World of Concrete 2020: More than 60,000 expected to attend show Feb. 4-7. Here’s what you need to know.

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A view from 2019 World of Concrete’s Silver LotA view from 2019 World of Concrete’s Silver Lot

The 2020 World of Concrete opens February 4 with 1,500 manufacturers displaying equipment at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

There will also be more than 170 education sessions – more than 60 of which are new this year – beginning February 3. The show ends February 7.

Online registration is $95. Onsite registration is $105.

Organizers estimate more than 60,000 professionals in the concrete and masonry industry will attend.

 

Exhibits

The exhibit halls will be open Tuesday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon.

 

Education

Monday, Feb. 3 (Pre-Show Education All Day)
• WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8 – 11 a.m.; 1 – 4 p.m.
• WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars: 8 a.m. – noon
• WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 – 10 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – noon; 1:30 – 3p.m.; 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 4 – Thursday, Feb. 6
• WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8 – 11 a.m.
• WOC 4-Hour Certification Seminars: 8 a.m. – noon; noon – 4 p.m.; 1 – 5 p.m.
• WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 – 10 a.m.; 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 7
• WOC 3-Hour Seminars: 8 – 11 a.m.
• WOC 90-Minute Seminars: 8:30 – 10 a.m.

For more details on registration, click here.

 

CIM scholarship auction

The Concrete Industry Management program, which awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in concrete industry management – will hold its annual auction Wednesday.

The silent auction will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in North Hall Room N263, and the live auction begins at 1 p.m. next door in North Hall Room N262.

Items to be auctioned include a concrete mixer truck donated by Mack Trucks and McNeilus; a Somero Enterprises laser screed; a Load and Go truck wash system by Shumaker Industries; a ROXOR work vehicle by Mahindra Automotive North America; and a clean-out package by Silo Pros.

In addition to on-site bidding, internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Bros. website. All items are available for bid whether in attendance at the show or not.

Bidding can begin on the 100-plus items in the silent auction immediately and continue bidding on any mobile device straight through the event. The live auction items will only be available for bidding during the event itself but can be bid on either in person or online.

Auction participation instructions are available on the CIM website at http://concretedegree.com/auction/.