Architecture Conferences in North America

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Architecture Conferences in North America

Northwest Facilities Expor, Northwest Remodeling Expo, Pacific Northwest Hotel Summit, and Northwest Food & Beverage World are some architectural conferences in the Northwestern region (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho) of the U.S.


1. Northwest Facilities Expo

  • This next event holds from 1st — 2nd of September 2021.
  • The venue for the next event is Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon.
  • A list of sample attendees at this event can be found here.
  • Based on previous editions, between 20,000 - 50,000 delegates participate in this event.
  • More information about this event can be gathered from Joyce (


1. Northwest Remodeling Expo

  • The next edition holds on March 12-14, 2021.
  • The venue will be Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington.
  • Admission prices are $5 for adults and free for children below 18 years.
  • A sample list of attendees can be found here.


1. Pacific Northwest Hotel Summit

  • The date for the next edition could not be determined. The last edition was scheduled for February 2019 but was postponed by the organizer (Biznow).
  • The 2019 edition was to hold at Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle, Washington.
  • The event was estimated to have between 100 – 500 delegates based on previous editions.

Food & Beverage

1. Northwest Food & Beverage World

  • The next program holds from 26 to 27 April 2021.
  • The location is Spokane Convention Center Spokane, Washington.
  • It has an estimated attendant of 100 delegates.
  • The event will have over 300 exhibitors.
  • More details on the event can be gathered from Kirsten ( or Kurt (

Mixed-Use / Housing

1. Rental Housing Management Conference and Trade Show

  • The previous event was held on November 17, 2020.
  • It was a virtual conference and trade show following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Over 1,500 people were in attendance.
  • The event had over 200 exhibitors and over 60 speakers.
  • A sample list of attendees can be found here.

Mid-rise / High-rise

1. Zak World of Façades

  • The next edition holds on June 10, 2021.
  • The venue for this event will be at Marriott Waterfront, Seattle, Washington.
  • Based on previous editions, this event is expected to have about 100 persons in attendance.

Warehouse / Industrial / Logistics

1. Northwest Transportation Conference

  • This is a biannual event. The next event holds in 2022.
  • The venue for this event is at the Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • The last edition (2020) had over 200 professionals in attendance.
  • More information can be gathered from


1. 2021 HydroVision International — Clean Energy

  • The next event holds from 27th — 29th of July 2021.
  • The location will be at Spokane Convention Center, Spokane, Washington.
  • This event has 3,367 registered attendees.
  • The event will have 354 exhibitors.
  • A list of sample attendees can be found here.

Research Strategy

To identify top conferences in the Northwestern part of the U.S., we scoured through reliable events and conferences aggregators such as 10times and Eventseye. The team also searched through the event lists and news sections of the suggested competitors for mentions of conferences. We found conferences and trade shows specific to architecture and from the requested region. However, to classify these conferences based on 'top' proved impossible as there are few conferences related to architecture, in the requested industry, and are to hold in the Northwestern part of the U.S. This is because we could not peg 'top' based on a consistent metric such as attendance or pricing considering that these data points are not available for every conference identified. Also, there are not many options to choose from based on the geographical scope of this research. After several hours of research, based on the time frame for this project, information such as 'if these conferences are pay-to-play' and 'speaker submissions open date/deadline' was not found for any conference. Hence, we have provided the available information on each identified conference. As available, we included email addresses that could be contacted for further information on some conferences.

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