NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
What: McGraw-Hill Construction's 73rd Annual Outlook 2012 Executive Conference is a forum for construction and economic leaders, professionals, and media to listen to perspectives from across the industry about trends and forecasts for the coming year. Media representatives are invited to attend and conduct interviews with the prestigious speakers and those in the 300-person audience to gain insights into 2012. With relentless headwinds of declining home prices, cutbacks in federal and state spending, and deteriorating job growth, will the overall degree of construction activity transition from this sluggish decline to a rejuvenated expansion? Find out at Outlook 2012.
When: October 19, 2011; 7 a.m. registration; presentations from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Who: William Alsup, SVP at Hines, developer of the $700-million City Center DC project; Julian Anderson, Rider Levett Bucknall's president; Kermit Baker, the American Institute of Architects' chief economist; Harvey Bernstein, McGraw-Hill Construction's VP of Industry Insights and Alliances; and Beth Ann Bovino, S&P's senior economist, are among the presenters. The event closes with the highly anticipated 2012 Dodge Outlook Report, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning, authored by McGraw-Hill Construction's VP of Economic Affairs, Robert Murray. This year, the event will also host a media panel featuring reporters from Reuters, Bloomberg, Barron's, and Washington Technology. Outlook 2012 is expected to attract more than 300 attendees from building product manufacturing, design and architectural, contracting, engineering, and industry association firms.
More Information and Complimentary Press Passes: Visit http://Outlook2012DC.com or call 1-800-371-3238. On Twitter, follow @MHConstruction or #Outlook12 for news from the event, and connect on LinkedIn, http://linkd.in/9qoQ8o, for discussions and special offers.
The Outlook 2012 Executive Conference is produced by McGraw-Hill Construction. The platinum sponsor is the American Institute of Steel Construction. Gold sponsors include CMiC, Hill International, and United Rentals. The Associated General Contractors of America, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Astadia are silver sponsors. Supporting sponsors include the American Subcontractors Association and the Construction Specifications Institute.
About McGraw-Hill Construction:
McGraw-Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the construction industry. For more than a century, it has remained North America's leading provider of project and product information, plans and specifications, and industry news, trends and forecasts. McGraw-Hill Construction serves more than one million customers in the global construction industry through Dodge, Sweets, Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record, GreenSource, and SNAP. To learn more, visit www.construction.com or follow @mhconstruction on Twitter.
About The McGraw-Hill Companies:
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