BIM in Canada

Canadian BIM User Groups


Autodesk User Group International of Ottawa (AUGIO)

BIM Quebec

British Columbia Civil 3D Users Group (BCC3DUG)


Calgary BIM Community (cBIMc) 

Edmonton BIM Community

Edmonton BIM Community (eBIMc) 



Greater Ottawa Revit User Group (GORUG) 

MicroCAD Users Group of Nova Scotia (MUGONS)

Montreal Autodesk User Group

Ontario Revit User Group (ORUG)

Southern Ontario Autodesk Practitioners (SOAP)

Toronto AutoCAD User Group

Toronto Regional AutoCAD Exchange (Trace)

Toronto BIM Community (tBIMc)

Vancouver AutoCAD User Society (VAUS)

BIMbc Vancouver

Vancouver BIM Users (BIMbc)


Victoria BIM Users (BIMbc) 


Winnipeg BIM User (eBIMc) – Comming Soon

Canadian BIM Membership Organizations



Alberta Center of Excellence (aceBIM)

aceBIM is dedicated to inspiring, enabling and supporting a more productive, completive Alberta design, manufacturing and construction industry through BIM-enabled technologies.

  • $150 per year membership


Building Smart Canada sm

Building Smart Canada

The Canadian chapter of buildingSMART International has been established to provide the appropriate body and home for Canadian BIM Standards Developmentthrough participation in the development of international BIM standards as the voice of the Canadian marketplace and to promote the awareness of buildingSMART International (bSI) within Canada.

  • Free Membership
  • $500 to $2,000 for BIM Leader, Vanguard and Champion sponsorship


Canada BIM Council (CanBIM)

CanBIM’s mission is to provide professional, educational, construction, fabrication and supply chain members a collective voice dedicated to BIM. To provide members with advocacy, learning opportunities and best practices for BIM in a Canadian context while maintaining connectivity with international partners. To engage membership in order to address their needs toward developing an industry consensus on BIM. 

  • $0 to $2,000 per year depending on categories
  • $100 to $460 every 2 years for Certification



Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC)  

IBC acts as the authoritative voice for BIM in Canada, to lead and facilitate the coordinated use of BIM in the design, construction and management of the Canadian built environment. To define collaborative approaches and solutions between stakeholders in the BIM environment. To develop and recommend “best practices” policies, tools and procedures to support BIM utilization.

  • Closed membership

Edmonton Building Information Modelling Community