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McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

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Event Date Thu Mar 31 CDT - Fri Apr 1 CDT (in 4 months)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Mar 31 9:00am - Fri Apr 1 6:00pm
Location McCormick Place
2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
Region Americas

Chicago Build is the leading and largest free-to-attend construction & design event for Chicago and the Midwest. The show focuses on future construction projects, the latest legislation, upcoming contracts, and key trends that are shaping the construction and design industry.

Join us alongside together 15,000+ registered-attendees and 300+ exhibitors across two exciting days filled with meetings, business, and entertainment.

What's on at Chicago Build?

Show Features:
• 300+ leading suppliers who will be showcasing their latest technologies, solutions, and services
• 230+ industry experts who will be speaking on a wide range of topics including: architecture, health & safety, real estate, design, digital construction, sustainability, building solutions & materials, government contracts, the future of construction, BIM, residential construction, and more
• Free AIA CES workshops
• Thousands of industry professionals and multiple networking sessions
• Plenty of exciting entertainment including: a bar, live mural paintings, free food samples, live music, and more

Networking Events:
• The Festival of Construction
• Women in Construction Networking Event
• Diversity in Construction Networking Event

13 Specialized Summits:
• The Future Construction
• BIM & Digital Construction
• Architecture
• Residential Construction
• Government
• Sustainability
• Health & Safety
• Building Solutions & Materials
• Resiliency, Sustainability & HSE
• Marketing Tools, Business Skills & Innovation
• Architecture, Design & BIM
• Residential Construction Summit


2022 Speakers

Alejandro Stochetti
Director , Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Ann McKenzie
Chief Development Officer , Chicago Housing Authority

Anthony Montalto
Principal and Senior Vice President , HKS

Bart Framksi
Director of Innovation and Technology , Gilbane Building Company

Brad Booker
Regional Lean Manager , Turner Construction Company

Brian Hungerford
Principal, Director of Architecture , OTJ Architects

Brian Kronewitter
Executive Vice President , Cordogan Clark & Associates Architects

Chad Holbrook
Virtual Design & Construction Manager, W.E. O'Neil Construction

Chad Ramsey
Senior VDC Engineer , W. E. O'Neil

Chris Link
Regional VDC Manager , CRB

Christopher Drew
Director of Sustainability , Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Colin Rohlfing
Vice President and Director of Sustainable Development , HDR

Douglas Snider
Senior VDC Technologist , Leopardo Companies

Drew Roskos
Senior Project Designer , Ryan Cos.

Emily Koussa
Plumbing and Fire Protection Discipline Leader , CannonDesign

Eric Widstrand
Director of Construction Technology , The Walsh Group - Walsh Construction & Archer Western

Floyd Anderson
Principal , Wight & Company

George Sorich
Principal, NORR

Grace Kuklinski Rappe
Managing Principal , HDR

Heather Gustafson
Managing Director , Compass

Joel Jacobson
Senior VDC Manager , Mortenson

John Linenberg
Group Vice President , Walbridge

Johnathon Clous
VDC Manager , Clayco

Jorge Barrero
Principal , HKS

Joseph Huang
Principal and BIM Leader , Stantec

Julide Bozoglu
BIM Manager , Safdie Architects

Julie Kellman
Vice President Human Resources , Pepper Construction Group

Kasie Mathena
Vice President , AECOM Hunt

Laura Jimenez
Senior Associate Principal , Krueck Sexton Partners

Lesley Roth
Principal , Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Lynne Sorkin
Principal , FGM Architects

Maggie McNamara
Senior Project Engineer , Environmental Systems Design, Inc.

Mark Walsh
Principal, Global Director of Technical Design , Perkins&Will

Mary Person
Vice President , F. H. Paschen

Matt McKeon
EH&S Manager , Turner Construction Company

Matthew Herman
Midwest Property and Buildings Business Leader , WSP USA

Nancy Kohout
Principal and Mechanical Engineering Leader , SmithGroup

Nicholas Spoor
Senior Associate , CallisonRTKL

Ron Richardson
Vice President , FGM Architects

Russell Gilchrist
Principal, Design Director , Gensler

Steve Wilson
Senior Urban Designer, Gensler

Theresa Lehman​
Director of Sustainable Services , Miron Construction Co., Inc.

Thomas Fulda
VDC Manager , Graycor

Thomas Hussey
Principal , Skidmore, Owings & Merill

Tom Coleman
Vice President , WSP USA

Tomislav Žigo
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President , Clayco

Tracy Hagen
Human Resources Director , Turner Construction Company

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Speakers

• AEC Business
• American Institute of Building Design
• American Shortcrete Association
• Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.
• Center for Sustainability and Excellence
• Chicago Women in Architecture
• Chicagoland AGC
• CIO Review
• Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association
• Construct America
• CSI Chicago Chapter
• Dezeen
• Elevator World
• Event Browse
• Houzz
• North American Passive House Network
• The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
• The National Association of Women in Construction
• U.S. Green Building Council
• Women's Business Development Center