Concrete Conventions & Tradeshows For 2023

A shortlist of conventions, conferences, and tradeshows for the concrete industry in 2023. Which one (ones) are you planning on going to?

Concrete Conventions & Tradeshows For 2023
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Be it a new driveway placement or the concrete roof on a 38-floor high-rise, outside working the latest concrete construction project concrete contractors have a ton of opportunity to further their education and learn about the latest innovations throughout the year. We've collected a short list of conferences and expos across the U.S. However, these aren't them all. Your states concrete / cement association might have its own conference and local educational tracks and the American Concrete Institutes Resource Centers are a great place for certification and additional training. 

Find more events for the construction industry as a whole at (Updated from original publishing with past events removed.)

The American Society of Concrete Contractors Annual Conference, September 27-30  Grand Rapids, Michigan

Concrete contractors, manufacturers, designers, and other industry professionals gather for educational events and networking. The event holds seminar tracks on technology, business management, decorative/polished concrete, and safety.  Each year, the ASCC recognizes the dedication of a handful of trendsetters within the concrete industry with a Gaining Strength Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Also announced are the winners ASCC Owner/Executive Safety Award, Safety award, Top Leaders, as well as the Decorative Concrete Awards.

National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association’s ConcreteWorks,  September 29-October 3 – Nashville, Tennessee

Featuring the National Mixer Driver Championship, ConcreteWorks is dedicated to the professionals in the ready-mixed concrete industry. Network with colleagues throughout the U.S., attendees are able to participate in seminars, committee meetings, and check out the latest in the exhibit hall. 

National Precast Concrete Association Annual Convention, October 12-14 – Oklahoma City, Ohio

The 58th annual convention by the NPCA brings company owners and managers together to look into the future. Learn more in its education program, exhibit hall, committee meetings, special networking, awards presentations, and the election of the association's new officers. Previous years included a plant tour of a local precast facility.

ACI Concrete Convention, October 29- November 2 – Boston, Massachusetts

With more than 2,000 attendees, the ACI Concrete Convention combines the brightest minds in concrete to collaborate and advance the industry - as well as their knowledge. Sit in on technical sessions and presentations on a wide variety of concrete topics, new research in concrete construction, structural engineering, and more (earn CEUs while doing so). Over 120+ committee meetings are held on diverse topics.

The American Society of Concrete Contractors, Tilt-Up Association & The American Concrete Pumping Association Safety Summit, November 8-9  St. Louis, Missouri 

The third annual Safety Summit features safety professionals from the concrete construction industry. They gather for a safety program focused on safety and health issues impacting the industry. 

Note: This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all events, seminars, conferences, meetings, or educational sessions for the concrete and/or construction industry. Many associations have additional events planned throughout the year on various topics relevant respective to their segment of the concrete industry. If your favorite tradeshow, convention, or conference isn’t on this list, email Concrete Contractor editor Jonathan Kozlowski with information and a website - tell us why it's your favorite.