Young Professional Membership

Young Professional Membership

ACI Young Professional Members receive benefits designed for immediate access to knowledge at a lower rate

We know it can be tough just starting out in any industry, and ACI wants to give young professionals the opportunity to network with other peers in the premiere community dedicated to the best use of concrete. If you are under 28 years of age, join ACI today at a discounted rate and receive our exclusive, members-only benefits, including free, digital access to Institute’s 200+ guides and reports.

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Young Professional Membership includes:


Free digital access to ACI’s practices

All Young Professional members receive digital access to the Institute's practices, which contain 200+ Guides and Reports.

ACI University Tokens

ACI Individual Members receive 6 ACI University course tokens for use on select on-demand online learning courses.

Concrete International

Individual members receive a printed copy of ACI's monthly magazine offering timely and practical how-to reports on concrete design and construction. Members also enjoy full access to a searchable online archive of all past issues.

Technical Journals

Members will receive the electronic versions of the ACI Structural Journal & the ACI Materials Journal. Members have the added benefit of fully searchable access to all archived articles appearing in past issues of the journals.

Technical Questions

If you have a question related to an ACI document, ACI staff engineers are available for comment. Fill out the form on the ACI website.


Local ACI Chapters

More than 100 ACI chapters are located across the globe and offer a great opportunity to get involved in the concrete community at a local level.

Career Center

ACI members looking to land the right job in the concrete industry can search targeted job postings in ACI's Online Career Center. Employers seeking highly qualified applicants-ranging from entry-level to CEO to every job classification in between-can advertise in the Career Center.

Member Directory

Connect with other ACI members through the Member Directory to find business contacts, partners, and like-minded peers.

Two Annual Conventions

Attending the ACI conventions gives you access to leading concrete technology updates, opportunities to connect with leaders in the concrete industry, participate in committee meetings, and an option to earn PDH credits.

Emerging Leaders Alliance

The Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) is a partnership among leading engineering and science-based organizations that provides high quality leadership training. ACI will select eight young members, age 35 and younger to attend the ELA conference as representatives. Selected applicants receive complimentary conference registration, but are responsible for travel expenses, lodging, and some meals.

Technical Committees

ACI members can take part in the development of the ACI codes, standards, and reports that are the most widely accepted concrete construction documents in use today.

Additional Committees

ACI members can also participate in certification, education, and student committees to guide these key areas of the institute.

Social Networks

Keep up-to-date with the latest from ACI and connect with others interested in all things concrete through ACI's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, Instagram, and Smartbrief.


ACI's Codes & Specifications

Young Professional members receive a substantial discount to add digital access to ACI’s codes and specifications, plus historic versions, which includes all of ACI’s 50 active codes and specifications on structural, environmental, residential, repair, and more.

ACI University Subscription

Members have discounted access to the new, annual subscription of ACI University’s monthly webinars and on-demand courses.

Significant discount in the ACI Store

ACI members save on the purchase of committee documents, Special and Symposium Publications, certification workbooks, webinars, online learning, and more.

Two Annual Conventions

ACI members save more and can attend at the low member rate!

Discount rate for group insurance and automobile rental

Choose from seven high-quality, competitively priced insurance plans to help protect you and your family. For automobile rental benefits, Hertz offers you member discounts at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world.

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Young Professionals Essay Contest

The contest is open to those who have been in a concrete or construction related industry for less than 8 years. The winner will receive a $400 prize, meant to support travel, as well as a waiver of convention fees ($400 value).

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ACI Career Center

ACI members looking to land the right job in the concrete industry can search targeted job postings in ACI's Online Career Center

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