Who we are...

Welcome to SLOCBE - Your Premier Contractors Association!

SLOCBE is the premier
501 (c) 6 non-profit contractors association established and
founded  in 1949.

Serving members across the Central Coast, our diverse community includes Licensed Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Companies, Businesses, Architecture, Engineering, and Building Design Firms.

At SLOCBE, we offer a platform for members to connect, access continuing education opportunities, and utilize tools for business growth.

Explore the numerous perks of membership and join us in shaping the future of the construction industry!

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SLO County Builders Exchange

We've got the construction industry's back in San Luis Obispo County!

At SLOCBE, we take pride in being the backbone of the construction industry in
San Luis Obispo
County. With over 400 members, including licensed contractors,
subcontractors, and suppliers, we are dedicated to providing top-notch resources
and services to support your business.

Our ultimate goal is to elevate your business to new heights, ensuring that it operates at its maximum potential. By leveraging our innovative tools and unwavering support,
your business will be firing on all cylinders.

Visit our conveniently located office in San Luis Obispo  to experience firsthand the magic of SLOCBE in the construction industry!

San Luis Obispo Office
153 Cross Street #130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

SLO Conference Room

Member Testimonials

This is what some of our SLOCBE Members are saying! 
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Benefits of Joining SLOCBE

Some of the added value we offer...

Online Planroom

SLOCBE Online Planroom
site is available for our members.

Planroom benefits include:
View plans & specs online

Online takeoffs

 Downloadable PDF files

Email notifications for new projects
and project updates

Go to Online Planroom

Continuing Education

SLOCBE offers relevant & valuable seminars, in-person & virtual on construction-related
topics such as:

Mechanics Liens
Prevailing Wages
Green Building
Safety & Technical Training
First Aid / CPR
Flagging Training
Forklift Certification Course
Quickbooks for Beginners
Construction Accounting 101
Job Costing 101

Members get substantial discounts on classes and seminars. Most Classes are discounted 50%

Join today to get in on the discounts!

Check out our classes

Meeting Space

Our meeting rooms in San Luis Obispo and A
Meeting We have conference rooms available to rent for SLOCBE members and for outside community groups. Call for availability. 

SLOCBE Office Hours
Conference Rooms are available all day and also at night.

San Luis Obispo 
8:30am - 4:30pm

Request a Meeting Room Reservation

Scholarship Program

SLOBE has a scholarship program for graduating seniors and current or re-entry students. To be eligible, the student must be the child or grandchild of a member of the Builders Exchange, an employee of a member, or a child of a member’s employee. The student must be full time status and studying in the fields of construction, engineering, architecture or a similar aspect of construction. Students attending a trade or technical school are also eligible. We have fund-raising events throughout the year to raise money to help further the Construction Industry.

Scholarship Application

Weekly Bulletin

We send our members a digital weekly Bulletin with bid opportunities, bid results, issued permits, lien information, interesting articles, member advertising, upcoming events and classes, and more....

 Example of our Bulletin


SLOCBE puts on many events
each year for our members. 
In September we have our Annual Golf Tournament and In February we have our Annual All You Can Eat Crab Feed. These events are a great time to
network and get to know other contractor
in our area

Go to Events

Keeping You in the Loop

We send out "Keeping you in the Loop" update so you can stay up to date on what's happening!

Example of our Keeping You in the Loop

Access to Medical Insurance

We have partnered with the Preferred Advantage Benefits plan to bring one of the most comprehensive limited medical program available on the market today.
Please email us at [email protected]
or contact our plan representative at
805-264-7705 to enroll your group today! 

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 24-7 Online Plan Room Access
2 Plan Rooms - SLO/Atascadero,
Weekly Job Bulletin,
Education (workshops and webinars),
Community (Events and Mixers),
Reduced Rate Project printing,
Membership Rosters,
Engineer size copiers in both offices
to print or copy your plans,     
Builders Exchange Political Action Committee (BEPAC)

   With over 400 contractors, 
   subcontractors and supplier 
   members — and more being added each day —SLOCBE is the
   voice for the construction industry in SLO County.

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