As 2023 continues, more of the construction industry’s major conferences, meetings and other events are looking to return to their in-person roots. Take a look below to see what the road ahead looks like for the year’s biggest industry events.
Please check conference websites linked below for more information and the most current schedule.
Many Paths, One Mission celebrates the strides that women have made in the construction industry. The conference, which has both women and men as attendees, features multiple education tracks on leadership, career building and construction trends.
SafetyFOCUS, the American Society of Safety Professionals’ second-largest education event, will use case studies, real-life examples and proven successes to explore key issues and provide new perspectives and strategies to help solve real-world safety and health challenges, per the society.
Groundbreak is Procore’s annual event. In 2021, attendees heard from over 60 speakers on a variety of topics, including safety, leadership and diversity and inclusion.
Sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council, this show highlights leaders in sustainable construction and green building with exhibits and sessions centered on design, new technology, building systems and materials. (Note: This conference is sponsored by Informa, which owns Industry Dive.)
The annual Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association convention will be in Phoenix, with few details currently available. Last year’s conference was held in Colorado Springs, and featured 30 professional and industry-specific education sessions, along with an abundance of networking events.
LCI 2023 is a place for contractors and construction professionals to learn from each other about best practices and successes in lean construction.
National Harbor, Maryland
Focusing on the recently passed bipartisan Infrastructure Act, the conference sponsored by the Design-Build Institute of America will provide networking and breakout sessions for attendees, along with exhibitors and sponsors.
The conference will feature expert-led sessions to showcase new developments, and offers networking opportunities on the expo floor. The conference will also provide an opportunity to see new tools at work at their offsite showcase.
Autodesk University boasts more than 10,000 attendees from architecture, engineering and construction fields. Sessions in 2021 explored how to better use BIM and other new technologies to improve building construction, design and engineering.