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Join your architecture and engineering firm colleagues for the premier talent recruiting, training, development, and engagement strategies conference!

AEC TalentMAX is the essential skill-building and strategy-improvement conference just for architecture and engineering firm leaders committed to sourcing and engaging the best employees. 

Join your colleagues at the Le Méridien New Orleans, and learn new ways best-in-class AEC organizations find, hire, train, and engage superior executive, technical, and administrative talent while maximizing employee productivity and passion! It's the MUST ATTEND deep dive for AEC firm HR executives, Principals, recruiters, trainers, and talent management professionals. 

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A/E/C TalentMAX Reviews

Melissa Cruise, SPHR

VP, Human Resources, HP Engineering

“Best conference I’ve ever attended. If you are in the A/E/C space, you NEED to attend this. PSMJ did not disappoint.”

Shawna Witt, SHRM-SCP

HR Director, Banner Associates

“This was an amazing conference! Connecting and learning with others that share the same passion is invaluable.”

Cindy Lassiter

HR Manager, Wildlands Engineering

"Attended my first PSMJ event this week-and boy was it worth it! Everything was spot on. I even had a hard time selecting which break outs to attend because they were all relevant. So much information and insights to bring back to our leadership team. Thanks to the event organizers for everything!"

AEC TalentMAX Reviews

Melissa Cruise, SPHR

VP, Human Resources, HP Engineering

“Best conference I’ve ever attended. If you are in the A/E/C space, you NEED to attend this. PSMJ did not disappoint.” 

Michelle Crenshaw

HR Manager, V&A Engineering

"AEC TalentMAX was loaded with action items. Each speaker provided practical takeaways I can immediately apply at our firm. It was a fantastic event that exceeded my expectations... I highly recommend it to anyone looking to enhance their skills and knowledge!"

Chad Roberson, AIA

Principal, CLARKNEXSEN

“The conference was fantastic, the professionalism, forward thinking, and direct relevance to the challenges we are facing was perfect."

Cindy Lassiter

HR Manager, Wildlands Engineering

"Attended my first PSMJ event this week-and boy was it worth it! Everything was spot on. I even had a hard time selecting which break outs to attend because they were all relevant. So much information and insights to bring back to our leadership team. Thanks to the event organizers for everything!"

3 Reasons AEC TalentMAX is MUST-ATTEND

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Case studies, data, and fresh ideas to help you RETHINK your AEC firm's HR recruiting and comp strategy for the new talent environment...  
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One event 100% focused on helping you RE-ENGAGE your most valuable contributors, using bold new techniques and KPIs...
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Action-oriented sessions loaded with ways to REFRESH your strategies and drive maximum ROI on your most significant business expense... your people!

Since 2019, AEC TalentMAX has been must-attend for architecture or engineering firm leaders committed to finding, keeping, and developing the best employees. This conference delivers use-them-now action steps and strategies for winning talent battles and filling critical positions and is perfect for...

Registration options

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The Complete
AEC TalentMAX Experience

AEC TalentMAX PLUS AEC Compensation Workshop

Come to AEC TalentMAX early and add our popular one-day deep-dive on AEC compensation policies and tactics that keep your most important contributors productive without breaking your budgets.

  • AEC Compensation Workshop: Wednesday, April 30, 2025
  • AEC TalentMAX Conference: Thursday - Friday, May 1-2, 2025

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AEC TalentMAX Conference Only

AEC TalentMAX

Two days packed with action-items, recruiting strategies, hiring and management secrets and more, all tailored to help you overcome the unique challenges of the architecture and engineering industry professional. 

  •  Thursday - Friday, May 1-2, 2025
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AEC Compensation Workshop only

AEC Compensation Workshop

In one day, Jenifer Navard, CFO of architecture firm EskewDumezRipple, walks you through a complete overhaul of your firm's compensation policy and structure, based on the latest data from the AEC industry and applying innovative approaches to fighting comp creep, keeping employees happy and productive, and avoiding pay policy disasters that lurk beneath the surface 

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2025
Le Meredian New Orleans

Conference Venue

Experience luxury at the recently renovated Le Méridien New Orleans. Situated in a quiet area of New Orleans yet only steps from the legendary French Quarter and the renowned Arts District. Revel in thoroughly modern designs and upscale amenities at this boutique 4-star hotel, which seamlessly blends European heritage with a modern sense of style.