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We craft intimate, impactful multi-day conferences for built industry professionals to build relationships that matter and share knowledge about emerging trends and ideas redefining our industry. You’ll hear from over 15 industry experts, while participating in networking segments, interactive breakout discussion groups and a VIP receptions open to BuiltWorlds Members.

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Machines Conference Chicago

CHICAGO | June 5-6
Explore the future of tools, equipment and machinery. The evolution of labor shortages and escalating labor prices is driving a need for automation. Learn how more is being fabricated and modularized in shops and how work is done with the assistance of advanced machinery and robotics.

Projects Conference Chicago: Project Delivery

CHICAGO | JULY 24-25
We’ll explore the new, emerging technologies and systems that create savings and increase productivity throughout every phase of a project. Hear all the secrets to project planning and oversight. Get the confidence you need to achieve success, be seen in front of right people at Machines Conference.

Cities Conference Chicago

CHICAGO | AUGUST 14-15
Explore how the planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of infrastructure assets evolve as we re-imagine critical urban systems. Learn about the exciting technology that has shaped the modern infrastructure project, across transportation, mobility, waste, water, communications, and energy.

Projects Conference LA – The Smart JobSite

LOS ANGELES | SEPTEMBER 11-12
Hear how companies are making jobsites “smarter” by taking advantage of a connected, internet of things ecosystem. Join us as we dive into how sensors, connected tools, drones and other technologies are not only boosting safety, productivity and ROI, and also allows contractors to access data more than ever before.

Hackathon Competition

CHICAGO | OCTOBER 4-6
A weekend-long competition where 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 the world we live in — cities, buildings, and infrastructure. If you’re a developer, maker, or built industry expert, come hack with us.

Venture Conference West

PALO ALTO | NOVEMBER 6-7
Meet the biggest, most credible and sophisticated venture capitalists in the industry. Whether you’re an early- or later-stage start up, a focused fund, a leading industry player with a venture arm, or a service provider in the sector, the opportunity to have your finger on the pulse of venture is here.

Future Workforce Conference

CHICAGO | DECEMBER 4-5
Gather with recruiters and human resource professionals, near and far, to solve the world’s workforce dilemma once and for all. From aging workforces and ongoing labor shortages to attracting millennials and emerging technologies, everything is on the table at the Future of Workforce.

Upcoming Summits

Open to the public. Discounts offered upon joining the Member Network

Summit Chicago

CHICAGO | MAY 8-10
Join the industry’s largest companies, leading startups, most innovative CEOs, and strategists at this event. In three days, you’ll become an expert on emerging technologies in smart cities, connected jobsites, AI, robotics, the next generation of equipment, augmented and virtual reality, IoT, and BIM.

Summit Paris

PARIS | JUNE 26 – 28
With the aid of new technologies, AEC-RE companies are making intercontinental partnerships and expanding market reach. Learn how bolstering your international network and operating with a global focus will help your company reduce costs and become more competitive.

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What Makes Our Conferences Special?

Our ever-growing network!

We feature speakers who are experts in their fields

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STACY SCOPANO, VP OF INNOVATION, SKANSKA

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DARREN BECHTEL, FOUNDER, BRICK AND MORTAR VENTURES

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JAKE PEPPER, VP, PEPPER CONSTRUCTION

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ROGER KRULAK, SVP, FULL STACK MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

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MICHAEL T. YOUNG, DIRECTOR, CATERPILLAR VENTURES

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CHRIS ANDERSON, CEO, 3DR

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DOUG CHAMBERS, VP, WEWORK (FORMERLY CEO AT FIELDLENS)

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RAHUL GARG, US IOT COMMERCIAL LEAD, MICROSOFT

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JAKE OLSEN, VP, STANLEY BLACK AND DECKER

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AARON BLOCK, CO-FOUNDER, METAPROP NYC

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JESSE DEVITTE, CO-FOUNDER, BOREALIS VENTURES

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PAUL DOHERTY, CEO, THE DIGIT GROUP

500+

companies have attended
events in 2018 so far

66%

of attendees are in senior
leadership positions

SOME COMPANIES ATTENDING BUILTWORLDS EVENTS INCLUDE:

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Ready to Attend? Become a BuiltWorlds Member!

 

  • A season pass of tickets (3-30 tickets) to attend BuiltWorlds Conferences (the only way to attend our conferences)
  • The opportunity to scope out the attendee list in advance via the Digital Portal
  • Access to our VIP Kickoff Parties where you can meet speakers and other members in an intimate setting over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Explore our online Member Directory to find potential strategic connections and connect with them
  • Tap into exclusive content, gated research, and exclusive videos to stay one step ahead of the competition
  • Plus so much more!