Attendee Registration

The Great Lakes Design and Construction EXPO will take place on February 15, 2023 at the Suburban Collection Showplace.  Visiting the exhibit hall and Educational Workshops is FREE. The CAM 137th Annual Meeting and the Economic Forecast Breakfast are ticketed events which require advance registration.

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Educational Workshops

There is no cost to attend the Educational Workshops. For planning purposes, we ask that you make your selections during registration.

Economic Forecast & State of the Industry Breakfast

The Construction Association of Michigan and the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan have hosted an annual Economic Forecast since 2010. This presentation will address the following topics, GDP Growth, Inflation, and the Construction Outlook, followed by Q&A.

Advanced registration is required.  Registration includes breakfast, the presentation, and post-meeting presenter meet-and-greet on the EXPO show floor.

Tickets are $60 per person. For registration assistance, or to reserve a full table or multiple tickets, please contact us at (248) 972-1133 or via email

CAM 137th Annual Meeting, Keynote

Each CAM member firm is provided with one free pass to the CAM annual meeting. Additional tickets may be purchased for $80 each. Information about utilizing the free pass will be sent via USPS to the company's main point of contact and emailed to that main contact person as well. Online pre-registration is required, and no walk-ins will be allowed.

For registration assistance, or to reserve a full table or multiple tickets, please contact us at (248) 972-1133 or via email


Jim Bitterle, Managing Partner, joined EDSI in 2008 to lead its management consulting division.  He has 34 years of corporate leadership and management consulting experience. Today, Jim is responsible for EDSI’s national consulting operations.  He is currently spearheading EDSI’s efforts to help clients optimize their organizations to support growth, diversification, and cultural improvement. As a part of these efforts, Jim has authored the new book, “Unquittable”. Jim is also a seasoned trainer and speaker.  He is regularly rated as the top speaker at events.  As a prior Divisional President and COO, Jim provides real world examples, as well as deep subject matter expertise as a trainer or speaker. Prior to his consulting career, Jim spent 11 years as an executive with profit and loss responsibility leading both domestic and international business units for multi-national corporations such as Flint Ink and Gibson Musical Instruments.  Jim holds his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

CAM Contact


Phone: (248) 972-1000

HBA Contact


Phone: (248) 202-7300

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where and when?

The Great Lakes Design and Construction EXPO will be held in Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace on February 15, 2023. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Exhibit hall opens at 9:00 a.m.

2. Who will be exhibiting?

Check out the 2023 Exhibitor Directory. If you'd like to exhibit, contact one of our show managers by completing the interest form.

3. What are the registration rates?

Visiting the EXPO exhibit hall is FREE. There are some additional meetings and educational workshops that may be associated with a fee. Visit our Learn page for more information.

4. Can I make a hotel reservation?

Out of town attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to make a reservation at the Hyatt Place Detroit/Novi, which is conveniently attached to the Suburban Collection Showplace. 

Interested in Exhibiting?