End of World of Concrete 2022
The 47th edition concrete world drew nearly 37,000 “registered professionals” in construction and masonry this week for the trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, show management reports.
More than 1,100 suppliers exhibited, including 150 for the first time.
“The level of engagement from companies of all sizes and across all industry sectors was very encouraging, particularly after the past two difficult years,” said Jackie James, group director for World of Concrete. “[It] highlights the revival of the trade show industry and the continued growth of the construction and masonry sectors.
“We are thrilled with the positive feedback we have received from our community, buyers and sellers, and look forward to seeing a host of new business partnerships and industry innovations resulting from this week’s event,” adds James.
Attendees took part in a variety of educational sessions, with topics ranging from 3D printing in concrete construction, women in construction, waterproofing and more.
“Year after year, industry professionals flock to World of Concrete for its highly valued education and unique opportunity to earn technical certifications to help professionals navigate this complex industry,” says James. “This year was no different. We were delighted to see meeting rooms filled with engaged attendees who exchanged ideas with their peers. It is admirable to see this industry’s continued ambition to grow and share insights. ideas.”
According to show management, developments and trends at the show included greater productivity on the jobsite, automated concrete construction equipment, new materials to increase contractor productivity, simplified data management systems and upgrades. products and equipment that reduce a project’s carbon footprint.