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  • This is your showthe ONLY annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. World of Concrete is your best, most cost-effective strategy for staying competitive and strong use it to uncover new opportunities, advance your company and secure the future of your business.

    January 18-21, 2011 Seminars January 17-21Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada

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    Certified by the U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program

    Show Floor Highlights 2

    Special Events 4

    Housing & Travel 6

    Mason Contractors Association of America 7

    Education Program 8

    Schedule-at-a-Glance 10

    Certifications & Exams 12

    3-Hour Seminars 14

    90-Minute Seminars 17

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • For all the new tools, techniques and technologies to secure your competitive-edge, plan to be at your industrys main event. World of Concrete is the industrys gathering placeand a cutting-edge showcase of the most innovative products, machinery and supplies. Heres why concrete and masonry professionals will be in Las Vegas this January:

    Preview the latest technology. In just five days, youll have access to all the latest products, technology, equipment and education you need to stay current. Its the smartest investment youll make all year.

    Network and exchange ideas. World of Concrete is the perfect platform for sharing ideas and best practices, gaining valuable insight and connecting with your peers.

    Work smarter. With hundreds of exhibitors eager to help you succeed, youll discover solutions that will help you work leaner, greener and more efficiently.

    Get hands-on. Test and compare new products & machinery and get first-hand experience in the action-packed Outdoor Exhibits Area where exhibitors demonstrate their tools and equipment up-close and under actual jobsite conditions.

    Uncover new opportunities. Get the knowledge and know-how you need to capitalize on consumer trends and gain a competitive advantage.

    Get critical information and training. When you attend the leading-edge Education Program, youll learn new skills, discover creative strategies and get inspired to improve your operation.

    MAKE YOUR MOVE. REGISTER NOW & SAVE!www.worldofconcrete.com

    Register now to save on advance Seminar and Exhibits-Only fees.

    (For maximum savings when registering online, use the Source Code on the mailing panel of this brochure.)

    PRODUCT SHOWCASE | Central Hall, Near RegistrationWorld of Concretes Product Showcase brings an exciting array of this years products together in one area for a quick look at whats new and exciting for concrete and masonry professionals.

    American Concrete Institute

    American Concrete Pavement Association

    American Concrete Pumping Association

    American Shotcrete Association

    American Society of Concrete Contractors

    Associated Construction Distributors International

    Canadian Ready Mixed Concrete Association

    Concrete Foundations Association

    Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

    Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association

    Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

    International Concrete Repair Institute

    International Grooving & Grinding Association

    National Association of Waterproofing & Structural Repair Contractors

    Portland Cement Association

    Post-Tensioning Institute

    Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

    Tilt-Up Concrete Association

    Wire Reinforcement Institute

    MAKING A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE IN THE INDUSTRY.World of Concrete brings the entire industry together and is the venue of choice for many of our co-sponsoring associations annual board and committee meetings. As the premier event for the commercial construction trades, we appreciate and value the support of these leading industry associations and supporting organizations.

    Supporting Organizations: Expanded Shale, Clay & Slate Institute Fiber Reinforced Concrete AssociationInsulating Concrete Form Association Contact individual associations for specific meeting details.

    WORLD OF MASONRY | NEW LOCATION - North Hall40,000+ square feet of masonry-specific products, tools and demonstrations means you find exactly what you needan all-in-one focused, convenient marketplace for the masonry trade.

    TECHNOLOGY FOR CONSTRUCTION | Central HallIn the office or in the field, the right technology will make the difference. See the newest software/hardware products, cutting-edge tools and latest upgrades in this vital section of the show.

    MATERIAL HANDLING | Central HallThis segment specializes in cost-effective material delivery, distribution, concrete placement and earth moving. Trucks, loaders, backhoes, aerial platforms, mini-excavators, cranesthe leading suppliers and latest models are all here.

    REPAIR & DEMOLITION | South HallThis comprehensive show segment features commercial, industrial and residential surface preparation equipment, scarifying, grinding and sawing equipment, dust collection systems and more. If this is your specialty, you will find what you need here.

