Annual Conference • October 2-4, 2019
The Elevate AEC Conference (formerly the Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference) is the premiere experience to connect global leaders, solve industry issues, present next practices, and celebrate the most successful firms in the AEC industry.
Annual Symposium • October 2, 2019
Reserve your seat at the table as Zweig Group thought leaders share insights, dispel myths, and present “next” practices in the world of M&A at this highly interactive day-long, “conference-in-a-conference,” pre-event to Zweig Group’s Elevate AEC Conference.
Zweig Group Events, Seminar & Training
At Zweig Group, our educational offerings focus on the needs of AEC industry firms today delivered by a diverse team of industry experts with first-hand firm experience. We employ techniques proven to work in this industry to close skills gaps and improve a firm’s capabilities – one learning opportunity at a time.
The Principals Academy
Zweig Group’s flagship training program encompasses all aspects of managing a professional AEC services firm including principal leadership, financial management, recruiting, marketing, business development, and project management.
The CEO Roundtable is designed for top leaders to discuss the highest-level issues facing the C-suite in today’s AEC firms. This collaborative experience will expand your knowledge, strengthen your business, and provide an environment where leaders can share experiences and concerns openly.
Learn the Language of Business: Financial Operations for AEC Professionals
This seminar helps decipher business financial management to help you become a better steward of your firm’s resources, learn to leverage resources, and maximize profit. Topics include interpreting financial statements, key performance metrics, benchmarking and predictive cash flow management, and how strategic decisions drive the value of the firm.
Elevating Doer-Sellers Training
This program is designed to guide technical professionals through all stages of Business Development. Attendees leave with a personal business development plan, learn to identify strategic clients, develop a client capture plan, identify project opportunities, develop a winning pursuit strategy, and get tips to nail the interview and secure new work.
Excellence in Project Management
This course covers critical focus areas every AEC project manager should know to successfully manage projects. Attendees leave armed with a comprehensive understanding of the characteristics, skills, and techniques successful project managers must have to flourish in their role.
Successful Successor Roundtable
The exclusive event is designed for incoming leaders of firms and provides a forum to discuss the highest-level issues facing newcomers to the C-Suite. This two-day event includes both educational and networking sessions.
Hiring and Keeping Great Talent
Gaps in talent put your strategic goals at risk. Learn new strategies for hiring and retaining strong talent in today’s tight labor market. This course is designed to help attendees learn contemporary best practices in talent acquisition and retention. Topics range from improving the candidate experience to employment branding to leveraging data and social media.
Leadership Skills for AEC Professionals
This program was specifically developed to provide design and technical professionals the skills to become more competent leaders. This course helps attendees develop and re-affirm their leadership skills while providing strategies and techniques to help them grow personally and professionally.
Creating a Championship Interview Team
This session takes participants through the development of client-specific content through strategy, storyboarding, and choreography based on a real RFP – complete with a mock presentation competition including Q&A. We also cover techniques to help improve speaking with individual practice to help improve confidence.
In-House & Virtual Training
In today’s competitive marketplace, a well-trained workforce helps your firm stay on top when faced with challenges or opportunities. Leaders of today’s most successful firms have discovered that targeted programs provide their staff and firm with the best and most cost-effective professional development training.
Z-Learning Online Learning
Z-Learning is an online continuing education program exclusively designed to serve and educate AEC professionals. Each course includes a video followed by a quiz. Classes are worth 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU each. Watch videos for free for on Zweig Group’s YouTube channel.
The Principals Academy
This impactful two-day seminar provides AEC firm leaders – and aspiring principals – a comprehensive learning opportunity in key areas of firm management leadership, financial management, recruiting, marketing, business development, and project management.