2020 Sponsors

Media Sponsor

  • IMS, a Dodge Data & Analytics Company

    IMS, a Dodge Data & Analytics company, helps Architects, Engineers, and Construction firms navigate through research materials from thousands of public agencies with daily verified advance notices, project updates, and awarded contact reports tailored to fit your specific needs. True Research, Ahead of the Curve. Dodge Data & Analytics creates opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. Dodge Data & Analytics serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts.

Technology Sponsor

  • Deltek

    Deltek is the leading global provider of CRM and enterprise software and solutions for professional services firms and other project-based businesses. For decades, Deltek has delivered actionable insight that empowers A/E/C firms to unlock their business potential. More than 20,000 organizations and millions of users in 80+ countries around the world rely on Deltek.

Multimedia Sponsor

  • ENR


    Engineering News-Record
    provides the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively. ENR reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies as well as projects in the United States and around the world.

Gold Sponsor

  • CCS International

    CCS is a capital project management and cost management services firm founded in 1979. We are trusted advisors who embrace our client’s values to represent their interests and ensure success. CCS provides critical management support services essential to optimizing project goals of these disciplines: Owner Representation, Program Management, and Project Controls & Cost Management.

Gold Sponsor

  • Cosential

    Founded in 1999, Cosential exclusively serves architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) firms. The company’s Client Relationship Management (CRM) and Proposal Automation solutions empowers business developers, marketers, and principals to access and act upon the information specific to their role that compliments cross-functional workflows.

Gold Sponsor

  • Introhive

    Introhive is a platform which helps A/E/C organizations accelerate business development and revenue growth by improving insights into the nature of the relationships held across the business. Map who knows who across your business eco-system, visualize relationship trends, spot at-risk customers and measure relationship strength and growth over time. Companies of all sizes and industries use Introhive’s automation capabilities to improve team productivity, technology adoption, data accuracy, and completeness of information in CRM to drive greater business development and marketing team impact.


Bronze Sponsors

  • Code Consultants, Inc.

    Code Consultants is an internationally recognized fire protection engineering, life safety, and accessibility consulting firm. With headquarters in St. Louis, MO and regional offices in Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY, we conveniently serve clients located throughout the world. Founded in 1973, CCI has become an industry leader, providing a diverse range of professional engineering services including: Building and Fire Code Consulting; Life Safety Consultation; Fire, Smoke and Egress Modeling; Hazardous Materials Analysis; Accessibility Due Diligence/Plan Review; Fire Sprinkler Systems Design; Fire Alarm Systems Design; Mass Notification Systems Design; and Low Voltage Systems Design.

  • DCI Engineers

    DCI Engineers has been providing client-focused structural and civil engineering services for 30 years. Our office locations are spread up and down the West Coast, including Washington, Oregon, California and Alaska; the Mountain States of Colorado and Montana; and Texas. These thirteen offices employ over 300 engineers and technical support staff. We are licensed in all 50 states as well as many Canadian provinces. In fact, DCI’s completed project portfolio extends across North and South America as well as into Asia.

  • Go Strategies+C*Connect

    GO Strategies is all about looking at marketing and business development (BD) with a creative bend. Visit https://www.go-strategies.org.

    C*Connect works with A/E/C firms to facilitate market research, connect with clients and partners, build chemistry between clients and teams, and coach business development and marketing teams. Visit http://yourconnectedge.com.

  • Magnetize

    Magnetize is a results-driven, full-service marketing agency with offices in St. Louis and Chicago. Through smart strategic and creative work, we help our A/E/C and real estate development clients build brands and communications that connect with their audiences.

  • Tec Inc.

    Tec Inc. is a proven engineering & design firm. Employing a strong team of professionals using innovative technology to deliver quality services that fulfill our client’s expectations. Dedicated to staff development through resources and education that provides corporate leadership, produces community involvement and enhances industry standards. Learn more at www.tecinc1.com.

  • Vivid Graphics

    Founded in 1985 with a design studio in Vancouver and a secondary office in Seattle, Vivid Graphics creates compelling corporate videos for announcements and presentations. We provide comprehensive design services, handling all aspects of design from concept development, art direction, and animation to finished product. Our goal is to help clients create effective visual communications that engage, inform, and inspire their audience.


Contributing Sponsors

  • Degenkolb Engineers

    Founded in 1940, Degenkolb Engineers’ practice reflects more than eight decades of commitment to technical expertise, exceptional client service through close collaboration, and life-long learning. Our award-winning structural designs have saved clients hundreds of millions of dollars and are delivered by taking full advantage of our expertise and experience.

  • HDR

    HDR specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. We are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure. Our employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what’s possible each and every day.

  • Messer Construction Co.

    Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor, providing leadership for complex, commercial construction projects in the Aviation, Federal/Military, Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, and Science and Technology market segments. An employee-owned company, Messer’s transformational investment in its people, communities and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the 10 regions
    throughout the Midwest and Southeast in which its employees live and work. A local builder with national resources and expertise, the company has delivered value for more than 85 years through quality construction and client experiences, taking care to both exceed customer expectations and build long-term relationships.

  • Wade Trim

    Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. For nearly a century, we’ve been solving complex engineering challenges to create stronger communities. Our work approach is customized to fit each client and project. We use a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.


