Conexpo-Con/Agg

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG is a trade show for the construction industry that takes place every three years. 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]

History[edit]

In 1909, the first CONEXPO was held in Columbus, Ohio, and the first CON/AGG was held in Detriot Michigan in 1928. In 1994 the two show 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]

The world’s first 3D-printed excavator and the new Tech Experience debuted at the 2017.show. A record 143 education sessions, grouped into 10 tracks, including a new Technology track.[5]

Statistics[edit]

2017 (March 7- 11, 2017) Show Statistics:[6]

  • Total attendance neared 128,000 for the week
    • Almost half of all attendees serve in executive positions at their company
    • 26,000 international attendees from 150 countries
  • 130,000 industry professionals from over 150 different countries
  • 2,800+ exhibitors
  • 2.8 million-plus net sq. ft
  • 150+ education sessions, certification programs and conferences[6]

Products and Services[edit]

The main topics of the show are:[7][2]

Sponsors[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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". www.exhibitcitynews.com. Retrieved 2017-04-25. 
  5. ^ "CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE Break Records in Las Vegas with 2.8+ Mil Net Sq. Ft. | TSNN Trade Show News". www.tsnn.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  6. ^ a b "Sales Soar at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017". www.constructionequipmentguide.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31. 
  7. ^ "CONEXPO-CON/AGG Las Vegas" Rigging Trade Show

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