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ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

CIDCI is a catalyst to improve the built environment and inspire innovation. We facilitate the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and insights to address challenges and opportunities in our industry.

OUR VALUES

Curiosity
We strive to accelerate creativity and the awareness of new ideas.

Inclusive
We seek diverse voices to create better outcomes for all.

Integrity
We adhere to a moral ethos with sensitivity to all beings.

Purposeful
We are resilient and focus on meaningful impact.

ACTIONS NOT WORDS

To accomplish great things we must dream as well as act. There are many who talk about change and few who take action. We believe that human interaction, conflict, argument and debate are the necessary ingredients for innovation. CIDCI brings together those ingredients to enable innovation in the North American design and construction industry.

 

Our format is simple. Provide in-person forums to showcase true innovators in our industry and then share the content with the broadest audience possible. Each forum is sponsored by member firms so that our membership dues are focused on planning and content distribution using viral social media.

 

John Steinbeck said, “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” We’re interested in the care and feeding of rabbits and most importantly the answer to the fundamental question, “Which rabbit?”