Attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay up to date on the latest tools, technology, and best practices shaping our industry. Over the past six months, we’ve had the pleasure of attending some of the industry’s best conferences. But we’re still only halfway through the year. Here is a recap of the top conferences we’ve attended so far in 2019. Then, check out the remaining 2019 conferences that you won’t want to miss.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has a long history of being one of the top construction news outlets, providing analysis, commentary, and data to help construction professionals do their jobs more effectively. That’s why we’re always so excited to attend ENR FutureTech. This year didn’t disappoint. See the top highlights from construction’s leading technology forum.

Advancing Preconstruction & Estimating is easily one of our favorite industry events. It’s the only conference entirely dedicated to preconstruction — the most overlooked aspect of construction today. Project success is determined during this crucial phase, so it’s important that we dedicate resources to understanding how leading owners and contractors are effectively managing the preconstruction process. Read about what we learned from an unforgettable event.

Our own Justin Levine (VP Risk Management Strategy at BuildingConnected) participated in a panel discussion all about third-party subcontractor qualification at the 2019 Gallagher Contractor Summit in Nashville. Here are some of the top takeaways from the session, plus some of the most interesting audience responses to the topics discussed.

The 100th Annual AGC Convention in Denver was a hit. This year’s lineup boasted inspirational keynotes from speakers like Scott Harrison, Vernice Armour, and Howard Kurtz, along with actionable sessions from top construction industry leaders. While we couldn’t possibly cover it all in a single blog post, here’s a recap of what you need to know from the best AGC event yet.

We’re only halfway through 2019. There are a ton of amazing conferences still to come.