TitleGlobal Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
DatesOctober 26-30, 2015
VenueGrand Hyatt, New York, NY
26Technical Tours15Host Rooms
Sponsor Events
6Regional City Tours
3Social Networking
1Great Conference!

Attendance by Region

Top Regions


Top 15 Countries

1United States of America511
4United Kingdom58
10Saudi Arabia18
12South Korea13
14United Arab Emirates11
Total Countries Represented: 45

Top 15 Cities

1New York City238
2Tel Aviv134
7Hong Kong31
10San Francisco21
12Kuala Lumpur20
Total Cities Represented: 140

Attendance by Company

Top Professions

Top 10 Architecture / Urban Planning Companies

1Skidmore, Owings & Merrill14
3Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates10
4Goettsch Partners7
5Archilier Architecture6
5Moshe Tzur Architects and Town Planners6
8Safdie Architects5
8Studio Daniel Libeskind5

Total Architects / Urban Planners Represented: 273 people; 136 companies


Top 10 Engineering Companies

1WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff36
3Thornton Tomasetti21
4DeSimone Consulting Engineers8
5BuroHappold Engineering7
5SYSKA Hennessy Group7
8Langan Engineering & Environmental Services6
8Leslie E. Robertson Associates6
8Magnusson Klemencic Associates6

Total Engineers Represented: 300 people; 104 companies


Top 10 Material / System Suppliers

4CS Group Construction Specialties Company12
6Otis Elevator Company7
10YKK AP Façade5

Total Suppliers Represented: 165 people; 42 companies


Top 20 Owners / Developers / Investors / Property Managers

1Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong9
2DLF Limited, New Delhi8
3PACE Development, Bangkok7
3The Related Companies, New York City7
5The Durst Organization, New York City6
5Empire State Realty Trust, New York City6
5Jeddah Economic Company, Jeddah6
5Tishman Speyer Properties, New York City6
9CITIC HEYE Investment CO., LTD., Beijing5
9JLL, Chicago5
9Silverstein Properties, New York City5
12Africa Israel Residences, Tel Aviv4
12Brookfield Property Group, Toronto4
12Hongkong Land, Hong Kong4
12KLCC Property Holdings Berhad, Kuala Lumpur4
12KRE Group, New York City4
12Omkar, Mumbai4
12Parkland Real Estate Development, Shenzhen4
12Piramal Realty Private Limited, Mumbai4
12PT Farpoint Prima, Jakarta4
12Zhongtian Urban Development Group, Guiyang4

Total Owners / Developers / Investors / Property Managers Represented: 215 people; 90 companies


Top 10 Contractors / Project Managers / Cost Consultants

1Turner Construction34
2Bouygues Construction7
3China Construction America / Plaza Construction6
3Hill International6
3MEC-Margolin Bros. Eng. & Consulting6
6Danya Cebus5
6Samsung C&T Corporation5
8Brookfield Multiplex4
8China Construction Third Engineering4
8Despe Spa4

Total Contractors / Project Managers Represented: 126 people; 38 companies

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Delegate Comments

“I always enjoy the high quality of CTBUH papers and published materials as well as the striving for excellence and relevance in content – the sense of developing knowledge. A great benchmarking for architects in practice.”

– Caroline Stalker; Architectus; Brisbane, Australia; Speaker

“I absolutely enjoyed being part of this wonderful event, from the time I first submitted my abstract, until the end of the last tour. I loved meeting passionate people from all over the world – and the locals!”

– Rosemary Kennedy; Queensland University of Technology; Brisbane, Australia; Speaker

“After struggling with the decision to join CTBUH and attend this Conference, I am glad, satisfied, and feel a huge sense of accomplishment in spending the time to attend.”

– James A. Rizzo; Tate Access Floors, Inc.; New York City, USA; Delegate

“Very well arranged. Right people were attending with right context.”

– Santeri Suoranta; KONE; Hyvinkää, Finland; Sponsor

“My congratulations to the CTBUH leaders and staff for a very successful conference! I appreciate all the work and dedication that was put into this conference.”

– Jose Ramon P. Carunungan; United Architects of the Philippines; Manila, Philippines; Delegate

“It was my first time attendance at the CTBUH Conference. On the personal level, this conference was very well executed, it had an outstanding selection of speakers, high quality of the sessions, and the whole event was greatly organized and managed. The location of the venue was perfect. Keep up the great work! I am hoping to attend another conference in the coming years.”

– Katerina Hojgrova; World Architecture News; Brighton, United Kingdom; Media

“I have not been to all international conferences, but if NYC 2015 was an indication of what they include, I look forward to more of the same. I liked the variety of projects presented, and the venues.”

– John Tessem; DCI Engineers; Seattle, USA; Delegate

“One of the best conferences I have ever attended in the 28 years in this business. Well done!”

– Bill Cassidy; UTC/Otis Elevator Company; Indianapolis, USA; Delegate

“I really enjoyed the panel I was on and was delighted to meet James Parakh. Thanks for doubling the number of participating municipal planners with the New York City Conference!”

– Robert Cotter; City of Jersey; Jersey City, USA; Sponsor

“This conference was fantastic because of the topic, the participants, the organization and the city of New York. It proved that NY is still very much alive in terms of tall buildings and that the Council has made a big step forward.”

– Javier Quintana de Una; IDOM; London, United Kingdom; Speaker

“I found the conference very well organized and very well attended. It is one of the few events I have attended where it didn’t feel like it was just a trade show.”

– Yama Karim; Studio Libeskind; New York City, USA; Sponsor