What is IPI?

The International Partnering Institute (IPI) is a member-focused 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Comprised of more than 150 member organizations, we serve Owners, CM Firms, Designers, Contractors, and Facilitators.

Our mission is to transform the construction industry to achieve exceptional results through a culture of collaboration.

IPI provides the following:


We bring the Construction Partnering model to new agencies, organizations, and academic institutions to broaden their understanding of Construction Partnering as a means to improve construction project outcomes. Our regular virtual forums engage members with innovative topics on Construction Partnering.

Research and Development

We conduct research to increase the body of knowledge on Construction Partnering and develop tools that the industry can use to improve project delivery.


We recognize teams who achieve exceptional outcomes through Construction Partnering by highlighting their success stories in our newsletter and by honoring them at our Annual IPI Partnering Awards Ceremony.


We guide our members by connecting them with a network of mentors, and by providing them access to research and other resources.

Facilitator Certification and Professional Development

We certify the experience of facilitators who demonstrate their qualifications and knowledge of Construction Partnering. We also provide a forum for professional development to improve standards of practice in Construction Partnering.

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