40 different AEC industry speakers, 30 credit hours, September 13, 2021 – October 7, 2021

Fayetteville, AR 72703 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Virtual ElevateAEC Conference & ElevateHER Symposium kicks off next week on September 13, 2021. 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.  All of this content is all accessible from anywhere, completely free of charge.

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 FirmsBest Firms To Work For, and Marketing Excellence Award winners, by Zweig Group CEO, Chad Clinehens, PE; and 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 1:00PM-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 2021 ElevateHER cohort is a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds in the AEC industry working as project teams over the past six months to create unique solutions to combat the obstacles against diversifying talent recruitment and retention in the industry – these projects will be presented by cohort members every week.  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.

For more information about the 2021 Elevate AEC and ElevateHER Symposium experience, visit: https://virtual-elevate-aec-conference.heysummit.com/

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