Looking forward to 2020, many concrete and masonry contractors and business owners are wondering what industry events they should attend. Attending concrete and masonry conferences is important in order to keep up with the latest industry trends, discover new vendors that can help your business, network and share insights with other industry professionals, and learn about new products.
There’s good new for 2020… there are a number of fantastic concrete and masonry events to choose from. When determining which event to attend, there are many things to consider including:
· Does the event offer an expo hall to learn about new products and services?
· What networking opportunities does the event include to meet with other like-minded industry professionals?
· Are educational sessions offered?
· How much does it cost to attend? if it offers educational sessions, Which event should you choose to attend?
· Where is the event located?
Here the top concrete and masonry events of 2020 to consider attending:
1. World of Concrete 2020 | February 3-7 | Las Vegas, NV
At World of Concrete, find all the products, resources and valuable information necessary to strengthen your business. This is the commercial construction industry’s first, largest and most important annual international event for concrete and masonry professionals across the globe!
Your opportunities are endless! From heavy-duty machinery and high-efficiency products, to skill-building workshops and management seminars, you’ll find everything related to improving your business at the world’s largest annual international commercial concrete construction and masonry event.
2. The Precast Show 2020 | March 5-7 | Fort Worth, TX
The Precast Show is the largest precast-specific trade show in North America and the one place where you can find the industry’s most important suppliers and foremost equipment experts under one roof. The Precast Show 2020 will feature a wide variety of education courses from production to leadership, special events, a keynote luncheon featuring industry awards, a plant tour and much more.
The Precast Show is sponsored by the National Precast Concrete Association and the Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute with additional collaboration from the Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute and the Cast Stone Institute.
3. Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2020 | October 8-10 | St. Louis, MO
The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is the premiere event for the tilt-up concrete industry. Each year, the event brings together contractors, architects, engineers, developers, suppliers, manufactures and students interested in tilt-up construction for three days of education, networking, demos, tours, awards, entertainment, certification and much more. St. Louis, Missouri will be the host city in 2020.
4. 2020 Virginia Concrete Conference | February 27-28 | Richmond, VA
This is the annual forum for the exchange of information and technology transfer with focus on concrete pavements and structures, as well as concrete materials. Emphasis will be placed on technical advancements/improvements and the viability of concrete for transportation applications. Industry and government experts will attend to share their knowledge and experiences in their field of expertise.
Don’t miss this opportunity to network with the industry’s leading professionals as you learn about the latest developments in concrete, pavements, and bridges.