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Welcome to the architecture, engineering, and construction industry’s leading growth and profitability conference. A/E/C THRIVE brings together key decision makers for powerful connection and collaboration on the business and management strategies that drive lasting success.

This is your unique opportunity to learn what other A/E/C firms are doing right now to THRIVE,  and plan how to vault your firm to the next level of growth, profit and performance.

For 2019, A/E/C THRIVE features a new Pre-Summit Day loaded with targeted learning and networking opportunities PLUS a 4-track agenda with curated content specifically for Senior Leaders, Financial Executives, BD & Marketing Pros, and HR/Talent Optimization specialists.  

Learn more about THRIVE 2019

Who should attend:

  • CEOs
  • Principals
  • CFOs
  • Directors
  • Business Development Professionals
  • HR and Talent Managers
  • Emerging Leaders


We all know that sustainable success is a team effort. That’s why A/E/C THRIVE is built to provide your entire leadership team with action-oriented and proven strategies to tackle the issues that matter most in every aspect of your firm. To make it easy to ensure that your leadership team has the conference covered from all angles, our breakout sessions follow these four tracks:

  • Strategy and Growth
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Talent Optimization


Keynote Spotlights

  • Dave Burstein


    David Burstein, P.E
    Director and Senior Consultant
    PSMJ Resources, Inc.

    One of our industry’s top analysts and visionaries provides hard data on current A/E/C market conditions—and what they mean to ambitious, growth-oriented firms. Learn how key market segments’ behaviors are changing, why they are doing so, and how you can take advantage of the opportunities they create.
  • Greg Bell

    Greg Bell
    Author/Business Consultant

    More than just a motivational speaker, Greg Bell is a Portland, Oregon based thought leader, business consultant, and leadership coach. His popular book, Water The Bamboo: Unleashing The Potential Of Teams And Individuals, has inspired an array of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies like Nike, Disney and Comcast, to the Portland Trail Blazers and Division I NCAA athletic teams like the Oregon Ducks Football and the Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball.

    As an innovator and keen observer of highly successful leaders and teams, Greg has learned that the key to success is having the courage to use the skills you already have to achieve a result greater than you previously imagined.
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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Pre-Summit Day

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration Open

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pre-Summit Day Morning Workshops

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Summit Day Afternoon Workshops



Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Full Conference Day 1

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM - 12:15 PM

A/E/C THRIVE Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Awards Presentation

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A/E/C THRIVE Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Networking Reception



Friday, October 4th, 2019

Full Conference Day 2

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:15 AM - 12:30 PM

A/E/C THRIVE Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A/E/C THRIVE Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

One-on-One Consulting Sessions

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