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CONSTRUCT is your most cost effective strategy for combining educational opportunities with practical, real-world, product and service solutions for your business success.  This event is dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, this is your event. 

CONSTRUCT offers a relevant, accredited education program, an expansive exhibit hall floor filled with the latest services, products and technologies, as well as a myriad of networking opportunities. In conjunction with the CSI Annual Convention, the event is coupled with technical tours, activities and special events. CONSTRUCT is the only dedicated national event specifically designed to provide the commercial building team real-world, practical products and education solutions.

Find hundreds of exhibitors with the newest trends and practices on the show floor and, with non-conflicting hours, attend your choice of over 50 accredited courses. The education program sessions, taught by experts, offer AIA LUs and HSWs and GBCI CE. Unparalleled networking opportunities include the Welcome Reception, the CSI Night Out event and other social events.

Plan now to attend this power-packed event that has been designed for you, the architect, specifier, engineer and the commercial building team.

Attendee Information:

Attendees to CONSTRUCT are professionals in the institutional, industrial and commercial building fields that design, build, specify, engineer, renovate and operate in the built environment. Our attendees source and spec building products. They design and specify for the education, healthcare, government, office and commercial building industry segments.

Education at CONSTRUCT is carefully thought, crafted and put together by industry leaders for industry professionals just like you.  CONSTRUCT offers enjoyable learning experiences through a variety of educational programs.

Conference program.  The Conference program was created with the support of the Education Advisory Council - a group of your peers – who spent hours reviewing hundreds of presentation topic submissions.  CONSTRUCT's Conference program features practical solutions, updates and reinforcements for commercial building professionals.

General Session/Keynote.  Tom Koulopoulos is the Keynote for 2015. This hour-long presentation, available to all registered attendees and exhibitors, will inspire and inform. Keynote speakers are selected from or allied to the A/E/C community and past speakers include Pablos Homan, Ira Blumenthal, Bjarke Ingels and Cameron Sinclair. The General Session always has a rousing kick-start to the event.

Learning Pavilion.  The Learning Pavilion is quick-paced, 60-minute, courses on the show floor led by exhibiting building product manufacturers will get you up-to-date on the latest technologies and products hitting the construction market.  The educational tool is free to all attendees.  Accreditation is available.

Technical Tours.  The technical tours are created with the intent to inform, educate and offer an enjoyable local experience.
CONSTRUCT offers AIA/CES learning units for all presentations in the conference program, and GBCI CE hours for select presentations.


CSI hosts their annual convention in conjunction with CONSTRUCT.  This is an opportunity for CSI members to have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with other members and industry professionals in a world that is increasingly virtual.  There are several benefits to attending CONSTRUCT.  It is a place to look someone in the eye, shake hands, trade business cards, learn from others and advance your career.


Hear from industry experts in education sessions that will stimulate your creativity while fulfilling your continuing education requirements.

Attend a thought-provoking Opening General Session from a keynote speaker.

Enjoy time with friends at the annual Welcome Reception.

An opportunity to take a technical tour that is created with the intent to inform, educate and offer an enjoyable local experience.

CSI National will have a full schedule of meetings, events, programs.  Check back for more information.

Recognize the CSI members who have made outstanding contributions to the industry.

Local CSI chapter setup some fun-filled networking events.  More information about the events coming soon, please check back.

You will experience growth at CONSTRUCT and The CSI Annual Convention.  CSI members are dedicated to improving communication in the construction industry, and bringing together peers from across the construction disciplines plays a part in how this is done.  This means that CONSTRUCT offers you a networking opportunity that no other national event can boast.

The building product manufacturers who attend CONSTRUCT know they are meeting with commercial-level architects, specifiers, engineers, contractors and owners.  They expect to provide you with answers to difficult, unique challenges posed by your work and provide you with hands-on access to their solutions.  There will be several educations session in which you will find yourself surrounded by people from outside your field, who can offer you a perspective you may never have encountered.

This show is a microcosm of what it is like to be a CSI member.  CSI is the only organization that brings together architects, specifiers, contract administrators, product representatives, manufacturers, engineers, contractors facility managers, owners and more.

Exhibitor Information:

Meet one-on-one with commercial building professionals that spec and source billions of dollars in building products and services for their multiple projects.

CONSTRUCT with the CSI Annual Convention attracts thousands of architects and specifiers from all over the world, with billion-dollar spending power. Meet one on one with commercial building and construction professionals that spec and source building products into their plans and multiple projects for the government, healthcare, educational, office and commercial building industry segments. Those that design, build, specify, engineer, manage and renovate in the built environment come to find the latest products and solutions and services YOU offer. Find unparalleled exposure to your existing customers, an ideal forum to gather new qualified leads and the opportunity to build powerful, profitable relationships.

CONSTRUCT is the only dedicated national event specifically designed to provide the commercial building team real-world, practical product and education solutions they can implement immediately.

CONSTRUCT is your most cost-effective strategy for generating new leads, face-to-face networking, closing deals, expanding your market share and maximizing profits all year long. If your target market includes professionals in the construction industry, then exhibiting at CONSTRUCT is your best source to meet one-on-one with the key industry decision-makers.

Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the CONSTRUCT 2016 / CSI Annual Convention? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/07/2016 - 09/09/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/08/2016 - 09/09/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Building & Construction
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Building & Construction, Business, Construction Equipment, Design Services, Engineering, Government, Government General, Health Facilities, Manufacturing, Real Estate
Estimated Attendance: 3,000
Cost to Attend:
Audience: -Architects/Designers
-Specifiers/Specification Consultants
-Project Managers
-Construction Managers/General Contractors
-Facilities Managers and Engineers
-Cost Estimators
-Commercial Developers/Real Estate Managers
-Others in the building team
From These Industry Segments:
-Commercial Building
Notes: Past Attendee Statistics:

Primary Roles in Purchasing:

Approve 35%
Recommend 53%
Purchase 19%
Specify 46%
Research 37%

Occupation and Professional Responsibilities:
(Each Attendee has more than one job title and responsibility)

Specifier 37%
Architect/Designer 45%
Manufacturers Rep 25%
Consultant 18%
Project Manager 18%
Owner/CEO/President/Principal 12%
Contractor/Subcontractor 11%
Engineer 7%
Construction Manager 7%
Building Owner/Developer 5%
Facilities/Building Dir/Manager 3%
Real Estate/Property/Assests Dir/Manager 3%
Student 2%
Venue: Austin Convention Center
Venue Phone: (512) 404-4000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:203 (Previous Year)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Informa
Show Manager:Informa
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Sponsorships are the key to extending the life of your exhibit beyond the two days in the exhibit hall. As a CONSTRUCT exhibitor, we want to work in concert with you to provide you with the best, most effective opportunities for optimizing your exposure while staying within your budget. Targeted sponsorships - like those offered through CONSTRUCT - are the most cost-efficient method for completing your tradeshow marketing plan.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Exhibit Space $33.50 per sq. ft. / Price is subject to change.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
  Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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