Membership

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) offers the following National Sector membership types:

  • Distributor

  • Manufacturer

  • Associate Manufacturer

  • Contributing Associate

  • Premium Associate

  • International

Distributor Membership

Any business entity that purchases clay brick products for resale can join as distributor member of BIA’s National Sector.  National distributor members are part of the governance structure of BIA and are eligible for voting seats on the Distributor Council and the National Board of Directors.  Distributor members enjoy unlimited access to all confidential information, reports, industry data, training materials and BIA staff. For a complete list of Distributor benefits,

Manufacturer Membership

Any business entity engaged in the manufacture of clay brick products in the United States is eligible to become a National Sector manufacturer member of BIA. National manufacturer members are part of the governance structure of BIA and have automatic voting seats on the Manufacturer Council and are eligible to be elected to the National Board of Directors.  Manufacturer members enjoy unlimited access to all confidential information, reports, industry data, training materials and BIA staff. For a complete list of Manufacturer benefits,

Associate Manufacturer Membership

Any business entity engaged in the manufacture of clay brick products in the United States and has total annual shipments of clay brick products equal to or less than the maximum limit approved by the Board of Directors is eligible to become an Associate Manufacturer Member.  

In exchange for substantial dues discounts, an associate manufacturer (AM) membership is non-voting and receives limited benefits and staff access but AM member employees can attend National Sector spring and fall meetings and learn about the important work BIA is doing and can also network with other BIA members including the CEOs of our member companies at those meetings.  For a complete list of Associate Manufacturer benefits,

 

Contributing Associate Membership

Any business entity engaged in the furtherance of the clay brick industry but not as a distributor or manufacturer as described above is eligible to become a Contributing Associate (CA) Member of BIA. For a complete list of Contributing Associate Manufacturer benefits,

Premium Contributing Associate Membership

Any business entity engaged in the furtherance of the clay brick industry but not as a distributor or manufacturer as described above is eligible to become a Premium Contributing Associate (PCA) Member of BIA. For a complete list of Premium Contributing Associate benefits,