World of Asphalt Added to Trade Show Executive’s “Fastest 50” Growing Trade Shows



Trade Show Executive magazine’s COVID-delayed “Fastest 50” growing shows.

“We’re very proud of the success we experienced with World of Asphalt’s last in-person show in Indianapolis,” said Show Manager Brittany Weltcheff. “This, combined with the success of the World of Asphalt People, Plants & Paving Digital Conference held last month makes us all the more excited as we gear up for 2022 when we move to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.”

  • #21 in Percentage of Growth in Total Attendance
  • #34 in Percentage of Growth in Number of Exhibiting Companies
  • #96 in Percentage of Growth in Net Square Feet

The 2021 show, originally planned for the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, was converted into an all-digital conference in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and asphalt paving professionals can still access the education content, and professional development hours, on-demand at

The next World of Asphalt Show and Conference and AGG1 Academy opens March 29-31 in Nashville, Tenn., registration opens in October.

About World of Asphalt

Held every year except during CONEXPO-CON/AGG years, World of Asphalt is the leading trade show and conference focused on the asphalt and paving industries. The show features the best education, and latest equipment, products, services and technologies for the asphalt and paving industries. The next World of Asphalt, co-located with the AGG1 Academy & Expo, will be held March 29-31, 2023 at the Music City Center Center in Nashville, Tenn. For more information on World of Asphalt, visit

About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

AEM is the North America-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry in the United States supports 2.8 million jobs and contributes roughly $288 billion to the economy every year.

About the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt producer/contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations.  NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,200 companies as members, was founded in 1955.