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January 2017

NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS)


IBS 2017 will offer educational sessions, workshops, roundtables and special events. You''''''''ll find the session you need to take your business further.

New for IBS 2017, the Young Professionals Scholarship Program will provide up to 20 NAHB young professional members with scholarships to attend IBS. Interested applicants should complete an easy two-step application process by July 1.

Location: Orlando, Florida

Dates: January 10, 2017 - January 12, 2017


World of Concrete®

Description: This is World of Concrete—a firm foundation for the entire concrete and masonry industries and the first and most important annual international event of the year. It's everything you need and nothing you don't. Put in four high-efficiency, low-cost, smart-work days at WOC 2017 and you'll see your bang/buck ratio go through the roof.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: January 16, 2017 - January 20, 2017


BAU 2017

Description: BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems. It is a gathering for everyone involved in planning, building and designing buildings, i.e. architects, investors, industry and trade representatives, building tradesmen, etc.—in an international context.

Location: Munich, Germany

Dates: January 16, 2017 - January 21, 2017


The International Surface Event 2017

Description: The International Surface Event (TISE) is the largest North American event serving the floor covering, stone & tile industries. The International Surface Event is comprised of the SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and Tile Expo events. Together, these three world-class tradeshows feature four impressive days of the newest products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, key manufacturers, industry suppliers, along with unmatched education and networking. Held annually each year in Las Vegas, TISE brings together buyers and sellers from all over the world to see the latest products, trends, services and technologies. GO BEYOND THE EDGE

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: January 17, 2017 - January 20, 2017


SSPC 2017 featuring GrownCoat

Description: SSPC provides opportunities to interact with your peers to share ideas and methods that could improve your performance, allows access to vendors and products, provides networking opportunities, and allows you to share your point of view.

Location: Tampa, Florida

Dates: January 30, 2017 - February 02, 2017


AHR Expo


Learn about the innovations, best-practices and standards that drive the HVACR Industry. With over 80 exhibitor presentations of their new products. And nearly 50 free seminars on a range of topics, conducted by experts representing top industry organizations will keep you in-the-know.

Both NATE and ACG will offer full day workshops/reviews followed by testing.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: January 30, 2017 - February 01, 2017


February 2017

2017 PDCA Expo

Description: The 2017 Painting and Decorating Expo will feature the Trade Show, an event highlighting the latest products and services for the industry. The show will provide attendees with the opportunity to interact with vendor and peers, along with the chance to take part in live games and entertainment throughout the day. Education, lunch, raffles, door prizes and more will be available for those in attendance. The complete educational calendar will be available closer to the event, and can be accessed through the link below.

Location: San Diego, California

Dates: February 23, 2017 - February 25, 2017


March 2017

International Roofing Expo®

Description: The International Roofing Expo [IRE] is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to your success.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: March 01, 2017 - March 03, 2017


Ecobuild 2017

Description: Ecobuild is the UK's largest and number one event for specifiers across the built environment. No other UK event attracts 33,319 high calibre, senior level decision makers and influencers from architects and developers to local government and major infrastructure clients. This year the event will have a renewed focus on enabling sustainable construction for 2017 and beyond. It will also explore sustainability as a driver to innovation and growth, a catalyst for regeneration and as a way for organisations to do better business.

Location: Excel, London

Dates: March 07, 2017 - March 09, 2017


RCI International Convention and Trade Show 2017


RCI's premier annual event features over 25 hours of educational seminars, live product demonstrations, and a two‐day trade show with over 140 exhibitors.

It's a great opportunity to meet with fellow members, discover the newest developments in building envelope technology, and earn a full year’s worth of continuing education credit —all at one event.

Location: Anaheim, California

Dates: March 16, 2017 - March 21, 2017


April 2017

European Coatings SHOW 2017

Description: Aesthetic, sustainable, functional, process-proof. The demands placed on paint and coatings for use in the automotive industry, construction chemicals, mechanical engineering, aerospace or shipbuilding are growing all the time. Decision-makers and thought leaders in the coatings industry face great challenges. The European Coatings SHOW gives them the opportunity to meet the innovation leaders and discuss the latest developments in nanoparticles, pigments, additives, production equipment or application equipment.

Location: Nuremberg, Germany

Dates: April 04, 2017 - April 06, 2017


AIA Convention 2017

Description: Immerse yourself in a world of innovation. The expo floor is a hotspot of activity featuring more than 170,000 square feet of booths, galleries and lounges and nearly 800 exhibiting companies. From software to building systems to stone and tile, you’ll find materials and technologies of tomorrow featured in specialty product pavilions today. The expo is not just an exhibit hall—it’s also a temporary built environment packed with solutions that will affect your practice into the future.

Location: Orlando, Florida

Dates: April 27, 2017 - April 29, 2017


June 2017

InfoComm 2017

Description: InfoComm is the largest, most exciting event in the Western Hemisphere focused on the pro-AV industry, with more than 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and nearly 40,000 attendees from 110+ countries. The InfoComm show is your once-a-year opportunity to see the latest audiovisual technology, learn the skills that will advance your career, and grow your professional network.

Location: Orlando, Florida

Dates: June 10, 2017 - June 16, 2017



Description: NASF SUR/FIN® is the surface finishing industry''''s only exclusive event presented by the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF). This highly anticipated annual event connects over a thousand of surface finishing professionals to the industry''''s best business opportunities, innovations, and educational programs. SUR/FIN delivers three days of valuable networking, in-depth conference sessions and direct access to over 160 leading suppliers.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Dates: June 19, 2017 - June 21, 2017


FRSA's 95th Annual Convention and the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

Description: FRSA's convention consists of three full days of education, networking, family fun, sports, and friends along with two days of FRSA''s highly recognized trade show, the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo. Events will take place at the Hyatt Regency Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

Location: Orlando, Florida

Dates: June 22, 2017 - June 24, 2017



March 2018

Light + Building 2018

Description: The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology.

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Dates: March 18, 2018 - March 23, 2018


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