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Chicago Build

WHAT'S ON

Chicago Build is the leading construction and design show for Chicago and the Midwest, attended by thousands of high-level construction professionals. There is plenty happening at Chicago Build to ensure that you get the most out of your visit. By attending Chicago Build, you'll have the unique opportunity to learn, connect and do business with suppliers and leading industry experts, all under one roof. 

WHAT WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO?

There will be 200+ exhibitors showcasing the latest innovation, 12 summits running simultaneously, 200+ speakers, additional feature areas and plenty of packed and free-to-attend networking events, including the Women in Construction Networking, Diversity in Construction and much more!

The Festival of Construction taking place at Chicago Build includes: comedy acts, entertainment, celebrity guests, live games shown at the sports bar, competitions, prize giveaways, live music and much, much more! 

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EXCITING FEATURES

  • Keynotes from the leaders in Chicago's construction industry
  • 200+ speakers across 12 specialized summits
  • 200+ exhibitors showcasing the latest projects, products and innovation
  • AIA CES accredited workshops
  • Multiple networking events and panel discussions including: Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction
  • The construction industry's very own sports bar playing live games across the two days
  • Architects' Wall featuring regional architects' most innovative designs and opportunities
  • Live mural paintings and art displays
  • An exclusive photography gallery of never seen before images of Chicago 
  • Jam packed with live music and entertainment over the two days
  • Competitions and amazing prize giveaways
CONFERENCE & AIA/ CES WORKSHOPS

CONFERENCE & AIA/ CES WORKSHOPS

The show features 12 summits that reflect the trends within the industry. See sessions focused on: Future Construction; BIM & Digital Construction; Architecture; Residential Construction & Affordable Homes; Government Contracts & Regulation; Sustainability;  Health & Safety, the Skills & Recruitment Hub and much more.

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AN EXPERT SPEAKER LINE-UP

AN EXPERT SPEAKER LINE-UP

With over 200+ speakers from top contractors, architects, real estate professionals, brokers, facilities management, developers and more, and 12 conference and workshop summits, Chicago Build is your one-stop-shop to gain your AIA CES points and stay up to date with the latest trends, developments and opportunities in Chicago's built environment.

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THE FESTIVAL OF CONSTRUCTION

THE FESTIVAL OF CONSTRUCTION

At Chicago Build, we believe that doing business should be fun. We aim to achieve just that with a host of lively networking events and entertainment. Chicago's very own Festival of Construction festival includes: comedy acts, entertainment, celebrity guests, a sports bar, competitions and prize giveaways, live music and much, much more! 

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THE WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION NETWORKING 

THE WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION NETWORKING 

The session is free-to-attend for all and offers the chance for professional individuals operating in this market to network and feel inspired. Learn from a panel of established experts discussing the untapped opportunities for women working in construction, diversity and equality.

Complete with refreshments, the event will examine the issues of gender imbalance and inequality within the built environment. 

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THE DIVERSITY IN CONSTRUCTION NETWORKING

THE DIVERSITY IN CONSTRUCTION NETWORKING

Join us to explore what issues M/WBEs face in the construction sector. Our panel of industry experts will discuss current challenges for and what more the industry should be doing to ensure diversity.  Panel discussion: Achieving Diversity in the Construction Sector

Complete with refreshments, the event will allow you to network with Chicago and the Midwest's leading MWBEs and champions of equality within the built environment. 

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ARCHITECTS HUB

ARCHITECTS HUB

Register for Chicago Build for your chance to visit the Architects Zone, where you'll be able to see amazing photographs of Chicago as well as architectural concepts and 3D models of new and upcoming developments. 

Are you an architectural photographer or architectural firm based in Chicago? If you're interested in displaying your work in the Architects Zone at Chicago Build this September, we want to hear from you. 

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FEATURING 200+ TOP LEVEL SPEAKERS INCLUDING:

12 FREE-TO-ATTEND SUMMITS INCLUDING:

200+ EXHIBITORS SHOWCASING THE LATEST INNOVATION

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Feel free to get in touch with the Chicago Build team who are on hand to answer any questions you may have about the show. 

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WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE TICKET?

If you have all the information you need and would like to attend the show, register for free today and begin planning your visit.  

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