Showing Event Love in February

The construction & trucking industries can pack a lot of events into a short month!

Below is a run down of the industries’ upcoming February events.

CONSTRUCTION EVENTS

ATTSA (American Traffic Safety Services Association) Expo

February 21-25, 2014  |  San Antonio, Texas  | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center 

What to Expect: This show covers every segment of the roadway safety industry, including manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, legislative advocacy professionals, federal, state and local public agencies. Plus it covers meaningful topics such as breakthrough products, industry solutions & challenges, and shaping the future of the roadway safety industry.

Attendee Tips: Take advantage of the segmented committee meetings and more social events like the “Sporting Clays” (clay skeet shooting). There’s also the “The National Work Zone Memorial—Respect and Remembrance: Reflections of Life on the Road” program that recognizes those workers, drivers, passengers, police officers and emergency workers that lost their lives in work zone accidents.

Visit the show’s website.

International Erosion Control Association Environmental Connection

February 25–28, 2014  |  Nashville, TN  | Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

What to Expect: This is the premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control, and storm-water industry. Environmental Connection combines intense, full and half day training courses with topic-focused technical sessions and the largest expo of its kind. Plus you have the ability to show your product to the engineers who specify its use, the contractors who buy and use it, and the regulators who monitor the sites – all at one show.

Attendees include contractors, land developers, engineers, utilities, manufacturers, home builders, landscape architects, government agencies, and more.

Attendee Tips:  Take advantage of the opportunity to network at The Awards for Environmental Excellence presentation. With a room full of the most notable projects, persons, and organizations, there are bound to be opportunities to build specialized relationships. Certification classes & testing are being offered onsite and with a discount.

Visit the show’s website.

TRUCKING EVENTS

The Rental Show

February 9-12, 2014  | Orlando, FL  | Orange County Convention Center 

What to Expect: With 675 exhibitors and 23 seminars, ranging in topics from healthcare, Tier 4 to social media, conflict resolution, and hiring. New in 2014 there’s a new, dedicated Construction track + a  DitchWitch sponsored presentation by Billy Beane, the subject of the movie, “Moneyball!”

Attendee Tips: Download the show app (in iTunes or Google Play) for easy access to all sessions and event opportunities. Also, map out your visits with the exhibitor map to make sure you have time to visit with every company and prospect at the show.

Visit the show’s website.

American Moving and Storage Association Education Conference & Expo

February 9-12, 2014  | San Diego, CA  | Manchester Grand Hyatt

What to Expect: Professionals in the moving and storage industry including agents, forwarders, independent carriers, international movers, suppliers, and van lines plus affiliates and individuals.

Attendee Tips: Get ready for a lot of special events! From the usual golf, to a Pinewood Derby and an Evening with the Stars, this show seems to have entertainment covered so great networking moments are sure to follow.

Visit the show’s website.

Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium

February 11-14, 2014  |  La Jolla, CA  |  Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

What to Expect: This event brings together industry experts and technology specialists from the entire supply chain of EV, HEV, and EREV. The 2014 show adds discussions on technology applications from the motor sports and vehicle applications of fuel cells.

Attendee Tips: Get your resume or scouting cap ready and do your research. The Collegiate Design Competition and the EngineerXchange give you access to massive idea sharing and the brightest upcoming minds.

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CCJ Innovator of the Year Summit

February 5-7, 2014  |  Duck Key, FL  |  Hawks Cay Island Resort

What to Expect: This invitation-only event allows industry suppliers and fleet executives to interact and share ideas while honoring the fleets that have revolutionized their industry . . . coupled with fishing and great food.

Attendee Tips: Familiarize yourself with the other companies and individuals coming to this event. It will make the roundtable discussions flow easier and the socializing time more productive for networking.

Visit the show’s website.

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