Zweig Group announces 2024 lineup of events

Jan 19, 2024

New focuses align with evolving AEC needs, including AI, tech, and small business growth.

Zweig Group, the leading provider of advisory services, research, and education for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, is excited to announce its 2024 lineup of events. Combining flagship programs with innovative additions, this year's events address timely topics, from AI integration to leadership training and recruiting and retention discussions. Designed to equip professionals with critical insights, these events promise invaluable experiences for attendees.

“Our events are curated to meet the evolving needs of professionals in the AEC industry,” said Chad Clinehens, president and CEO of Zweig Group. “Our new offerings highlight this, with events focusing on how AI will impact and advance our industry and a small business forum designed specifically to address the unique challenges of growing a small AEC business.”

Here is the full lineup of events for 2024:

  • Minds & Machines: Dominating the Convergence of AI and Strategy in AEC. This two-day symposium dives deep into AI integration and operations. Immersive seminars and workshops equip AEC leaders and managers with understanding, insight, and intelligence to identify and act upon AI opportunities within their organizations. This training provides a high-impact, hands-on learning experience that is designed to help emerging and current leaders be at the forefront of the AI technological revolution. Click here for the full list of dates and locations.
  • The Principals Academy. Zweig Group’s flagship training program encompasses all aspects of managing a professional AEC service firm. Elevate your ability to lead and grow your firm with this program designed to inspire and inform existing and emerging AEC firm leaders in key areas of firm leadership, financial management, recruiting, marketing, business development, and project management. Click here for the full list of dates and locations.
  • ElevateHER® Symposium. This dynamic event is designed to inspire, challenge, empower, and equip attendees, and will include bold and powerful panel discussions, keynote presentations from the industry’s leading change agents, and select presentations from past ElevateHER® cohorts. This event is intended for anyone interested in solving the industry’s top challenge – recruitment and retention – through the lenses of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Join us March 6 in Irving, TX.
  • NEW – AEC Small Business and Entrepreneurship Forum. This new event gathers leaders of small AEC firms to discuss the unique issues of managing and growing a small business today. The one-day event includes keynotes, panel discussions, roundtables, and breakout sessions, all focused on the emerging trends and needs of small businesses. In today’s increasingly challenging business climate, this is a must-attend for firm leaders looking for strategies and tactics to better prepare their firm for a competitive future. Join us May 21 in Atlanta, GA.
  • NEW – AI and AEC Technology Summit. This event empowers leaders to learn about and workshop AI and technological advances for AEC firms. With AI being the biggest potential modern-day disruptor in the AEC industry, this conference will provide valuable insights into technological developments on the technical and business side of running a firm in this industry. Leaders will leave with strategies and tactics they can implement to give their people a competitive edge in the profession's future. Join us May 22-23 in Atlanta, GA.
  • M&A Next Symposium. Want to dive into the “next” practices in the world of M&A? This highly interactive event is designed to provide M&A education and practical application through interactive roundtable discussions, thought leadership from expert panelists, and focused networking to connect leaders from across the country. You will end the day better informed about the opportunities for M&A as a growth strategy. Join us September 17 in Tampa Bay, FL.
  • ElevateAEC Conference & Awards Gala. This is the largest in-person gathering of industry leaders and award-winning firms, all interested in advancing Zweig Group’s "elevate the industry" vision. This year's conference promises to be bigger and better than ever, with a jam-packed agenda designed to help you network, learn, and celebrate like never before. Join us September 18-19 in Tampa Bay, FL.

These events offer invaluable insights for AEC professionals, ensuring they stay at the forefront of industry advancements. Explore the full list here and get ready for a year of knowledge, inspiration, and industry connections. We’re excited to see you in 2024.

About Zweig Group

Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the industry leader and premiere authority in AEC firm management and marketing, the go-to source for data and research, and the leading provider of customized learning and training. Zweig Group exists to help AEC firms succeed in a complicated and challenging marketplace through services that include: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Valuation, Executive Search, Board of Director Services, Ownership Transition, Marketing & Branding, and Business Development Training. The firm has offices in Dallas and Fayetteville, Arkansas.