Expectation builds for World of Concrete

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:32

The most important annual international event of the year for concrete sawing and drilling, concrete floor grinding and polishing industries is World of Concrete.

The show will take place 23-26 January at the Las Vegas Convention Center and is expected to attract 60,000 visitors and 1,500 leading suppliers from around the world. WOC 2018 will also be the largest World of Concrete in 9 years.

During the last decade WOC has established an even stronger position as the meeting place for the world’s professionals involved with concrete sawing and drilling, concrete floor grinding and polishing, concrete dust and slurry extraction and demolition. There will be a strong presence of the major suppliers exhibiting and demonstrating their vast array of products. 


WOC, the chosen show

This world-renowned industry event will continue to bring international buyers together with US exhibitors to expand business domestically and overseas. For the 13th consecutive year, the US Department of Commerce has selected WOC as a participant in the International Buyer Program. WOC draws significant attendance at each event, working with US Commercial Services posts from around the world. WOC welcomes international exhibitors to sell their concrete and masonry related products and services, as well as international visitor delegations from across the globe to network, test drive equipment and discover new products and services and benefit from a world-class education programme. 


New in 2018

The 2018 WOC education programme will include everything from interactive workshops and specialized seminars to hands-on, skill-building sessions. WOC’s world-class education programme equips field personnel, project leaders, supervisors and owners with the latest knowledge in every facet of concrete and masonry. 

New for 2018 will be competitions and exhibits located in the Bronze Lot, next to South Hall. In addition to the exhibitors in this new area, returning WOC event favourites include the John Deere Operator Challenge, the Western Star Trucks Get Tough Challenge, and the SPEC Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship and much more. 


Special product and action areas

WOC will once again feature special product and action areas, including:

The Producer Center (North Hall) Featuring marketplace of materials, equipment, demos, and seminars for concrete producers.

Material Handling (Central Hall) Offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving.

Concrete Repair & Demolition (South Hall) Housing a display of surface preparation equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, and other demolition products.

World of Masonry (North Hall) Showcasing products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals.

Technology for Construction (Central Hall) Featuring the newest products and tools for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers.

Concrete Surfaces & Decorative (South Hall) Showcasing the popularity of decorative concrete for both commercial and residential applications.

Precast (North Hall) Featuring the latest products and technologies in the precast/prestressed sector.

Concrete Masonry (North Hall) This area showcases everything for the producers of concrete masonry (block, segmental retaining wall units, veneer, slabs, pavers, and roof tiles, admixtures, equipment & supplies and pigments.

Concrete Reinforcement (North Hall) features the leaders in concrete reinforcement showcasing reinforcement bending, cutting, straightening, and fabricating machinery, reinforced positioners and locators, epoxy-coated, steel, glass fibre, galvanized bar and all types of reinforcement accessories.

 PDi Magazine with its international sister magazine PDa Magazine will be there at booth C4222 in the central hall, booth number C4222. 

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