Gold Sponsors


We make software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a sports car on the autobahn, sped through an airport and train station, or admired an iconic bridge, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. With Autodesk, you have the power to make anything.


Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers use The Science of Where™ to unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75% of the Fortune 500, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, IoT, and location analytics to create the maps that run the world. Visit us at

Silver Sponsor


FARO® is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. The company develops and manufactures leading edge solutions that enable high-precision 3D capture, measurement and analysis across a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, engineering and public safety.

FARO provides AEC professionals best-in-class surveying technology and point cloud processing software that allows them to get their physical building and infrastructure sites into the digital world (along all phases of their life cycle).

AEC customers benefit from high quality and complete data capturing, faster processes, reduced project costs, minimized waste and so increase their profitability.



Pix4D is the industry leader in professional drone mapping and photogrammetry software. Based in Switzerland, with offices in Berlin, San Francisco and Shanghai, our end-to-end solutions empower individuals to instantly capture and create their own 2D/3D models of changing environments. Images taken by hand, drone, or any cameras are automatically converted into accurate and georeferenced 2D orthomosaics, 3D point clouds, elevation maps, surface models, and mesh models.
With Pix4Dbim, a construction dedicated software, Pix4D provides construction professionals with powerful mapping solutions for planning and scheduling, earthworks, as-built monitoring, inspections, 4D BIM, and project documentation.
Recently, Pix4D expanded its construction offering with the Crane Camera, a revolutionary connected solution for jobsite monitoring that generates as-built updates in 2D and 3D daily and automatically.

Clove Technologies

Clove Technologies is a 14-year-old Global Organization focused on Accelerating Digital Engineering for the Infrastructure Industry. Headquartered in Hyderabad, India; Clove today has a presence in India, Germany, USA, Dubai, and Africa serving customers across 18 countries. With a strong team of 500 + team Member's, Clove is today part of major infrastructure projects in the following Industry Verticals: Metro's, Roads, Water, Renewable Energy, Buildings. We are today among the select few, bringing about Digital Convergence using Advanced Technology Infrastructure Solutions across Geomatics - Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Information Technology. Clove is operating with a distinct objective to empower engineers across the world to Collaborate, build, operate and maintain intelligent infrastructure.


Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.
Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.
Hexagon’s Geosystems division is a market leader in information technologies, offering a unique geospatial and industrial solution-centric portfolio that helps professionals across many industries to accurately understand their environment and better execute their work.
Our reality-capture technologies create digital worlds from different views, whether a single dimension between two walls in a house, cadastral boundaries of properties or 3D shapes of cities, infrastructures, utilities, entire countries or even crime scenes. These digital worlds provide actionable information vital for understanding, planning and execution. During execution, Geosystems’ positioning, guiding and visualization solutions empower users to work with the highest efficiency and quality.
Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 17,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn EUR. Learn more at and follow us @HexagonAB.

Strategic Partners


Geonovum is a company funded by the government of Netherlands to work on the accessibility and integration of geo-information in public sector through standards development. The company also act as the linking-pin between policy and implementation of national geo-data infrastructures in the country.

World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC)

WGIC aspires to be a collaborative platform for advancing the role of the geospatial industry and strengthening its contribution in the world economy and society. WGIC endeavors to facilitate the exchange of knowledge within the geospatial industry and co-create larger business opportunities for the geospatial industry. Further, with policy restraints limiting private sector participation and commercialization, WGIC also seeks to raise awareness among policymakers and advocate for better environment and investments in the geospatial sector.

Content Partners

Ballast Nedam

Ballast Nedam is a development and construction company in which the projects form the core business. Ballast Nedam wants to be the most competitive construction company in the Netherlands. Via direct and open dialogue with its clients and partners, Ballast Nedam develops future-proof buildings and infrastructure: from dream to completion. It combines this with its smart view of cost efficiency, technology, worldwide expertise and focus on operational excellence. This way Ballast Nedam achieves ground-breaking solutions.
The projects on which Ballast Nedam focusses include the major part of our built environment and ensure diversification within the group. These are projects in which Ballast Nedam makes the difference for its client through its specialist expertise and skills. Ballast Nedam industrialises the construction process by using innovative modular concepts and standardising its approach. Ballast Nedam is part of the Renaissance Group.

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent company delivering engineering, consultancy and project management services since 1881. We have almost 6,000 professionals operating from across the world who are eager to innovate and co-create with clients and partners to have a positive impact on people, our living environment and the economy. More and more we connect the digital with the physical world. Together with clients and partners, we use data and algorithms to solve new challenges and prevent problems. We help our clients in their digital transformation and we support their business with better and faster execution of their ambitions. Enhancing society together! For more information visit our website:

Supporting Partners

BIM Academy

BIM has grown in a double rate during three years in a line due the increasing interest of the Building Sector in approaching the change of paradigm that Building Digitalisation is provoking. In 2016 has taught 4000+, has created 67+ specific learning programmes during 660+ hours for 18+ institutions and professional bodies. BIM is one of the three organisers of European BIM Summit, and collaborations with EBC-European Builders Confederation in Brussels, Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona, Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya, buildingSMART in Madrid, etc. converted BIM in the reference in Spain and Europe as a Training, Assessment, Consulting and Organiser of high level and specific meetings. Its programs are certified by ACP-Professional Certification Agency and different institutions.

