• April 2 - “Specifier’s Lesson’s Learned Group Therapy”
    Specifiers Roundtable. John Birazzi, CSI, CDT, AIA, and Joe Stypka, FCSI, CCS, AIA, will share some lessons learned including one on acoustics, high performance paint, architecturally exposed steel and poslished concrete. Thursday, April 2. Specifiers and architects are encouraged to share lessons learned among the group. 12N - 1PM, Goettsch Partners, 224 S. Michigan Ave, 17th Floor. Or by Webcast. Complimentary to members. Registation required:chicagocsi@aol.com. Non members will be added to a wait list and notificed 2 business days in advance if there is room
  • April 8 Tour of Focal Point Lighting
    CSI's technical roundtable commmittee has arranged this tour of the manufacturing plant, testing facility and offices, where many of Focal Point light fixtures are in use. The LEED Gold Headquarters features commercial, decorative and functional lighting fixtures. 12N-1:30PM. 4141 South Pulaski Road, Chicago. Reservations required. Complimentary to CSI members. Nonmembers may attend if there is space.
  • April 17 Roundtable: 5 Successful Strategies to Increase Your Product Specification Rate
    This program will explain the construction process and how product representatives and manufacturers fit into each phase. Participants will develop a better understanding of the AEC audience. They’ll also learn how their product fits into each project, and the best approaches to take when calling on design professionals. 12N - 1PM, Hafele, 154 W Hubbard, Chicago. Reservations required. Complimentary to members; non members waitlisted and notified 2 business days prior if there is space.
  • April 28 Tour & Presentation: Maggie Daley Park
    Chicago Park District-led walking tour of the park, as designed for the Chicago Park District by Brooklyn-based landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh followed by an indoor presentation by MVVA representatives. 5:00 - 7:30 PM. Complimentary to CSI Chicago Members, Non members, $30. 1.75 AIA CES/HSW. Space is limited and registration required.
  • May 7 - 9, 2015 CSI Bi-Region Conference
    Hosted by Chicago and Northern IL chapters, CSI leaders from over 30 chapters will gather for the 2015 conference at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza. CEU seminars, leadership training, product show, and networking events.
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  • New Chicago CSI Paint Documents Posted
    Revisions have been posted for CSI HIGH PERFORMANCE COATINGS CSI-099600 and CSI INTERIOR PAINTING SPECIFICATIONS CSI-099123. The CSI Painting Master is available to all CSI members as a benefit of membership. Go to the members only section of the website and log in with your password.
  • CSI New logo available for Member's Business Cards
    CSI members in good standing may use CSI's Member Logo on their business cards. Information is available on the Institute website. Membeber log-in required.
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