2023 Construction Conferences

There are a number of excellent construction conferences and trade shows held annually throughout the country. Every organization looking to achieve their greatest potential, should plan to attend 2 – 3 of these events. Each one is informative and full of business development opportunities. This list includes most of the major construction conference dates, locations, and descriptions.

Construction Safety and Health conference

January 18 – 20

New Orleans, LA

Hosted by the Associated General Contractors of America, this event is primarily for safety professionals and consultants, with a focus on the newest health and safety practices and products for the construction industry.

World of Concrete

January 17 – 19

Las Vegas, NV

This is the largest event for masonry and concrete professionals in the world and will be attended by more than 60,000 people. It is held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center and currently lists over 1,000 companies that have registered for the expo.

The International Surface Event

January 31 – February 2

Las Vegas, NV

This conference features educational sessions, networking opportunities and featured speakers for the flooring and tile professionals. It also doubles as a large marketplace for the flooring industry.

CASH 2023 Annual Conference

February 22 – 24

Sacramento, CA

For Construction Companies with a focus on the California school system, this is the premiere business development opportunity of the year. The Coalition for Adequate School Housing holds this conference annual in Sacramento California and draws over 2000 school facility professionals from around the state.

International Roofing Expo

March 7 – 9

Dallas, TX

The largest roofing and exteriors event in North America boasts 395 exhibitors from 35 countries.

New York Build Expo

March 8 – 9

New York City, NY

According to the site, this is the largest conference on construction and design in the New York area and will feature the largest gathering of women in construction in the country at the Javits Center.

Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry Annual Convention

March 12 – 16

Las Vegas, NV

This annual convention features specialty materials and networking opportunities relevant to the construction of wall and ceilings.

The Associated General Contractors of America Convention

March 13 – 16

Las Vegas, NV

The AGC of America’s annual conference will be held in Sin City in conjunction with the 2023 CONEXPO-CON/AGG.


March 14 – 18

Las Vegas, NV

One of the largest events in North America focused on the latest equipment and ideas for the construction industry. There are over 150 education sessions and more than 1800 exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies in construction.

Associated Builders and Contractors Convention

March 15 – 17

Kissimmee, FL

ABC’s convention will features several annual awards competitions and industry insight sessions.

Construction Management Association of America Annual Conference

March 19 – 21

San Antonio, TX

This conference caters to to construction managers and the owners who work with them.

International Mass Timber Conference

March 27 – 29

Portland, OR

This conference boasts the largest gathering of cross laminated timber professionals in the world, with a focus on construction, manufacturing, design and development.

World of Modular

March 29 – April 1

Las Vegas, NV

Attendees of the Modular Builder Institute’s annual conference and trade show will have direct access to MBI staff, as well as other modular builders and professionals form around the world.

Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

May 11 – 12

San Francisco, CA

The GWIC conference is designed to help women network, gain industry knowledge and advance their careers in the construction industry.

ICSC: Innovating Commerce Serving Communities

May 21 – 23

Las Vegas, NV

This is ICSC’s premier event and takes place annually in May. It is a two- to three-day gathering of dealmakers and industry experts, who are driving innovation and evolution in the Marketplaces Industry. For Construction Companies, this a great business development conference.

ENR FutureTech

June 5 – 7

San Francisco, CA

One of the premiere conferences for construction technology, the event will boast speakers, networking and experts “in the field of today to prepare for the field of tomorrow”.

American Institute of Architects National Conference

June 7 – 10

San Francisco, CA

Not many details besides the date and location have been shared, but the conference focus is on architecture and design.

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

September 26 – 29

Washington DC

There are few details other than time and location for this event focused on sustainability.

SMACNA Annual Convention 2023

October 15 – 18

Phoenix, AZ

The annual Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association convention has few details other than date and location. Last years event featured 30 professional and industry-specific education sessions, along with an abundance of networking events.

Lean Construction Institute 2023

October 24 – 27

Detroit, MI

A place for contractors and construction professionals to learn from each other about the best practices and successes in lean construction.

Design-Build Conference & Expo

November 1 – 3

National Harbor, MD

Focusing on the recently passed Infrastructure Act, the conference is sponsored by the Design-Build Institute of America and will provide networking, breakout sessions, exhibitors and sponsors.