Attending construction events is one of the best ways to promote your company’s services and products, learn about industry trends affecting your business in the future, and find potential customers and subcontractors.
Haven’t decided which construction shows to attend this year? No need to worry. We’ve gathered a list of the most popular construction events that shouldn’t be missed!
Advancing Preconstruction & EstimatingWhen: August 30 – September 1, 2021
Where: Dallas, USA
This year will be the 6th edition of the show, which is focused on the entire preconstruction lifecycle from initial project planning through operations handover. The event is most useful to estimators, owners and designers. A number of dedicated educational tracks will cover estimating, design, project management, and bidding topics, while the networking will be guaranteed via region-specific meetups, a broad range of demos, technology showcase stage in the exhibition arena, and evening receptions.
Global Youth Engineering Climate ConferenceWhen: September 7- 8, 2021
The Global Youth Engineering Climate Conference is hosted by National Grid in partnership with numerous industry leaders. It aims to address energy changes the future generations are going to face. With unprecedented floods and wildfires torturing South America, Europe and Siberia, the discussion of clean energy development and access to it in remote areas will be as relevant as ever.
Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) National Conference & Trade ShowWhen: September 12-14, 2021
Where: Philadelphia, USA
This is CMAA’s flagship event which includes a comprehensive exhibit hall, plenary and breakout sessions, and the annual Industry Recognition Awards Dinner. Ideal for construction management and project management professionals, the 2021 event is coming to Philadelphia.
Association of General Contractors (AGC) 2021 ConventionWhen: September 21-23, 2021
Where: Orlando, USA
The AGC Annual Convention provides the place for construction superintendents, project managers, senior executives, and subcontractors to refine their knowledge while making business connections that open doors to new opportunities. The event combines breakout sessions with exhibitors showcasing the latest products to the AEC market and more.
Greenbuild International Conference & ExpoWhen: September 21-23, 2021
Where: San Diego, USA
Greenbuild is one of the largest conferences and expos dedicated to green buildings in the world. It provides the opportunity for over 700+ suppliers and manufacturers to showcase the latest green building equipment, products, services, and technology available in the market.
BUILDEX VancouverWhen: September 27 – October 1, 2021
Where: Vancouver, Canada
BUILDEX Vancouver is Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design, and property management industries. BUILDEX attracts over 14,000 attendees every year with over 600 exhibits and more than 80 educational seminars.
Autodesk University 2021When: October 5-14, 2021
Autodesk regularly hosts over 10,000 professionals from construction, manufacturing, architecture, and engineering and provides four days of learning, networking, and knowledge sharing.
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention and Trade ShowWhen: October 9-10, 2021
Where: Nashville, USA
This is the second trade show and conference for electrical contractors. Thousands of C-level executives, project managers, purchasing agents, supervisors, foreman, safety directors, estimators, inspectors, and distributors from around the world attend this trade show. Over 325 companies exhibit thousands of products, services, and emerging technologies that electrical professionals need in the office and on the job.
INTEX ExpoWhen: October 19-20, 2021
Where: New Orleans, USA
INTEX Expo is the largest trade show specifically serving the wall and ceiling industry, showcasing the latest products, services, and solutions to help the industry thrive. Professionals from drywall, ceilings, lath and metal framing, plaster, EIFS, insulation, software sectors will be present at the event. Two leading industry trade associations, the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry and the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, co-locate their annual conventions.
Design-Build Conference & ExpoWhen: November 1-3, 2021
Where: Denver, USA
Design-Build Conference & Expo is coming to the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center outside Denver this year. Attracting thousands of attendees each year, this event features hundreds of exhibitors and educational sessions for those who are new to the delivery method as well as design-build experts.
The Buildings ShowWhen: December 1-3, 2021
Where: South Toronto, Canada
The second largest show in Canada that is worth adding to our list, is The Buildings Show. It mixes education and an exhibition so attendees can join skill-building seminars, receive expert advice on issues and trends and find subcontractors for your future construction projects. The show has been hosting design, construction, and property management professionals for more than 30 years.
World of Concrete (WOC 2022)When: January 17-20, 2022
Where: Las Vegas, USA
Introduced to the commercial construction industry in Houston, Texas in 1975, World of Concrete gathers more than 60,000 industry professionals from all around the world, representing all segments of the construction industry. The event will attract 1,500 exhibiting companies, ranging from original equipment manufacturers from around the world to exclusive U.S. distributors of equipment, tools, products, and services for the commercial construction, concrete and masonry industries.
The International Builders’ Show (IBS 2022)When: February 8-10, 2022
Where: Orlando, USA
The International Builders’ Show is one of the largest annual light construction shows in the North hemisphere. Every year, it attracts 60,000 visitors, 1400 top manufacturers, and suppliers from 100 countries. In 600,000 square feet of exhibit space, IBS showcases the latest and most in-demand products and services.
New York BuildWhen: March 2-3, 2022
Where: New York, USA
New York Build is the largest construction and design show in New York. The event features more than 20,000 registered attendees, 250 exhibitors, and 230 leading industry speakers, AIA CES approved workshops, entertainment & business networking. Construction professionals in New York come to this event to discuss key topics ranging from upcoming infrastructure and construction projects, architecture, BIM, sustainability, to health and safety, and residential construction.
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