ProCONNECT Advantage

"I loved the intimacy of the event. It's been interesting to network with the Attendees as well as the Vendors."

—Principal and COO, Architecture Firm


Focus on top-flight firms doing a significant volume of new construction in key markets: Single-Family, Multifamily, Student Housing, and Class A Office/Workplace.


Invitation-only event — All Attendees are selected from the leading firms in new construction. They are vetted by ProCONNECT staff for their product specifying authority and their involvement in new construction in the relevant category: Single-Family, Multifamily, Student Housing, or Class A Office/Workplace. and Drinks at Hotel)

"The format is the key to its success. It's a smaller environment, where you have the opportunity to really dig into the needs of each person you're meeting with."


Highest standards of program planning, scheduling, and execution — No wasted time, no "standing around, hoping for a meeting," as at a typical trade show. Every 1-on-1 meeting is carefully sequenced to move the program along in a professional manner and make optimal use of everyone's time.


Efficient use of your time — ProCONNECT events schedule up to 16 Attendee-Sponsor meetings (20 minutes each) in less than 45 hours. Most Attendees and Sponsors can fly in the afternoon of Day 1 and fly home the afternoon of Day 3.

"I loved the intimacy of the event... and I certainly learned some new things."


"A different kind of experience" — A ProCONNECT event is not a trade show, nor is it a huge conference. With total attendance usually less than 100, it's what many Attendees and Sponsors say is a much more "manageable" environment.


Networking options — Frequent breaks, group meals, and the offsite event give participants lots of opportunities for informal networking and relationship building.


Sponsorships limited by category — At ProCONNECT, we strive to have a wide range of products, systems, and technologies represented. In general, we make it our policy to limit the number of Sponsors in any single product category to three.

"This is our third event. We get tremendous value —
not only the business connections, but the industry insights we get."

—CEO, Product Manufacturer

To learn more about ProCONNECT, contact:

Dan Gardner, Program Director
[email protected]

Note: All event-related travel expenses (airfare, hotel, group meals, ground transport to/from airport) for Qualified Attendees are paid by ProCONNECT.

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About SGC Horizon

SGC Horizon is one of the nation's largest diversified media, information, and marketing companies, serving the residential, commercial, design, and construction industries. The company offers leading audience intelligence, digital and print products, custom media programs, company-owned face-to-face events, and full-service marketing capabilities; as well as delivering award-winning publications to a broad spectrum of audiences.

SGC Horizon's primary interests include business-to-business publications such as Professional Builder, Custom Builder, ProRemodeler, Multifamily Design+Construction, Building Design+Construction, PRODUCTS, and Construction Equipment; educational and professional resource platforms such as BDCuniversity; and leading industry events such as Professional Builder Show Village, Women in Design+Construction, and the ProCONNECT series.

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