Associated Builders and Contractors

(703) 812-2000 • (301) 595-9711 • (202) 595-1505

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

Associated General Contractors of Carolinas

(704) 372-1450

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is a construction trade association made up of contractors and construction-related firms that perform work in North Carolina and South Carolina. CAGC is a chapter of the AGC of America (AGC) and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Associated General Contractors of America

(703) 548-3118 • (704) 372-1450

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.

Associated General Contractors of Carolinas

(704) 372-1450

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) works to advance our nation’s quality of life and protect the public’s health, safety and welfare, as it has done for 160 years. “We advocate for the value of architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work. Our work drives positive change through the power of design.”

APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities

(203) 684-1446

With one eye on providing excellence in today’s educational environment, and one always trained on adapting, enhancing, and transforming the facilities of the future, APPA seeks to create positive impact in educational facilities on three important levels: “APPA transforms individual facilities professionals into higher performing managers and leaders, which…Helps transform member institutions into more inviting and supportive learning environments, which…Elevates the recognition and value of educational facilities and their direct impact on the recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.”

American Subcontractors Association

(703) 684-3450

ASA Vision: The American Subcontractors Association is recognized as the united voice dedicated to improving the business environment in the construction industry. ASA Mission: The American Subcontractors Association amplifies the voice of and leads trade contractors to improve the business environment for the construction industry and to serve as a steward for the community. ASA Values: The ideals and beliefs of ASA are ethical and equitable business practices, quality construction, a safe and healthy work environment, integrity and membership diversity.

American Subcontractors Association (Carolinas)

(877) 285-3356

ASA of the Carolinas, incorporated in 1969, is a non-profit trade association representing subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers of goods and services in 31 counties throughout the Carolinas. ASA is the united voice dedicated to improving the business environment in the construction industry, representing subcontractors before all branches (executive, legislative, judicial) and levels (federal, state, local) of government, to organizations representing other parts of the construction industry, to the news media, and others.

American Society of Concrete Contractors

(314) 962-0210

The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of concrete contractors and those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contractors and contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in the concrete industry such as architects, engineers and educators. The ASCC is one of the largest concrete associations with approximately 700 member companies in the United States and abroad.

American Society of Interior Designers
(Washington Metro Chapter)

(202) 488-4100

The Washington Metro Chapter of ASID (formerly the Potomac Chapter) was created when the Society was established in 1975. The chapter encompasses Washington, DC, northern Virginia, and suburban Maryland. Our chapter has 936 members, including 309 professionals, 257 allied members, 144 Industry Partners, and 226 students. The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) advances the interior design profession and communicates the impact of design on the human experience. We collaborate with others to promote the value of interior design. We prepare our members to excel in a dynamic and evolving profession. We generate, collect and disseminate applied knowledge.

American Society of Interior Designers

(202) 546-3480

We collaborate with others to promote the value of interior design. We prepare our members to excel in a dynamic and evolving profession. We generate, collect, and disseminate applied knowledge. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, we strive to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. We lead interior designers in shared conversations around topics that matter: from evidence-based and human-centric design to social responsibility, well-being, and sustainability. We showcase the impact of design on the human experience and the value interior designers provide.

American Society of Landscape Architects

(202) 898-2444

Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, representing more than 15,000 members. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship. Sustainability has been part of ASLA’s mission since its founding and is an overarching value that informs all of the Society’s programs and operations. ASLA has been a leader in demonstrating the benefits of green infrastructure and resilient development practices through the creation of its own green roof, co-development of the SITES® Rating System, and the creation of publicly-accessible sustainable design resources.

Council Of Educational Facility Planners

Since 1921, CEFPI has been involved in the improvement of schools, colleges and institutions for better student learning. The members are engaged in planning, designing, and maintaining the school’s building infrastructure. Its members range from leaders to planners across the diverse areas including architects, engineers, administrators, construction management firms, and facility providers who are engaged in the planning of schools at various stages. CEFPI has its offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and a satellite office in Washington, DC. CEFPI deliver solutions to the problems concerned with the facilities management, construction, maintenance and educational facilities. CEFPI organizes annual world conference, symposium, and regional conference throughout the year to improve the facilities and planning process that impacts the learning of students.

Construction Specifications Institute

(800) 689-2900

CSI is the construction community’s authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI’s Certification Program, you can develop a conceptual understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in: Construction documentation development and administration, Specification writing and enforcement, Product research and sourcing, Communication with the design and contracting teams, CSI’s Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certificate is a prerequisite to CSI’s Certifications: Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA); Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).

International Interior Designer Association

(888) 799 4432

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the Commercial Interior Design Association with a global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.

Marble Institute of America

(614) 228-6194

On January 1, 2016, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and Building Stone Institute (BSI) began a two-year joint venture to consolidate operations and focus on five key industry initiatives. Together, MIA and BSI (known as MIA+BSI, the Natural Stone Institute) serve more than 1900 members in 55 countries who represent every aspect of the natural stone industry, offering them a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development, regulatory advocacy, and networking events.

National Tile Contractors Association, Inc.

(601) 939-2071

NTCA is the premiere association for ceramic tile and natural stone installation contractors. For over 70 years after its inception, the NTCA has a membership of more than 1,300 members (representing over 10,000 installers) and is a proud owner of the Coverings Trade Show. The NTCA works closely with other industry leaders to develop and maintain installation standards, and to promote qualified labor. The NTCA is widely known to be the largest tile contractors association in the world.

National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association

(703) 779-1022 • (800) 323-9736

The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc. is a full service Non-Profit Trade Association headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas. The Association establishes national standards for all Terrazzo floor and wall systems and provides complete specifications, color plates and general information to architects and designers at no cost. Membership in the Association is limited to Terrazzo Contractors who meet rigid proficiency standards and participate in continuing educational seminars conducted annually by the Association. Associate membership is available to material suppliers whose products comply with the standards stipulated by the Association.

Professional Construction Estimators of America

(704) 522-6376

Professional Construction Estimators Association of America, Inc. (PCEA) was chartered in 1956 with 35 members from various construction disciplines in Charlotte, North Carolina. Some of the Charter members remain active today. During our early years, members rallied together to exchange ideas, promote educational endeavors and high ethical standards, while simultaneously developing new friendships. Under the leadership of Charlotte’s early presidents, the members set forth many goals to promote and support the industry while expanding the voluntary association. As a result of these efforts, a second chapter was formed during 1958 in Greensboro, North Carolina (now called the Triad Chapter). The Raleigh-Durham Chapter (now called the Triangle Chapter) followed behind in 1963. Subsequent chapters were formed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia and Florida.

Mission Statement

“Work Together as a team to provide our customers with quality products and services at competitive prices.
Provide each employee with challenging career growth opportunity and financial achievement.
Treat each other, customers, and suppliers with dignity and respect.”

David Allen Company won 5 of the 16 National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA) Honor Awards for 2017

“From a design architect’s perspective, we were very pleased with the overall craftsmanship and quality of the poured terrazzo floors by David Allen Company at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Even though the scope of the floor finish was extensive and the pattern complex, David Allen Company was quite successful in fulfilling our design intentions.”Mark Shoemaker, Principal
Pelli Clark Pelli Architects, New Haven, Connecticut