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Virtual ElevateAEC Conference Underway

Fayetteville, AR – The Virtual ElevateAEC Conference & ElevateHER Symposium kicked off Sept. 13.

This four-week long event brings over 40 speakers, and 30+ sessions for individuals in all roles in the AEC industry, offering up to 30 credit hours.

ElevateAEC kicks off with an overview of the state of the industry through Zweig Group’s data and analytics, including specific insight from the 2021 Hot Firms, Best Firms To Work For, and Marketing Excellence Award winners, by Zweig Group CEO, Chad Clinehens, PE. It will continue with co-presenter Bill McConnell, PE, JD, MSCE, CDT, CEO of The Vertex Companies, providing a deeper dive into the state of the industry and AEC economy, with insight leaders can use to plan for a brighter future.

Another highlight of the conference is the return of the ElevateHER Symposium, with dedicated sessions every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-2:00PM CT.  ElevateHER is Zweig Group’s commitment to embrace, promote, and ensure equal opportunities for everyone in the AEC industry regardless of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.  The Symposium will also include talks by feature speakers Rose McClure, S.E., P.E., LEED AP BD +C, co-founder and past chair of the NCSEA Structural Engineering Engagement and Equity Committee, and Yiselle Santos Rivera, AIAI, NOMA, LEED AP BD+C,  WELL AP, the director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusions for HKS, Inc.

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