What is SCIP?

Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice is an international technical resource organization which assists design firms, owners, and manufacturers in acquiring professionally written construction specifications from qualified independent and employed specifiers, who advance excellence in preparing construction specifications, promote their special services and expertise to potential clients, share their knowledge, experience, and resources through discussions, conferences, and educational programs, network for mutual benefit.

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JOB opportunity

February 14, 2018

AVITRU (formerly ARCOM) is seeking a full-time architectural specification writer. Contact Joseph Berchenko (571) 858-4634 for more info or visit https://avitru.applicantpool.com/jobs/210739.html

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Welcome to SCIP’s new web home!

January 27, 2018

We’re proud to bring SCIP’s web site into a new era. This task has been achieved under the dogged leadership and by the loving labor of President John Carter, committee chair Vivian Volz, and loyal teammates Stephen Nash, David Lorenzini, David Stutzman, Holly Robinson, and Alan Itzkowitz. Our web design team is Art Driver, led by Oleksiy Synelnychenko, whose patience and calm are of great value.

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Overview of 2018 SCIP Annual Meeting

January 22, 2018

The SCIP annual meeting in Long Beach, CA, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, October 1 and 2, 2018 at the Hilton Long Beach. Discounted hotel rooms are available to SCIP members, sponsors, and invited guests.
The membership meeting will have a slightly different format than previous years, as we try a new format expanded to two days.

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SCIP Sponsor Program

January 19, 2018

The SCIP Board of Directors has approved a new Sponsor Program for the 2018 fiscal year. Note that SCIP has tax exempt status as a 501(c)(6) nonprofit District of Columbia corporation approval by the IRS. This allows SCIP to host events such as our annual membership meeting and educational sessions for members, guests, and sponsors. Donations also help us fund other member benefits. Click on READ MORE below for the complete details of our 2018 Sponsor Program

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