SGC Horizon will present 7 of its proprietary ProCONNECT events in 2021, including two new ones: ProCONNECT Education (PreK-12/Higher Ed.) and ProCONNECT Sustainability | Wellness | Resilience.
ProCONNECT Education will explore the $98 billion U.S. construction sector serving PreK-12 schools and college/university campuses. It will be held virtually via Zoom on Monday, March 22 and Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
'EDUCATION' AND 'SUSTAINABILITY' MARK EXPANSION OF SGC HORIZON'S PROCONNECT FRANCHISE
"At $98.7 billion a year in construction, Education is the single biggest construction sector in the commercial construction market, and our ProCONNECT format provides a unique way for specifiers to get together with product manufacturers to discuss current and future school and higher education projects," said Tony Mancini, Group Director and Principal, SGC Horizon LLC.
ProCONNECT Education will be held virtually Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24, 2021.
ProCONNECT Sustainability will enable developers, building owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and sustainability consultants to meet 1-on-1 with building product manufacturers to discuss issues of sustainability, energy and water conservation, building occupier health and wellness, and resilience of buildings and building products. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27 to Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Loews Coronado Resort, Coronado, Calif.
ProCONNECT Sustainability | Wellness | Resilience will be held at the Loews Coronado, on San Diego Bay, October 27-29, 2021.
"Our new Sustainability event will give real estate developers and design and construction professionals across a broad range of building types the opportunity to discuss how to make their projects more sustainable, healthy, and resilient, while also achieving important certifications like LEED, WELL, Green Globes, PHIUS, and the Living Building Challenge," said Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor, Building Design+Construction and Editor, MULTIFAMILY Design+Construction.
"Education" and "Sustainability | Wellness | Resilience" have been added to the ProCONNECT event schedule for 2021.
TWO MULTIFAMILY PROCONNECT EVENTS FOR 2021
Two ProCONNECT Multifamily events will be held in 2021—the first on Monday, March 22 and Tuesday, March 23, the second from Monday, July 26 to Wednesday, July 28. These events encompass apartments, condominiums, townhomes, student housing, and senior living — from affordable to market-rate to luxury, and from low-rise to mid- and high-rise.
The Renaissance Nashville, the program hotel for ProCONNECT Multifamily, July 26-28, 2021.
SECOND ANNUAL PROCONNECT "OFFICE/WORKPLACE" SET FOR DEC. 9-10, 2021
Following its successful debut in September 2020, ProCONNECT Office/Workplace will take place virtually on Thursday, December 9 and Friday, December 10.
"Our first Office/Workplace event, in December 2020, attracted a whole new group of Architects and Contractors who had never attended a ProCONNECT, as well as an interesting mix of veteran ProCONNECT Sponsors and several intriguing companies new to this format," said Dan Gardner, ProCONNECT Program Director. "Office and workplace construction is an $81 billion market sector, and we anticipate an even bigger event for 2021."
2 SINGLE-FAMILY PROCONNECT EVENTS SCHEDULED
Home builders will have the opportunity to interact with product manufacturers at two ProCONNECT Single Family events targeted at the home building sector:
- Tuesday, May 18 to Wednesday, May 19 (virtual)
- Sunday, September 12 to Tuesday, September 14 (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Single-family developers and builders will meet at the Andaz Scottsdale (Ariz.) for ProCONNECT, September 12-14, 2021.
SGC Horizon has produced 17 ProCONNECT events since 2017, bringing hundreds of designers, developers, building owners, builders, and contractors together with product manufacturers for confidential 1-on-1 meetings (20 minutes each) to discuss upcoming projects and potential product solutions. Attendees and Product Manufacturers consistently rate ProCONNECT as "very good use of my time."
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN PROCONNECT
Participation in ProCONNECT events is limited to building professionals professionals - developers, property owners, architects, engineers, builders, and contractors - who are responsible for recommending and specifying products for their projects. Sponsorships are open to Building Product Manufacturers serving the respective market sector for each ProCONNECT event.
For more information, contact Dan Gardner, ProCONNECT Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org; 989.860.7930.