Q1 2024 AEC Industry Events

Q1 2024 AEC Industry Events

Have you ever come across a captivating event and wished you were there, simply because of the coverage photos on their social media?

Don’t worry; the daily grind can be overwhelming, and keeping track of or discovering essential events to attend can be a challenge, no matter how trivial it may seem.

At e-verse, we’ve compiled this comprehensive list of AEC industry events, enabling you to plan ahead and leave behind any excuses.

These events are conveniently categorized by dimension, participating professional roles, seniority, sub-industry, and main themes, making it easier than ever to schedule a productive Q, brimming with AEC networking opportunities and valuable insights for your business or startup.

But first, let’s delve into some helpful tips to make the most out of corporate events, ensuring that your investment of time and sometimes money yields a substantial impact on your growth.

Tips to maximize your participation in AEC corporate events

AEC Events represent a great opportunity to establish business relationships that can enhance ongoing projects, kickstart successful ventures, or uncover unforeseen ideas.

So, ensure you’re well-prepared. You’re investing your time and money—make it count!

Here are some tips to get the most out of your upcoming corporate events by Valentin Noves, CEO of e-verse:

Your involvement in this kind of events is crucial for scaling your business objectives.

Social Selling‘ and building relationships are important for achieving your business goals in the medium to long term.

Ensure your participation doesn’t go unnoticed!

Calendar of AEC Industry events sorted by category


We’ll be attending the AIA Design Technology Symposium with Valentin Noves, our CEO, as a speaker in the ‘Case Studies for Implementing AI in Design Projects’ session, as well as participating in Advancing Computational Design. We hope to see you there and that you stay tuned for updates on upcoming events in the AEC industry!

