Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff
Breaking records for attendance, exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and total education seminars, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 and the co-located IFPE 2008 brought members of the construction, construction materials and power transmission industries together for the once-every-three-years event at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Nearly 145,000 industry professionals from around the world attended the March 11-15 event. Covering more than 2.28 million sq. ft. of exhibit space (21 percent more than the 2005 show) and representing nearly 2,200 exhibitors, ConExpo-Con/Agg hosted attendees from about 130 non-U.S. countries. The seminar program featured 130 sessions and expanded this year to include a special offering on best practices for small fleet management. The shows will return to Las Vegas March 22-26, 2011.