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May 2024 Construction Calendar: Your Guide to Industry Events

April 25, 2024
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Welcome to May 2024, a month brimming with exciting opportunities and industry insights within the construction sector across the United States. As the construction industry continues to evolve and innovate, staying informed about upcoming events is crucial for professionals looking to network, learn about the latest trends, and expand their knowledge base. 

In this comprehensive event guide, we'll highlight key construction industry events throughout May, providing valuable information to maximize your involvement and make the most of these invaluable gatherings.

Construction Safety Events

Date: May 6 - May 10, 2024

Construction Safety Week is around the corner, and from May 6 to May 10, the construction industry will be coming together to prioritize safety. It's a time to reaffirm our commitment to creating safer worksites and ensuring the well-being of all construction workers. Join us as we celebrate Construction Safety Week and strive for excellence in safety practices. Know more

Woodbury Home Show

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024
10 AM - 4 PM
: M Health Fairview Sports Center, 4125 Radio Dr, Woodbury, MN 55129

Looking to spruce up your home? Look no further than the Woodbury Home Show! Discover everything you need under one roof, from revamping your interiors to enhancing your outdoor spaces. Meet over 120 home improvement professionals ready to turn your vision into reality. Plus, enjoy free parking and hourly giveaways. Don't miss out – join us early and stay late for a chance to win special prizes!

Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

Date: May 5 - May 7, 2024
: Town and Country Resort, 500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Discover an exciting retreat at Town and Country Resort, an esteemed San Diego establishment blending mid-century allure with a warm, inviting atmosphere. Embrace the abundance of possibilities within the resort's contemporary rooms, gourmet dining, and expansive pool complex, all radiating a sunny, welcoming ambiance. Experience San Diego's vibrant offerings from a prime vantage point. Positioned in Mission Valley, you'll have convenient access to upscale shopping, golf, and various local attractions, along with easy reach to the airport, stunning beaches, and outdoor recreational activities. Established in 1953 and recently revitalized with substantial investments, the resort boasts a rich history of fostering business connections, rekindling friendships, and creating cherished family moments. Now, it's your turn to savor your own delightful escape. Welcome to your personal haven of joy. Know more

Building Together Conference

Date: May 6 - May 9, 2024

Building Together is the Council's new sector-wide event for philanthropic leaders who want to develop strategies and skills to bridge differences and counteract toxic polarization. This event is more than a conference or a networking event; it’s an active leadership development experience that will provide space to practice what you're learning in real time. Know more

Co-Summit 2024

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC), Anthony J Natalizio Center (Building S), 800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI  53072

Level up your construction business, diversify your network, and be part of a transformative experience at the Construction Owners Summit – where connections are made, collaborations spark, and challenges are conquered. Know more

ACI Construction Career Days

Date: May 8 - May 9, 2024
Warren County Fairgrounds

ACI’s Construction Career Days (CCD) is the largest construction-based career exploration and hiring event in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, and one of the largest in the nation. Hosted annually to coincide with In Demand Jobs Week, Construction Career Days 2023 connected 3,100+ middle and high school students from 60+ districts with 75+ exhibitors from every sector of the industry, and 2024 promises to be even larger. Know more

2024 Construction Leadership Conference

Date: May 14 - May 17, 2024
Venue: Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735.

TAUC's Leadership Conference brings together all parties of the union construction and maintenance industry, providing the latest information on trends, problem-solving strategies and perspectives to advance our industry. We encourage our members and affiliates to attend this year's conference to take advantage of the numerous educational and networking opportunities.

As the national trade association for the union construction industry, TAUC strives to create and deliver events that capture the energy of the dynamic union construction market and offer necessary opportunities for union contractors, industrial business owners and union representatives to learn and network with fellow construction professionals. TAUC events are a means of advancing the union construction industry's collective interests in safety and health, labor relations, education, innovation and technology, and work opportunities.

If you've never attended a TAUC Leadership Conference, you can expect a full roster of high-quality speakers as well as numerous networking opportunities -- gourmet meals, a gala reception and dance, to name just a few. The conference also hosts the James J. Willis Craftsperson of the Year Award, Thomas J. Reynolds Safety Awards, and the new Joseph R. LaRocca Project of the Year Award presentations, three of the industry's most prestigious award programs. Know more

Builder's Risk & Construction Symposium

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
: Convene, 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

The Builder's Risk & Construction Symposium is a not-for-profit initiative that brings together industry leaders from the construction, brokerage, underwriting, claims, and expert communities. These day-long events will facilitate in-depth discussions on the many issues surrounding insuring complex construction projects. Know more

Houston BOMA Expo

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
: George R. Brown Convention Center (Hall E)

Don't miss out on the Houston BOMA Expo—an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products, discover cutting-edge services and technologies, and network with industry leaders. Reserve your booth now to connect with Houston's top commercial real estate decision-makers, property managers, and engineers. Elevate your presence and drive business growth! Know more

CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition

Date: May 18 - May 22, 2024
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

CFMA’s 2024 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Texas on May 18-22! Immerse yourself in a wealth of essential educational sessions, forge meaningful connections with industry peers, and explore cutting-edge product offerings critical to your success.

Over five dynamic days, this event offers a diverse array of learning opportunities. Engage in mini-conferences, enriching general sessions, interactive breakout sessions, and collaborative roundtable discussions — all facilitated by seasoned subject matter experts and adept construction finance professionals. Join us on this journey toward growth and advancement! Know more

Building Innovation Conference 2024

Date: May 22 -May 24, 2024
Venue: Capital Hilton, Washington DC, USA

The Building Innovation Annual Conference & Expo will unite building industry professionals, including government agencies, contractors, architects, and scientists, to enhance the built environment. The event will cover three relevant topics over four days and offer expert talks, collaborative sessions, and networking opportunities. Know more

Austin Build Expo

Date: May 22 - May 23, 2024
Venue: Palmer Events Center
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM

The Build Expo in Austin is a significant trade show that facilitates connections between buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers. It offers opportunities for networking, learning, and gaining valuable knowledge. Exhibitors present their products to generate leads, make direct sales, build databases, foster customer relationships, educate attendees, test markets, enhance brand awareness, and expand into new markets. Know more

Building Innovation Conference

Date: May 22 - May24, 2024
Venue: Capital Hilton, Washington DC

There's no other event that brings together this unique set of individuals – government agencies, contractors, the private sector, architects, scientists and more – to improve the built environment. The conference will cover three topic areas in the built environment with expert-led sessions. Earn AIA LU credits, ICC credits, and certificates of attendance for conference attendance. Know more

Small Business Construction Expo

Date: May 23, 2024
Venue: Long Beach Convention Center 300 E. Ocean Blvd Long Beach, CA 90802

SBCX will bring Small/Underrepresented Business (SUB) contractors together with public and government agencies, prime contractors, and specialty trades from across the state to build relationships, create opportunities, and strengthen our industry. Know more

As May draws to a close, we hope this guide has served as a valuable resource, offering insights into the plethora of construction industry events that have unfolded across the United States this month. 

Whether you've attended conferences, expos, or workshops, each event has likely provided you with unique opportunities for networking, learning, and growth within the construction sector. As you reflect on your experiences and take away newfound knowledge and connections, we encourage you to continue leveraging these insights to drive innovation, collaboration, and success in your construction endeavors. And as we look forward to the months ahead, may your passion for excellence and dedication to the construction industry propel you toward continued achievement and prosperity.

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