Networking at CONSTRUCT
Events & Activities

There is nothing more valuable than the face-to-face interactions you experience while at events. CONSTRUCT is the perfect opportunity to meet with colleagues, and network with leading industry professionals from across the United States. The event provides a platform for professionals from AEC communities to come together for collaborative sharing of invaluable knowledge. At CONSTRUCT there are networking lounges and social events to help you stay connected with friends and make new acquaintances.

Networking Lounges

Education Networking Lounge

NEW Education Networking Lounge

Wednesday, October 9th: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, October 10th: 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM & 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Friday, October 11th: 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM & 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

This new networking lounge provides participants with a dedicated space to connect with peers in between educational sessions. Continue conversations with educational speakers, meet up with colleagues, or just sit and relax while waiting for your next session. The lounge will feature complimentary refreshments, and will be available for anyone that participates in the educational program.

Coffee Talk Lounge

NEW Coffee Talk Lounge

Thursday, October 10th: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday, October 11th: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Work together with your peers to tackle challenges and solve problems in an open environment. The NEW Coffee Talk Lounge is a collaborative space on the show floor where featured CONSTRUCT speakers will host mini educational chat sessions on trending topics effecting the AEC industry today. Advanced registration is not required.

Social Events

CONSTRUCT Welcome Reception

CONSTRUCT Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 9th: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Gaylord National Resort, Maryland Ballroom

Join us for an evening of fun at the CONSTRUCT Welcome Reception. Enjoy a variety of heavy hors d’oeuvres, buffet stations, desserts, and cocktails. Network with your peers while you listen to live music, snap some pictures at the photo booth, and have a chance to win door prizes! Your ticket includes two beverage tickets. #CON19Party

Sponsored By: BSD SpecLink

CSI Night Out

CSI Night Out

Friday, October 11th: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Granite City Food & Brewery

Close out the week with the best party at CONSTRUCT! Come to network, enjoy live music, and share a beer. Registration for CSI Night Out includes two beverage tickets, appetizers, and entertainment. Granite City is just a quick walk from the Gaylord Resort. Must be 21 or older to attend. #CSINightOut

Sponsored By: ATAS, BEHR PRO, PPG Paints, TNEMEC

CSI Events

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

CSI Region Caucuses
Wednesday, October 9th, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Attend your CSI Region Caucuse for: Great Lakes, Gulf States, Middle Atlantic, North Central, Northeast, Northwest, South Central, Southeast, Southwest, West

CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony 
Thursday, October 10th, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sponsored by: ATAS, BSD SpecLink, National Gypsum, & Pella Commercial
The ceremony will feature CSI awards including the Outstanding Chapter Commendations, Distinguished Membership, and investiture of new CSI Fellows. #CSIHonors #FCSI

CSI Celebration of Fellows 
Thursday, October 10th, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Sponsored by: ATAS
Continue the evening’s festivities at Succotash and celebrate CSI’s 2019 Class of Fellows! This cocktail event will be held immediately following the CSI Honors & Awards Ceremony. Cocktail/business attire suggested. #CSIHonors #FCSI

CSI College of Fellows Annual Meeting & Breakfast
Friday, October 11th, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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. #FCSI

CSI Annual Business Meeting / General Session
Friday, October 5th, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Sponsored by: BSD SpecLink
Attendees will hear an update on recent accomplishments, upcoming programs, and future initiatives under consideration. Members will also have the chance to address CSI’s leadership, ask questions, and provide feedback.