There are a lot of fantastic events in 2019 that concrete and masonry contractors should consider attending. Choosing the right ones to attend can be difficult. Concrete and masonry events feature discussions on industry trends and provide practical advice on a wide range of topics to help small, medium and large business owners.
In addition, many events include hands-on product demonstrations and the ability to discover new vendors and solutions in an expo hall. Networking with other concrete and masonry contractors, business owners and solutions providers is another key component of a successful event.
Here are some of the best concrete and masonry events of 2019…
1. World of Concrete 2019 | January 21-25 | Las Vegas, NV
If you’re looking for better ways to get the job done, World of Concrete has been working all year to bring you the newest equipment, products, training and expertise you need to work smarter, faster and more profitably.
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 2019 | February 28 – March 2 | Louisville, KY
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 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 2019 | September 26-28 | Atlanta, GA
The 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Atlanta will celebrate the spirit of the city’s symbol, the phoenix. Education will be focused on the rising expectations of those charged with creating our built environment, those designing and building our churches, schools, libraries and places of work. Speakers will feature examples of new technologies, new research and new techniques designed to propel the industry to new heights. You will leave inspired, armed with valuable knowledge and awareness of new resources, connections and tools to rise up and exceed expectations in your own work, company and market.
4. North American Masonry Conference 2019 | June 16-19 | Salt Lake City, UT
The North American Masonry Conference 2019 is hosted by Brigham Young University and is the latest in a series of quadrennial conferences sponsored by The Masonry Society. More than 150 papers from more than 20 countries are anticipated to be presented on a wide array of masonry topics.
The conference seeks to provide a forum to professionals from around the world for networking and sharing the latest advances in masonry knowledge and practice. The conference will feature tracks of interest to masonry researchers, designers, practitioners, educators, and building managers. Certificates of Attendance for conference sessions will be available for attendees.
5. 2019 Virginia Concrete Conference | February 28 – March 1 | Richmond, VA
This is the annual forum for the exchange of information and technology transfer with a 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 join us 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.