SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

September 05, 2013 14:00 ET

Under 40 Leadership Summit III Unites Young Professionals for Intense Problem Solving in a Group Environment

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2013) - Architectural, engineering and construction firms are encouraged to nominate their outstanding young professionals, under the age of 40, to gather at the Under 40 Leadership Summit III, sponsored by Building Design+Construction, a publication of SGC Horizon LLC/Scranton Gillette Communications.

The Summit will be held October 9-11, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. U40 Summiteers will compete in groups in the new VISION U40 COMPETITION to solve problems related to the built environment in eight categories:

*   Access + Mobility		
*   Aesthetics + Beauty		
*   Climate Change + Environment				
*   Food Equity
*   Human Health + Performance
*   Human Spirit + Quality of Life
*   Social Justice
*   Technological Innovation

Winning teams will share $5,000 in prizes. Attendees can earn up to 8.0 AIA CES Learning Units and participate in exclusive tours of Autodesk Gallery and the Mission Bay/UCSF Science & Technology-Healthcare-Mixed Use District.

"This year's program gives young design and construction professionals the chance to address major social problems that are truly important to them," says Robert Cassidy, BD+C's editorial director. "We hope to see some innovative solutions come out of the Summit."

Attendees need to register by September 13 to receive the special rate of $195 (using code U40SF) at www.BDCnetwork.com/under40summit. Hyatt Regency San Francisco reservations may be booked by September 13 online or by calling 888.421.1442 and requesting the Under 40 Summit room block.

For further information, contact Harry Urban, SGC Vice President of Events, 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.

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