March 2, 2018 -
7:00am to 11:00am

The 26th Annual Chicago Trade Show and Symposium provides a forum for engineers and architects to interact with trade professionals, and listen to informative presentations. Typically, the attendees represent every aspect of the industry including: design, construction management, material suppliers, academia, general contractors, and owner representatives from various departments of transportation +   FHWA.

The Trade Show and Symposium is a half-day event that includes five 25-minute presentations, and breakfast.  The event also includes ample time to interact with up to 20 vendors. 

Attendees will earn 2.0 hours of continuing education credit. CE Certificates will be emailed after the event. 


Call for Abstracts

Individuals wishing to provide a 20-minute presentation (plus 5 minutes Q&A) are invited to submit an abstract on any subject related to structural engineering or architecture, including analysis, design, construction, inspection, or in-place monitoring.   The Symposium registration fee is waived for the presenting author. Read the full Call for Abstracts for complete submission requirments. Abstracts must be received by January 12, 2018.



University Club
76 E. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL

Please note that the University Club dress code prohibits denim of any kind. 


Attendee Information

The registration fee for the Trade Show & Symposium is just $25 for members, $35 for non-members through February 2, 2018. After that, prices increase to $35 and $50, respectively.  Breakfast is included.


Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors will have abundant opportunity to interact with attendees during breakfast and breaks. Each company will receive recognition in the program, plus an opportunity for a two-minute introduction to the audience from the podium. Exhibiting companies may bring up to two representatives. The exhibitor fee is $775. 


Sponsor Information           

Companies who are unable to exhibit this year can still reach the attendees through sponsorship of the event.

  • Gold: $850 – Recognition on SEAOI website and in event program, poster displayed at event, recognition for sponsoring breakfast and the opportunity to distribute promotional items to all attendees.
  • Silver: $500 – Recognition on SEAOI website and in event program, poster displayed at event.
  • Bronze: $300 – Recognition on SEAOI website and in event program.


William Gould ( ICC Evaluation Services )