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Your continuing education starts here. From interactive workshops and specialized seminars to hands-on skill-building sessions, World of Concrete’s world-class education program equips field personnel, project leaders, supervisors and owners with the latest knowledge in every facet of the professional concrete business. Learn new skills and techniques, find ways to operate more efficiently, earn professional certifications and improve yourself and your business—for the knowledge you need to finish each job better, faster and more profitably—we’ve got you covered. 


Offering more than 100 expert-led sessions including interactive workshops such as Train-the-Trainer, Boot Camps for Leaders, Hands-On Training, and Live Decorative Demonstration.  

Questions about the WOC Education Program? Email us.


NEW for WOC 2016! Discounts for Military and Schools!

Approved Military personnel can now register online and receive special discounts on select seminars, workshops, and hands-on training sessions. Military leaders can click here to submit request for discounts.


College/University advisors can register their qualified construction management & engineering students online with special discounts on 90-minute and 3-hour seminars. Approved students who register for at least one seminar will receive complimentary Exhibits-Only admission ($85 value). School advisors/coordinators can click here to apply for this special offering.

Questions should be directed to Bonnie King, Sr. Education Program Manager, at 972-536-6416 or via email.

 

WOC Education Program Hours:

Monday, February 1 (Pre-show Education all day)
WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8:00 am - 11:00 am; 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 am - 10:00 am; 10:30 am - 12:00 pm;
         1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, February 2 - Thursday, February 4

WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 am - 10:00 am; 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Friday, February 5
WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 am - 10:00 am


WOC Education Program Pricing: (rates below are per seminar*)

DISCOUNTED 12-HOUR SUPER PASS PACKAGES: Save 25% or MORE!

[SP1] Master Certificate Super Pass 1– Select three 3-hour seminars from one 3-hour track above plus any two 90-minute seminars.  Includes admission to the World of Concrete exhibits. FEE: $425 ($525 after 12/15/15 and onsite)

[SP2] Master Certificate Super Pass 2 – Select four 3-hour seminars (three from one 3-hour track plus one additional from any 3-hour track above).  Includes admission to the World of Concrete exhibits.
FEE: $425 ($525 after 12/15/15 and onsite)

[SP3] Master Certificate Super Pass 3 – Earn a Master Certificate in Concrete Construction Management by selecting total of 12 seminar hours of any combination from any 3-hour or 90-minute program track.  (Discounted package excludes workshops, hands-on training and certification seminars & examinations.)  Includes admission to the World of Concrete exhibits.
FEE: $525 ($625 after 12/15/15 and onsite)

Exhibits-Only: $65 before 12/15/15; $85 after 12/15/15 and onsite - 
Restrictions may apply.

3-hour seminars are $140 before 12/15/15; $170 after 12/15/15 & onsite
4-hour certification seminars are $185 before 12/15/15; $215 after 12/15/15 & onsite
90-minute seminars are $100 before 12/15/15; $130 after 12/15/15 & onsite

*seminar rate does not include Exhibits Only registration and fee

Please note: All info is subject to change. WOC is not responsible or liable for any costs incurred due to any cancellations or delays of any type that may affect purchased events, including seminars, training courses, certifications, and luncheons & forums.

During education program hours, children 17 years of age and under will NOT be admitted into seminar meeting rooms. THIS RULE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. Persons 18 years old and over must register and pay in order to attend seminars.


Seminar Cancellation/Refund Policy
All attendee refund requests must be made in writing to registration@worldofconcrete.com. Exhibits-Only fee is nonrefundable. A $35 fee per cancelled seminar &/or $100 per Super Pass package, Workshop, or Hands-on Training course will be assessed on cancellations with requests postmarked or emailed through December 15, 2015. No refunds after December 15. No refunds issued at or after the show.

Tips & Justification To Attend WOC 2017


Below is some sample copy to help you approach your supervisor regarding a trip to WOC 2017.

SAMPLE LETTER: 

I am requesting your support of my attendance at World of Concrete 2017. 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.

This industry-leading event features:
55,000+
concrete and masonry professionals
1,400+leading suppliers
100+
specialized seminars and interactive workshops
70+
teaching pros from around the world

I plan to achieve the following three objectives while attending WOC 2017.

Example:
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 44 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.

 

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