BuilConn will be held May 16-18, 2006, at the Palm Spring Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA, and the event's organizer, Clasma Events Inc., has announced the 2006 Buildy Awards program which celebrates the North American organizations and individuals who best support the vision of networked building systems.

Five award categories have been established for the Buildy Awards to recognize the variety of efforts that promote enterprise-wide integration: Vision, Best Integration Project, Best New Product, and Best Building.

Participation is open to industry professionals, systems integrators, technology manufacturers, building owners, and consulting engineers in North America. Candidates may enter the competition by nominating themselves, their own company, or their peers. Applications are available for download at www.builconn.org, and must be submitted in electronic format by March 31, 2006