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Jan 30, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Dallas – January 30, 2014 – Celebrating 40 years of industry excellence, World of Concrete 2014 wrapped up another successful show January 20-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The signature event for the concrete industry drew over 48,000 registered professionals, and featured more than 1,250 companies exhibiting across more than 570,000 net square feet of space.World of Concrete opened Tuesday, January 21, with former Las Vegas Mayor and Host Committee Chairman Oscar Goodman with his signa ...

Jan 30, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas (January 30, 2014) – Hanley Wood Exhibitions reports that Rig Racin’, the official mobile game app from World of Concrete, hit a whopping 100,000 downloads within a month of its release.Rig Racin’ has increased awareness of the World of Concrete brand and has driven engagement with concrete industry professionals across the globe. The game is available in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.Game players can steer mixer trucks through three action ...

Dec 20, 2013
Dallas, TX

For the third year, World of Concrete 2014 is recognizing the accomplishments of crews in the commercial construction/masonry industry with the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF. This popular contest honors crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry and their communities. Crews submitted stories and photos of their amazing and inspiring projects from the past year for a chance to win a trip to the show, hotel stays, seminars and other exciting prizes.Projects w ...

Dec 16, 2013
Dallas, TX

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has unveiled a game for mobile devices to build awareness of its World of Concrete brand and drive engagement with concrete industry professionals. The game, titled “Rig Racin,’” is now available in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.Game players can steer mixer trucks through three action-packed, challenging game-play environments.  Players must deliver their cement load on time to receive in-game rewards and to advance to more challe ...

Nov 05, 2013
Dallas, Texas

S.E. INTERMAT, owner and organizer of the INTERMAT trade shows, and HANLEY WOOD, LLC, and organizer of World of Concrete, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a new event, “World of Concrete Europe.”This partnership gives S.E. INTERMAT and HANLEY WOOD, LLC a leading position on the concrete industry market in Europe.Tom Cindric, Vice President of Hanley Wood Exhibitions, said: “We are very excited by this partnership which is another major step in the worldwide development of Wo ...

Oct 15, 2013
Dallas, Texas

With 40 years of history, action and innovation under its “tool belt,” World of Concrete attributes its legacy to the continued success of exhibitors and attendees. Building on the reputation as the only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries, World of Concrete will be held on January 21-24, 2014; Seminars: 20-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.In addition to highlighting the 40th anniversary, WOC 2014 will feature a week packed ful ...

Sep 09, 2013

Dallas, TX, September 9, 2013 – It’s that time of year again, when concrete construction and masonry construction crew members submit their outstanding projects from this year to be entered to win the CREWS THAT ROCK competition. World of Concrete 2014 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry. The top winners will receive a trip to WOC 2014 as well as other prizes in addition to widespre ...

Feb 20, 2013

Dallas, Texas – February 20, 2013 – World of Concrete 2013 recently wrapped up another hugely successful show at the Las Vegas Convention Center February 5-8, 2013; Seminars 4-8. The well-known industry show surpassed all expectations in square footage and attendance numbers while launching new and exciting products, equipment and events; presenting more than 100 seminars in the world-class Education and Certification Program; and providing valuable networking opportunities for exhibitors and at ...

Jan 31, 2012

Dallas, Texas – January 31, 2012 – World of Concrete 2012 recently completed another successful show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 24-27, 2012; Seminars 23-27. The well-known industry show launched a wide array of new and exciting products, equipment and events; presented more than 100 seminars in the world-class Education and Certification Program; and provided valuable networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. World of Concrete 2012, the only annual international com ...

Jan 28, 2011

Dallas, Texas – January 28, 2011 – World of Concrete 2011 returned to the Las Vegas Convention Center January 18-21, 2011; Seminars 17-21, and launched a wide array of new products and equipment, presented a world-class Education and Certification Program, and provided crucial networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. This well-known industry show continued to build upon its reputation as the only annual international commercial construction trade show for the concrete and masonry ...

Jun 07, 2013

Dallas, TX, June 7, 2013 -- Jackie James, Director of World of Concrete, will travel to Mexico City and Puebla in late June to participate in a trade mission hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The primary goal of the mission is to increase attendees and exhibitors from Mexico at World of Concrete and promote the use of concrete and masonry in the commercial construction industries. The LVCVA has conducted about 14 of these missions, specifically for trade show pro ...

Jun 06, 2013

Dallas, TX, June 6, 2013 – World of Concrete will continue to bring international buyers together with U.S. exhibitors to expand business domestically and overseas. For the 9th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Commerce has selected the World of Concrete for the International Buyer Program (IBP) for both the 2014 and 2015 shows. WOC draws significant attendance at each event working with the Department of Commerce. WOC 2014, January 21-24; Seminars 20-24 in Las Vegas, will offer delegatio ...

Feb 07, 2013

Dallas, Texas – February 7, 2013 – Hanley Wood, LLC, owner and producer of the World of Concrete exhibition, announced today plans to launch World of Concrete India, which will debut in October 2013 at the HITEX Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad, India. With a booming construction industry, India has been in the process of modernizing its infrastructure including highways, bridges, airports, ports, metro and mono rails, power and projects. India serves as the perfect host for the well-known World o ...

Jul 16, 2012

Dallas, Texas – July 16, 2012 – Concrete construction and masonry crew members won’t have to wait long for bragging rights when it comes their outstanding projects from this year. World of Concrete 2013 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry. The top winners will receive a trip to WOC 2013 in addition to widespread industry recognition. Since crews have always been a huge part of World ...

Feb 09, 2009

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. – World of Concrete was awardednational honors by the leading trade show industry publication at the recent Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Awards & Summit in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.Trade Show Executive (TSE) magazine recognizes the top 100 trade shows in the United States each year and gives special distinction to standouts in 13 Gold Grand Award categories. The magazine, which ranks World of Concrete as the 16th largest in the U.S., chose the commercial constructi ...
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