Event Fact Sheet

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Purpose

World of Asphalt Show & Conference focuses exclusively on the asphalt industry as its leading exposition and education resource. World of Asphalt features in-depth industry-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits that showcase the latest technologies and innovations in asphalt-related equipment, products and services.

The 2018 World of Asphalt Show & Conference is co-located with the 2018 NSSGA’s AGG1 Academy & Expo, providing an enhanced show experience for attendees by offering additional exhibits and education opportunities.

Dates and Location

The next World of Asphalt will be held Tuesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, USA.

World of Asphalt is held annually except in CONEXPO-CON/AGG years when that exposition highlights the equipment, products and services featured at World of Asphalt in distinct and major product-concentration areas.

Show Hours:
Tuesday, March 6 11:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Wednesday, March 7 11:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Thursday, March 8 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
*Education sessions start before the show.

Attendees

World of Asphalt is geared toward asphalt, highway/street, pavement maintenance and traffic safety industry professionals from all types of companies such as small to large contractors, materials producers, state and agency specification personnel, maintenance companies, manufacturers and service providers. Over 9,000 visitors come from across the United States as well as worldwide.

Exhibits

World of Asphalt exhibits offer a broad array of the newest products, technologies and services from over 350 leading industry companies in areas including:

  • Asphalt production and recycling equipment
  • Road building machinery
  • Pavement maintenance equipment
  • Soil stabilizers
  • Information technology
  • Chemical and petroleum products
  • Pollution control
  • Testing equipment
  • Work zone safety and traffic management
  • Trucks and trailers

World of Asphalt features a New Products & Technology Program as another way for attendees to quickly find new and innovative products and services on the show floor. In addition, product-focused exhibit pavilions make it easier for attendees and exhibitors to connect and discuss specific operational functions. View Who's Exhibiting to learn more.

Education

World of Asphalt hosts prestigious asphalt industry educational conferences, including the 'People, Plants and Paving' training program. Also offered are certification and specialized training programs. Learn from the experts at the asphalt industry's #1 show & conference.

Show Owners and Producer

World of Asphalt is owned by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). AEM is the show producer.