Construction trade shows, conferences and events offer construction industry professionals immense opportunities to learn from industry leaders, meet industry peers, and get key exposure to the latest developments in the construction industry.Construction industry professionals can choose from an extensive range of conferences, events and trade shows and join the ones that are most relevant to their specialization.Here’s a list of some of the major construction trade shows, conferences and events that you can attend in 2017.February Events Event Name: Construction ConferenceLocation: Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, USAStart Date: 02-03 Feb 2017Description: Organized by Florida Transportation Builders Association, Inc, the Construction Conference covers areas in the transportation industry. Event Name: Construction Contracts from Start to FinishLocation: Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte-Airport, Charlotte, USAStart Date: 14 Feb 2017Description: Organized by the National Business Institute, the Construction Contracts from Start to Finish covers areas like North Carolina construction contract law update, the law of contracts, recent developments, relevant case law. Event Name: International Conference on Civil And Architectural EngineeringLocation: Loews Boston Hotel, Boston, USAStart Date: 14-15 Feb 2017Description: Organized by the International Academic of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management, the International Conference on Civil And Architectural Engineering covers areas like High-rise Structure and Large-span Structure, Bridge and Tunnel Engineering, New Structure and Special Structure. Event Name: Construction Law: Advanced Issues and AnswersLocation: Holiday Inn Des Moines Dtwn – Mercy Area, Des Moines, USAStart Date: 23 Feb 2017Description: Organized by the National Business Institute, the “Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers” covers areas like payment clauses, pass-through clauses, no damage for delay clauses, performance and timing clauses. Event Name: Culvert Design for Peak Flow and Aquatic Organism PassageLocation: Four Points by Sheraton Portland East, Portland, USAStart Date: 23-24 Feb 2017Description: organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Culvert Design for Peak Flow and Aquatic Organism Passage covers areas like overview and review of discharge methods, review of solved example problem, open channel flow, open channel flow, solution and discussion, culvert definitions and types, types of culvert flow. Event Name: Dam Breach Analysis Using HEC-RASLocation: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Scottsdale – Old Town, Scottsdale, USAStart Date: 22-24 Feb 2017Description: Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Dam Breach Analysis Using HEC-RAS covers areas like intro to dam breach modeling, hec-ras review, computer workshop on unsteady flow modeling, hec-ras vs. Hec-hms dam breach modeling, setting up a hec-ras dam breach model. Event Name: RealShare Apartments EastLocation: Coral Gables Country Club, Miami, USAStart Date: 28 Feb-01 Mar 2017Description: Organized by the ALM Media Properties, the RealShare Apartments East discusses the most pressing topics affecting the multifamily community on the East Coast. Event Name: PCI Convention and National Bridge ConferenceLocation: Cleveland, USAStart Date: 28 Feb-04 Mar 2017Description: Organized by the Prestressed Concrete Institute, the PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference will cover areas like manufactured by companies that subscribe to nationally accepted standards, have comprehensive quality systems in place and are audited to ensure compliance, developed and documented an in-depth, in-house quality system based on time-tested, national industry standards. March Events Event name: PHRC Conference 2017Location: State College, PAStart Date: Mar 1-2, 2017Description: This event provides information and updates on issues that interest the residential construction industry. Day 1 focuses on focuses on housing structures related issues. Day 2 gives you the chance to attend full day workshops related to specific areas of residential construction. Event Name: CI SUMMITLocation: Anaheim, CaliforniaStart Date: 02–05 Mar, 2017Description: The CI SUMMIT offers construction professionals an opportunity to meet their peers from all over the country to share new developments and innovative practices in the construction industry. Event Name: Soil and Rock Slope StabilityLocation: Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, USAStart Date: 02-03 Mar 2017Description: The Soil and Rock Slope Stability will cover areas like soil slope data, rock slope data, infinite slope concepts, soil slope analysis, and rock slope analysis. Event Name: Earth-Retaining Structures: Selection, Design, Construction, and InspectionLocation: Four Points By Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge, Emeryville, USAStart Date: 02-03 Mar 2017Description: The “Earth-Retaining Structures: Selection, Design, Construction, and Inspection” will cover areas like history/classification/selection of earth retaining systems, soil and rock properties, lateral