Trade Shows

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is hosting WASTECON 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona, the fifth-largest city in the United States this October 21-24th. The event serves to cultivate the development of a circular economy as well as job creation within the solid waste industry, as well as plan for sustainable futures within communities. With a population of nearly two million people, this hotbed of creativity, also known as the innovation district or the PHX Core, is the perfect place to bring together startups, business incubators, accelerators, entrepreneurs, and universities for a week of learning, networking, and fun. 
May 14, 2019

This year’s African Construction Expo, taking place June 11-13th, represents a beacon of hope for the South African construction industry. Given the country’s recent recession, which didn’t bode well for the industry as a whole, a new stimulus plan put in place by the South African government might just be construction’s saving grace. This makes this year’s expo all the more important, with opportunities for construction professionals to come together, network, and brainstorm new solutions for a future of growth and expansion.
May 3, 2019

Peterbilt Motors Company displayed their electric vehicle lineup at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, California at booth #1934. Featuring a Model 220EV, a Model 520EV and a Model 579EV, the lineup showcased an impressive array of new features.
April 25, 2019

The Volvo Group is grabbed everyone’s attention at this year’s Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, with Volvo CE, Volvo Penta, Volvo Trucks, and Volvo Financial Services all ready to take the stage in a collaborative effort to offer a package of integrated products and services. The dedication of the Volvo Group to helping solve construction’s toughest demands based on shared market-leading knowledge was a perfect fit with the theme of this year’s expo: Building Tomorrow. Volvo CE even unveiled its first compact electric excavator and wheel loader as a step forward in their industry-first pledge to produce electric compact machines by 2020.
April 14, 2019

John Deere will be displaying their construction equipment at Bauma for the first time this year, April 8-14th. Set to be exhibiting a select fourteen machines, the exhibition will be held at the Wirtgen Group booth. Amongst the equipment will be motor graders intended be sold via the French sales and service company Wirtgen France SAS, as well as Wirtgen Group’s German sales and service companies, which John Deere acquired in December of 2017.
April 4, 2019

The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, has openly invited South African and international construction firms to transform the inner city in order to unlock new economic potential for small to medium-sized contractors, as well as other local disadvantaged groups. This inner city revitalization project, championed by Mashaba, is also known as the “84 properties initiative”. Hosting the African Construction Expo and the co-located Totally Concrete Expo will be the city’s first initiative in attracting investors and growing awareness.
March 18, 2019

WasteExpo, North America’s largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, is happening May 6-9, 2019, in Las Vegas. Over the past 50 years, WasteExpo has helped usher in more significant industry innovations than any other—and the future looks even more promising.
March 11, 2019

2019’s 11th International Fair of Road Transport - Commercial Vehicles ROTRA is drawing near, taking place this May 14-16th in Targi Kielce, Poland. You’ll want to save the date for this “everything about road transport” expo. The event has been assembled specifically for the market producers of utility vehicles, helping them to meet the ever-growing demands and needs of their clients.
March 4, 2019

Despite the appearance of rain, sleet, and snow, this year’s World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo hit record attendance numbers with 10,063 people registered - a 28 percent increase over last year’s attendance in Houston. With attendees from all 50 states making appearances, as well as all 10 Canadian provinces, the state of Indiana alone saw over 1500 people coming to the expo. International attendance increased 10 percent as well, with delegations as far as Nigeria and Russia making their way to the trade show that was held in Indianapolis on February 12-14th.
February 22, 2019

Manitou North America is holding an exclusive meet and greet event with the IndyCar Series Driver and Manitou Ambassador, Graham Rahal, on February 18th from 12-4pm. Manitou will be showcasing all of their rental solutions across the Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang brands at the upcoming ARA Show in Anaheim, California on February 17-20th at booth 6357/6353, as well as a press event on the 19th from 11-12pm in Mezzanine C. You’ll also want to make sure to stop by for a chance to win a VIP Experience for four at the Long Beach Grand Prix, which includes hotel accomodations and dinner with Graham Rahal himself.
February 12, 2019

