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Chicago Build

"I almost did not attend because of the show being regional and its first time in Chicago, but it was the best show I've been to in my 8 years in sales. I ran out of business cards in the first 4 hours and met many great contacts and decision-makers. I'm now signed up for the Chicago and NYC 2020 shows."

Ron Covert, National Account Manager / Product Specialist, Australian Turntable Company

"Being an exhibitor at Build Expo was the best decision we made this year! We have walked away with a year's worth of valuable contacts. This was incredible". 

Ashley Coleman, C&G Construction Supply

"Chicago Build was great, well-attended, lots of positive energy. 

Day 2 was another well attended day. Started early and stayed consistent, very diverse crowd, busy seminar participation. Happy we exhibited. Looking forward to next year 2020!""

Fred Harris, Vice President, Urban Surfaces

"A great first time experience! Chicago Build was a great networking opportunity for the construction industry. We at Project H.O.P.E. - Housing Our People Everywhere© are looking at the possibility of being a exhibitor and even possible workshop presenter next year."

Edward Allan Moore, Public Relations Director, Project H.O.P.E. 

"The stages were easy to find and the presenters had a wealth of great information."

Abigaile Wolak, Administrative Assistant, MZI Group

"I had a chance to talk to many people, learn and get inspired."

Mai Sano, Student, Illinois Institute of Technology

"I learned a lot and met some great people."

Tiffany Gholar, Interior Designer, Tiffany Gholar

"Great presentations and discussions!"

Leo Robledo Jr, Principal, Urban Point LLC

"I found everything I was looking for."

Phil Diener, Marketing, Ambient Floor Heat

"The most informative and accomplishing trade show I've ever been to. The information received at every booth was viable."

Joseph Campanile, Technician, DMC Services

"The Chicago Build Expo was a fantastic networking opportunity for James Hardie. Bustling crowds and atmosphere made for a great time. Can't wait be back next year!"

Gabriela Ziecina, Regional Account Manager, James Hardie Products

"Out of all the shows I go to, you guys are really the best at communication. You got it going on!"

Steve Cramer, President, 2-D As-Built 

"Show was great. Very well attended. Great booth layouts. Very helpful staff. See you next year!"

Bryan Christopherson, CFM,

"Chicago Build has been a very nice experience for Adfast. Very good traffic and nice variety of potential clients."

Nicolas Choquet, Vice President of Sales, Adfast

"I thought that this event was very well put together and had some great exhibits and speakers. 

Chicago Build provided me with an opportunity speak to industry folks about a topic that I am knowledgeable and passionate about. I will definitely do this again if the opportunity arises, this is such a well put together event!"

Louis DeAlba, BIM Manager, Salas O'Brien

"Great speakers and panel discussions. I was able to connect with many people."

Shadin Maali, Principal, Gaines International

​​​​​"Tons of vendors, lots of space and extremely organized."

Sebastian Clark, Sales/Service Manager, United Credit Union

"Enjoyed all of the workshops and sites Chicago had to offer. Highly informative and innovative. Looking forward to CB 2020."

Patrick Bethea, City of Atlanta-Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST 

"Well organized and good mix of vendors."

Richard Bierman, President, R.B. Custom Designs Inc

"After doing trade shows for over 25 years and settling for “the same old” expectations, New York Build and Chicago Build by Oliver Kinross Events came to America ( New York Build in 2018) and they are the best construction shows I have ever been an Exhibitor with or a guest at! Quality leads, knowledgeable speakers and nonstop booth traffic! I cannot wait until London Build in November!"

Ken Fistrovich, Chief Executive Officer, Surfacing Solutions

"Chicago Build provided a good opportunity for promoting our business. We were able to connect with like-minded business organizations and entrepreneurs. They should organize such events more often so that companies could network and promote their product/services."

Ayesha Ahmed, Marketing Manager, Planstreet Inc

"Exhibiting at Chicago Build has given us the opportunity to meet with an abundance of high quality attendees unlike any other show we've ever done."

Kurtis Fiel, Director of Sales, Gree

"Very well attended event by well-experienced investors in a city with great potential.

Alexandra Pugliese, Regional Sales Manager, Northeast & Midwest, Sharestates

"Great displays, lots of information and new networking opportunities."

Craig Rogner, Real Estate Broker-Rehabber, Olive Equity Group

"I was really taken aback by the number of speakers and networking sessions, and the quality of the presenters were very good, as well as the topics of the presentations. I had a wonderful time and met new contacts and reacquainted with old friends. This was a great event. Thank you for putting it together."

Anthony Akindele, Principal, NIA Architects, Inc

"Interesting and timely topics that are important to our industry."

Maggie Fitzgerald, Associate Vice President Marketing Strategy, Hoefer Wysocki

"It was so informative!"

Jaada Longmore, CEO, Iloveme

"Great Mix of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Developers. Everyone that we try to connect with."

Robin Seibert, Sales and Business Development, Peikko

"Great foot-traffic, well-attended and interesting mix of attendees!

David Meyers, Territory Sales Manager - Architecturally Specified Building Materials, BASF

"Chicago Build Expo was a great experience for Adfast. The show was well-attended and we connected with some excellent potential customers".

Matt Klinge, National Sales Manager, Adfast

"We were pleasantly surprized with how many people were in attendance. This is definitely one of the busier shows that we go to!" 

Kaitlin Grabowski, Regional Finance Manager, Shepherd's Finance

"I had an amazing time learning more about the resources available to women in construction and also hearing the inspiring stories of successful women in construction. It was also interesting to hear about the diversity that exists in construction. It will be even more interesting to see how things change due to women being more confident."

Connie Schlangen, Project Accountant, International Contractors, Inc

"This was my first time at the Build Expo and I was impressed. The conference was well organized and had a lot of exhibitors. You really got to see the full range of products and services from the AEC sector here. I also spoke at the event and there were plenty of people interested in hearing speakers. There was a lot of great content to learn about the innovations of the AEC sector. Overall the experience was very positive, and I hope to see more from the organizers.

Tadeh Hakopian, Architect, HKS, Inc.

"Good traffic flow, open space that allowed for conversations with guests."

Louie Gonzalez, Midwest Vertical Glass Sales Manager, SIKA Corporation