earth pressures, cast-in-place and semi-gravity wall. Event Name: Construction Law: Advanced Issues and AnswersLocation: DoubleTree by Hilton Flagstaff, Flagstaff, USAStart Date: 06 Mar 2017Description: The “Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers” will cover areas like payment clauses, pass-through clauses, no damage for delay clauses, performance and timing clauses. Event Name: Construction Law: What do You do WhenLocation: Holiday Inn Columbus N – I-270 Worthington, Worthington, USAStart Date: 07 Mar 2017Description: The “Construction Law: What do You do When” will cover areas like potential liability for bid errors, correction of bid prior to award, correction of bid after award, correction of bid after commencement of construction. Event name: NFBA Frame Building Expo 2017Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort – Nashville, TNStart Date: Mar 8-10Description: The premier event for post-frame professionals – get access to the latest innovations and dive into the educational sessions presented by top industry professionals. Event Name: Greenprints ConferenceLocation: Georgia State University Student Center, Atlanta, USAStart Date: 07-08 Mar 2017Description: The Greenprints Conference will cover areas like surrounding sustainability both at the policy level and in practice and conversations between researchers and on-the-ground practitioners that promote sustainable buildings and communities and many more. Event Name: CONEXPO-CON/AGGLocation: Las Vegas, USAStart Date: 07-11 Mar 2017Description: The CONEXPO-CON/AGG will attract over 140,000 visitors from all sectors of construction industry from all over the world. It is one of the most awaited events of Las Vegas. Event Name: Meyer on LeasesLocation: The Westin Seattle, Seattle, USAStart Date: 10 Mar 2017Description: The Meyer on Leases will cover areas like sample office Lease checklist covering 43 key provisions plus numerous exhibits and schedules, sample long and short form requests for proposals, building questionnaire. Event Name: Seismic Analysis of Structures and EquipmentLocation: Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City Downtown, Salt Lake City, USAStart Date: 09-10 Mar 2017Description: The Seismic Analysis of Structures and Equipment will cover areas like response spectra of ground motions, site-specific acceleration and deformation response spectra, cyclic-demand spectrum, time-histories of ground motion, site-specific tri-axial ground motion histories. Event Name: Construction Administration for EngineersLocation: Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center, Greenwood Village, USAStart Date: 09-10 Mar 2017Description: The Construction Administration for Engineers will cover areas like project delivery systems, partnering, responsibility and authority, on site responsibilities, records and reports: documentation, using specifications for contract administration. Event Name: Insurance in the Construction IndustryLocation: Holiday Inn San Diego – Bayside, San Diego, USAStart Date: 09-10 Mar 2017Description: The Insurance in the Construction Industry will cover areas like recent case law update, duty to defend, duty to settle, additional insured endorsements. Event Name: Ohio Construction ConferenceLocation: Ohio Union, Columbus, USAStart Date: 15 Mar 2017Description: The Ohio Construction Conference will host more than 700 member firms, representing the entire spectrum of the industry. Members include architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and manufacturers. Event Name: Land Use ConferenceLocation: University of Denver, Denver, USAStart Date: 16-17 Mar 2017Description: The Land Use Conference will provide a platform to the experts to make interacts with one another and put forward their innovative ideas. Event Name: Building Bridges Technology ConferenceLocation: Historic Davenport Hotel, Autograph Hotel by Marriott, Spokane, USAStart Date: 16-17 Mar 2017Description: The Building Bridges Technology Conference provides a forum for understanding how technology can be used effectively in maximizing student success on campus and beyond. Event name: RCI International Convention & TradeshowLocation: Anaheim Convention Center – Anaheim, CAStart Date: Mar 16-21Description: The premier conference for building envelope consultants, this event features over 25 hours of educational seminars, live product demos and a 2-day trade show featuring over 140 exhibitors. Event Name: Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control – Design and ApplicationLocation: Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown, Nashville, USAStart Date: 23-24 Mar 2017Description: The Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control – Design and Application will discuss how to choose the appropriate groundwater control method, plan and perform an effective geotechnical investigation for dewatering projects. Event Name: Design of Concrete PavementsLocation: Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch, St. Louis, USAStart Date: 23-24 Mar 2017Description: The Design of Concrete Pavements will provide introductions to innovative products such as pervious concrete, concrete overlays and roller compacted