SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

February 13, 2015 14:26 ET

Launch Announcement: Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler Launch Women in Residential Construction Conference in 2015

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL --(Marketwired - Feb 13, 2015) - The first annual Building Together: Women in Residential Construction Conference will take place at the historic Arizona Biltmore "Jewel of the Desert" resort on September 23-25, 2015.

Founded and hosted by SGC Horizon's Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler and Custom Builder brands, this one-of-a-kind conference will assemble more than 100 female executives and managers from top firms across residential construction for creative working sessions, educational seminars and networking with peers.

Conference leaders Denise Dersin, editorial director of Professional Builder, and Erika Taylor, content editor for Professional Remodeler, are focused on providing a thought-provoking gathering, populated with keynote and industry speakers, that will tackle important issues and help attendees to set, meet and exceed their goals.

"Women perform critical roles as owners, key executives and managers in the residential construction industry," says Dersin. "This event provides a new, unique opportunity for women in residential construction to meet in a professional, community-oriented environment and share their challenges and their successes with their peers."

Networking will be an important component of the conference, as will the new strategies and innovative ideas that attendees will take away at the conference's conclusion.

To register or learn more about the Building Together: Women in Residential Construction Conference, visit or contact Dersin at, or Taylor at

For information on conference sponsorship opportunities, contact Tony Mancini, SGC Horizon Building Group Director - Principal, at; 484.412.8686.

SGC Horizon serves the infrastructure, equipment, residential and commercial construction markets with award-winning publications, websites and industry-leading events.

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