Our vision is to serve as the voice of India’s BIM community, India BIM Association (IBIMA) represents, supports and advocates on behalf of the entire Indian BIM community to build a positive business environment for the efficient deployment of BIM, for all engaged in utilizing BIM technologies, processes and protocols in India. We at IBIMA intend to take this further with the right opportunity and environment with non-political and non-profit agenda. India BIM Association is established on 12th May 2016 and we are registering IBIMA as a national level not-for-profit organization in India. We are glad to inform you that India BIM Association is firmly moving ahead in spreading BIM awareness to the Indian AECO industry and academia with IBIMA reaching to roughly thirty-five thousand Indian members asper 31st Dec 2018. India BIM Association is pleased to announce its partnership as an Academic Collaborators Group and strategic committee member with the European BIM Summit 2019.
Our Mission is to provide our Indian BIM Community a collective voice dedicated to BIM technology, processes, and protocols. We offer our members with support, learning opportunities and best practices for BIM in an Indian context while maintaining connectivity with our international partners.
Our Strategy is to: (1) foster an environment of open collaboration and communication with all the Indian BIM community members; (2) Align our organization with professional organizations focused on making BIM the standard and (3) Assist in any way possible to produce tangible working methodologies that allow BIM to develop as a standard.
We plan to implement our strategy by achieving the following Operational Goals: (1) India BIM Association will host workshops/seminars and partner with Indian/Global summits where our Members will discuss and decide upon key issues relating to BIM; (2) India BIM Association will grow membership and professional affiliations for the purpose of fostering collaboration, communication and coordination; (3) We will continually improve upon the delivery of relevant and current BIM related information to our BIM community; (4) We will work towards developing BIM policies and guidelines to benefit the Indian AECO organizations in delivering BIM projects; (5) We will perform BIM maturity assessments and certifications for Indian AECO organizations to help them reach the current market demands. IBIMA will offer its platform for general public as ordinary member with some yearly fees and also have corporate membership for self sustaining.
IBIMA’s Focus Areas: At India BIM Association we majorly focus on: (1) BIM education and training; (2) Organizing BIM summits & events; (3) BIM policy development; (4) BIM maturity assessments and certifications. We invite committee experts to chose the area of their focus and work with members of IBIMA committees in same area of focus to help in proper diffusion of BIM technology, processes and policies in Indian Sector. We invite you join IBIMA’s BIM Steering committee and support in the focus area that better fits your interest.
Who is it for: IBIMA is for India’s BIM technology, process and policy field players. In simple terms it is for all the BIM field players i.e. technology, policy and process field players involved one or the other way in delivering BIM projects in Indian AECO industry. BIM technology, process and policy fields associated players are listed here. (1) Policy field players: Regulatory bodies, Educational institutions, Research Centers, Communities of practice and Industry associations; (2) Process field players: Owners, Operators, Project managers, Architects, Engineers, Developers, Contractors, Estimators, Surveyors, Suppliers and Fabricators; (3) Technology field players: BIM technology developers,Technology advocates, BIM hardware and network related service providers.
Project types that involve BIM adoption: BIM is widely accepted in delivering both building and non-building projects. below we provide you the list of project types that can diffuse BIM in its process. (1) Building projects: Commercial (offices, retail, hotels, etc); Institutional (Educational, Healthcare, religious); Government or publicly owned buildings (Court houses, embassies, Civic or sports and convention); Multi and single family residential; (2) Non-building projects: Industrial or manufacturing; Infrastructure (Highways/roadways, bridges, tunnels, dam, water/waste water); Industrial /Energy (primary power generation, oil/gas facilities); Mining and natural resources.