World of Concrete (WOC) 2014 returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 21-24; Seminars 20-24, and will continue to build upon a reputation as the ONLY annual international commercial construction show for the concrete and masonry industries. WOC 2013 attracted 54,869 professional registrants and showcased just over 1,300 indoor/outdoor exhibitors in more than 56,000 net square meters of exhibit space.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, WOC will feature special product and action areas including The Producer Center, a dedicated marketplace of materials, equipment, demonstrations, and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving; Concrete Repair and Demolition, featuring surface preparation products & equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, and other demolition products; Concrete Surfaces and Decorative, with all the products for decorative concrete professionals including hardeners, sealants, colorants, and the latest technologies for this popular sector of the industry; World of Masonry, showcasing a full range of products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals; and Technology for Construction, featuring the latest products and technologies for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers.

WOC promotes the show worldwide in an effort to attract interna¬tional buyers and exhibitors to expand business both domestically and overseas. The show welcomes international exhibitors as well as delegations from across the globe to network, see and sell new products and benefit from a world-class education program. For the 9th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Commerce has selected WOC for the International Buyer Program (IBP) for both the 2014 and 2015 shows.

The World of Concrete Education Program features targeted 90-minute and 3-hour sessions within targeted tracks such as Leadership & Management, Technology for Construction, Safety & Risk Management, Finance & Money Matters and more. With more than 50% brand new sessions, WOC 2014 will offer over 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.

"WOC 2014 will be an important event for the industry. Attendees can find everything they are looking for in one place—new and innovative products, leading suppliers, extensive education and training opportunities while networking with their peers and enjoying all that Las Vegas has to offer," said Jackie James, Director.

With such a wide variety of events, demonstrations, educational sessions, networking opportunities and much more, WOC 2014 will create an important and vital marketplace for both attendees and exhibitors. Visit the dynamic WOC website, full of brand new user-friendly features, downloadable high-resolution show videos, and technology to help buyers and sellers connect before, during and after the show.