WASHINGTON, DC, February 7, 2018 —The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host the 2018 CFSEI Annual Expo on May 15-16, 2018 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, 1355 N. Harbor Drive in San Diego, California. This event is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program geared toward both skilled cold-formed steel (CFS) framing professionals as well as newcomers. The event will provide opportunities for education and networking as well as an exposition featuring state-of-the-art innovations, technologies and principles in cold-formed steel framing. The two-day conference is the only one of its kind dedicated to the cold-formed steel framing industry. Registration is now open at www.cfsei.org.
The Expo will include:
- Several technical sessions providing continuing education credits (topics to be announced);
- A trade show featuring the latest technologies in cold-formed steel framing; and
- Announcement of the winners of the 2018 CFSEI Design and Distinguished Service Awards, with categories featuring Design Excellence, Innovative Detail and Distinguished Service.
CFSEI Expo sponsorship opportunities are available at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Supporter levels.
A special conference rate for hotel reservations at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel is available through April 14, 2018. Early registration and hotel room reservations are encouraged. For more information on registration, sponsorship opportunities and awards, visit www.cfsei.org.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute comprises hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals who are finding a better way to produce safe and efficient designs for commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. CFSEI members work together to develop and evolve industry standards and design methods, produce and issue technical bulletins, and provide seminars and online training to improve the knowledge and skills base of engineers and design professionals. For more information, visit www.cfsei.org.
Maribeth Rizzuto, LEED AP-BD+C
Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute
Manager, Construction Communications
Steel Market Development Institute