AEM launches Asian trade shows

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and Hanley Wood have agreed to co-locate ConExpo Asia and World of Concrete Asia in China, with the first event scheduled for May 2006 in Beijing. AEM will own and produce ConExpo Asia, while Hanley Wood will own and produce World of Concrete Asia. The shows will be held on a triennially. Show organizers intend for the trade shows to be part of a three-year cycle of global construction industry expositions alternating with ConExpo/Con-Agg in North America and Bauma in Germany. E.J. Krause & Associates will provide exhibition management and will hold an equity interest in both shows.