Sold-Out Exhibit Space & More Education at Industry Showcases
Both the AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt Show & Conference have achieved record size to offer attendees more than 170,000 net square feet of exhibits and a broader range of equipment, products and services than ever before, plus more industry education with 120-plus learning sessions.
There is still time to save on advance discounts for show admission and education programs by registering through February 16.
Attendees can use the show mobile app and online planning tools to pre-plan their visit and make the most efficient use of their time onsite.
The co-located 2018 AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt Show & Conference are set for March 6-8 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. One registration includes access to both shows.
Exhibits & Education to Get Ahead
More than 450 exhibitors, including 140 companies new to the shows, are bringing their latest and greatest to Houston, with equipment, products and services grouped into more than a dozen major categories, including:
- Aggregates, asphalt, concrete, earthmoving, and lifting equipment
- Components and accessories
- Construction materials
- Electronics, controls and instrumentation
- Engines and powertrains
- General utilities
- Information technology
- Safety and security
- Industry services
The shows also offer industry professionals convenient access to a wide variety of targeted education to meet the professional-development needs of new to seasoned employees. Two prestigious industry conferences anchor the education:
- People, Plants and Paving Conference from the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)
- AGG1 Academy from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)
“This will be the largest gathering of aggregates and asphalt industries suppliers in North America. But more than size, attendees tell us this is a can’t-miss quality event to interact with so many leading companies in one place to find business solutions,” said Tricia Mallett, AEM director of event services & technology and World of Asphalt show director.
“Education increases the value of the shows and are an investment in the future for attendees and their companies. Sessions are tailored to serious industry professionals looking for the latest industry knowledge to become more productive and prepared to meet industry challenges,” said Pamala Bouchard, NSSGA vice president of membership & meetings and AGG1 show director.
Networking to Stay Connected
Company leaders understand the importance of networking to stay sharp. Industry connections made at AGG1 and World of Asphalt between buyers and sellers, peer-to-peer and with industry experts provide invaluable information to help companies look ahead and be prepared.
Networking includes a complimentary Rock & Road Reception on the exhibit floor for all AGG1 and World of Asphalt attendees on the second day of the shows.
Get Set with Mobile App, Online Planner
The shows’ online exhibitor directory/show planner (with show map) is searchable by company name, companies new to the show, type of product or market area, geographic location, booth number and location on the show floor.
The online New Products & Technologies exhibitor preview helps attendees quickly locate what’s new on the show floor.
Attendees can schedule exhibitor meetings as well as must-attend education sessions and networking events, and update their itinerary pre-show and onsite.
The free show mobile app will be available for attendees to synchronize their personalized itinerary to their mobile device to stay connected and make changes in real time.
Special Offers in Houston for Attendees
Houston is ready to welcome show visitors! The city is offering registered attendees exclusive deals and discounts to help them explore Houston during their time in town for the shows. Learn more about Houston attractions here.