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National Institute of Building Sciences Partners with New York Build

The largest tradeshow for construction and design in New York and the Tri-state area takes place March 2-3 at the Javits Center

(WASHINGTON, DC, February 16, 2022) – The National Institute of Building Sciences has entered into a partnership with New York Build, one of the largest and best construction exhibitions in the world.

New York Build takes place March 2-3, at the Javits Center. This year, the show features more than 300 top industry speakers, 250+ exhibitors, and networking events, including Women in Construction, Diversity in Construction, and New York's Festival of Construction.

New York Build is free to attend for all architecture, engineering and construction professionals.

“From the future of construction to sustainability and digital construction, New York Build represents the best that the built environment has to offer,” said Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, Interim CEO of NIBS. “We are proud to support this leading industry event.”

Fifty percent of New York Build’s conference program is represented by female speakers, a first-ever for any construction show in the country.

Confirmed speakers include: Alison Landry, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Design and Construction; Thomas Abdallah, Deputy Vice President and Chief Environmental Engineer, MTA New York City Transit; James Barrett, Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, Turner Construction Company; Emily Weidenhof, Director of Public Space, NYC Department of Transport; Elizabeth Velez, Chair, President, New York Building Congress, Velez Organization; Val Tzvetkov, Director of VDC and Emerging Technology, Skanska; Ann McNeill, Founder, National Association of Black Women in Construction; Kenneth A. Lewis, President, Managing Partner, AIA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Gina Bocra, Chief Sustainability Officer, New York City Department of Buildings; and Theodore Liebman, Principal, Perkins Eastman.

For more information to get your free tickets, visit New York Build.

About NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences brings together labor and consumer interests, government representatives, regulatory agencies, and members of the building industry to identify and resolve problems and potential problems around the construction of housing and commercial buildings. NIBS is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization. It was established by Congress in 1974. For more information, visit or follow @bldgsciences on Twitter and Facebook.

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