A Guide to 2020's Top Construction Trade Shows and Conferences - Sachse Construction
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A Guide to 2020’s Top Construction Trade Shows and Conferences

As 2020 approaches rapidly, professionals in the construction industry are planning for the new year. Attending trade shows and conferences is an effective way of improving knowledge and learning more about new technologies and ways of doing business. These events provide unfettered access to jobsite tours, hands-on demonstrations, networking opportunities and access to products and services promoted by exhibitors.

Here is a list of 2020’s biggest construction industry events, in chronological order.

World of Concrete

Feb. 4-7

Las Vegas

The largest event for concrete and masonry experts in the world provides educational opportunities for professionals to build their business’ strength.

World of Modular

March 9-12

Orlando, Florida

The 37th annual World of Modular conference will arrive this Spring, to educate, discuss and network over the delivery method which continues to gain market share.

The Associated General Contractors of America Convention

March 9-12

Las Vegas

The general AGC convention has been held for more than 100 years. This year’s event will hold more 15 education breakout sessions and cutting-edge technology from more than 125 companies.

Associated Builders and Contractors Convention

March 23-27


The Associated Builders and Contractors convention in 2020 will feature keynote speakers, education sessions and more networking opportunities, as well as awards for contractors and managers.

Ground Breaking Women in Construction

May 14-15

San Francisco

Last year’s GWIC conference saw a record 750 participants in 2019, and the event — designed to help women gain confidence and boost their careers in the industry — is calling for more this year.

American Institute of Architects Conference on Architecture

May 14-16

Los Angeles

The AIA conference for architects also provides educational sessions helpful to construction professionals, as well as a show floor full of vendors.

ENR FutureTech

June 11-12

San Francisco

Intended for business and IT leaders in the construction industry, this convention educates on emerging technologies that can increase productivity and safety.


Sep. 30 – Oct. 2

Grapevine, Texas

Architects, contractors, construction managers and more convene at the annual Construct conference for educational programs and presentations about recent trends, technologies and issues.

Construction Management Association of America National Conference and Trade Show

Oct. 11 – 13

San Francisco

This conference mostly caters to construction managers and owners who work with them, but breakout and networking sessions and seminars could also benefit AEC leaders.

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

Date, location TBD

This conference, sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council, showcases leaders in green building and sustainable constructions, highlighting design, new technology, building systems and green materials.

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