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Dallas – August 14, 2020 – ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) announced today it will transition the annual tradeshow and conference to a fully virtual event.
“We chose to pivot to a virtual event to provide an inclusive platform for the architecture, building and design community to convene, share, and learn,” said Lindsay Roberts, ABX Group Director. “We are excited about the new opportunities this presents and look forward to providing informative and engaging virtual programming and networking.”
The online platform will allow registered attendees to move freely through the environment, which can be accessed from any internet-connected device.
In the virtual expo hall, industry-leading companies will be showcasing their latest products, innovations and technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage directly with exhibitors through virtual one-on-one meetings to obtain product information.
Attendees can also earn CEU credits through the educational program that will include a mix of live and pre-recorded workshops. Any live workshops will be captured for on-demand viewing later, allowing for complete schedule flexibility.
Originally slated for November 4-5, the virtual event will take place December 2-3, 2020, with exhibits and programming running from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST.
The ABX All-Access Pass, featuring 70+ workshops and the virtual expo hall, is $199 for BSA members and $249 for non-members. After October 1 the prices increase to $249 for members and $299 for non-members. Registration will open in late August.
“For the first time we are able to give ABX attendees access to all educational content for one flat fee,” said Roberts. “This content will be available on-demand through March 31, 2021. Our audience can earn all their needed CEUs, including HSW credits, wherever and whenever they want. The value is incredible.”
Beginning October 1, registered attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to sign into the virtual platform and set up their profile to ensure they can easily engage in peer-to-peer networking.
Held in conjunction with ABX, the Industrialized Wood-based Construction Conference (IWBC) will offer virtual exhibits from companies who specialize in integrated, offsite, wood-based, and automated construction. In addition, 12 live and on-demand workshops focused on this sector will be available to both ABX and IWBC virtual attendees.
More details regarding the virtual format will be shared in the coming weeks through a variety of communications and on www.abexpo.com.
About ABX | ArchitectureBoston Expo
ABX | ArchitectureBoston Expo is where the architecture, building and design community convenes to discover the latest trends and innovations, connect face-to-face with colleagues, and earn credits from educational programs addressing the hottest topics across the industry. The show features include 250+ exhibiting companies and 100+ conference programs. The show is owned and produced by Informa Markets. The show founder and presenter are Boston Society of Architects [BSA]. Founded in 1986 as BuildBoston, the show was rebranded in 2012 as ArchitectureBoston Expo. For 2020, the show will be hosted virtually. For more information, visit www.abexpo.com.
About Informa Markets
Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Architecture, Construction, Interior Design, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Medical Technology and Infrastructure. As the world's leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com.
About IWBC / Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference
IWBC is the global wave-front of companies, thinkers and disruptors in fully integrated wood-based offsite construction. Our Keynote speakers, session speakers, vendors and visionaries will deep dive into mass timber, modular and panelized construction, BIM, AI, generative design and much more. IWBC is partnered with - and co-produced by – Informa Markets. The show owner and presenter is Forest Economic Advisors LLC (FEA). The show was founded in 2018. For 2020, the show will be co-hosted virtually by ArchitectureBoston and IWBC. For more information, visit www.iwbcc.com.
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