Something for everyone:
WOC will once again feature special product and action areas, including The Producer Center, a marketplace of materials, equipment, demos, and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving; Concrete Repair & Demolition, housing a display of surface preparation equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, and other demolition products; World of Masonry, showcasing products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals; Technology for Construction, featuring the newest products and tools for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers; and Concrete Surfaces & Decorative showcasing the popularity of decorative concrete for both commercial and residential applications.
NEW for 2016: The all-new precast area focuses on precast products, technologies and equipment including coring machines, pipe unloaders, precast forms, above/below ground precast, concrete pipe, manhole and septic tank equipment, and more!
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING WOC:
See it all in one place. Find everything you need to win more jobs, make more money and streamline your business.
Get connected. Make new contacts and strengthen your industry connections.
Work smarter. Learn how to work leaner, get the safety training and courses you need in today's economy.
Get hands-on. See, touch and test the latest products under real-world, jobsite conditions.
Find new opportunities. Capitalize on the trends that will drive future markets and provide opportunities to profit.
Get your questions answered. Attend expert-led seminars for the new skills, practical solutions and creative strategies to improve your business.
Please note: All info is subject to change. During normal show hours, persons 17 years-old and under will be admitted only with parental supervision. THIS RULE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. Persons 18 years-old and over must register and pay in order to receive a badge. The use of Segway and Segway-type units are prohibited on the show floor unless the Segway is identified with and ADA placard.
Tips & Justification To Attend WOC 2016
Below is some sample copy to help you approach your supervisor regarding a trip to WOC 2016.
I am requesting your support of my attendance at World of Concrete 2016. Being at WOC will give me a chance to engage with thousands of industry professionals throughout the week. In addition to networking with these leaders and exchanging ideas and knowledge, I will be able to participate in a world-class education program highlighting what is happening today as well as the future in the concrete and masonry industries.
55,000+ concrete and masonry professionals
100+ specialized seminars and interactive workshops
70+ teaching pros from around the world
I plan to achieve the following three objectives while attending WOC 2016.
Objective 1: Make three connections that could lead to future business.
Objective 2: Take back three innovative ideas that I can apply in my daily work.
Objective 3: Take a minimum of 1-2 seminar sessions to improve my value to our company.
The sessions I'm interested in attending are:(See this grid)
World of Concrete is over
43 years old and has a stellar reputation in our industry as THE annual show to
attend for anyone working in the global commercial concrete or masonry business, and
I encourage you to give me an opportunity to experience this show.I look forward
to bringing back valuable information, new product info, and plan to implement
and share them with our team to improve efficiency, productivity, and to
positively impact future revenue.
PDi Professional Demolition
Southeast Asia Construction
Philippine Constructors Association
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Building and Concrete Restoration Association of Ontario
Ready Mixed Concrete Assocation of Ontario
Ontario General Contractors Association
Bauma - The Heartbeat of Our Industry
What Attendees Say About WOC
“I’ve been coming to WOC for the past six years and it’s really become the opportunity for me to start planning for the year ahead. I get the chance to meet with all of my suppliers, check out new projects, get an idea of budgets and also see if there’s anything else I can add to my business to bring in more money."
"This year I took some of the classes—I actually took one this morning called “Concreting During Cold and Hot Weather” and took one yesterday also which had a lot to do with the testing of the concrete. I got a lot out of them—they were very educational. Typically when I attend these sessions, I’ll take back what I learned and share it with others at my company and my friends that are in the
El Paso Water Improvement District No. 1
“I’ve had a great first impression of the show and definitely found a few solutions to some of the things I’m looking for, which is good. I’m from Australia so we’ve got a small population base so there’s limited products and we don’t have anything like this.”
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