EventWhere?When?What is it about?AttendeesSeniorityCompaniesMain topicsHow to register?
CES 2024Las Vegas, USAJan 9 - 12CES hosts global preview events showcasing tech trends and products before the main Las Vegas event. It brings together tech giants, media, executives, policymakers, and industry influencers.Estimates 175,000-225,000 attendees (2023 had 180k)48% C-suite, VP & directorManufacturers, developers, and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, technology delivery systems, and more.5G, AgTech, AI, VR/AR/XR. Blockchain, Cybersecurity, drones, IoT, Metaverse, Smart cities, and Startups.Paid event ticket, only available for affiliates of the Consumer Technology Industry (not open to the public).
Strictly VC | Tech CrunchSan Francisco, USAJan 24StrictlyVC events offer top-tier VC and entrepreneur insights in a relaxed, intimate setting.Estimates 200-300 participants (same as in 2023)Not disclosed; given the strategic topics and speaker line up we can assume a considerable amount of senior attendees.VCs, Startup service providers, banks and financial institutions, tech companiesInvestment Trends and Strategies; Startup Growth and Scaling (growth challenges and opportunities; fundraising, insights from experienced founders).Paid event
Developer Week - Hackathon 2024Oakland, CAFeb 5 - 23Dive into an in-person and virtual hackathon. Teams create apps from scratch, tackle various challenges, and face judging criteria based on progress, problem-solving, and feasibility for startups.Estimates 600-80035% C-suite, VP & directorDevelopers, engineers, software architects, and dev teams.Teams can work on any project (web apps, mobile apps, wearable solutions, data visualizations, algorithms, etc.), and submit for 7 challenges with prizes, up to $12,500.The Hackathon is open to everyone, but pre-registration is required.
WestPack 2024Anaheim, USAFeb 6 - 8Explore groundbreaking innovations at the premier global advanced manufacturing trade show. Connect with experts, expand industry knowledge, and surpass business goals for 2024 and beyond.Estimates 14k verified attendees32% C-suite, VP & directorCompanies spanning the med-tech, automation, packaging, design & manufacturing, and plastics sectors.Additive manufacturing; Industrial automation & robotics; AI & ML; Medical device manufacturing; Packaging & labeling; Lean manufacturing; Digital Manufacturing & Industry 4.0.Paid event.
AIA Design Technology SymposiumSan Francisco, USAFeb 8Engage with industry experts discussing the future of design and construction, emphasizing tech's impact on education and narrowing skill gaps.Estimates 150-300 attendees+50%Architecture and Engineering Firms, tech companies, and educational institutions.Real-life examples of Design technologies:BIM, VR/AR, AI, IoT, ML, Startups, and Generative Design. Equity for architectural education.Paid event tickets
New York Build ExpoNew York, USAFeb 13 - 14New York Build gathers AEC & real estate professionals for 500+ speakers, workshops, 400+ exhibitors, and exclusive networking events.Estimates 15,000-20,000 attendees (2023 had 12k)52% C-suite, VP & directorContractors, architects, civil engineers, realtors, developers, government and construction professionals.Government policy, architecture design, digital construction, sustainability, facilities management, and real estate.Free tickets.
Advancing computational DesignDallas, USAFeb 21-23Explore real-world applications of generative and parametric design, discovering successful business scaling and leveraging computational design for strategic gains.estimates 200-400Not disclosedDesigners, engineers, and contractors.Practical applications for computational design to support optimized decision-making, automate data transfer, and control model quality. Business strategy.Bookings are subject to approval. Paid event tickets.
Developer Week IIOakland, USAFeb 21 - 23DeveloperWeek 2024 unites 8,000+ tech professionals globally, offering a diverse conference lineup, a massive hackathon, tech hiring expos, workshops, and keynotes to explore the latest in developer tools and technologies.Estimates 2,500 in person, 8000 total44% C-suite, VP & directorDevelopers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, managers, and executives.VR Dev, AI Dev, Blockchain Dev, IoT Dev, Serverless technology, Microservices technology, new JavaScript frameworks, and more.Paid ticket
Advancing Prefabrication 2024Denver, USAFeb 26 - 29Advancing Prefabrication brings industry leaders together to tackle challenges in prefab construction, uniting GCs, designers, and prefabricators at the forefront of the construction revolution.Estimates 1200 attendees52% C-suite, VP & directorThe industry’s leading fabricators, General Contractors, clients, and designers.End-to-end processes of manufacturing the entire prefab continuum, from single-trade assemblies to volumetric modular.Paid event tickets.
MWC BarcelonaBarcelona, SpainFeb 26MWC Barcelona, the paramount event for the connectivity ecosystem, gathers global players in mobile, technology, content, and beyond, shaping the future of tech.Estimates 50,000-65,000 attendees44% C-suite, VP & directorSoftware, telecommunications, hardware.5G, AI, fintech, green-tech, manufacturing DX, app/mobile services, cloud services, sustainability.Paid event tickets.
Futurebuild 2024London, UKMar 5 - 7A leading industry event driving sustainable construction and the path to net zero, showcasing innovations across the supply chain and emerging technologies.Estimates 17k visitors37% C-suite, VP & directorConstruction and Engineering Companies; Product Manufacturers and Suppliers; Technology Companies; investors; and policy makers.Building design for net zero; Energy efficiency and decarbonization; Sustainable materials and methods; Resilient infrastructure and climate adaptation.Paid event
SXSW 2024Austin, USAMar 8 - 16The SXSW Conference offers digital creatives a platform for cutting-edge ideas, networking, and exploration of forward-thinking experiences.Estimates 300k attendees (2023 had 280k)40% C-suite, VP & directorTechnology companies; Music, film, and television companies, food companies, game companies, government agencies, and startups.Tech (AI, VR, blockchain); startups and VC opportunities; Music and Film (trends & technology); brand experience (storytelling, consumer engagement).Paid event tickets; different badge types for Conferences and festivals for Film, TV, Music & Comedy.
HIMSS 2024Orlando, USAMar 11 - 15Immerse yourself in healthcare's hottest topics and discover cutting-edge technologies among 35,000+ global health professionals. An event combining inspiration, innovation, and valuable connections in a vibrant atmosphere.Estimates 25,000-30,000 attendees (pre-pandemic event in 2019 had 42k)37% C-suite, VP & directorHealthcare trailblazers from around the world, such as healthcare providers, knowledgeable informaticists, health IT professionals, government officials, consultants, and market suppliers.Clinically Integrated Supply Chain, Operations, and Logistics, Health information exchange. AI, ML, cybersecurity, data science for health, climate impact, and sustainability.Paid event. Need to create a HIMSS account.


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