2019 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

  • IMS, a Dodge Data & Analytics company

    IMS, a Dodge Data & Analytics company, helps Architects, Engineers, and Construction firms navigate through research materials from thousands of public agencies with daily verified advance notices, project updates, and awarded contact reports tailored to fit your specific needs. True Research, Ahead of the Curve. Dodge Data & Analytics creates opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. Dodge Data & Analytics serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts.

  • Deltek

    Deltek is the leading global provider of CRM and enterprise software and solutions for professional services firms and other project-based businesses. For decades, Deltek has delivered actionable insight that empowers A/E/C firms to unlock their business potential. More than 20,000 organizations and millions of users in 80+ countries around the world rely on Deltek.

  • ENR

    Engineering News-Record
    provides the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively. ENR reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies as well as projects in the United States and around the world.

  • Cosential

    Cosential is a cloud-based CRM and proposal automation tool created by A/E/C experts, for A/E/C firms. Cosential allows business developers, marketers, and principles the ability to access and act upon the information specific to their role that compliments cross functional workflows. The marketing and proposal database provides a comprehensive picture of their firm’s connections, interactions,…

  • American City Business Journals

    American City is a multi-platform media company providing in-depth coverage of local business communities and breaking news. Through print, digital products and face-to-face events, ACBJ helps customers grow their business, advance their career and simplify their professional life.

  • Introhive

    Introhive is a platform which helps A/E/C organizations accelerate business development and revenue growth by improving insights into the nature of the relationships held across the business. Map who knows who across your business eco-system, visualize relationship trends, spot at-risk customers and measure relationship strength and growth over time. Companies of all sizes and industries use Introhive’s automation capabilities to improve team productivity, technology adoption, data accuracy, and completeness of information in CRM to drive greater business development and marketing team impact.

  • Zweig Group

    Zweig Group is the leading research, publishing, and advisory services resource for firms in the A/E/C industry. Our team specializes in comprehensive marketing and business development services to include branding, training, and strategy as well as management consulting services for the built environment. Everything we do at Zweig Group is in pursuit of our goal to elevate the A/E/C industry. Empowering organizations with the resources they need—to perform better, grow and expand their impact on the community—is at the forefront of our action. When you elevate your firm, you elevate the industry.

Bronze Sponsors

  • Code Consultants, Inc.

    Code Consultants, Inc. is an internationally recognized fire protection engineering, life safety, and accessibility consulting firm. With headquarters in St. Louis, MO and regional offices in Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY, we conveniently serve clients located throughout the world. Founded in 1973, CCI has become an industry leader, providing a diverse range of professional engineering services including: Building and Fire Code Consulting; Life Safety Consultation; Fire, Smoke and Egress Modeling; Hazardous Materials Analysis; Accessibility Due Diligence/Plan Review; Fire Sprinkler Systems Design; Fire Alarm Systems Design; Mass Notification Systems Design; and Low Voltage Systems Design.

  • DCI Engineers

    DCI Engineers has been providing client focused structural and civil engineering services for over 25 years. Our nine office locations include Seattle and Spokane, Washington; San Diego, Irvine, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, California; Portland, Oregon; Austin, Texas; and Anchorage, Alaska. These nine offices are composed of more than 230 dedicated engineers and technical support staff. While we have offices in five states, we are licensed in all 50 states as well as most Canadian provinces. DCI’s completed project portfolio extends across North and South America as well as into Asia.

  • Go Strategies+C*Connect

    GO Strategies is all about looking at marketing and business development (BD) with a creative bend. Visit https://www.go-strategies.org.

    C*Connect works with A/E/C firms to facilitate market research, connect with clients and partners, build chemistry between clients and teams, and coach business development and marketing teams. Visit http://yourconnectedge.com.

  • Tec Inc.

    Tec Inc. is a proven engineering & design firm. Employing a strong team of professionals using innovative technology to deliver quality services that fulfill our client’s expectations. Dedicated to staff development through resources and education that provides corporate leadership, produces community involvement and enhances industry standards. Learn more at www.tecinc1.com.

  • Vivid Graphics

    Founded in 1985 with a design studio in Vancouver and a secondary office in Seattle, Vivid Graphics creates compelling corporate videos for announcements and presentations. We provide comprehensive design services, handling all aspects of design from concept development, art direction, and animation to finished product. Our goal is to help clients create effective visual communications that engage, inform, and inspire their audience.

Supporter Sponsor

  • Cushing

    Serving a niche for short-run presentation materials, Cushing has ReproMAX partners in 200+ cities through North America and the UK. We have taken the role as problem-solvers for our clients for over 80 years. Anything from custom books, Branded Environmental Graphics, to trade show and display graphics in alternate cities, reach out to us and see what you can gain in convenience and savings. Cushing is your Print & Digital Communications expert since 1929.

Contributing Sponsors

  • CCS International

    CCS is a capital project management and cost management services firm founded in 1979. We are trusted advisors who embrace our client’s values to represent their interests and ensure success. CCS provides critical management support services essential to optimizing project goals of these disciplines: Owner Representation, Program Management, and Project Controls & Cost Management.

  • HOK

    HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Our 1,700 people collaborate across a network of 24 offices on three continents. HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. Our designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.

