The Top Global Construction Conferences for 2024

27 Feb 2024 · 9
Construction professionals have much to look forward to in 2024: AR and drones, eco-friendly building initiatives, construction robots, and so much more. And, a construction conference is the place to bring all of this innovation under one roof. 
Construction conferences are also the perfect place for one-on-one networking opportunities with industry leaders and experts. As one of the biggest industries in the world, there are plenty of conferences to choose from—and we’ve built your dream list right here.

Top construction conferences in the USA

  • 18th - 22nd March, 2024
  • TBC, San Diego, California
The Associated General Contractors of America convention, or AGC annual convention, is one of the biggest and most popular construction trade shows and industry events in America. The convention this year is built on the theme of preparing contractors for the operational problems of today and the future. 
The AGC convention offers professionals a chance to gain critical construction insights and provides networking opportunities with industry leaders in construction innovation, job site safety, and workforce development. From educational sessions each day to keynote addresses by popular personalities like Daymond John, the AGC annual convention in 2024 is a must-attend, so make sure you don’t miss out!
  • 20th - 23rd March, 2024
  • Iowa Event Center, Des Moines, Iowa
The Construction Institute (CI) and Construction Research Congress (CRC) are jointly organizing this annual event for the second year in a row—and it promises to be a big one. The conference gives visitors access to the latest academic construction research and breakout sessions with industry professionals to discuss solutions to top problems in the construction industry. 
Professionals can also earn PDH certificates by participating in technical sessions and keynote presentations. This conference should be top of your list if you want to learn about the latest construction industry research and network with peers and top academics. 
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  • 3rd - 5th June, 2024
  • Town and Country Resort, San Diego, California
Construction technology is evolving quickly and it’s important to stay on top of industry trends if you want to excel—both now and in the future. ENR FutureTech helps you stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest construction technology evolutions and solutions to improve your business. 
With great opportunities for networking with industry leaders in construction tech, ENR FutureTech is the premier event for construction technology in North America. Previously held in San Francisco but now finding its feet in San Diego, it’s a must-attend event for construction technology enthusiasts in California and beyond. 
If you’re interested in building your network with the top construction tech professionals and learning about the cutting edge of construction tech this year, be sure to visit ENR FutureTech.
  • 5th - 8th June, 2024
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
The AIA Conference on Architecture & Design (AIA24), brings together diverse perspectives from the built environment to address environmental, social, and ethical challenges. AIA24 facilitates cross-industry collaborations and solutions via networking, education, events, tours, and a large expo. 
The conference brings together licensed architects, design professionals, engineers, and contractors. It also welcomes interior and landscape designers, firm owners, clients, and emerging professionals, showcasing the strength of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. If architecture and design are your thing, this one is a must in your calendar. 
  • 12th - 15th November, 2024
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is one of the premier industry conventions on sustainability and green building—sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council. 
Top exhibitors from around the country attend this convention and host sessions on new construction technology, design, and sustainable materials for building construction. For those of you looking to learn more about the real-world implications of issues like climate change on the construction industry, the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is one of the best trade shows around.
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Can't-miss construction conferences in Europe

  • 23rd - 26th April, 2024
  • Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, Sweden
Nordbygg is the biggest construction convention in the Nordic region. Held year after year, it draws a consistent crowd from all over, but especially from the Nordic and Baltic regions. 
In its previous installment, exhibitors hosted over 200 seminars on problem-specific advice from industry-leading experts. Nordbygg focuses heavily on building connections—offering professionals networking opportunities with the top distributors and suppliers from the region. Visiting Nordbygg also gives you a chance to try out the latest technologies in construction tech firsthand—how exciting!
  • 24th - 27th April, 2024
  • Paris-Nord Villepinte, Paris, France
World of Concrete is one of the major construction conventions, with over 200 exhibitors from Europe visiting the World of Concrete Europe last year. Throughout the conference, exhibitors present innovative products for the whole concrete sector, and host ‘concrete demos’ that showcase new solutions and tech.
By visiting this unique concrete conference, you’ll get to network with the top industry professionals one-on-one. Plus, if you can’t make it, you can always go for the World of Concrete US edition—which will be hosted in Las Vegas in early 2025.
  • 5th - 8th November, 2024
  • IFEMA Madrid, Spain
Construtec is a major international construction industry event featuring the latest innovations in building materials and systems technology. It offers a wide range of events that are categorized by the different sectors within the construction industry. Over 90,000 professionals from over 100 countries have attended this event since its inception, along with 1,500+ exhibitors. 
In its latest installment, Construtec plans to include dedicated events promoting digital construction technology, the use of Internet of Things (IoT), sustainability, and automation. As a professional, if you want a summary of the most interesting upcoming developments for the construction industry from a single event, we highly recommend you add this conference to your agenda. 
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Don’t miss this construction conference in Asia

  • 11th - 14th December, 2024
  • India Expo Centre, Delhi, India
bauma CONEXPO India is the largest construction trade show for industry equipment—ranging from construction machinery to large-scale equipment. It’s the place to be if you want to learn about the latest innovations in construction equipment.
Over 600 exhibitors attended this trade show in 2023, with an estimated footfall of 40,000 visitors. This conference is set to be one of the largest events of its type in 2024, so make sure you get your tickets on time.

Top construction conferences in Africa & the Middle East

  • 17th - 20th May, 2024
  • Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt
WindoorEX is one of the biggest construction industry events focused on prefabricated units in the Middle East and North African region. It promises professionals a chance to check out the latest innovations in fenestration with over 200 companies showcasing their innovations. 
From finding new clients to networking and problem-solving with industry professionals, this event offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with industry professionals. So, if you’re a fenestration fan, be sure to be at WindoorEX.
  • 26th - 29th November, 2024
  • Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE
Hosted in Dubai, this is one of the most sought-after construction industry events in 2024. The Big 5 Global attracts over 80,000 professionals from over 150 participating countries. This year the event is expected to host dedicated talks on various topics like concrete, solar management, modular technology, and construction technology from industry experts—like CEOs, founders, and academics. 
From cutting-edge product demonstrations and new product introductions to in-depth discussions about important industry issues, Big 5 Global promises to be an unmissable event. If you want to take your business profitability to the next level, this event offers incredible value for all attendees.
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Top construction conferences in Latin America

  • 2nd - 4th April, 2024
  • São Paulo Expo, São Paulo, Brazil
With over 82,000 visitors so far and over 700 participating exhibitor brands, FEICON is known as one of the largest construction and architecture industry events in Latin America. Of all the RX Events worldwide, FEICON has previously ranked as the number one lead generator per second for professionals worldwide
The entire construction industry is represented at this mega event, with four macro sectors: finishings, structure, installations, and external. This makes finding your ideal events, in-depth discussions, and lectures easier than ever. So, if you want to gain insights about the new developments in the construction industry, get your tickets to visit FEICON in the exotic São Paulo.
  • 17th - 20th September, 2024
  • Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil
Expolux is a one-of-a-kind industry event for lighting companies hosted in the stunning São Paulo. Organized once every two years, Expolux is considered the biggest industry event for lighting companies in Latin America
However, the convention also opens its doors to international brands—with over 300 national and international exhibitors participating. This event offers professionals the opportunity to learn about and try the newest developments and innovations in the lighting industry.
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Get ready to build the future of the construction industry by attending these conferences

Whether you’re looking to connect with other fenestration fanatics or learn what’s in store for the future of construction, you’re not short of choice when it comes to construction conferences to attend. 
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