design and Construction Expo, the Annual Golf Outing, and others.
BUILDING KNOWLEDGE – IMPROVING PROJECT DELIVERY
The Grand Rapids Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) was formed in 1967. We are one of CSI’s 130+ local chapters and a winner of the “Outstanding Chapter Commendation” Award.
Through educational events and networking, members exchange information for successful project management.Read our whole story
CSI is the construction community’s authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI’s Certification Program, you can strengthen and demonstrate your understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in:
Learn more about how you’ll benefit from CSI Certification.
Earning a Construction Documents Technology (CDT®) certification proves you have a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively interpret and communicate construction documentation.
Earn your Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) to demonstrate your knowledge of developing, administering and enforcing construction documentation.
Attaining the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) validates that you’re a skilled product researcher who knows how to identify cost-effective, efficient solutions – and communicate those through specifications.
A Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) is more than a sales rep – you’re a valued resource called upon by design teams because you understand construction documentation and speak their language.
CSI Grand Rapids Chapter is lead by a group consisting of the Executive Board (President, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer) and 4 elected Board Members. Our Immediate-Past-President sits on the board as the odd-vote member.
Our latest events and meetings are showcased here. If you would like to find out more or participate, please check out upcoming events section!