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Bluebeam Inc.

Bluebeam develops innovative technology solutions that set the standard for collaboration and workflow efficiency for architects, engineers and construction professionals worldwide. Trusted by over 1 million AEC professionals worldwide, Bluebeam Revu, and our cloud-based collaboration platform, Bluebeam Studio, continue to serve as essential workflow solutions that connect all projects and teams, increasing productivity while saving both time and money.

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FARO Technologies

FARO develops portable 3D imaging devices designed to capture and deliver real world information into the digital world for building, infrastructure and industrial facility documentation. FARO's hardware and software solutions allow users to put Building Information Modeling (BIM) into practice during the design, construction and operation phases to improve productivity, sustainability and quality.

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NCI Building Systems

With unparalleled expertise in the design, engineering and development of complete building solutions, NCI is uniquely positioned to support your project objectives. From custom pre-engineered buildings, hybrid steel, single skin and insulated metal panels, doors, windows and other components, NCI is a single source manufacturer, both horizontally and vertically integrated, providing you the best total value.

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SageGlass® transforms the indoor experience by controlling sunlight to optimize daylight, outdoor views and comfort while preventing glare, fading and overheating without the need for blinds or shades. SageGlass dramatically reduces energy demand and the need for HVAC by blocking up to 91 percent of solar heat.

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Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 22,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects.


Valspar offers high-performance architectural metal coatings that excel in both beauty and function. Providing protection against the environment that allows your project to endure.

Vitro Architectural Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Flat Glass) is North America's largest glass producer. Known for industry leading brands like Solarban® solar control low-e glass and Starphire Ultra-Clear™ Glass, Vitro is the most trusted, specified and preferred brand of commercial glass in the industry. Visit to learn more.

SMPS Chicago

SMPS Chicago is the local chapter of the national organization of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). SMPS is the only marketing organization dedicated to providing education, team building and networking opportunities for developing business opportunities in the A/E/C industry. SMPS represents a dynamic network of 6,500 marketing, business development, and technical professionals, from 57 chapters, responsible for marketing and building relationships for their companies. As one the largest chapters in SMPS, the Chicago Chapter has over 230 members representing the top contractors, architects, engineers, and specialty consulting firms in the Midwest. The Society and its chapters benefit from the support of 3,500 member firms that encompass 80% of the Engineering News Record magazine Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors.