SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

October 16, 2014 16:00 ET

2nd Annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference Draws Nearly 600 Attendees for Education and Networking

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2014) -  Attendance at the 2nd Annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference & Expo totaled nearly 600 and included architects, engineers, contractors, property owners, real estate developers, government officials and members of community organizations from 27 states. The event was held September 29-October 1 at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, North America's largest LEED Gold Certified hotel.

Produced by SGC Horizon Building Group's Building Design+Construction magazine, AIA Chicago and the Midwest chapters of the U.S. Green Building Council, the conference offered attendees workshops and more than 60 accredited education sessions with a concentration on sustainability and energy efficiency. Attendees also had the opportunity to network with their peers and with sponsors who displayed their products at tabletop exhibits.

A call for papers for the 3rd annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference will be issued in January 2015. The event will return to the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago on August 31-September 2, 2015.

For information on attending or sponsoring the 2015 expo and conference seminars, contact SGC Horizon Vice President of Events Harry Urban at hurban@sgcmail.com; 847.954.7928.

SGC Horizon serves the infrastructure, equipment, residential and commercial construction markets with award-winning publications, websites and industry-leading events. SGC Horizon's brands include Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, Custom Builder, HousingZone, Show Village, Building Design+Construction and Construction Equipment. Scranton Gillette Communications (SGC) is a privately owned company with more than a century of business-to-business media experience. Combined, SGC/SGC Horizon's print, custom and digital products serve 16 diverse industries.

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