Annual ElevateAEC Conference

2022 ElevateAEC Conference & Awards Gala

Las Vegas | September 14-16
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Zweig Group is excited to see you in Las Vegas!

Registration is open for the annual in-person conference in Las Vegas, September 14-16. The 2022 winners of the Hot Firm list, Best Firms To Work For, Marketing Excellence, Excellence in Client Experience, Rising Stars, Top New Ventures, and the Jerry Allen Courage In Leadership Awards will be celebrated at the iconic black-tie awards gala.

Register now for the AEC industry’s top learning and networking event of the year.

Lauren Aguilar
Founder & CEO
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Peter C. Atherton
President & Founder
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Bryan Carruthers
Chief Executive Officer
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Jeremy Clarke
CEO | Founder
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Chad Clinehens
President & CEO
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Chad Coldiron
Principal & Director of Executive Search
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Ana Maria Collins
Associate Vice President
IPS
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Tracey Eaves
Valuation Services
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J.D. Enright
CEO
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Blake Godwin
President
Pete Hinojosa
Director, Thought Leadership
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Kevin Hinrichs
President
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Mark Hodges
Chief Growth Officer
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Matt Hoying
President
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June Jewell
CEO
Phil Keil
Principal & Director of Strategy
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Jamie Claire Kiser
Managing Principal & Director of Advisory Services
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Bill McConnell
CEO
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Kit Miyamoto
Global CEO
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Laura Nick
Communications Director
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Edward Renenger
President
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Michael 'Mick' Renshaw
CEO
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Jeff Romeo
Executive Vice President
Justin Smith
Founder
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Benjamin Strong
Chief Operating Officer
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Randy Wilburn
Training Services
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David Witsken
CEO
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Wednesday, September 14

8:00am - 4:00pm
elevateHER Symposium
5:00pm - 6:30pm
elevateAEC Welcome Reception

thursday, september 15

8:00am
Breakfast
9:00am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:20am
Opening Keynote - Bringing Your Strength to the Table

with Pete Hinojosa

10:30am
Panel Discussion - What Makes a #1 Best Firm To Work For in AEC

Chad Coldiron | Laura Nick, Kevin Henrichs, Jeff Romeo and Matt Hoying

11:30am
Rising Stars and Top New Venture Awards Luncheon
12:00pm
Keynote

with J.D. Enright

12:30pm
Break
12:45pm
Breakout Session One

A: Pete Hinojosa - “9” Proven Strategies to Help your Business Maximize Your People, Minimize Your Risk, and Streamline Your Processes
B: Lofty Informational Session - Solving Problems and Driving Efficiency Through Custom Created Software
C: Justin Smith - The Project Management Training Case Study that Drove Organizational Performance
D: Tracey Eaves - Valuation Trends in AEC Firms

2:00pm
Breakout Session Two

A: Edward C. Renenger - SES ESOP Strategies - Employee Ownership Strategies
B: Kit Miyamoto - Evil force or good? Virtual Work and its Impact on Staff Recruiting/Retention
C: June Jewell - AEC Business Solutions
D: Blake Godwin & Phil Keil - Client Savvy - Client Data Insights To Drive Your Strategic Planning Initiatives

3:15pm
Breakout Session Three

A: Mark Hodges - Edafio -The IT Dashboard Every Firm Leader Needs
B: Lauren Aguilar - Iluceo - DEI Conversation - The Next Big Step
C: Benjamin Strong - Vertex - Developing Organizational Resilience Through Your People
D: Dawson Fercho - CTA - Show Me the Money, How AEC Firms Qualify for The Research and Design Tax Credit

4:15pm
Networking Break
6:00pm
Red Carpet Cocktail Reception
7:00pm
Gala Dinner
7:30pm
Black Tie Awards Ceremony Begins
9:45pm
Post Gala Reception

Friday, September 16

9:00am
Opening Keynote & Breakfast
9:45am
Hot Firm Panel Discussion - How Growth Solves Problems and Creates Opportunity For The Top 3 Hot Firms

Jamie Claire Kiser | David Witsken, Ana-Maria Collins and Bryan Carruthers

10:45am
Break
11:00am
Breakout Session Four

A: Jeremy Clarke & Chad Coldiron - Solving the recruiting and retention crisis: Scalable recruiting structures
B: Chad Clinehens - Building Your C-Suite: Chief Strategy Officer and Other Emerging Roles

12:00pm
Lunch Keynote
1:00pm
Rotating Roundtables

Four 20 minute discussions

2:20pm
Conference Concludes
5:00pm
Blue Man Group Show at The Luxor

Sponsored by CTA **transportation to the show will be provided**

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

“This conference is the best in the industry. With great networking opportunities, valuable learning sessions, and access to the best advisors, this conference is a must-attend for any AEC professional.”

– Past attendee feedback

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Marketing Excellence Award
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Hot Firm Award
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Jerry Allen Courage in Leadership Award
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Rising Stars In The AEC Industry Award
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Best Firms To Work For Award
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