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The NWIBT is an alliance of 17 craft unions that work together to improve relationships and create harmony among its member organizations. The NWIBT strives to improve the quality of life and job opportunities for over 15,000 members throughout a 8-county area in Northwestern Illinois.


The NWIBT belongs to the National Building Trades Council based in Washington, D.C. Our Council is one of 317 councils in the United States and one of 21 councils in Illinois. Nationally, the Building Trades represents 3.5 million members, statewide there are over 245,000 members.



Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Northwestern Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council (NWIBT). The information on this web page will help you learn more about the organized construction industry as well as the NWIBT. We are committed to helping contractors and customers in every way possible. If you need more information, please contact us at 815.965.2282. We look forward to hearing from you today!


Brad Long