By all accounts, ConExpoCon/Agg 2008 was a big hit. More than 144,600 industry professionals from around the world attended the five-day event held March 11-15, 2008 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show encompassed more than 2.28 million net square feet of exhibits and 2,182 exhibitors. Show planners say the event was 21 percent larger than the last show, held in 2005.
ConExpo drew participants from around the world, with 19 percent – some 28,000 – of total attendance coming from outside the US. Show planners said international attendance was up more than 30 percent from the 2005 show.