BIM Loket

BIM Loket (The Dutch BIM Gateway) is the knowledge platform and the contact point for open BIM standards in the Netherlands. In BIM Loket, the many separate open BIM standard organisations work together. They are doing this because they strongly believe that open BIM standards are of vital importance of the wholesale implementation of BIM in the Dutch Building Sector. BIM Loket is making sure that open BIM standards are integrated into this widespread implementation, on both a national and international level.

Dutch Building Information Council (BIR)

The Dutch Building Information Council consist of representatives of Public clients, Contractors, HVAC, Engineers, Architects and Product Manufacturers. The long time goal of the Dutch Building Information Council is the strengthening of the quality, continuity and the (international) competitiveness of the Dutch Building Industry. A joined effort of the different sectors of the Building Industry on introduction of BIM will serve as a flywheel for improvement of the Building sector. BIM will lead to better quality, more efficiency, cheaper, faster and more sustainability. Thus it will lead that working in the Building Industry will be more fun and to a more aware use of resources and the delivery of bigger social added value.


The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of 426 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface standards. OGC® Standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services and mainstream IT. The standards empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications.


VU Amsterdam

The Spatial Information Laboratory (SPINlab) is the centre for research and education in Geo-Information Science at VU University Amsterdam. The mission of the SPINLab is to develop an internationally recognised research and education portfolio in the areas of Geo-Information Science and Technology. The lab is part of the department of Spatial Economics and is chaired by Prof.dr. Henk J. Scholten. The SPINlab is part of the Department of Spatial Economics, a world renowned institute in the domains of Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics. The SPINlab applies a wide range of innovative spatial analysis methods and techniques to societally relevant issues such as spatial planning; cultural heritage management; adaptation and mitigation to climate change; emergency and risk management; and location valuation. In our research we aim to transform spatial data into information that helps decision makers in preparing, developing and evaluating alternatives. The lab is active in research projects in relation to: participatory planning; environmental impact assessment; multi-criteria evaluation and optimization; and the development and application of geo-ict tools for spatial planning.


Geodan is one of the largest European companies specialised in Geospatial Information Technology, offering over 30 years of experience in location intelligence, aiming to address the challenges mankind has to face. People from different disciplines join their forces to optimize business as well as governmental processes. They develop smart ways to access, select, analyze and provide spatial data. Geodan products originate from combing the latest technologic developments with the latest scientific insights. Think about smart spatial planning, decision support solutions, optimizing logistics, GeoBIM, and incident & crisis management. Smart use of geospatial analytics results in risk reduction and cost savings.

Media Partners


BIMCommunity is the first global social network where all the participants involved in the lifecycle of a construction project can get informed, connect with professionals and companies from all over the world and grow in a BIM environment. With an enduring commitment to a sustainable building processes, BIMCommunity wants to encourage the AEC industry with the huge challenges yet to come. We strongly believe that collaboration will bring us to a better future, where all the cities are more efficient and sustainable, and BIM is the way to do it.


BIMcrunch is the leading resource for Building Information Modelling news and views. Insight comes from numerous influential figures and premier companies within the BIM stratosphere as part of informative features such as Best BIM Bad BIM, the BIMcrunch Editorial, BIM Brunch, BIM Voice, Company Spotlight, Crunch Time and more. In 2017, hits were counted from 154 countries, and BIMcrunch were scouted as Media Partner to various BIM conferences across Europe. With an extensive mix of collated articles from across the web and its own original, multi-platform content, BIMcrunch is the central hub for your daily BIM digest.

BIM Today

BIM Today is a digital publication exploring the latest thinking and real-world case studies from the fast-moving world of digital construction. Expert contributors from every part of the BIM community discuss the software behind 3D building modelling, as well as how to ensure successful collaboration across multiple disciplines and ultimately deliver better, more efficient buildings throughout the design, construction and operation phases. BIM Today also examines many emerging and disruptive technologies that are accelerating the digital transformation of the construction industry. From blockchain and 3D printing to drones and augmented reality, BIM Today keeps you up-to-date with this ever-evolving sector.


GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia. Coverage of topics such as 3D Visualisation, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Cloud, Mobile Mapping, Navigation with emphases on healthcare, public safety, retail, the environment, utilities, surveying, LBS, transport/ logistics, telecommunications and more.

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Geospatial World

Geospatial World is a popular publication, well acclaimed and most referred by global geospatial industry, policy and user community, research and academia alike. The print and online publications provide insight and analysis of technology trends, applications and business dynamics of GIS, remote sensing, GNSS, Surveying & Mapping, BIM, LiDAR and several upcoming technologies. The #1 media has 50,000+ global print readership, 250,000+ unique online visitors, 65,000+ subscribers to its newsletters and 32,000+ social media followers.

PBC Today

Planning & Building Control Today is a quarterly digital publication offering topical news, features and analysis on all aspects of planning, development and building control.

With an audience spanning the industry, from directors and managers to contractors, engineers, surveyors and consultants, PBC Today is a platform for policymakers, experts and those on the frontline to debate the sector's hot topics, highlight pioneering projects and communicate the latest best practice.

PBC Today's website,,uk, is updated daily with the latest news from around the construction sector, reaching around 10,000 unique visitors a week.

The B1M

The B1M is the world's largest and most subscribed-to video channel for construction. Their award-winning content is watched by over 1.2M people each month and saw them named a "Creator on the Rise" by YouTube in November 2017.