2023 Merit Awards Winners

The 2023 CBC Merit Awards event was an outstanding success! Check out the winners in the categories below which acknowledge the construction industry’s ever-changing landscape.

Commercial Construction UNDER $50 Million | Commercial Construction OVER $50 Million | Education PK-12 | Higher Education | Healthcare | Infrastructure or Industrial Construction | Interior Build Out  | Renovation & Adaptive Reuse OVER $20 Million | Renovation & Adaptive Reuse UNDER $20 Million | Residential/Hospitality

Future Leaders Philanthropic Event at The Night Ministry

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The CBC Board of Directors and Future Leaders Committee are proud to partner with The Night Ministry for this Philanthropic Event. Join us at The Night Ministry to make sandwiches and pack hygiene items for their Health Outreach Bus.

2023 CBC Golf Classic

Monday, June 12, 2023

Mistwood Golf Course – Romeoville IL

The Chicago Building Congress

Our Mission Statement

The Chicago Building Congress uniquely represents the entire Construction Industry, uniting its diverse membership by creating networking opportunities to build authentic relationships.  Our active membership celebrates the built environment, recognizes individual contributors, and advocates for the industry’s future leaders.

Chicago Building Congress is the only vertically-integrated trade association serving the Chicago area.  Its diverse membership includes general contractors; subcontractors; material suppliers; architectural/engineering firms and consultants; real estate and development firms; labor unions/trade associations; governmental and educational entities; legal and accounting professionals; financial, insurance and bonding firms.

Comments from some CBC Members:

“I have received more value from CBC than any other organization.  I care about building authentic relationships….My involvement in a CBC Discovery Group has been immensely fruitful….”

– A. Luse | Luse Holdings

“I come to the CBC Luncheons because CBC has the best speakers and programming.”

– CBC Discovery Workshop Participant

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