HCA Membership

The impact that HCA and its members make in the Houston area is undeniable and substantial. The quality of our product is a direct reflection of the pride in construction that every member feels when they look over the City and say “I built that.” For over 60 years HCA has been proud to represent the acme of local construction companies in this area, and as long as Houston builds infrastructure, we will be here to represent the companies that do the work.



Contractor Membership:  see chart below

To be classified as a contractor member, your company must undertake contracts to perform civil construction services.

Examples of these jobs include but are not limited to the construction, maintenance, and demolition of roads, bridges, waterworks, sewer, ports, and airports.  Dues are determined by the volume of public or private work performed in the previous year.  See chart below.





Under $500,000



$500,000 to $2,000,000



$2,000,000 to $5,000,000



$5,000,000 to $10,000,000



$10,000,000 to $20,000,000



Over $20,000,000




Associate Membership:  $1,000

To be classified as an associate member, your company must provide goods and/or services to construction companies.  Examples of an associate member include but are not limited to manufacturers, suppliers, distributers, equipment rentals and sales, insurance and bonds, and law firms. 


Small Business Membership: 

To be classified as a small business member, you are required to be brought in through the HCA Small Business Program and approved by the Small Business Committee.  This membership applies to both contractors and associates.



HCA has committees that offer members an additional opportunity to get involved with HCA.  The committee chairmen consider all applicants and make selections based on current available seats on the committees.  Committees are free to join.  Click Here to learn more about the different committees. 

City Government Relations


Clay Shoot

MWBE (Minority and Women Owned Businesses)

County Government Relations





State Government Relations


OBO (Office of Business Opportunity)

Management Development

Small Business





Annual Management Conference

HCA sponsors an annual conference for members to meet and discuss the latest advances in the civil construction industry. A guest speaker is always invited to address the group on the pertinent issues of the day. HCA is proud to host high profile speakers from elected officials to CEOs of influential companies. 


Monthly Luncheons

Monthly luncheons are held by HCA to encourage members to become acquainted with new members, discuss the latest developments in the construction industry, and enjoy our guest speakers. Featured guests have included a variety of speakers including Houston Mayor Bill White, Director of Public Works for the City of Houston Michael Marcotte, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Metro CEO Frank Wilson and State Senator Dan Patrick to name a few.

Networking Mixers

From May to October, HCA hosts networking mixers as a casual happy hour event.  These are held the 4th Thursday of these months, after the luncheons, from 4pm to 7pm.  These event have grown to consistently have 70+ members attend.


Golf Tournaments

HCA hosts two annual golf tournaments for the enjoyment of its members. Proceeds from these events benefit HCA's government relations program.


Clay Shoot

HCA hosts an annual Sporting Clay Shoot every spring. This event is designed as a membership drive where current HCA members are encouraged to bring potential new members out and introduce them to the benefits of being a member of HCA.