2023 Americas Summit


9.19.2023 at 8:00AM - 9.21.2023 at 5:00PM


Convene – Willis Tower 233 S Wacker Dr. Chicago, Illinois 60606

The Americas Summit isn’t your normal Tech Conference. This three-day event is aimed at top-level, C-Suite executives in the construction tech space to share thought leadership and learn from peers in the industry about emerging trends and directionally where the industry is headed.

Since 2016, the BuiltWorlds Summit has been the premier gathering of senior level thought leaders from across the many industries that develop, design, build, and maintain our built environment. Collectively, attendees represent the pinnacle of the sector’s innovation ecosystem, and the Summit is the place to meet them and to hear about the most potent trends fueling the future of the industry. At the Summit, you will have the opportunity to meet the Mavericks; engage with leaders from across the Industry who took a different path and made a difference. Additionally, attendees will learn the latest from BuiltWorlds Research and Forums, and – most importantly – meet the other members. Below is an overview of the schedule of events and sessions for the BuiltWorlds 2022 Americas Summit.

Tuesday, September 19th

Ahead of the Summit’s general sessions, we welcome current and potential BuiltWorlds members to join us for sessions focused on technology adoption, venture capital, emerging solutions and empowering women and diversity within the construction ecosystem.

Forum Meetings (2021 Forum Meeting Schedule. 2022 Forum Meeting Schedule is To Be Released)

Chicago Forum | 9am-11am

Women In ConTech Luncheon | 12pm-2pm

Venture Forum | 2:30pm-4pm
(Venture Forum Members Only)

E&C Tech Adoption Leaders Forum | 3pm-5pm
(E&C Forum Members Only)

Venture Forum Reception | 5pm-7pm
(Venture Forum Members Only)

Wednesday, September 20th

(2022 Agenda)

Morning: On the morning of the Summit’s general sessions, attendees will hear from experts on the prioritization of ESG in their businesses, the drivers for sustainability and carbon footprint reduction as well as the the evolving landscape for industry players, technologists, and investors.

Afternoon: The afternoon sessions will examine the finding of our Construction Technologies Benchmarking Program and highlight leading trends in Preconstruction, Project Management, and Field Operations Emerging Technology.

Evening: There will be a networking reception at the conclusion of this day at the Willis Tower.


Thursday, September 21st

(2022 Agenda)

Morning: The Morning Sessions will focus on Corporate Venture,  Accelerators, Intrapreneurship and other ties industry players are forging with the investment and startup ecosystem as part of their efforts to fuel their industry leadership positions.

Afternoon: The afternoon will host unique roundtables. 2021’s Summit Featured Roundtables with the following focuses –

C-Suite Roundtable | 1pm-2:30pm

Heavy Civil/Infrastructure Roundtable| 1pm-2pm

Specialty Contracting Roundtable | 2:30pm-3:30pm

Building Technologies Roundtable | 3pm-4pm

Willis Tower Tour (Sold Out) | 1pm-2pm

Evening: At the conclusion of the 2022 Americas Summit, a special reception and dinner will be made available to celebrate the 2022 Mavericks Nominees.  The Mavericks Awards honor 50 individuals who have acted as trendsetters, innovative thinkers, and catalysts for change in their respective Built World fields. From architects and entrepreneurs to industry leaders, technologists to investors, and those developing both off-site fabrication and on-site robotics, we have identified boundary-pushers from leading companies around the world, and across the built environment’s vast ecosystem. *Please Note: RSVP is required. There is an additional charge of $200 to attend the Mavericks Dinner.

The Mavericks Reception | 5pm-7pm
(Open to all Summit Attendees)

The Mavericks Dinner | 7pm -9pm
(RSVP Required)

2022 Speakers Included:

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