2300 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148 United States
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM) (EDT)
Event Details

Join the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) for its annual Construction Technology Expo, presented by Microsol Resources. We are so excited to give guests the opportunity to learn about all types of applications, platforms, products, and services, network with fellow con tech junkies and meet construction technology experts. There is free parking on November 1 if you arrive before 4pm (parking extends through the evening).

This year's Construction Technology Expo will have three parts:

  • In-Person Speaker Series and Exhibit Hall (9am - 3pm)
  • Technology Exhibition and Autodesk Happy Hour (3pm - 5pm)
  • 3-Part Virtual Education Series (November 7, 8, & 9; 12pm - 1:30pm)

Purchase a ticket to the Speaker Series and Happy Hour, or an All Access Pass, which includes the Virtual Education Series! You can also purchase tickets for the Virtual Education Series separately HERE.

In-Person Speaker Series

Our one day, in-person speaker series will feature sessions highlighting the latest issues and trends in construction technology. Lunch will be provided.

Featured Sessions:

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ChatGPT, AI, and Beyond: Game-Changing Technologies that will Impact The Construction Industry, Gene Marks, President, The Marks Group PC 

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Construction Economic Forecast and Associated Technology Trends, Jay Snyder, President, Big Blue Innovations 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Smarter Estimating: AI and Other New Tools of the Trade, Johnny Maghzal, Head of Product Development, Togal.AI

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch Break 

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Ransomware and Data Breach in Construction: Prevention and Recovery, Ryan Rowbottom, Incident Response Manager, PCS

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM The Future of VDC for Philadelphia's Construction Industry, Panel discussion with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Gilbane Building Company, INTECH Construction, Skanska USA Building, and Turner Construction Company 

More session information to come!

Technology Exhibition and Autodesk Happy Hour

The Construction Technology Expo will feature an all-day Technology Exhibition. At 3pm, join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the Autodesk Happy Hour. This will be a great opportunity to network as well as get another look at our exhibitors. Check out the GBCA website for the latest list of exhibitors.

Confirmed Exhibitors:  

  • Microsol Resources (Presenting Sponsor)
  • Autodesk (Happy Hour Sponsor)
  • CompuData
  • Constructable 
  • DroneDeploy
  • Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Hilti Inc.
  • IMAGINiT Technologies
  • IMI Hydronic Engineering
  • Kiese Technologies
  • Med-Tex Services 
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • NavVis
  • NextWave Safety Solutions, Inc.   
  • OnSite IT Solutions, LLC
  • Procore 
  • Revizto
  • STACK Construction Technologies  
  • Surveying and Mapping,LLC
  • TechBldrs Inc
  • Tenna
  • Togal.AI
  • Trayd
  • Workorder
  • ZenTek Consultants

Virtual Education Series (November 7, 8, & 9; 12pm - 1:30pm)

The Expo also features a 3-part Virtual Education series, hosted by ZenTek Consultants:

  • Microsoft 365 Tools for Construction You Aren’t Using But Should Be! (November 7)
  • Digital Dashboards & Facilities Controls With Bluebeam Revu (November 8)
  • Construction Analytics (November 9)


For more information about becoming an exhibitor, contact Meg Ginsberg at mginsberg@gbca.com.

All individuals registering and attending this event, by virtue of their registration or attendance, agree to GBCA’s Code of Conduct, Image Release, and Registration and Event Cancellation policies posted HERE.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Microsol Resources

Happy Hour Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.
IMAGINiT Technologies
OnSite IT Solutions, LLC
Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
ZenTek Consultants
CBIZ CompuData

Gold Beverage Sponsor


Association Sponsors

Interior Finish Contractors Association (IFCA)
Architectural Glass Institute (AGI)

Silver Sponsors

National Glass & Metal Company, Inc.
Herman Goldner Co., Inc.
E.P. Guidi, Inc.
IMI Hydronic Engineering Inc
Additional Information
Event Contact:
Meg Ginsberg
Contact Organization:
General Building Contractors Association | GBCA
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