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Are You Ready for Convention?

With compelling speakers, expert panels, and engaging breakout sessions, AGC’s 95th Annual Convention, taking place March 3-6, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev., will be one of the most productive gatherings of construction industry leaders in the country. Book your flight today and pack your bags. Get ready for Convention because it’s ready for you.

For those who have yet to register, visit convention.agc.org for detailed program information, hotel accommodations and registration information.

Here’s a peek at what’s in store:

EVENTS
Construction Leadership Council Reception Honoring AGC’s Philanthropic Organizations, presented by Waste Management
Monday, March 3, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join Waste Management and AGC’s Construction Leadership Council in recognizing the emerging leaders in construction while networking with fellow attendees.

Willis Party
Tuesday, March 4, 6 – 7 p.m.

Join Willis and AGC for a rocking kick-off to the Annual Convention. Space is limited, only those with tickets will be allowed entry. Ticket requests can be made during the registration process.

Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards Breakfast
Wednesday, March 5, 7 – 8:30 a.m.

The Construction Safety Excellence Award is bestowed to companies that excel at safety performance in the categories of building, heavy, highway, municipal and specialty construction.

Economic Issues Outlook, Legislative and Regulatory Luncheon, Presented by Liberty Mutual Surety
Wednesday, March 5, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Leading economist Ken Simonson will share his expertise on the future of the construction industry, followed by an in-depth legislative outlook.

Alliant Build America Awards Celebration
Wednesday, March 5, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Join Alliant and AGC for an ‘Oscar-esque’ evening as we recognize the nation’s most impressive construction projects of the past year. Featuring award-winning singer/songwriter Phil Vassar.

SPEAKERS
Opening General Session Speaker
Monday, March 3, 3-4:45 p.m.

Robert Gates, former secretary of defense

Plenary Session Speaker
Tuesday, March 4, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Rick Atkinson, best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and
Washington Post journalist

WILLIS Safety Awards Breakfast Speaker
Wednesday, March 5, 7-8:30 a.m.

Captain Richard Phillips, author and the survivor of an extraordinary international hijacking incident

Plenary Session Speaker
Wednesday, March 5, 9-10 a.m.
William Taylor, writer, speaker and entrepreneur

CONEXPO-CON/AGG
All attendees receive free admission to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, held March 4-8, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event represents an immense unveiling of the newest equipment, technology
and product breakthroughs in construction. From earthshaking big iron to groundbreaking innovations, it’s all assembled in one place to help you work smarter.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG features 2,400 exhibitors showcasing new products and technologies from every major construction industry including asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining,
utilities and more. Anticipated attendance expects to hit 130,000 attendees who range from contractors to dealer and distributors, to service providers, engineers, producers, municipalities, and more.

There will also be a comprehensive education program during the five day exposition with sessions emphasizing industry issues and trends, management and applied technology. See Pages 66-67 for a map of this event which will easily guide you to Constructor exhibiting advertisers.