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GenreTrade Show, Exhibition
FrequencyEvery three years
VenueLas Vegas Convention Center
Location(s)Las Vegas, Nevada
CountryUnited States
Next eventMarch 10-14, 2020
SponsorsAssociation of Equipment Manufacturers, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, Associated General Contractors of America

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is North America’s largest construction trade show representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. CONEXPO-CON/AGG is a result of the merger of CONEXPO and CON/AGG in 1996.[1] It is held at the Las Vegas Convention Center with the next show held March 10-14, 2020. The International Exposition for Power Transmission (IFPE) is held in conjunction with CONEXPO-CON/AGG.[2][3]


In 1909, the first CONEXPO was held in Columbus, Ohio, and the first CON/AGG was held in Detroit Michigan in 1928. In 1996 the two shows merged, creating CONEXPO-CON/AGG. The first joint show was held in 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CONEXPO-CON/AGG has gone on to become the western hemisphere's largest show for the construction and construction materials industries.[4]

Show Highlights[edit]


American Road Builders Association sponsors the Road Show, predecessor of today’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG. The first Road Show after World War II is held at Soldier Field, Chicago, and is larger and more diverse than any previously held.


The 1999 show broke every record for U.S. trade shows with 1.7 million net square feet of exhibits and 124,000 attendees.


The International Fluid Power Exhibition (IFPE) is co-located with CONEXPO-CON/AGG for the first time. The show was previously held in Chicago beginning in 1984 by NFPA.


CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2005 became the largest show ever, in terms of attendance and exhibit space. The 2005 show had more than 124,300 industry professionals attend from around the world, with more than 1.8 million square feet of exhibit space.


The 2017 show spanned a record 2.8 million-plus net square feet of exhibits, with a record 2,800-plus exhibitors. Show attendance neared 128,000 for the week.[5] The world’s first 3D-printed excavator and the new Tech Experience debuted at the 2017 show.[6]

Featured Products and Services[edit]

The main topics of the show are:[2]

Show Sponsors[edit]

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is sponsored by:[2]


  1. ^ Haycraft, William R. (2002). Yellow Steel: The Story of the Earthmoving Equipment Industry. University of Illinois Press. pp. 366–367. ISBN 0-2520-7104-2.
  2. ^ a b c "Conexpo-Con/Agg 2014 - The Trade show for construction and construction materials". Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  3. ^ Miskelly, Matthew (2006). Trade Shows Worldwide. Cengage Gale. p. 1557. ISBN 0-7876-8968-8.
  4. ^ "A glimpse of tradeshow history | Exhibit City News". Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  5. ^ "Sales Soar at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  6. ^ "CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE Break Records in Las Vegas with 2.8+ Mil Net Sq. Ft. | TSNN Trade Show News". Retrieved 2017-04-26.

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