On February 1, the CSI 2000 Virtual Tradeshow went online at www.thecsishow.com. This website is an extension of the upcoming Construction Specifications Institute’s 44th Annual Convention & Exhibit in Atlanta, June 22-25, 2000. This annual event is billed as the world’s largest commercial building products show with more than 600 companies showcasing the latest products and services for the built environment.

Buyers will find that the Virtual Tradeshow can be used as a planning tool in advance of attending the CSI Convention and Exhibit. Buyers can search 24 hours a day for particular companies by name or by MasterFormat division to determine how to spend their time during the convention. The floor plan can be used to locate companies they want to visit on the show floor. Additionally, CSI buyers can also register and book hotel reservations through the site.