BuiltWorlds Hackathon

Date & Time

10.19.2018 at 3:00PM - 10.21.2018 at 4:00PM


Chicago, IL

How It Works

Form Teams of 3-6 hackers form and choose a problem to solve. Hack Each team has close to 36 hours to churn out a prototype solution. Pitch Each team presents their ideas to a panel of judges. Win The winners receive a prize.

It’s a challenge to create or significantly improve any software/hardware that can advance current building processes or practices in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Construction, or Real Estate.

Get Tickets

We are searching for individuals and teams who think they can solve some of the biggest problems facing the built tech industry.


What is the BuiltWorlds Hackathon?

It’s a weekend-long competitionwhere all-star developers, makers, and built industry experts gather to hack solutions to burning built world problems.

What’s a ‘built world’problem?   

Anything affecting how we build in the world we live in — namely, our cities, buildings, and infrastructure.

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What’s included in the ticket price?
– Access to all speaker sessions at the conference
– Continental breakfast, lunch, and all-day refreshments
– Access to Speed Networking and post-conference Speaker Meet and Greet
– Access to available white papers, speaker presentations (per speaker consent) and event attendee portal.

Can I buy a ticket to just the networking sessions?
Networking session tickets are not available. If you want to connect with industry executives, thought leaders, and other major decision makers, plan to come the full day!

Are meals provided?
Yes! We provide you with breakfast and lunch, as well as refreshments, which are available all day. Please note that the conference ends at 5pm and that dinner is not included.

What is the refund policy?
Due to the limited ticket availability, there is no refund on ticket purchases.

Which airport should I fly into?
O’Hare and Midway are both great options. Please contact our Events Manager, Kristin Carey, for any logistics questions.

Where can I get more questions answered?
We’re happy to help you – contact kristin.carey@builtworlds.com our Events Manager for all BuiltWorlds related questions.