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Save the Dates | April 15 - 18, 2024 | Washington, D.C.

Connecting Data Center Operators, Designers and Builders

Building a data center is a highly complex, multi-year, multi-billion-dollar business with tremendous risk and potential rewards for each decision. 

Data Center BUILD is a two-day construction and design summit that will bring together operators, decision-makers, experts & implementers to help you drive smart decisions for data center growth. This executive-level summit will provide the information and connections you need to design and build your data center.

Design and Build with Certainty

Join us and come away equipped with the knowledge and connections you need for strategic growth and investments. At Data Center BUILD, you’ll hear from the people that understand the mission critical business of constructing data centers and their guidance for best practices. We will have representatives from all sides of the data center design and build industry – owners and operators, construction companies, design and engineering firms as well as mechanical and electrical suppliers.

Key Takeaways:

  • Information and best practice learning on all aspects of data center construction, from site selection to material procurement to implementation
  • Opportunity to connect with all stakeholders in a data center construction project
  • Guidance on the new issues facing the data center construction industry such as supply chain challenges, edge requirements, and external pressures for sustainable and responsible building.

Who Should Attend

Data center pros involved in the design & build of data centers:

  • Senior Level data center owner/operators that address construction AND operations 
  • Mechanical/electrical suppliers that sell to data centers that are building and already in operations
  • Facility management and brokerage companies that sell to new builds & existing data center managers

Expert Led Programming and Networking for Successful Data Center Builds

Data Center BUILD is a comprehensive, expert-led program that deep-dives into all the latest construction techniques, strategies and best practices needed to address the plethora of challenges related to designing and constructing data centers. This two day summit will provide you with the tools, direction and connections to partners needed to complete construction with limited cost, predictable outcomes, and sustainable operations.

Topics Covered: 

  • Site Selection
  • Community Engagement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Material Procurement
  • Vendor Selection
  • Capacity Planning
  • Power Availability & Alternate Sources
  • Prefabricated and Modular
  • Micro Data Centers and Edge
  • Physical Security 
  • Labor Shortages

Call for Proposals is Open

Interested in Speaking at BUILD?

Dynamic speakers are integral to the Data Center World program. For our 2024 program, we are looking for new, unique, and engaging industry topics related to data center IT infrastructure and mission-critical facilities. We want to hear from you if you've got an interesting case study or unique solution to a data center challenge! This year we are looking for submissions under four conference tracks. Review the tracks, then apply to speak! Submit your proposal to speak at Data Center World.

Deadline Extended! Submit by midnight ET, Friday, September 29th!
Need inspiration? Download a Sample Proposal. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Data Center BUILD offers solution providers an excellent opportunity to reach influential data center design and construction stakeholders through multiple sponsorship packages.

Contact our team today to learn how to secure your booth and sponsorship at the second annual summit.