The Business Development Guild
The Business Development Guild has a simple yet powerful mission:
To be the Premier Source of Education, Coaching and Support for the Business Development Profession.
In addition to advancing the BD Profession in the Built Environment, the Association seeks to enhance BD and Operational Team effectiveness in their efforts to gain market share. Through providing unique and timely educational programs in multiple markets and fostering high level networking, the BD Guild offers multiple opportunities to provide added value to individual members and their organizations.
Who should join the Association? Who benefits?
BD Professionals? Yes, of course, however, we know the most lucrative outcomes require a team effort! The BD Guild offers a foundation where business development, operations, management, and administrative professionals can come together in unison. We believe that when we are aligned, amazing things can happen; better communication, long term client satisfaction, and increased revenue for everyone. In fact, over 40% of our memberships are operational leaders and business owners.
- Bi-Monthly Meetings in Each Market
- Annual Symposiums in Each Market
- Members Only Newsletter, Forum & Meetings
- Online Courses, Accreditation and Certification
- A Vital Professional Community Across Geographies
Want to get involved, attend a meeting, and receive our monthly content, please click here. Interested in connecting with BD Guild Members on LinkedIn, please click here. If you are interested in renewing your membership or joining the Association so you have access to members only content and discounts, please click here.
Did you know?
There are over 37 million people on LinkedIn that have Business Development in their Job Title. The Association is the only entity that provides course curriculum and a formal Certification for Business Development. We are now in our fifth year offering the twelve class, six module curriculum.
Click here to learn more or register for the Certification Program.
The Definition of Business Development
Business Development is the function of creating long-term value for an organization from customers, markets, and relationships.
A Business Development Professional creates long-term value for an organization through customers, markets, and relationships to achieve business goals.
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