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The 2017 World of Concrete Education Program is under development. 2016 program information is currently displayed below.  Check back for updated details.

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

WOC Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, January 17-Thursday, January 19
9:30 am -5:00 pm
NEW! Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

WOC Education Program Hours:
Monday, January 16 (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, January 17 - Thursday, January 19

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, January 20
WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

[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.

[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.

[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.

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:
60,000+
concrete and masonry professionals
1,500+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.

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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