BSCAI is excited to welcome you to our elite community of building service contractors. Explore all your BSCAI membership has to offer below and begin making the most of your membership now.
Take the following steps to ensure you're prepared to access the full slate of membership benefits.
1. Create and Activate Your Membership Account
On bscai.org, login to your new membership using the login button at the upper right hand corner.
2. Download the BSCAI Bucket List
Print these must-do items to make the most out of your membership!
3. Contact Us
Have any questions about activating your new membership account? Don't hesitate to reach out to the BSCAI headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From in-person events to our virtual knowledge center, the Contractor Connections content hub and opportunities to earn a certification, BSCAI's goal is to provide education tailored to your needs. Dive into the many opportunities to elevate your career below.
BSCAI hosts three in-person national events every year, each one tailored to your specific role and needs. Discover how you can take part in the BSCAI community and expand your network.
BSCAI’s largest event of the year, Contracting Success, brings together more than 600 building service contractors of all sizes and levels for unparalleled contractor-specific education (20 educational sessions, to be exact) – for BSCs, by BSCs.
You’ll also have complimentary access to North America’s largest industry-related tradeshow, ISSA/INTERCLEAN, to discover the latest products and services that are moving the industry forward.
*If you only plan to attend one BSCAI event this year, make sure it’s this one – it’s where anyone and everyone in the industry will be.
Executive Management Conference
The BSCAI Executive Management Conference attracts 275 (and growing!) building service contractor executives and senior management teams for business-focused education and networking. This team-based educational event is focused on business growth strategies, leadership coaching, managing and motivating personnel and developing effective management skills.
What do three days at the Executive Management Conference get you? A day and a half of education sessions, more than six networking opportunities and plenty of receptions.
The BSCAI CEO Seminar attracts an exclusive group of over 150 building service contractor chief executive officers and presidents every year. This intimate event, typically held in a tropical destination in early Q1, provides CEOs and upper management the opportunity to share business practices with one another to build and strengthen their leadership skills. From succession planning to financial management, the CEO Seminar is the can’t-miss leadership event of the year.
With our extensive selection of in-person and online educational opportunities and resources, you will obtain the most up-to-date industry knowledge to stay current in the building services industry.
BSCAI Knowledge Center
The Knowledge Center is your go-to resource for on-demand content tailored to your specific needs. Looking for ways to find and keep hourly employees? Strategies to grow your business? The Knowledge Center is your place for on-demand webinars, conference recordings and online courses that provide insight on all areas of your business.
Visit www.bscai.org/knowledge to view the full product list and browse by domain. Use the keyword search to find specific products, and filter products by business size and format.
Contractor Connections Content Hub
Delivering timely and relevant information on an ongoing basis, Contractor Connections is a dynamic intelligence hub for all things building service contracting, designed to fit the day-to-day demands of BSCs like you. In this multi-faceted communications platform, you’ll find:
- BSCAI News with feature articles on the latest trends, news analysis told through the lens of experts in this industry and Q&As with BSCAI member.
- Business Insights to help you keep up-to-date on the latest industry trends through quarterly M&A reports by Pursant, links to articles and special reports from industry publications like Contracting Profits, and ongoing SmartBriefs updates, among others.
- Government Updates on the latest regulations and other government affairs issues that are impacting building service contractors, authored by BSCAI experts on government affairs.
- Industry Tips from experts on business-critical topics as marketing, HR, technology and more that you can apply to your business immediately.
The BSCAI Marketplace offers hundreds of publications, training programs and videos in subject areas such as custodial, hospital, safety, and many more! These resources will help you establish the basics of what you need to make your business successful. The BSCAI Marketplace features plenty of subject areas that you can reference and use to train and educate your staff, in addition to yourself. Plus, you can find new research reports that are complimentary for members, including:
- The Financial Benchmarking Report combines internal financial information and operational data from participating BSC companies to understand and analyze best practices in the industry to help improve financial performance.
- The Compensation Report provides detailed analysis of exempt employee compensation, including base salary, bonus, and total compensation, reported by participating BSC companies.
- The BSCAI/ISSA Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Study was initiated by BSCAI and ISSA to gather information and identify trends about building service contractor firms in the commercial cleaning industry.
- The Report On the Building Service Contractor Market was designed to target the purchasing habits and market growth of building service contractors nationwide in 2018. The Cleaning Costs & Frequencies Report is a survey of more than 600 facilities representing a dozen facility types about their cleaning operations.
Certified Building Service Executive (CBSE): The CBSE designation is a symbol of accomplishment and is recognized with great respect by other building service contractors and customers throughout the industry. Professionals who achieve the CBSE have attained the highest, most exclusive designation in the industry.
Registered Building Service Manager (RBSM): By receiving the RBSM designation, individuals become part of an elite group of building service professionals widely recognized and respected in the industry. This designation demonstrates an individual’s commitment to the building service contractor community.
Registered Building Supply Professional (RBSP): This individual certification is available to suppliers or service providers in the building service contractors industry and stands for a basic understanding of the BSC business, needs, pressures and goals. RBSP acts as a seal of approval a brand sales representative can earn to show customers that they have studied and achieved a level of understanding of issues impacting their customer.
Certified Site Supervisor (CSS): This certificate program is a symbol of leadership excellence in the building service contractors industry. Additional titles for a Site Supervisor include Area Manager, Project Manager, Team Lead, Site Manager, and Lead Supervisor. From managing quality control to training new employees, the CSS certificate is a highly valuable business tool to show the vast range of your day-to-day and big picture responsibilities.
Purchase Advantage Program
We partner with the National Service Alliance (NSA) to provide you with an innovative purchasing program that features the brand name products you use every day, at affordable prices. The average member saves:
- 45% on chemicals
- 48% on paper
- 50% on liners
- 65% on office supplies
*Activate your PAP account in two clicks at advantage.bscai.org.
Affinity Partners Program
BSCAI has partnered with leading providers to provide discounts on services you need to stay competitive, help your employees and increase your back-office efficiency. Save on services in the areas of Training & Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Insurance, Business Solutions and Technology.
View the list of programs and providers and get started today!
BSCAI's iBuy Program
The BSCAI iBuy program connects you directly with iBuy partners to take advantage of the simplicity of online purchases. Browse online inventory, read reviews, see photos, video and specs and add material to your cart as you go.
Similar to other online shopping experiences, you select what you want, place your online order and the material will be shipped direct to your door. We’ll connect you directly to our iBuy partners with special discounted pricing for members built into the shopping experience. Browse at your leisure, buy what you need, when you need it.
BSCAI membership affords you the opportunity to connect with fellow BSC's both in-person and virtually through our Member Advisory Program, active social media channels and job board. Seek out your next connection, mentor or mentee below.
Our Member Advisory Program offers you the opportunity to connect with other active members and become more involved – the perfect forum for receiving professional advice and direction from those that have been in your shoes.
BSCAI offers peer groups that provide you with an avenue to freely share ideas, information and opinions in a group setting. BSCAI will help match you with peers in other parts of the country and provide tools and resources to help foster a close-knit group addressing issues and growing together in the industry.
BSCAI Mentor Program
If you are looking for a one-on-one relationship with a seasoned professional in the industry, turn to BSCAI for a mentor. The program pairs you with a mentor to provide tailored advice and input to help you grow, enter new markets or simply learn what has worked for another BSCAI member.
Take advantage of the many readily available resources designed to keep you and your employees up-to-date on the latest industry trends and business strategies.