Marketing Manager, Hanley Wood FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dallas, Texas - World of Concrete 2009 returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 3- 6; Seminars 2-6, for its 35th event, and will continue to build upon a reputation as the ONLY annual international commercial construction show for the concrete and masonry industries.
With energy consumption and conservation a concern around the globe, combined with a booming interest in the green construction market, concrete is more relevant and important than ever to the commercial and residential construction markets. World of Concrete 2009 will showcase exhibits, educational sessions and forums to address this and many other issues by providing relevant solutions, products and technologies.
Recognized by Tradeshow Week as one of the Fastest 50 Tradeshows in both 2007 and 2008, WOC 2009 will once again feature special product and action areas including The Producer Center, a dedicated marketplace of materials, equipment, demonstrations, and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving; Concrete Repair and Demolition, featuring surface preparation products & equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, and other demolition products; World of Masonry, showcasing a full range of products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals; and Technology for Construction, featuring the latest products and technologies for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers.
“Although the economy is facing some challenges at this time, indications are that WOC will still be a very successful event. Companies realize they need to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends and products, and be prepared for when the economy improves in order to seize the many business opportunities that will be available to them,” states Tom Cindric, Show Director. “WOC is highly regarded as a valuable resource in the commercial construction industry providing the products and education to help businesses grow and prosper.”
Returning in 2009 will be the GREENSITE exhibits & presentation area showcasing green build technologies and products along with interactive displays, video and live presentations by experts in green build technologies. Premiering at the 2009 event will be the New Product Showcase, highlighting the #1 reason attendees come to World of Concrete -- to see the newest industry products and technologies.
The World of Concrete Education Program is lauded as a world-class feature at the show with targeted 3-hour and 90-minute topics including Leadership & Management, Technology for Construction, Green Building, Safety & Risk Management, Finance & Money Matters and more.
About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America’s leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Exhibitions (Dallas) conducts 18 trade shows, including World of Concrete, one of the top 20 trade show events in the country.
Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.