World Of Asphalt, A Source Of Inspiration For Contractors

  • Editorial Team
  • Agriculture Tractors
  • 20 November 2023

World of Asphalt held with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, is an event that has immense value for contractors in the construction industry, regardless of their specialization. With over 11,000 attendees, 400 exhibitors, and 120 educational programs, it is an industry premier that offers loads and loads of opportunities for growth, networking, and learning. The event is set to be held in the vibrant city of Nashville, Tennessee, from March 25–27.

Opportunities for Building Valuable Connections

Attending such trade shows is a great way of networking. All the construction and equipment industry experts are allowed to meet and make healthy professional relations. As the World of Asphalt event brings together professionals from all facets of the construction sector, it creates a great ground for some healthy networking for even beginners. Contractors can find and make good contacts with colleagues, used equipment suppliers, and potential partners. General contractors, for instance, may find suppliers, used equipment dealers, or subcontractors that can help with their projects. With better networking, a contractor may bring more leads and business to the company as well which is productive and more beneficial in the long run as well. whereas, if the company is established, then may purchase the slot to showcase the latest success to the people so that they come to know more about the company.

Exposure to New Technologies

The event is not limited to asphalt-related innovations. It also showcases the latest heavy equipment, tools, and technologies used in general construction. Contractors can explore new equipment and software, keeping them at the forefront of technological advancements, and ultimately boosting productivity.

Several industry experts launch the latest techs at the trade show so that more and more people get to know about them. As the techs are evolving immensely even in the construction sector, this is the best chance for all to attend and meet with the industry trends.

Education and Training

One can not only network or find potential partners in the show but can join to learn and expand their horizon of knowledge. It is advised for beginners in the construction industry to join and attend such events as they may get immense knowledge regarding the industry.

World of Asphalt hosts educational seminars and workshops on different construction-related subjects. These include topics like workforce development, project management, safety, and sustainability. Contractors who attend these sessions gain valuable insights and skills to manage their teams and projects.

Getting the Latest Market Insights

The event is a first-hand source to get the latest updates on the industry insights. When attendees from different backgrounds interact with each other, they share their knowledge including the economic factors, current situation and future predictions about the industry. This first-hand knowledge helps you predict the upcoming trend in the market and helps you to make an informed decision whether it is about investing the new equipment or pitching for a new contract.

Hands-on Experience to Operate Equipment

One of the most fascinating elements of these events is that the equipment buyers or operators may have hands-on experience with the newly launched equipment. When the OEMs launch their equipment at any trade show, they allow people to get on it and check it for the newest tech and comfortable driving. While operating the equipment, you may better understand its features and control systems. This will help the contractors decide whether they should buy this tech or not.

Some big brands like Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu and other equipment suppliers attend the show to be in the limelight with their newly launched features in the equipment model. These techs are to make the contractor’s job easier. Hence it is a great opportunity to attend such shows to not only see what coming next but to experience the first place.

When to Register?

The World of Asphalt event is scheduled to be held in 2024 however, the registration will start very soon on their website. Attendees can get an early discount on booking of hotel rooms, workshops and other seminars. Hence, it is advised to stay updated about the event and register as an early bird to not miss the chance of getting all the latest industry knowledge.