Business View Magazine | Volume 9, Issue 2

7 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 9, ISSUE 2 O p e n i n g L i n e s WORLD OF CONCRETE 2022 WRAPPED A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE AN ATTENDED EVENT, FUELING INDUSTRY CONNECTION AND ADVANC Nearly 37,000 construction and masonry professionals convened in Las Vegas for peer- to-peer connection, deal-making, education, and competition World of Concrete , Informa Markets’ premier exhibition serving the thriving construction and masonry industries, concluded the event’s 47th annual event held January 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). Convening close to 37,000 registered professionals, the consistent foot traffic in the expo halls, high engagement with the comprehensive educational offerings, and overall vibrance exuded from participants underscores the industry’s critical need for in-person connection. World of Concrete took over 632,000 NSF of the expansive and newly expanded LVCC, hosting over 1,100 industry-leading suppliers in the expo hall, just over 150 of which were first-time exhibitors, offering attendees a wide range of brands to explore from the most sought-after global enterprises to niche SMBs spanning a variety of applications. “The level of engagement from companies of all sizes and corners of the industry was very encouraging, especially following the past couple challenging years, and points to the revival of the trade show industry and continued growth of the construction and masonry sectors,” remarked Jackie James, Group Director, World of Concrete. “We are thrilled with the positive feedback we’ve received from our community,