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Calendar of Industry Events

March 27 - 28, 2017
The LA Hotel Downtown
Los Angeles, CA
If you are looking for export and investment opportunities in the dynamic Asia/Pacific region, this is the one conference you can't afford to miss. The Asia/Pacific Business Outlook has been hosted by USC Marshall School of Business since 1988 years with the full support of the U.S. Commercial Service. Rapidly changing environments create opportunities for growth, but also pose challenges that companies must be prepared to overcome. At APBO, you can get practical and timely knowledge about what?s happening now in the Asian/Pacific economies?and how you can be equipped to take advantage of the opportunities and challenges.
April 2 - 6, 2017
Sponsored by
Qatar, UAE
April 2 - 4, 2017
Sponsored by
Dubai World Trade Center
Dubai, UAE
April 2 - 4, 2017
Dubai, UAE
Take the opportunity to meet with the most urban development actors from public and private sectors challenging the fast global urbanization. The event will attract stakeholders and encourage partnerships between sectors to boost the sustainable development and infrastructure in cities for the decades to come. An event that brings together the top smartest cities to share knowledge, create new contacts and find new opportunities through conferences, exhibition and networking sessions. You will join the biggest companies that are changing the foundations of a new smarter and more sustainable city model. A key opportunity of the Future Cities Show 2017 is to strengthen the role of local-level governments through direct engagement at an international level. As such, the evolving discussions leading up to and following the conferences will be of particular interest to ministers, mayors, local development administrators, board commissioners, investors, CEOs, Professors and others.
April 8 - 12, 2017
Marriott Tampa Waterside
Tampa, FL
Talent, cost, efficiency, growth ? what is driving corporate real estate? With political and economic uncertainty and the increasing speed of business, are you ready for the next cycle? Wherever you stand, IAMC is ready to answer your questions on trends in industrial real estate. Our experts will share their insights on geopolitics, workforce, technology and the events of today and how they will impact your 2017, 2018 and beyond.
April 9 - 11, 2017
Sponsored by
Washington, DC
April 24 - 28, 2017
Hannover, Germany
Hannover Messe 2017 ? the world?s leading trade fair for industrial technology ? is just around the corner. Once again, the United States Investment Pavilion will provide a platform for U.S. economic development organizations to showcase their regions to thousands of potential investors.
April 24 - 25, 2017
National Press Club
Washington, DC
Each year, LOCUS hosts its premier conference, the National Leadership Summit, which brings together responsible real estate developers and investors from across the country to engage in exclusive networking, deal-making and educational opportunities. This two-day conference will provide participants with the latest market analysis, best practices and federal policy tools necessary to build and finance socially responsible projects that generate economic prosperity, foster social fairness and promote environmental health. We provide opportunities to meet Hill representatives, tour DC neighborhood projects and network with developers, investors and local leaders from around the country.
May 2 - 4, 2017
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
Collision is ?America?s fastest growing tech conference? created by the team behind Web Summit. In two years, Collision has grown to over 20,000 attendees from more than 100 countries. Attendees include CEOs of both the world?s fastest growing startups and the world?s largest companies, alongside leading investors and media.
May 2, 2017
Sponsored by
Georgia International Convention Center - GICC
Atlanta, GA
May 22 - 24, 2017
Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
Shanghai, China
For 14 years the WORLD FORUM for Foreign Direct Investment has brought together expanding companies, investment promotion agencies and service providers from across the globe to network and forge long?lasting relationships. Business leaders, chief executives and decision-makers from internationally expanding companies come to hear and discuss the latest news and trends on corporate investment strategy and expansion opportunities. WORLD FORUM attendees are senior leaders involved in every aspect of FDI, including corporate investors, government officials, intermediaries, site consultants, investment promotion agencies and legal advisors.
May 22, 2017
Sponsored by
Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
Shanghai, China
This one day training course will be led by global site selection experts and will focus on training and best practices to help economic development professionals attract and retain foreign direct investment.
June 4 - 6, 2017
Sponsored by
Little Rock, AR
June 14 - 16, 2017
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London, UK
Change is speeding up, from geopolitical shifts to advances in technology that are affecting the way we live, work, and play. Industrial real estate is not exempt from these dynamic disruptions. In fact, industrial real estate is on the cutting edge of innovation including adaptable manufacturing, sustainable practices and Industry 4.0. For anyone trying to assess the potential impact of the new world order on their property portfolio, this is a rare opportunity to get 120 peers and experts together to dissect the short and medium-term outlook for companies with global manufacturing operations.
June 18 - 20, 2017
Gaylor Hotel - National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD
The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. Featuring senior government officials, C-Suite business executives, and other thought leaders, each Summit focuses on a timely theme related to the U.S. investment environment, industry trends, and new opportunities.
June 21 - 23, 2017
Sponsored by
Fort Wayne, IN
September 17 - 20, 2017
Sponsored by
Toronto, Canada
October 7 - 11, 2017
Richmond Marriott
Richmond, VA
October 22 - 24, 2017
Sponsored by
Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel
Des Moines, IA
November 6 - 9, 2017
Chicago, IL
November 8 - 9, 2017
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC)
Boston, MA
Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work, and a unique energy is sparked. Participants are invigorated. Inspired. They find themselves equipped to return to their jobs with a renewed passion and purpose.
December 5 - 7, 2017
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA
The heart of Brownfields 2017 is a dynamic educational program of speakers, discussions, mobile workshops, films and other learning formats that are calibrated to provide you with case study examples, program updates, and useful strategies for meeting your brownfield challenges head on. Featuring dozens of educational sessions and mobile workshops including many showcasing the Steel City and the redevelopment in the surrounding region, the exceptional training offered by the conference has something for both beginners and seasoned professionals.

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