VERTEX has Experts that Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk.

Unlike others, VERTEX provides forensic consulting alongside traditional AEC services which allows for a 360 degree view of your project.

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VERTEX believes in a Lifetime of Learning philosophy.

Stay current with our industry experts as they share their insights and knowledge on the built environment.

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VERTEX is looking for talented individuals to join a highly technical team of forensic consultants, design engineers, construction managers, and environmental scientists.

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Have a question or want to speak with a technical professional?

VERTEX is a multi-discipline firm with global coverage. Our international network of resources enables us to provide multi-national clients with the most qualified local professionals who understand the culture, language, and regulatory framework.

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Education & Training

VERTEX embraces a Lifetime of Learning as a core value and we provide education and training resources to clients, employees, and industry partners.

Accredited Training & Speaking Engagements

Webinars and In-Person Events

VERTEX offers a variety of education and training resources to real estate, legal, insurance, and construction industry professionals. This includes customized webinars and accredited continuing education programs. We also provide virtual and in-person trainings and presentations on construction, environmental engineering, architecture, and design. With our vast expertise in these areas, our trainers offer valuable insights. Additionally, our team members frequently participate in industry events and are often guests on podcasts. More information on past appearances can be found on our Insights page.

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Request specific trainings, in-person events and speaker engagements from our company or join the list for the next opportunity.

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Training Thursdays

VERTEX Training Thursdays offers a convenient way to earn various CLE, CE, and AIA credits to individuals throughout the AEC industry regardless of time zone or location.

These webinars are held the first Thursday of every month from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern and are CE, CLE and AIA accredited. Please check each course’s registration page for which state(s) are CE and CLE approved.

VERTEX Training Thursdays are free! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and grow from the comfort of your own home or office.

Streamline your webinar registration process by, signing up for multiple upcoming webinars at once!

Upcoming Offerings:


Fire Protection Concepts for Buildings & Industrial Facilities

Date: December 7th, 2023
Time: 12:00pm- 1:00pm EST
Presenter: Stephen Kowkabany

The purpose of this program is to provide an overview for licensed attorneys and adjusters of fire protection concepts, the variety of fire protection systems available, as well as common issues and concerns with fire protection systems.


All Training Thursdays: Catalog of Past Course Recordings

Choose through the recordings of past Training Thursday Sessions for a convenient, and accessible way to learn more about the AEC industry.



Interested in earning additional CE and CLE credits virtually from VERTEX’S experts? VERTEX will routinely update this page with upcoming live presentation to register for.

Additional webinars will be listed here when registration is available.

Are you a contract attorney, a transaction attorney specializing in construction deals, a surety attorney/claims representative, or an AEC professional eager to stay updated on industry trends? If so, our upcoming webinar is a must-attend event.


Key Topics We’ll Cover:

  1. Economic Climate: Discover how the current state of the US economy is impacting the construction industry.
  2. Sectors & Cycles: Gain insights into key sectors of the US construction industry and their behavior during expansion and recessionary cycles.
  3. AEC Industry Review: Get a detailed overview of the AE industry, including employment statistics, hours worked, wages, and billing indices.
  4. Tech & AI: Learn about innovative technologies and how artificial intelligence will shape the future of the AE industry.

Our featured expert, Bill McConnell, PE, JD, MSCE, is the co-founder and CEO of The Vertex Companies, an international AEC firm. With a wealth of experience as an expert witness in domestic and international megaproject disputes, he’ll provide invaluable insights.

Recently published, Bill is a frequent presenter at many construction, engineering, and law conferences each year. This presentation is a valuable opportunity to learn about the US economy, construction industry, and AE industry from an expert in the field. Learn more about his book, titled Fundamentals of Construction Claims: A 9-Step Guide for General Contractors, Subcontractors, Architects, Engineers, and Owners.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Duration: 1 hour

Submitted for 1.0 hour of CE credit in Texas and Florida.

Submitted for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in Illinois, Texas, Washington and Pennsylvania.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay informed about the US economy, construction industry trends, and the future of the AEC sector. Mark your calendar and join us for this insightful webinar.

Register Now to secure your spot!

Continuing Education Attendance Requirements

The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) intends to present our clients with the best virtual learning experience possible.

To be in compliance with VERTEX’s Continuing Education Attendance Requirements, you must be logged in to ON24 for the entire presentation to receive 1.0 hour of CE, CLE, and AIA credit. To learn more, download our Continuing Education Attendance Requirements Policy.

Additional Resources for AEC Industry Professionals (Non-Accredited)

Expand your knowledge and expertise with VERTEX’s diverse selection of presentations! VERTEX provides its community members valuable resources that can help you stay on top of industry trends, mitigate risk, and learn best practices.

Choose from our selection of On Demand courses to receive comprehensive knowledge on various areas within the AEC industry. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to advance your career and become a subject matter expert!

VERTEX is unique because we are a traditional AEC firm that also offers forensic solutions. We walk the talk, making us the most credible and highly sought after experts. VERTEX offers expert services on megaprojects and high-profile matters throughout the globe.

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VERTEX provides engineering design solutions on all types of ground-up and restoration work involving commercial, residential, and industrial projects.

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VERTEX manages environmental risk with clients and proactively avoids unplanned costs on projects located throughout the globe.

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VERTEX offers project advisory on construction contracting and consulting services to a broad spectrum of clients on technical projects located throughout the globe.

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Course Catalog

Visit our course catalog to learn more about VERTEX accredited webinars and other training courses.

Course Catalog

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