    PRODUCER CENTER | North HallConcrete producers, start herein this heavy-duty area loaded with the products and equipment you need: exhibits dedicated to batch plants, concrete mixing equipment, admixtures, mobile batch plants, cement manufacturing and more.

    GREENSITE | Central Hall, Near RegistrationDoing business in todays market means knowing how to go green. Dont miss this information-packed area featuring the latest green build technology information.

    January 18-21, 2011 Seminars January 17-21Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada

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    Streamlined for efficiency, World of Concrete is segmented into product areas so you can quickly find what you came to see.

  • Theres a lot to take inand profit fromat World of Concrete. Make room in your schedule for these special events, interactive demonstrations and competitions, all geared to keep your business running strong.

    CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONS CHALLENGESPresented by Concrete Construction magazine

    Pervious Concrete Live!Presented by Concrete Construction & The Concrete Producer magazines.Sponsored by:

    Among the highlights will be the display of three demonstration pads. One pad will be placed too dry to demonstrate raveling, one pad placed too wet to show

    sealing and one pad placed just right.

    Students from the Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University will install the slabs and will be on hand to explain the construction of each pad. They will also demonstrate currently approved ASTM methods on both hardened and fresh pervious concrete. This area is the industrys only live action forum on current pervious concrete technologies.

    Tuesday-Friday during Exhibit Hours Gold Lot, front of North Hall

    THE CONCRETE PRODUCERS CHALLENGEPresented by The Concrete Producer magazine.

    John Deere Operators ChallengeCome showcase your operating skills and GET REWARDED! Test your speed and accuracy on a 4WD loader, skid steer,

    backhoe, or excavator in the John Deere Operator Challenge and score points toward the top daily prize. We look forward to putting you in the drivers seat!

    Tuesday-Friday during Exhibit Hours Gold Lot, front of North Hall

    MASONRY CONSTRUCTIONS CHALLENGES Presented by Masonry Construction magazine.

    SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Competition

    Who is worlds best bricklayer? Twenty teamsone bricklayer and one tendercompete to lay a double wythe, 26-foot wall

    in 60 minutes. This is the premier bricklaying competition in the world with winners from regional competitions from around the nation competing for the title of Worlds Best Bricklayer.

    Wednesday, January 19 12:00 pm Gold Lot, front of North Hall

    Toughest Tender Competition Held immediately preceding the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500, mason tenders compete for the title of Toughest Tender. Awards will be given to the quickest tender in a field of 20. Watch as the winners of regional competitions race to set up their work zones.

    Wednesday, January 19 11:30 am Gold Lot, front of North Hall

    SIA Scaffolding SafetyWalk through static scaffolding displays that have

    common mistakes, routinely seen on jobsites and cited by OSHA inspectors. Find these mistakes, interact and ask questions with inspectorsand get graded on how much you know about proper scaffolding guidelines. Following the grading, inspectors will escort you back through the site to explain what the violations are and help provide solutions to these issues.

    Tuesday-Friday during Exhibit Hours Gold Lot, front of North Hall

    NEW!

    Presented by Concrete Construction magazine.

    Featuring: 9th Annual

    Sponsored by:

    Decorative Concrete Tools DemonstrationsSponsored by:

    This area will also feature: Concrete Polishing Live! Show Us Your Best Project And More!

    Visit www.worldofconcrete.com for the most current information on this exciting new outdoor area!

    Tuesday-Friday during Exhibit Hours Silver Lot, front of South Hall

    MCAA COMPETITIONSThe International Masonry Skills Challenge and the Fastest Trowel on the Block competitions

    feature the industrys most talented masonry apprentices, journeyman masons and their tenders. Visit www.masoncontractors.org or www.worldofconcrete.com for a full listing of all MCAA events and educational sessions.

    International Masonry Skills ChallengeTuesday, January 18 11:00 am - 3:30 pm NEW LOCATION! North Hall - World