From March 10 to 14, 2020, CONEXPO-CON/AGG at Las Vegas it will see over 2,800 exhibitors displaying their products over an area of 2,500,000 sqft. The show brings contractors, dealers, distributors, service providers, engineers and producers together. It features comprehensive education sessions for contractors, business owners, construction material producers and end-users to obtain cutting-edge information for today’s challenging economy and business model.
The co-located exhibitions (CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE) are the international industry gathering place showcasing the latest product innovations, equipment, and expertise to help attendees stay competitive in an ever changing and global marketplace. Both the shows have already set exhibit space records and will feature industry-leading education programs.
Several show ticket options are available, and all tickets include a monorail pass. New for 2020 is the opportunity to mix and match education sessions between CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE for one price. Attendees will have access to the leading manufacturers and suppliers, latest product innovations, and knowledge resources to help their businesses thrive.
This year, the show offers:
- The Tech Experience returns with two locations.
- The show campus has expanded with the new Festival Grounds for a total of 10 areas to explore.
- Plenty of show shuttles and hotel shuttles will run during the event, plus information stands and staff will help attendees easily navigate the show campus.
- CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE make it easy to prepare with an interactive online exhibitor directory and a show mobile app that will continuously sync to your online customizable show planner.
“It’s critical for the equipment manufacturing industry and the construction market it serves to do what it takes to engage the workforce of tomorrow to consider embarking on a career in the skilled trades,” said AEM Director of Workforce Development Julie Davis. “Our Workforce Solutions Area will provide a valuable opportunity to learn how to make a memorable connection with young people by tapping into kinesthetic learning methods that excite a hands-on workforce.”
Education is always a vital component of both CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE to help attendees thrive in a changing and global industry. Attendees can take advantage of more than 180 education sessions packed with timely and actionable information, developed with the guidance of leading industry groups, and delivered by industry experts. New for 2020 are mix-and-match sessions between CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE for company teams to cost-effectively obtain learning sessions targeted to their needs.
“The line-up of programming is not only larger than it has ever been but includes a fresh line-up of speakers along with core programming that is always highly attended,” said Eileen Dickson, vice president education, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and CONEXPO-CON/AGG Education Committee chair.
The education features 10 tracks covering a variety of equipment applications, site development, fleet management, business best practices, technology, safety, and attracting and retaining talent. IFPE education is grouped in two tracks: Hydraulics & Pneumatics at Work and The Business of Fluid Power. Its popular College Courses return, and new is an IFPE Research Symposium.
Also new this year is partnership of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 with women in construction groups to highlight the growing role women play in the industry “As the largest construction industry-focused trade show in North America, CONEXPO-CON/AGG seeks to draw attention to and celebrate the important role women play in the industry,” said Dana Wuesthoff, vice president of expositions and event services with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and CONEXPO-CON/AGG show director. “Working together, CONEXPO-CON/AGG, NAWIC and WOFA, will not only showcase women industry leaders, but reinforce the career growth potential for women, who today represent a small percentage of the workforce and the opportunity to diversify the industry.”