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Launch Announcement: Registration Is Open for 2014 BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Expo & Conference

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 -- Registration for the 2nd Annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Expo and Conference is now open at www.buildingchicagoexpo.com.

BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland is the major conference and trade expo serving architects, engineers, contractors, property owners, real estate developers, government officials and community organizations in the Midwest. It is produced by Building Design+Construction and Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon, in conjunction with USGBC-Illinois, the Greening the Heartland Committee, AIA Chicago, and the Building Alliance (AGC).

The three-day event will be held September 29-October 1, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, North America's largest LEED Gold Certified hotel, and will feature product exhibits. The conference will present a full slate of education sessions, workshops and keynotes, with all sessions offering AIA and GBCI credits.

The inaugural event in 2013 featured more than 70 accredited education courses and 40 exhibitors, and drew more than 600 attendees, including top-tier management from well-known companies and facilities, including: University of Chicago, Pepper Construction, DuPont, Federal Reserve of Chicago, Commonwealth Edison, Turner Construction, Harpo Studios, Crate & Barrel, St. Anthony Hospital, Hyatt Hotels, State of Iowa Department of Corrections, Walsh Construction, City of Southfield, MI, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

For attendees or exhibitors to register and view more information on conference seminars, visit www.buildingchicagoexpo.com; or contact Harry Urban at [email protected]; 847.954.7928. ###

SGC Horizon serves the infrastructure, equipment, residential and commercial construction markets with award-winning publications, websites and industry-leading events. SGC Horizon's brands include Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, Custom Builder, HousingZone, Show Village, Building Design+Construction and Construction Equipment. Combined, SGC Horizon/Scranton Gillette Communications' print, custom and digital products serve 16 diverse industries.

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