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Founded 1953

About The Chicago Chapter of The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

Chicago Chapter CSI, chartered in 1953, is one of 140+ local chapters of The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), a national professional association.  It is currently the largest chapter in the country, and has received the Institute's chapter commendation award.

There 3 - 4 education and networking events per month that are complimentary to members.  Special events have a reduced member cost.

CSI is dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery. It is the only organization serving all the major components of the building team involved in non-residential building design and construction including architects, specifiers, engineers, material suppliers, contractors, owners, government and beyond. Through meetings, educational and social events and networking, members openly communicate with their counterparts to exchange information for successful project management.

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