BuiltWorlds teams up with Aon to drive adoption of emerging trends and technology

Leading professional services firm joins fast-growing roster of companies focused on furthering innovation and technology in the built world 

CHICAGO (Sept. 26, 2017) – BuiltWorlds, a community and network for forward-thinking leaders in the built environment (architecture, engineering, construction, real estate, and other buildings and infrastructure-related industries), today announced its strategic alliance with Aon (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm. As part of this alliance, BuiltWorlds will harness Aon’s vast industry data and analytics in an effort to jointly help all companies in the built environment industry become more aware of and adopt emerging technologies available to create a safer, smarter and productive built world.

Aon joins other BuiltWorlds collaborators such as Graycor, Caterpillar, and Flux.io, all committed to the common goal of driving innovation and technology adoption. Aon will also serve as a key sponsor and participant in the upcoming BuiltWorlds Summit, a gathering of key leaders across all sectors of the built industry to be held in April 2018 in Chicago.

“We are thrilled to join forces with Aon on our mission to drive innovation for tomorrow’s cities,” said Bryant Donnowitz, Partnership Executive of BuiltWorlds. “All of our strategic alliances bring resources and data that deepen our knowledge and offering to our member companies and the industry at large.”

“Aon’s Construction and Infrastructure Group offers an extensive repository of data and analytics around issues and challenges affecting the construction and asset management economy,” said David Bowcott, Global Director — Growth, Innovation & Insight, Aon Construction & Infrastructure Group. “Our relationship with BuiltWorlds is a strong alliance for our company as we look to work with their resources to identify solutions to these challenges in the form of technologies to address the real risks our clients face every day”.

For more information on the BuiltWorlds Summit or the number of industry resources BuiltWorlds provides with its partner organizations, please visit BuiltWorlds.com and builtworlds.com/event/builtworlds-summit-2018.

About Aon: Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

About BuiltWorlds: Since its inception in 2014, BuiltWorlds’ mission — to be the catalyst for progress and innovation in the built environment — has never wavered. Today, it is a community and network for stakeholders in the many built sectors to come together and move the needle forward. Through its events, ecosystem, and supporting video and written content, BuiltWorlds is providing the tools, knowledge, inspiration, and connections to grow careers, companies, and the greater industry. For more information on the BuiltWorlds community and network, visit www.builtworlds.com

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