concrete. Event Name: NAIOP NC Statewide ConferenceLocation: Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, USAStart Date: 30-31 Mar 2017Description: The NAIOP NC Statewide Conference cover areas like bringing job postings together a diverse group of commercial real estate professionals in North Carolina, and exploring issues, education, legislative matters. Event Name: Streambank Stabilization for Restoration and Flood Control ProjectsLocation: Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin, USAStart Date: 29-31 Mar 2017Description: The Streambank Stabilization for Restoration and Flood Control Projects will cover areas like stream instability, streambank stabilization approaches, fluvial geomorphology fundamentals, channel form and processes, channel stability assessment. Event Name: Investigation, Analysis, and Remediation of Building FailuresLocation: Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, Orlando, USAStart Date: 30-31 Mar 2017Description: The Investigation, Analysis, and Remediation of Building Failures cover areas like introduction: what is a failure, main causes of failure, the process of failure investigation, failures of steel-framed buildings and metal building systems, failures of anchor bolts. Event Name: Application of Soil-Structure Interaction to Buildings and BridgesLocation: Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort, Orlando, USAStart Date: 30-31 Mar 2017Description: The Application of Soil-Structure Interaction to Buildings and Bridges will cover areas like equation of motion and degrees of freedom of a vibrating body, and methods of dynamic analysis of structures. Event Name: Seismic Loads for Buildings and Other StructuresLocation: Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, Orlando, USAStart Date: 30-31 Mar 2017Description: The Seismic Loads for Buildings and Other Structures will cover areas like history of building code requirements for seismic load analysis, fundamental concepts of earthquake engineering, and classification of occupancy and use. April Events Event Name: Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & HomebuildingLocation: Miami, USAStart Date: 04-05 Apr 2017Description: The Real Estate Private Equity Forum on Land & Homebuilding will bring together experts such as homebuilders, bank investors who are going to talk about real estate opportunity funds. Event Name: North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative ConferenceLocation: Washington Hilton, Washington, USAStart Date: 02-05 Apr 2017Description: The North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference will cover areas like inter-trade solidarity, inter-trade solidarity. Event Name: Whizard SummitLocation: Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center, Boulder, USAStart Date: 05-06 Apr 2017Description: The Whizard Summit brings together Architects, Builders, Contractors, Distributors and Dealers. Event Name: Structures Congress 2017Location: Denver, ColoradoStart Date: 6–8 AprilDescription: The Structures Congress 2017 offers construction professionals innovative solutions and cutting-edge knowledge, apart from opportunities to grow connections and resources to advance their career. Event Name: AEI ConferenceLocation: Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel, Oklahoma City, USAStart Date: Apr 11-13, 2017Description: The AEI Biennial Conference offers a joint platform to unite students, professionals and academics engaged in the building industry, fostering active dialogue and interaction to promote the future of the profession. Event name: BATC – Builders and Remodelers Show 2017Location: Minneapolis Convention Center – Minneapolis, MNStart Date: Apr 11Description: This free event gets you access to over 1000 builders, remodelers and interior designers for a fun and informative tradeshow. Event name: NASTT No-Dig Show 2017Location: Washington, DCStart Date: Apr 9-13Description: This event is dedicated to underground infrastructure professionals – learn new techniques that will lead to savings and improved infrastructure by attending 160 peer-reviewed, non-commercial presentations. Event Name: Construction Trades: Success SeriesLocation: Excel TECC – Mayfield City Schools, Mayfield, USAStart Date: 21 Apr 2017Description: The Construction Trades: Success Series will cover areas from engineering, healthcare, computer graphics, auto technology and culinary arts. Event Name: GSR ConferenceLocation: SpringHill Suites Memphis Downtown, Memphis, USAStart Date: 20-22 Apr 2017Description: The GSR Conference will cover areas like Construction Technology. Event Name: Smart Water Leadership SummitLocation: Tower Club – Dallas, Dallas, USAStart Date: 24-25 Apr 2017Description: The Smart Water Leadership Summit cover areas like Water Management,Building Water System Event Name: Florida Building Engineering & Facility Maintenance ShowLocation: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, USAStart Date: 26 Apr 2017Description: It showcases products like awesome one with the presence of building maintenance products and services, educational institutions maintenance, commercial and office building maintenance services, building maintenance essentials