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THE "GO-TO" EVENT
FOR DESIGN-BUILDERS
IN THE SOUTHWEST REGION

\May 2-3, 2024
in Houston, Texas

At the JW Marriott Downtown 
806 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

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WHY ATTEND

Why Attend

Each year, owners and design-build professionals from the states of Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas get together at the DBIA-SW Regional Conference.

This 2-day Conference can provide valuable benefits to project owners, including:

  1. Improved understanding of design-build project delivery method - Project owners can gain a deeper understanding of the design-build project delivery method, including its benefits and how it can improve project outcomes.
     

  2. Exposure to industry best practices - Project owners can learn about industry best practices and standards for design-build projects and how to apply them to their own projects.
     

  3. Networking opportunities - Project owners can network with other project owners, design-build practitioners, and industry experts, expanding their professional network and building new business connections.
     

  4. Collaboration and partnerships - Project owners can learn about new opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with design-build firms and other industry stakeholders.
     

  5. Improved project outcomes - Project owners can gain insights and strategies to improve the outcomes of their design-build projects, including reducing risk, controlling costs, and delivering projects on time and within budget.
     

Attending the DBIA Southwest Regional Conference is a valuable opportunity for project owners to expand their knowledge and understanding of design-build project delivery, enhance their professional network, and improve the outcomes of their projects.

Sponsors

SPONSOR THE CONFERENCE

Sponsor

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Over the course of 2 days, attendees will meet and mingle with other professionals in the design-build industry, hear from leading experts in the field, discuss cutting-edge practices and emerging trends, and learn firsthand the impact of design-build done right!
 
Attendees can earn up to 9.5 Hours of DBIA Continuing Education Credit and up to 7 AIA Learning Units!
Agenda

Day 1 – Thursday, May 2

10:30 AM

Registration

11:30 AM

Opening Plenary Lunch

FEATURING:

1:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 1

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2:40 PM

Breakout Sessions 2

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4:00 PM

Social Activites

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5:30 PM

Reception & Meeting of Members

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Meeting of Members

7:30 PM

Post-Reception Meet-Ups

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Meet Up - Transportation & Aviation

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Meet Up - Water & Wastewater

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Meet Up - General

Day 2 – Friday, May 3

9:20 AM

Breakout Sessions 3

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10:30 AM

Breakout Sessions 4

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11:40 AM

Closing Plenary Lunch

FEATURING:

Tickets

TICKETS

DBIA Members

Early Registration - $450

(Until March 15)*

 

Regular Rate* - $500

Students

University students may receive a 50% discount with a valid student ID.*

Please contact us for more information.

Non-Members

Early Registration - $500

(Until March 15)*

Regular Rate* - $600

Project Owners

Project Owners may purchase a ticket to the conference AT COST, now through March 15. 

Please contact us for more info.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN JANUARY.


Cancellation PolicyIf you need to cancel your registration on or before April 12, we will refund your registration fee, minus a 10% processing fee. After April 12, we cannot issue any refunds, as we will have already made financial commitments based on our expected attendance numbers.

Attendees:

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Attendees

STAY AT
THE JW MARRIOTT

About the JW Marriott Houston Downtown

806 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

 

The JW Marriott Houston Downtown is the perfect destination for discerning travelers. Located in the heart of the city, in the historic Samuel F. Carter skyscraper, we offer easy access to the best that Houston has to offer. From world-class dining, to top attractions such as Minute Maid Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Discovery Green, you'll be able to experience the best of downtown. We proudly showcase paintings and sculptures created by local artists. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, you'll appreciate our pet-friendly accommodations, state-of-the-art amenities, and impeccable service. Enjoy a cocktail or local inspired cuisine at Main Kitchen restaurant or seek wellbeing at the Spa by JW. Plan on success in 13,500 square-feet of Houston meeting space, and celebrate everlasting moments in 7,000 square-feet of wedding venues. Book your stay now and experience the best that Houston has to offer.

JW Marriott Downtown Houston
Book Your Room

OUR ROOM BLOCK HAS SOLD OUT


To book a room at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown, please visit their website or call (713) 237-1111

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CHOICE 1

1 King Bed

$300
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CHOICE 2

2 Queen Beds

$300
Hotel

THANK YOU TO OUR PLANNING COMMITTEE

Committee

Thank you to the 2023 DBIA-SW Regional Conference Planning Committee for helping to produce this event.

CHAIR

Dave Kinchen

Burns & McDonnell Construction

Ross Bowman

Bowman Engineers


Andy Kirby

DPR Construction


Scott Phillips

Garney


Brett Poulos

Burns & McDonnell Construction


Patrick Worley

Burns & McDonnell Construction

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