World of Concrete organizers are predicting significant growth for the 2019 edition of the annual trade show.
Informa Exhibitions reports its recently completed space draw for World of Concrete 2019 recruited more than 970 exhibitors booking more than 62,800 square metres of exhibit space.
“We are anticipating another exciting event for 2019,” said Jackie James, the group director of World of Concrete.
“This space draw has surpassed expectations in square footage, and we are confident the 2019 event will be a strong event for both exhibitors and attendees.”
With nine months remaining until the 2019 event, organizers are anticipating significant growth compared to World of Concrete 2018.
This year’s event was the largest show in nine years, with 58,000 registered professionals featuring 1,564 suppliers exhibiting across more than 69,305 square metres of space.
“We look forward to serving the concrete and masonry industries with this annual international platform to network, source, and receive valuable education to start the year off strong,” James said.
World of Concrete 2019, taking place January 22 to 25, with seminars running Jan. 21 to 25, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show will feature a week of exciting new products, the latest equipment, cutting-edge technologies, spectator events and competitions, as well as more than 150 educational sessions including luncheons, interactive workshops, hands-on training and industry and hands-on training.
“There are some very positive changes to the show floor for 2019. We have moved the Masonry area to Central Hall, and Technology to the North Hall, to accommodate both of these growing sectors of our industry. We look forward to filling what is left in available booth space throughout the summer and fall, culminating in another action-packed event for our attendees,” said Kevin Archibald, Show Manager.
World of Concrete is the industry’s only annual event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. The first World of Concrete event was held in 1975 and drew about 1,500 people to the 2,000 square metre floor show.