ACEI

Benefits of membership

Benefits of ACEI membership include the following:

  1. Collective lobbying with Government at local and European level, in particular relation to EU Directives
  2. An enhanced professional reputation through ACEI Involvement in construction industry initiatives
  3. Regular information and updates on industry matters
  4. Advice and guidance on best business practices issues
  5. Collective promotion of consulting engineering services
  6. Advice on PI Insurance and risk management issues
  7. Advice and practice guidance on Irish legislative changes and relevant European Directives
  8. Online promotion and marketing of member firms through ACEI Website with links to the European (EFCA) and International (FIDIC) websites
  9. Inclusion in hard copy Annual Review & Directory of Members which is circulated to all Government agencies, banks, building societies, embassies and senior officials of Government departments
  10. Discounted participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) educational programmes provided for member companies and their staff
  11. Provision of certification for clients regarding member firm qualifications, competence and related expertise
  12. Representation to public and private sector bodies in relation to business practice procedures on matters including Quality Based Selection, Professional Liability, Integrity Management and Health and Safety 
  13. International recognition of member firms through ACEI membership of International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) and European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA)
  14. Monthly newsletters with up-to-date information on issues relevant to consulting engineering practices.
  15. Opportunity to submit projects for ACEI Annual Design Excellence Awards and attend gala Awards Dinner
  16. Opportunity for qualified employees in member firms to apply for annual Emerging Professional Consulting Engineer (EPCE) award
  17. Opportunity for qualified employees in member firms to apply for ACEI Fellow Professional Consulting Engineer (FConsEI) and ACEI Registered Professional Consulting Engineer (RConsEI)

Cost of Membership

Membership Registration Fee (MConsEI): €200.00
(once off payment to accompany the Company Membership application form)

Note: If a company application (MConsEI) is approved during the first six months of a calendar year, a 50% subscription is payable.
If an MConsEI application if approved during the last six months of a calendar year, no subscription is required in that year.


Annual Subscription:

The Association subscription formula is based on:

  • Payment of a subscription fee for each ACEI Fellow Professional Consulting Engineer (FConsEI) listed in the company (must be at least one FConsEI per firm).
  • Payment of a subscription fee for each ACEI Registered Professional Consulting Engineer (RConsEI) listed in the company (no minimum number of RConsEI required).
  • Plus a payment in respect of all other staff, in any role, up to a ceiling of 60:


The 2017 Annual Subscription rates are as follows:

  • ACEI Fellow Professional Consulting Engineers (FConsEI): €427.00 per person
  • ACEI Registered Professional Consulting Engineers (RConsEI): €228.00 per person
  • Other employees including engineers, technical and administrative: €128.00 per person (up to a maximum of 60)