Design Professionals need to stay abreast of progressive wood industry issues and changing building design standards. To help professionals stay informed about the technical issues affecting the wood industry, the American Wood Council (AWC) offers a Design Professional Membership.
The American Wood Council (AWC) provides wood design and construction information to assist engineers and architects, develops structural and fire performance data on a wide range of traditional and engineered wood products, and engages in long-term research.
- Optional listing in AWC Design Professional Services Directory with description of professional services.
- Member discounts on Technical Publications.
- AWC IMPACT newsletter.
- AWC WoodPost newsletter.
- Wood Design & Building, a quarterly North American magazine on design and construction of modern wood buildings.
- Frequent updates on wood industry developments, association activity, new publications, and special reports on engineering, building codes, standards, fire technology, and research projects.
- Announcements of seminars offering CEU credits.
A current AWC Design Professional Member who refers a colleague who becomes a DPM can request one complimentary AWC publication – hardcopy or electronic. Make sure your colleague lists your name in the “Referred by” field on the application form (this offer does not apply to Code Official Connections).
If you are currently receiving our emails or participating in our education offerings, you already have an account with us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in upgrading to a Design Professional Membership today!
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* $100 per year for residents of the U.S. and Canada, $150 residents outside the U.S. & Canada. Membership dues are based on the calendar year (January 1 - December 31). Dues are pro-rated depending on when your application is received. January 1 - June 30: full dues; July 1 – December 31: 25% pro-ration.