etc. in the Building Construction, Business Services industries. Event Name: CxEnergy Conference & ExpoLocation: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate – North Building, Davenport, USAStart Date: 24-27 Apr 2017Description: The CxEnergy Conference & Expo showcases a wide variety of products including controls, software, instruments, metering devices and services targeted specifically to commissioning, energy management, engineering and testing firms. May Events Event Name: Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)Location: NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USAStart Date: 1-4 May 2017Description: The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,400 exhibitors, and attendees representing 120 countries. Event name: National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing 2017Location: Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, NVStart Date: May 2-4Description: Obtain the knowledge and resources necessary to excel in today’s housing marketplace. Featuring educational programs, networking opportunities and access to the exhibit floor for the latest products and technologies. Event Name: The East Coast Builders ConferenceLocation: Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, USAStart Date: 04 May 2017Description: Hosted by the VP Management Services, LLC, the East Coast Builders Conference will cover areas like recovering from the worst real estate downturn in history. Event Name: SeaBEC SymposiumLocation: Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USAStart Date: 16 May 2017Description: Hosted by the Seattle Building Enclosure Council, the SeaBEC Symposium will discuss new building enclosure technologies, biomimicry, kinetic architecture, and cold climate design. Event Name: GRI Infra Latin AmericaLocation: New York Le Parker Meridien, New York, USAStart Date: 15-16 May 2017Description: Organized by the GRI American European LLC, the GRI Infra Latin America will focus on debating investments on airports, energy, railroads, mobility, ports, waste, roads and sanitation in the Latin America. Event Name: Better Buildings SummitLocation: Washington, USAStart Date: 15-17 May 2017Description: Hosted by the US Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Summit will discuss future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes and buildings. Event Name: National Cohousing ConferenceLocation: Millennium Maxwell House Nashville, Nashville, USAStart Date: 19-21 May 2017Description: Hosted by the Cohousing Association, the National Cohousing Conference will cover areas like energy efficiency, living green, sustainability and resiliency, greener building. Event Name: World Environmental & Water Resources CongressLocation: Sacramento, CaliforniaStart Date: May 21–25, 2017Description: The World Environmental & Water Resources Congress offers certifications and trainings in construction and maintenance among many other unique benefits. June Events Event Name: Renovation And RehabilitationLocation: Westford, USAStart Date: 15 Jun 2017Description: Organized by the Building Science in Westford, the Renovation And Rehabilitation will cover areas like foundations: basements and crawlspaces walls and windows roofs: vented and unvented roofs ventilation and HVAC. Event name: BOMA International Conference & Expo 2017Location: Music City Center – Nashville, TNStart Date: June 24-27Description: Immerse yourself in the expertise, insights and opportunities you need to stay ahead on industry trends, maximize your effectiveness and optimize the performance of your commercial assets. Event Name: Steel Survival StrategiesLocation: New York Marriott Marquis, New York, USAStart Date: 26-28 Jun 2017Description: Organized by the American Metal Market (AMM), the Steel Survival Strategies will cover areas like Steel and raw material traders, Analysts and consultants, Automotive and consumer goods manufacturers, Construction companies. Event Name: Concrete Service Life Extension ConferenceLocation: Orlando, USAStart Date: 26-28 Jun 2017Description: Organized by the NACE International, the Concrete Service Life Extension Conference will cover areas like Concrete Condition and Mechanisms of Deterioration, Diagnostics of Concrete Failures, Service Life and Durability, Concrete Repair and Corrosion Mitigation, Commercial Floor Applications, Industrial Floor Applications, Floor Coatings for the Food and Beverage Industry and much more. July Events Event Name: Stone Industry Education Conference BostonLocation: MS International, Boston, USAStart Date: 20 Jul 2017Description: Hosted by the BNP Media, the Stone Industry Education Conference Boston will help you create a plan for diversifying your sales to ensure growth both this year and 5 years down the road. August Events Event Name: Building Simulation ConferenceLocation: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San Francisco, USAStart Date: 07-09 Aug 2017Description: Organized by the AIRAH, the Building Simulation Conference will cover areas like both research and advanced practice in the areas of energy simulation, airflow and natural ventilation, thermal comfort, lighting and daylighting, acoustics, and more. September Events