Friends of Build Business

  • CE Solutions

    With a purpose to “make a difference in the quality of life in the communities where we work,” CE Solutions focuses its structural engineering practice on providing exceptional service to our clients. With a diverse portfolio, our staff can handle a variety of structural challenges, from repair and restoration projects to new construction. CE Solutions approaches each project with thoroughness, attention to detail, constructability, and personalized service that create both peace of mind and a successful outcome for our clients.

  • Everest Marketing Services, LLC

    Most architecture, engineering, and contracting firms struggle to stand out from the competition. At Everest Marketing Services, we use a comprehensive suite of tools to help companies communicate clearly so they win work and attract staff to grow their business. Schedule a call with Barbara Shuck today: 602.686.4616!

  • LGA Architecture

    At LGA Architecture, we believe that, together, we can work to design places that unite the community, respect the surrounding environment and create connections that endure for generations. We are committed to collaborating with our clients to develop sustainable, harmonious places that facilitate meaningful bonds between people and nature; impactful places that reflect a community’s unique characteristics and generate memories that last a lifetime.


Exhibitors

  • aec360 by sa.global

    sa.global is the leading global provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365-based CRM, ERP, HRMS, and BI solutions for A/E/C firms and other project-driven businesses. sa.global’s aec360 business management platform offers pre-configured A/E/C-specific solutions for marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and HR and talent management. Dynamics 365 and aec360 offer A/E/C firms the most comprehensive, proven cloud platform for finding and winning work, effectively delivering and accounting for their projects, and finding and retaining the best possible talent.

  • ASHE (American Society of Highway Engineers)

    The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system through education, innovation and fellowship.” At the core of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), as illustrated in our mission statement, is our dedication to providing our members with the opportunity to grow technically and professionally within the transportation industry.

  • Ball Fabrics

    Ball Fabrics, Inc., manufacturing quality windscreen, netting, outdoor graphics/branding, and athletic field equipment for over 35 years, specializes in innovative custom work for every job site or facility, setting industry standards for design excellence and superior, experienced customer service.

  • Billhighway

    Got chapters? We’ve got solutions. Billhighway gives your chapters the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across your entire organization. This empowers you and your chapters to focus more on member value and grow your association.

  • Client Savvy

    Client Savvy enables professionals to become client savvy by providing strategies, tools, expert guidance and a safe community to learn about and innovate on the client experience. We deliver client insights that drive loyalty and fuel growth personally, professionally, and corporately. By empowering professional to build positive relationships and solve clients’ real problems, we unleash their value potential for the people they serve. Client Savvy created the widely-used Client Feedback Tool, and founded the annual Client Experience in Professional Services Conference (CXps).

  • Emily Hagopian Photography

    Emily Hagopian Photography is a boutique studio specializing in architecture and environments. Partnering closely with international firms, the studio is known for realistic visual storytelling that invites viewers into a given space, to feel the experience of being there firsthand.

  • Odd Graphic Company

    For over 25 years Odd Graphic has been partnering with historically successful A/E/C firms that have a need to skew, refine, and/or grow their business. A full-service creative design company, our Odd Fellows, thru targeted, highly visible, branded touch points, create effective graphic campaigns that bridge the gap between traditional and online marketing — We call this Bridge-Branding. Find out more: www.oddgraphic.com/#bridge-branding

  • Pixels + Ink Studio

    At Pixels+Ink Studio, LLC, we work with businesses who are looking for the marketing support they need – to get work done. Have a busy marketing team who just can’t seem to get to those back-burner marketing initiatives? Is your team looking for support to fill in for staff during a transition?

  • Proforma Media & Print Solutions

    Proforma is the leader in printing, apparel, promotional products, digital marketing, and packaging. As your agency without the agency fees, we can provide innovative product and service solutions. Proforma handles everything from the development of your brand to the execution of campaigns and e-commerce solutions, making us the One Source for all your marketing needs.

  • PSMJ Resources, Inc.

    PSMJ Founder, Frank Stasiowski, FAIA, saw an opportunity more than 40 years ago. He saw that architecture and engineering firm leaders weren’t talking to each other about their business performance and many were missing out on opportunities for growth and financial success. There’s no mistaking that we have grown quite a bit over the years to become a diverse global team with a wide array of resources. But, our mission hasn’t changed at all. Just like when we started out, we are still 100% focused on improving the business performance of architecture, engineering, and construction organizations worldwide.

  • SagePresence

    SagePresence is a training and consulting company dedicated to helping architectural, engineering, and construction firms land more work through elevated presence and communication skills. We help pursuit teams optimize their chances of winning “make-or-break” interviews, and we build the skills of client-facing team members for the “long haul” of business development.

  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

    Founded in 1920, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is a global professional organization of 105 Posts and over 29,000 members from throughout the military, public, private and academic sectors who are leading collaboration to develop solutions for the country’s infrastructure-related national security challenges. For more information, visit www.same.org.

  • SDA (Society for Design Administration)

    SDA (Society for Design Administration) advances management and administrative professionals in the A/E/C industries through education, networking, and resources. SDA offers a wide array of resources and ongoing educational opportunities through local chapter programs, virtual conferences, discussion forums, webinars, and volunteerism. To learn more about SDA, visit www.SDANational.org

  • Sugarwish

    Sugarwish is an online gifting site that allows the recipient to choose their favorite treats! It’s a perfect fit for businesses looking to enhance relationships with clients, prospects and employees. Sugarwish offers immediate delivery, multiple sending options, along with a delightful and delicious gift that’s sent directly to the recipients doorstep! Sweet happiness. Delivered.