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The 2015 Chicago Masonry Expo will be held April 7, 2015
The 2015 Chicago Masonry Expo will be held April 7, 2015
March 4, 2015 12:25 PM CST

Registration now open for Chicago Masonry Expo

18 masonry presentations, 30 exhibitors, 6 learning units


On April 7, 2015, International Masonry Institute (IMI) will be holding the 2015 Chicago Masonry Expo in Addison, Illinois. This event is a full day of seminars, demonstrations, and exhibits. Attendees can earn up to 6 learning units.

What is it: The Chicago Masonry Expo is an educational conference made up of seminars, masonry demonstrations, and exhibits.

When is it: Tuesday April 7, 2015, 7:30am - 4:00pm.

Who should attend: Architects, engineers, GCs/CMs, owners/developers, BAC contractors, code officials.

Location: Park your vehicle at the Hilton Garden Inn, 551 N. Swift Rd., Addison, IL 60101. From the hotel parking lot, board a shuttle for the short ride less than one mile to the BAC/IMI training center, 2140 Corporate Drive, Addison, IL.

Cost: There is a nominal $10 fee which covers breakfast, lunch, and a day's worth of education from the masonry industry's top presenters and exhibitors. Tickets are transferable but nonrefundable. We expect the event to sell out at 300 attendees, so get your tickets early. The only way to pay is through our secure website with a credit card via the link at the bottom of this page.

Education: Each seminar is registered with AIA, and most qualify for HSW learning units. Presenters will provide certificates for self-reporting on non-AIA members and PDH hours for engineers. Attendees who attend the entire conference receive 6.0 LUs

Signing up is a simple two-step process. Register at Within the next business day you will receive an email that will direct you to choose your breakout sessions.

We look forward to bringing this program to you, and hope you will consider attending!

For more information, please contact or call (630) 396-3144.

About the Author

Scott Conwell, FAIA, ALA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C, is IMI’s director of industry development and technical services. In his 20 years with the institute, he has developed masonry seminars to architects and contractors all over the United States from small in-house seminars to large industry conferences, including upcoming sessions on masonry and ceramic tile at CONSTRUCT 2015. Conwell leads IMI’s team on the Masonry Detailing Series – an online collection of masonry details and technical information. He can be reached at


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