Liebherr will be attending Buama 2019 this year, and the presentation they have prepared is sure to be an earth-shattering event. Not only will they be hosting daily shows and an innovation lab where attendees can stop by to see their latest future-focused technologies, but Liebherr will also be showcasing INTUSI, their adaptive and intuitive new solution for machine communications. Specialists will also be able preview a package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for XPower wheel loaders, in addition to a new generation of mobile and crawler excavators, like the R 934 and the A 913 Compact Litronic.
February 5, 2019

The 12th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo is quickly approaching, set to take place this March 18-20th in in Savannah, Georgia at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Biomass Magazine and BBI International, who are both producing the event, have recently announced the the three-day agenda, which will be organized into four distinct divisions: pellets & densified biomass, biomass power & thermal, biogas & waste-to-energy, and advanced biofuels & biobased chemicals. There will also be a full-day, pre-conference event on the 18th detailing the latest advancements in material handling, titled the Biomass Preparation, Handling and Storage Workshop, taking place before the evening opening reception in the expo hall.
January 24, 2019

This year’s SIMA trade show is upholding the integrity of their theme, “Innovation for competitive agriculture”, by featuring two spaces at their upcoming 2019 expo, February 24th-28th. The spaces will offer 34 growing companies and innovators the chance to showcase their farming related tech and services. The first space will be located in hall 4 and dedicated to Start-up Villages in partnership with La Ferme Digitale, and the second space will be in hall 6 and devoted to the Innovation Village.
January 17, 2019

Liebherr is proud to announce that they will be presenting all of their latest product developments and innovations at this year’s Bauma 2019, held April 8-14th. The company is hoping to further the growth that is already reflected by the high demand for their products and services, and is excited for the innovations on display to play a key part in that. Liebherr will be showcasing their range of construction machines, material handling and mining machines, and various components at their 14,000 square meter outdoor stand, as well as their indoor stand in hall A4, number 326.
January 3, 2019

Going green is seemingly becoming less of a fad and more of a habit, with high-level summits like this year’s first Urban Design & Landscaping Summit aiming for the ultimate goal of “Promoting greener, healthier and more sustainable built environments with best practices in urban design and landscaping”. This particular summit is taking place as a part of the Urban Design & Landscaping Expo (UDLE), which is a new event dedicated to growing in outdoor, public spaces. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, this summit will ultimately bring together landscape architects, municipalities, urban designers, property developers, parks and resorts, so that they may focus on overcoming obstacles to a greener, urban region.
December 6, 2018

This year’s Big 5, the leading construction expo of the Middle East, has been a major success, with the most promising of construction related tech innovations on show at the Dubai World Trade Centre this past November. The future of construction is becoming more and more clear as industry professionals discover the most modernized products that promise to shake up the construction sector in the near future. The Big 5 ends with the most innovative Start-Up of the year being announced by way of a competition held on the last day of the event.
December 4, 2018

The HVAC R Expo, which took place recently this past November at the Dubai World Trade Centre and hosted over 200 exhibitors and 20 free CPD workshops, shed some informative light on the future of the GCC urban sector. According to the BNC Network, one of the HVAC R Expo intelligence partners, this sector accounts for 49% of the region’s 2.3 trillion dollar construction market with over 18,000 projects underway. The expo specifically highlighted how connected tech will be the key to achieving GCC sustainability targets through better climate management.
December 3, 2018

This year’s National Construction Week was a major success, drawing in over 13,000 participants from Kenya and around the world. The international expo featured the Big 5 Construct East Africa, held at the the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, and organized by dmg events. The week also featured the flagship International Construction Research Conference and Exhibition (ICoRCE), organized by the National Construction Authority.
November 23, 2018

The upcoming HVAC R Expo, taking place this November 26th through 29th, is the only event exclusively dedicated to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. This year’s first edition of the expo will run as part of The Big 5, which is the largest construction event in the Middle East, hosting more than 200 exhibitioners from around the world. Announced by the organizers of DMG Events, the event is set to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
November 12, 2018

The largest and most influential construction event in the Middle East is coming back on 26-29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre with an impressive array of new features. Under the theme “Shaping the future of construction”, The Big 5 2018 will introduce never seen before technologies and innovative solutions. It will shed light on rising entrepreneurs that promise to disrupt the construction sector, as well as on the women that are pushing the industry forward. On its 39th edition, the show will once again pave the way for new partnerships, boost investments and connect professionals from around the world, in Dubai.
November 8, 2018

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