Event Name: Century Building Expo & ConferenceLocation: Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, USAStart Date: 13-15 Sep 2016Description: Hosted by the Century Building Expo & Conference, the Century Building Expo & Conference is the largest home builders association in the country with over 16,000 members. Event name: CONSTRUCT 2017Location: Rhode Island Convention Center – Providence, RIStart Date: Sept. 13-16Description: Dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry, CONSTRUCT 2017 combines educational opportunities with practical, real-world product, service and technology solutions for your organization. Event Name: HD AmericasLocation: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USAStart Date: 16-17 Sep 2014Description: The HD Americas is an open, collaborative forum which offers construction professionals a great deal of opportunities to learn and grow. Event Name: Northern California Facilities ExpoLocation: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, USAStart Date: 21-22 Sep 2016Description: The Northern California Facilities Expo will showcase products like high-tech manufacturing, government, healthcare, hospitality, finance, education, information technology, software development, shipping, utilities and many others. Event Name: CLM National Construction Claims ConferenceLocation: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, USAStart Date: 27-28 Sep 2017Description: Organized by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the CLM National Construction Claims Conference will cover areas like construction site accidents/injuries, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, and new technologies and many more. Event Name: ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis ConferenceLocation: Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, USAStart Date: 27-29 Sep 2017Description: Organized by the ASHRAE, the ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference will cover areas like financial analysis/performance, energy analysis, monitoring coupled to predictive analysis to improve existing building performance, regulatory and building rating system compliance and many more. Event name: Remodeling Show | DeckExpo | JLC LIVE 2017 – (RDJ 2017)Location: Music City Center – Nashville, TNStart Date: Oct. 25-27Description: The RDJ group of events provides remodeling professionals with access to hundreds of the industry’s top manufacturers, hands-on training and business education through comprehensive conference programs and networking events. October Events Event Name: International Construction And Utility Equipment ExpositionLocation: Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, USAStart Date: 03-05 Oct 2017Description: Organized by the AEM, the International Construction And Utility Equipment Exposition offers utility professionals and construction contractors immense insight into the latest technologies, innovations, insights, and trends affecting their industry. November Events Event name: IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC 2017)Location: Indianapolis, INStart Date: Nov. 5-8Description: The CRC is the premier educational event for the construction industry. Learn from 1500 industry professionals about state-of-the art ideas and techniques for improving insurance coverages, controlling insurance costs and fine-tuning risk management programs. Event name: Design-Build Conference & Expo 2017Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center – Philadelphia, PAStart Date: Nov 8-10Description: The DBIA Conference and Expo is the largest event that is exclusively focused on the design-build market. Learn about best practices, challenges and trends from top industry professionals. Event Name: RCI Building Envelope Technology SymposiumLocation: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate – North Building, Davenport, USAStart Date: 13-14 Nov 2017Description: Organized by the RCI, Inc, the RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium will cover areas like offering cutting-edge information regarding design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes and many more. December Events Event Name: National Accelerated Bridge Construction ConferenceLocation: Downtown Miami, Miami, USAStart Date: 07-08 Dec 2017Description: Sponsored by the ABC-UTC, the National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference will be held on December 7 and 8, 2017 in downtown Miami, Florida, with pre-conference workshops on December 6, 2017. About Bento for BusinessBento for Business offers a new generation of technology-driven SMART employee expense cards for SMBs, nonprofits, organizations and associations in the form of a business prepaid MasterCard. You can set monthly spend limits and allow only certain purchase categories (e.g. Bob the project manager can only spend $500/week and the card only works to purchase gas, hotels and at the hardware store). Turn cards on/off in real-time and receive SMS text message or email alerts for every purchase or decline. Enjoy unmatched visibility into cash flow, eliminate expense reports, and save time & money. 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