Chicago Build is back (and we have free tickets for you)


Hi Friend,

Would you be interested in attending the Midwest's largest construction & design show? 

Chicago Build is taking over McCormick Place on October 11-12. Complimentary tickets are limited so be sure to register today.


Chicago Build offers a totally unique experience over the 2 days:

  • 30,000+ attendees from contractors, architects, civil engineers, developers, local councils, house builders/associations and construction professionals
  • 400+ incredible speakers across 8 conference stages including Future of Construction, Architecture, Digital Construction, Sustainability, Diversity & Inclusion and more
  • AIA CES accredited workshops
  • The Festival of Construction with DJs, musicians, live performances, food and drinks tastings, entertainment and more
  • Architect’s Hub with project displays and 3D models of upcoming projects from leading architects
  • The latest insights and updates on major upcoming construction projects and opportunities across the industry
  • Exclusive networking parties with key decision-makers
  • The largest networking event for Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction
  • An inclusive Ambassador Program supporting Women in Construction and Diversity in Construction
  • 250+ exhibitors showcasing the latest services, products and innovations

The A-Team

American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)

The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) is a professional association that promotes the highest standards of excellence in residential building design. AIBD offers a variety of resources to its members, including continuing education, networking opportunities, and marketing assistance. AIBD is a valuable resource for anyone interested in a career in residential building design. If you want to improve your skills, network with other professionals, and stay up-to-date on the latest trends, AIBD is the perfect organization for you.

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