From enjoying jobsite tours to hands-on demonstrations, there are many advantages to attending construction trade shows and conferences. Here is your guide to some of the top commercial construction convention and trade shows in 2020.
World of Concrete
World of Concrete (WOC) is commonly referred to as the most important annual international event for concrete and masonry professionals. This event is scheduled for February 3-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and features 1,500 exhibiting companies and occupies more than 700,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space. You can benefit from meeting with original equipment manufacturers from around the world and exclusive U.S. distributors of equipment, tools, products and services for the commercial construction, concrete and masonry industries.
Associated Builders and Contractors Convention
The ABC Convention is planned to take place in Nashville, Tennessee on March 23-27, 2020. This event is renowned for its keynote speakers, education sessions and networking opportunities. Those in attendance can also look forward to hearing from ABC’s chief economist Anirban Basu as he shares important updates concerning global, national and regional economic performance using the most current data available. He also outlines the performance of financial, labor, real estate, and construction markets. You can also enjoy the Association Excellence Awards and the Careers in Construction Awards where outstanding achievements and employees are recognized from around the industry.
ENR Future Tech
Known as construction’s leading tech forum, this event will be held in San Francisco on June 11-12, 2020. Over 700 AEC leaders gather in the city for this event for a series of interactive sessions to explore emerging strategies and next generation technologies around the construction industry. Professionals who have attended in the past are quick to point out that they enjoy this conference more than others because of the high energy, welcoming environment, and the chance to see the newest tools before they hit the market.
This event is scheduled in Grapevine, Texas on September 30-October 2, 2020 at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center. The three-day conference and expo features everything from accredited educational sessions and 175+ exhibitors to an interactive luncheon and an education networking lounge. This also happens to be one of the only events in the commercial construction industry where you can earn continuing education credits while learning about the latest in products and services from top manufacturers.
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