Key Corporate Sponsors


Ceilings Plus Ceiling Plus is a ceiling and wall, interior and exterior façade manufacturer. Most of the aluminum we use has up to 99% recycled content. The light weight of our panels also mitigates some of the environmental burden of shipping. We are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to maintain the chain of custody from sustainable managed forests to the job site. We offer finishes with outstanding light reflectance values to optimize energy required for lighting and reduce the watts per square foot. Utilizing cutting-edge technology (parametric design and LED), we provide architects with tool to create innovative and energy-efficient solutions.

rethink wood With growing concerns over climate change and the environmental impact of buildings, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance innovative design, codes, functionality and cost objectives with a reduced environmental impact. Wood can help to achieve that balance. reThink Wood represents North America’s softwood lumber industry. We share a passion for wood and the forests it comes from. Our goal is to generate awareness and understanding of wood’s advantages in the built environment. Join the reThink Wood community to make a difference for the future. Get the latest research, news, and updates on innovative wood use.

Product Gallery Sponsors


ABC The team at ABC Stone takes great pride in their ability to seamlessly grow ideas from concept to visually-stunning completion. They make it their policy to assess the precise specifications of each project so that they can offer the very best case-specific insights and suggestions. From inception to execution, anticipating their clients' needs and exceeding expectations is their guiding principle. ABC Stone enjoys strategic partnerships with top quarries the world over which allows them unparalleled access to the finest stones ever unearthed, and they welcome the opportunity to share these resources with you.

aisc The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association  established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the  material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code  development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition  of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.

castconnex CAST CONNEX simplifies the design and enhances the performance of structures by enabling Architects and Engineers to use cast steel connections. We take pride in collaborating in the creation of safer, innovative, and more beautiful built environments. The industry leading design center and supplier of cast steel structural components for use in the design and construction of building and bridge structures, CAST CONNEX’s products include pre-engineered connectors for use in architecturally exposed structural steel and we offer design-build services for custom cast steel nodes and components.

contact industries Contact Industries (Portland, Oregon) was founded in 1946, and produces engineered decorative Architectural Woodworking products for Architectural Projects. Contact Industries is an innovative leader in developing new products to meet the most challenging architectural design standards by combining a multitude of decorative surfaces with substrates such as Wood, Steel, Aluminum, and PVC.

Dura Industries For more than 30 year Dura Industries has had a hand in shaping the skylines of many cities throughout the United States and in their home town of Portland Oregon. Architects, building designers and contractors have been using them for many years to develop, pick colors, and apply PVDF coatings. They have the ability to match colors or custom blend giving them endless color possibilities. Considered an extrusion coater for PVDF coatings and a custom coater for powder coatings, Dura Industries is one of only a few shops in the northwest that applies both paint and powder coatings.

ICY Cube Established in 1986, Icynene helps to build energy efficient residential and commercial structures in over 31 countries worldwide. Our industry leading portfolio of light-density open-cell and medium-density closed cell spray foam solutions are classified as insulation and air barrier materials. Icynene spray foam solutions offer improved indoor air quality and reduced energy costs making Icynene the smart choice for builders, architects, building owners, and homeowners.

microdesk Microdesk is a technology consulting firm providing technical services for successful planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of land and buildings. Our team of experts brings real-world experience combined with an understanding of the people and organizational challenges associated with applying technology.



[fibreC] by Rieder offers a range of unique products made of glass fibre reinforced concrete. [fibreC] products are low maintenance, high-fire resistant, offer flexible applications and available in a multitude of colours. Rieder has won numerous international architectural awards for their innovative materials.




Trimo is one of Europe’s leading companies developing original and complete building envelope solutions. Expert knowledge, sustainability, reliability and a focus on the future are all basic components that have taken Trimo around the world. Today Trimo sells its products and services under its own brand across more than 60 countries worldwide and has a sales network in almost 30 countries. Portfolio of partners includes companies such as Airbus, London Heathrow Airport, Nestle, Philips, DHL, Porsche, McLaren, IKEA, Prologis, Mercedes Benz, Coca Cola and many others.


Supporting Sponsors


aiany Founded in 1857, the AIA New York Chapter is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The Chapter's members include more than 5,000 practicing architects, allied professionals, students, and public members interested in architecture and design. The AIA New York Chapter is dedicated to three goals: design excellence, public outreach, and professional development.

Ornamental Metal The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York is a not-for-profit association created to advance the interests of the architectural, ornamental, and miscellaneous metal industries. The Institute sponsors programs to assist architects, engineers, developers, and construction managers in transforming their ideas into reality.

Steel Inst The Steel Institute of New York is a not-for-profit association created to advance the interests of the steel construction industry. The Institute sponsors programs to help architects, engineers, developers, and construction managers in the New York building community develop engineering solutions using structural steel construction.