World of Concrete – The largest commercial construction event in 2015
World of Concrete, the only annual international commercial construction trade show for the concrete and masonry industries, expects to attract more than 50,000 concrete & masonry professionals and showcase 1,300 leading suppliers in more than 600,000 square feet of exhibit space.
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WOC will feature exhibitors from around the world, exhibiting in special product and action areas, including The Producer Centre, a marketplace of materials, equipment, demos, and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving; Concrete Repair & Demolition, housing a display of surface preparation equipment, scarifying, sawing equipment, concrete repair, and other demolition products; World of Masonry, showcasing products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals; Technology for Construction, featuring the newest products and tools for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers; and Concrete Surfaces & Decorative Pavilion showcasing the popularity of decorative concrete for both commercial and residential applications including concrete coatings, waterproofing products and technologies and more.
Unique to WOC are the outdoor exhibits and demonstration areas where attendees can see equipment and technology in action. This high-energy, high-impact area lets attendees test products under real jobsite conditions—giving them the knowledge they need to make educated purchasing decisions. Popular returning and brand new events include the MCAA’s Masonry Skills Challenge, Western Star Tough Site Challenge, the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® World Championship, Self-Leveling LIVE!, Safe Room Showcase, Artistry in Decorative Concrete, Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition!, The Hoover Dam & Bypass Bridge Tour, and the 2015 CIM Auction, just to name a few. Details on all returning favorites and events can be found here.
The World of Concrete Education Program features targeted 90-minute and 3-hour sessions within targeted tracks such as Business Leadership & Management, Concrete Production, Concrete Repair, Decorative Concrete, and Engineering. With more than 50% brand new sessions, WOC 2015 will offer more than 100 expert-led sessions, including interactive workshops such as Train-the-Trainer, Boot Camps for Field Leaders, and OSHA 10-Hour Safety plus Hands-On-Training opportunities for laying concrete masonry block, placing & finishing floors, surveying, stamped concrete and concrete repairs. Targeting both civil and structural engineers, the Engineering Day, scheduled for Thursday, February 5, features an education track with three seminars as well as scheduled demos and other events. For our attendees doing concrete business in Canada, WOC will feature two new seminars presented by the Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) and the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario (RMCAO). Click here for more information on these two seminars.
World of Concrete 2015 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, now in its 4th successful year, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contributions to the industry. The two winning crews will receive a trip to WOC 2015 as well as other prizes in addition to widespread industry recognition. Be a part of the excitement and vote online at www.crewsthatrock.com today! Dean & Derek, popular radio and TV hosts of DIY Network’s Rock Solid, Indoors Out, and PBS’s Victory Garden, have been invited to participate in the CREWS THAT ROCK CONTEST, sponsored by BASF.
At WOC, find everything you need to grow your business. Make new contacts and strengthen your industry connections. See, touch and test the latest products under real-world, jobsite conditions. Attend expert-led seminars for new skills, practical solutions and creative strategies to improve your business. Be a part of WOC 2015 by REGISTERING ONLINE TODAY!
Visit the WOC website frequently, as we add new events & educational offerings weekly. World of Concrete 2015: February 3-6; Seminars 2-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada!