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    1. New Member Orientation:Welcome to CSI CSI The Construction Specifications Institute

    2. Welcome to CSI! CSI’s Mission: To advance the process of creating and sustaining the built environment for the benefit of the construction community by using the diversity of its members to exchange knowledge

    3. CSI History and Growth: • First meeting -- April 15, 1948 in Washington, D. C. • TODAY! More than 14,000 members and 146 chapters in 10 regions, and internationally

    4. Highlights From the CSI Report Card • BIM Practice Group • SectionFormat • GreenFormat • International Framework Dictionary (IFD) • CEN Provider Program • CSI Building Product Manufacturers Alliance (BPMA)

    5. CSI Tools of the Trade • MasterFormat tm 2004 Edition • Project Resource Manual (PRM) – (formerly the CSI Manual of Practice • National CAD Standard (NCS) • OmniClass™ Construction Classification System (OCCS) in development

    6. Professional Development Enhance your career and business with CSI’s Professional Development Programs! • Certification Programs • Webinars • Online Courses • CEN

    7. Communications • Webinars • CSI AudioCast - audiocast.csinet.org • The Specifier, CSI NewsBrief, CSI Weekly

    8. Make Your Voice Heard! • Online Forums • CSI Wiki • CSI Blog • CSI Facebook

    9. CSI Certificate and Certification Programs • Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) • Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) • Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR)

    10. Why should I join a chapter? • Education • Networking • Resources • Leadership Involvement

    11. Develop Your Leadership Skills • Leaders explore skills such as management, budgeting, marketing, public speaking, strategic planning • Learn new business skills • Get management experience • Cement industry contacts by working together on projects • Demonstrate leadership abilities Exercise your “leadership muscles” in a supportive, volunteer environment – then unleash them in the business world!

    12. Networking = Get Involved Some ideas for your first volunteer job: • Help sign-in members at the next meeting • Take photographs of chapter activities • Write an article for the newsletter • Host a Webinar at your office • Assist with planning a program • Proctor a certification exam • Join a committee

    13. Emerging Young Professionals • New since 2008! • For young professionals in the construction industry who at the beginning of their career. • Check it out on Facebook.com

    14. Find a Job/Post a Job • CSI’s online Career Center has about 5000 construction related jobs listed • Registration is free – members get a discount on job postings • Check it out on www.csinet.org/ and click on “Career Center” in the top nav bar

    15. Getting Noticed!Publicize your business through CSI • Lists companies that employ CSI members • Helps clients and customers to find respected professionals for their projects Listing in MemberLinx is only available to CSI Members

    16. CONSTRUCT2009 and the CSI Annual Convention • May 11-14, 2010 • Pennsylvania Convention CenterPhiladelphia, PA www.CONSTRUCTshow.com

    17. Next Steps! Contact your chapter president and have a chat Be part of the future development of CSI! www.csinet.org