Events & Activities
Events & Activities

At CONSTRUCT there are a number of social and networking events to help you stay connected with friends and make new acquaintances.

Check out the list of 2018 events below. The 2019 events will be available May.

Networking Events

At CONSTRUCT there are a number of social and networking events for our attendees and exhibitors.

CONSTRUCT Welcome Reception at The Federal Bar
Wednesday, October 3rd, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sponsored by: BSD Spec Link
Help us kick off the first full day of the event with a Welcome Reception at The Federal Bar. Originally a bank, the restaurant and music venue was renovated to have the feel of a Speak easy, Enjoy light fare and drinks. 

Show Floor Happy Hours on the Expo Floor
Thursday, October 4th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & Friday, October 5th, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Held the last 2 hours of the expo on the show floor. Enjoy a drink and a snack while you continue to meet exhibitors and network with colleagues.

CSI Night Out at The Queen Mary
Friday, October 5th, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sponsored by: BSD Spec Link, Behr Pro, PPG, ATAS, LP, Tnemec
Close out the week with the best party at CONSTRUCT! Voyage back in time with us on the Queen Mary, a historic art deco transatlantic ocean liner. Come to network, enjoy live music, and experience a one-of-a-kind piece of history.

CSI Member Events

During CONSTRUCT CSI hosts a number of events for their membership.

CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony 
Thursday, October 4th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sponsored by: Pella, ATAS, BSD
The ceremony will feature CSI awards including the Outstanding Chapter Commendations, Distinguished Membership, and investiture of new CSI Fellows.

CSI Celebration of Fellows 
Thursday, October 4th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sponsored by: ATAS
Continue the evening’s festivities and celebrate CSI’s 2018 Class of Fellows! This cocktail event will be held immediately following the CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony. Cocktail/business attire suggested. Preregistration required.

CSI College of Fellows Annual Meeting & Breakfast
Friday, October 5th, 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Sponsored by: Allegion

CSI Fellows are encouraged to attend this annual session to address the business issues of the College of Fellows.  Registration is open to Fellows of the Institute and CSC Fellows.

CSI Annual Business Meeting / General Session
Friday, October 5th, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sponsored by: BSD
CSI’s Annual Business Meeting General Session focuses on the business of CSI. Attendees will hear an update on recent accomplishments, upcoming programs, and future initiatives under consideration. CSI members must preregister in order to obtain the appropriate badge credentials. Members will also have the chance to address CSI’s leadership, ask questions, and provide feedback during the member forum segment.


Partner Shows

Check out our partner shows for AEC professionals.

The Buildings Show 
November 28-30, 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Canada

The Buildings Show provides an unforgettable experience as Canada’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking for the Design, Architecture, Construction, Renovation and Real Estate sectors. Get ready for some big changes in 2018 as World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and STONEX Canada relocate and grow in the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Construct Canada and PM Expo maintain their position and expand in the South Building. The enhanced Show will provide an immersive and unique experience through larger-than-life, dynamic exhibits, thought-provoking educational discussions and innovative product showcases including the new Discovery District and live demonstration areas. Experience a new chapter for The Buildings Show from November 28 - 30, 2018.