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An inspirational year of CIOB events

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CIOB has many exciting conferences and activities planned for 2024. Here’s a snapshot of some of the best CIOB events to attend or support.

CIOB events and activities have been created to inspire and support professionals with their career development within the construction and the built environment industry. Focusing on themes around the CIOB corporate plan, these activities are a diverse range of opportunities, from specialist conferences and tailored CPD learning to celebrating the accomplishments of those who achieve chartership and those who become finalists at our prestigious CIOB Awards.

Global Student Challenge

Competition starts February 2024

This competition brings together university students studying construction from around the world who are tasked with the exciting challenge of forming a virtual organisation to deliver on a project. The winning team has an exclusive opportunity to attend 2024 Members’ Forum and meet senior CIOB representatives.

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Construction

1 February

Hear thought leadership on how AI can be used in the built environment, and the challenges and opportunities we face in the interaction of AI and construction.

CIOB Student Festival 

6-7 March, virtual

Established in 2021, this is a dynamic and immersive gathering of students, industry experts, thought leaders and academics.

It is a platform for networking, collaborative learning and gaining insight to a future career in construction.

CIOB Graduation Ceremonies

17 May, 20 September, 13 December, Painters’ Hall

Held in London, our graduations provide a momentous occasion for new individual and company members to commemorate attaining CIOB membership.

CIOB Awards

9 April

With a legacy of over 40 years, CMYA has evolved into the prestigious CIOB Awards. This has seen an expansion in the number of awards, allowing us to honour an even greater pool of exceptional talent. This campaign celebrates the best people in construction.

Heritage and Conservation Conference

9 May, hybrid (congress centre and virtual)

Our annual heritage conference brings you the latest in conservation, retrofit and expert thought leadership. Professionals working in the conservation and heritage sector require specialist skills and knowledge and for over 15 years this event has discussed, challenged and led the way.

Healthier and Inclusive Construction

24 September, hybrid (congress centre and virtual)

Sector leaders and experts explore the status of building a healthier and inclusive construction industry, discussing the skills gap, mental health and inclusive construction.

Sustainability Conference

22 October, virtual

With the commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, we discuss the drive to carbon neutrality with policymakers, experts and leaders in the sector.

Construction Technology

12 November, hybrid (One Moorgate Place and virtual)

Diving deep into the use of technology in the built environment, this event explores the behavioural, economical and future skills evolving within the industry.

Levelling Up the Built Environment

26 November, virtual

Investment in the UK’s devolution has cost billions of pounds, as the drive to devolve the whole of Britain continues. We will be joined by influential speakers to discuss the legislative changes of levelling up.

Sponsoring one of the CIOB’s activities demonstrates your alignment with our core values of modern professionalism. It also provides an ideal way to elevate your brand and position your organisation as a recognised expert in your field while introducing your brand to our members. For more information, please visit or email

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