Friends of Build Business

  • CE Solutions

    With a purpose to “make a difference in the quality of life in the communities where we work,” CE Solutions focuses its structural engineering practice on providing exceptional service to our clients. With a diverse portfolio, our staff can handle a variety of structural challenges, from repair and restoration projects to new construction. CE Solutions approaches each project with thoroughness, attention to detail, constructability, and personalized service that create both peace of mind and a successful outcome for our clients.

  • Emily Hagopian Photography

    Emily Hagopian Photography is a boutique studio specializing in architecture and environments. Partnering closely with international firms, the studio is known for realistic visual storytelling that invites viewers into a given space, to feel the experience of being there firsthand.

  • LGA

    LGA has been designing impactful, conversation-starting projects for over 30 years. We are comprised of talented individuals with varied backgrounds and interests. Among these dynamic professionals are licensed architects, interior designers, construction managers, process designers, and facilitators, many of whom are experts in sustainable and healthy building practices. Clients hire us when they want to create a memorable experience for their users and desire a building that performs for them well into the future.

  • Sam Kittner Photographer

    Sam Kittner connects people and places. From his photojournalism background, to architectural assignments with leading designers and developers, Sam helps his clients tell stories. Whether placemaking commercial, residential, or institutional projects, Sam works with you to create effective marketing images.


  • 5ivecanons

    5ivecanons is a problem-solving creative agency. We help design, develop, and distribute award-winning content. Our projects range from email blasts and flyer designs, to complex web applications and corporate rebrands. Learn more about our agency at 5ivecanons.com

  • AEC360 by SAGlobal

    SAGlobal is a global provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365-based CRM, ERP, HRMS, and BI solutions for A/E/C firms and other project-driven businesses. SAGlobal’s AEC360 business management platform offers pre-configured A/E/C-specific solutions for marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and HR and talent management. Dynamics 365 and AEC360 offer A/E/C firms the most comprehensive, proven cloud platform for finding and winning work, effectively delivering and accounting for their projects, and finding and retaining the best possible talent.

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

    Since its establishment, the American Institute of Steel Construction has conducted its numerous activities with a scrupulous sense of public responsibility. For this reason, and because of the high caliber of its staff, the Institute enjoys a close working relationship with architects, engineers, code officials, and educators who recognize its professional status in the fields of specification writing, structural research, design development, and performance standards.

  • ASHE (American Society of Highway Engineers)

    The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system through education, innovation and fellowship.” At the core of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), as illustrated in our mission statement, is our dedication to providing our members with the opportunity to grow technically and professionally within the transportation industry.

  • Client Savvy

    Client Savvy enables professionals to become client savvy by providing strategies, tools, expert guidance and a safe community to learn about and innovate on the client experience. We deliver client insights that drive loyalty and fuel growth personally, professionally, and corporately. By empowering professional to build positive relationships and solve clients’ real problems, we unleash their value potential for the people they serve. Client Savvy created the widely-used Client Feedback Tool, and founded the annual Client Experience in Professional Services Conference (CXps).

  • HALO Branded Solutions

    As an active member of SMPS, I love working with fellow members to meet all their promotional branded needs. My goal is to make YOUR JOB EASIER. Whether you’re planning a tradeshow, marketing campaign, or any other event, I am your go-to-guy for creative, branded promotions. *Let me help Build Your Brand! Contact me at Chad.Cooper@Halo.com.

  • Mortarr

    Mortarr is an online inspiration gallery and networking platform dedicated to the commercial construction and design industry. As the A/E/C industry’s leading source for inspiration, products, and pros, you can use Mortarr.com to find or be found.

  • Odd Graphic Company

    For over 25 years Odd Graphic has been partnering with historically successful A/E/C firms that have a need to skew, refine, and/or grow their business. A full-service creative design company, our Odd Fellows, thru targeted, highly visible, branded touch points, create effective graphic campaigns that bridge the gap between traditional and online marketing — We call this Bridge-Branding. Find out more: www.oddgraphic.com/#bridge-branding

  • One North

    One North is a digital agency, recently acquired by TEKsystems Global Services, that helps some of the world’s most complex organizations stand out from the crowd by delivering breakthrough brand experiences. Leveraging expertise across brand, strategy, experience design and technology, One North’s curious and passionate professionals use digital to reimagine how leading businesses connect, communicate and engage with their audiences. The extraordinary experiences we create empower our clients to win new business, strengthen client relationships and attract and retain top talent. For more information, visit www.onenorth.com.

  • Pixels+Ink Studio

    At Pixels+Ink Studio, LLC, we work with businesses who are looking for the marketing support they need–to get work done. Have a busy marketing team who just can’t seem to get to those back-burner marketing initiatives? Is your team looking for support to fill in for staff during a transition? Or, are you a business owner who just doesn’t know where to start with marketing? Pixels+Ink Studio can help.

  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

    Founded in 1920, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is a global professional organization of 105 Posts and over 29,000 members from throughout the military, public, private and academic sectors who are leading collaboration to develop solutions for the country’s infrastructure-related national security challenges. For more information, visit www.same.org.

  • SDA (Society for Design Administration)

    SDA (Society for Design Administration) advances management and administrative professionals in the A/E/C industries through education, networking, and resources. SDA offers a wide array of resources and ongoing educational opportunities through local chapter programs, virtual conferences, discussion forums, webinars, and volunteerism. To learn more about SDA, visit www.SDANational.org