ConsensusDocs News & Promotions Benefiting the NASBP Membership


Retail Contractors Association Joins ConsensusDocs Coalition 

The Retail Contractors Association (RCA) has joined the ConsensusDocs Coalition, a unique coalition of design and construction industry associations that produces industry-standard contracts that are fair and balanced to facilitate project success. 

“RCA is pleased to join the ConsensusDocs Coalition,” stated Justin M. Elder, President of Elder-Jones, Inc., and RCA Board Member and Member Benefits Chair. “Inclusion in the Coalition provides a real voice for retail contractors in the development of contracts written by and for the industry.”

RCA is a national organization of contractors united to provide a solid foundation of ethics, quality, and professionalism in the retail industry. RCA’s mission is to promote professionalism and integrity in retail construction through industry leadership in education, information exchange, and jobsite safety. For more information RCA, visit

With RCA joining, the Coalition now has 40 coalition members. The NASBP membership receives a 20% discount on all ConsensusDocs purchases. Simply use Discount Code “NASBP400” when prompted at purchase at

ConsensusDocs Promotions the NASBP Membership Won't Want to Miss

The ConsensusDocs has announced two promotions that the NASB membership won't want to miss out on. First, ConsensusDocs is offering a 30% discount off ConsensusDocs document packages until May 15, 2016. Most NASBP Members, Affiliates and Associates know they are eligible to receive a generous 20 percent discount off ConsensusDocs contract document packages, using the promo code NASBP400 during checkout at, because NASBP is an endorsing member of the ConsensusDocs coalition.

However, ConsensusDocs is now offering a special 30 percent “Spring Discount” off its contract document packages. This discount is valid off retail pricing and is not to be used for current accounts or combined with other discounts. For NASBP members, affiliates, or associates that have not yet established a ConsensusDocs account, this may be a good opportunity to get started using ConsensusDocs! So save 30% on ConsensusDocs documents by using this promotional code:SPRING30 on ConsensusDocs purchases made by May 15, 2016. 

Secondly, Office Depot, a ConsensusDocs affiliate, is offering ConsensusDocs endorsing members--that's the NASBP membershp--a discount on purchases. To obtain your ConsensusDocs discount, shop online or print off a free Store Purchasing Card at this special ConsensusDocs member Office Depot page. This means that the NASBP mebership, can save up to 80% on over 93,000 office supplies. Shop online or in any Office Depot or OfficeMax store and enjoy free next-day delivery on online orders over $50! Remember that Office Depot and OfficeMax are now one company.

These promotions are just two of the many benefits NASBP is able to offer its membership because of NASBP's participation as an endorsing member of the ConsensusDocs Coaltion.

Remember ConsensusDocs Now Offers its 11 Bond Forms for Free in One Package

ConsensusDocs offers its eleven bond forms for free through its Prequalifications & Bond Forms Package. The package offers surety professionals these benefits:

Easy editing through the ConsensusDocs Micosoft Word-based technology,
A collaborative platform helping parties reach consensus faster, 
Current versions of each ConsensusDocs bond form, and
Convenient access with 24/7 availability.

To access the package, go to the "Quick Purchase" tab at the top of the homepage of Following through the purchase process is required but the balance due will be $0. 

ConsensusDocs Software Training Webinars

Register for the live training webinars at

The following is a schedule of upcoming, free online training sessions of the ConsensusDocs cloud-based platform:

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This 60-minute webinar addresses these aspects of the ConsensusDocs technology platform:
  • 24/7 Access – Access contracts anytime, anywhere via a secure cloud-based system.
  • Easy Editing – Use MS Word® to customize ConsensusDocs contracts.
  • Easy Collaboration – Collaborate with others for free - you control editing rights.
  • Favorites – ConsensusDocs contracts modified to meet your unique needs.
  • Conversions – Upload and convert your own documents.
  • Comparisons – Quickly see differences between documents.
  • Free Guidance – Embedded instructions and the free ConsensusDocs Guidebook. 

Request a Free Sample ConsensusDocs Contract

Remember that full, sample ConsensusDocs contracts can be requested. To request a full sample ConsensusDocs contract for your internal review purposes, fill out the ConsensusDocs Sample Request form that is at Note that any use of the contract, other than for internal review purposes, must come from a valid subscription purchase

Copyright Licensing

Anyone interested in using ConsensusDocs for educational or legal research purposes can apply for a free ConsensusDocs copyright license. Once the application is processed, applicants will receive a numbered copyright license letter and full watermarked samples of the requested documents. Licenses must be renewed on a yearly basis, and are contingent upon compliance with the terms of the license letter. To complete an application for copyright licensing, visit the resources page at

ConsensusDocs Documents are the only contracts endorsed by 40 leading design and construction industry organizations. Offering a library of 100+ contract documents addressing all methods of project delivery, ConsensusDocs incorporate fair risk allocation and best practices to represent the project’s best interests. Coalition members represent design professionals, owners, contractors, subcontractors and sureties (DOCS). For more information, visit, call 1-866-925-DOCS (3627) or email

NASBP is an endorsing organization of the ConsensusDocs coalition, an unprecedented effort by 40 industry organizations to identify industry best practices and to incorporate such practices in a new generation of construction industry standard form documents. Find out more at the NASBP's involvement with ConsensusDocs by clicking here.