Top 5 Interactive Booths You Don’t Want to Miss at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 is just a few weeks away and with hundreds of exhibitors at the event, it can easily become overwhelming to narrow down the top booths that you want to be sure to visit. To help make your decisions easier, we have compiled a list of the top 5 interactive booths you don’t want to miss at CONEXPO-CON/AGG this year in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 7th-11th!
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Grand Lobby – Booth #GL20401
AEM is an international trade group that provides business development resources to the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. Over 900 companies are members of AEM where manufacturers and customers are connected. Visit AEM Booth #GL20401 to:
- Take a break in the lounge with a free beverage
- Vote on predications of the future of US infrastructure
- Enter for the chance to win a fast pass to the Tech Experience
- Listen to live interviews from industry experts
The ConTechTrio will be one of the live interview hosts at the AEM booth! JBKnowledge CEO, James Benham, BIM/VDC Specialist, Josh Bone and “ConAppGuru”, Rob McKinney, will be broadcasting their podcast from the booth to give their takes on construction and technology. The ConTechTrio will also be conducting live interviews for their podcast throughout the event! Stay on the lookout for the ConTechTrio for your chance to possibly make an appearance on the podcast!
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Tech Experience, Silver Lot 3 – STech
The Tech Experience is included in all CONEXPO-CON/AGG Badge-Packs! Solar-powered roadways, drones, intelligence advancements, and even the first-ever 3D printed excavator will all be on display in the 75,000 square foot showcase. Not only will immersive tech be on display at the Tech Experience, but James Benham and Josh Bone, from the ConTechTrio, will be leading Tech Talk Sessions. You may be asking, what is bound to be the most humorous event happening at the Tech Experience? The ConTechTrio’s very own “ConAppGuru”, Rob McKinney, will be the MC for the wearable tech fashion show! Be sure to stop by the Tech Experience to catch up with the ConTechTrio and read the list below of the Talk Sessions you won’t want to miss!
- ConTechTrio co-host & “ConAppGuru”, Rob McKinney – Tuesday, March 7th, 1:15-1:33pm
- JBKnowledge CEO and ConTechTrio host, James Benham – Thursday, March 9th, 2:21-2:39pm
- NASA Astronauts, Mark & Scott Kelly – Friday, March 10th, 11:09-11:49am
- Mike Rowe, from the hit TV series Dirty Jobs – Friday, March 10th, 2:10-2:28pm
- ConTechTrio co-host & resident BIM expert, Josh Bone – Saturday, March 11th, 9:30-9:48am
For the full schedule of all the free TechTalk Sessions happening at the Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 click here.
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Caterpillar, North Hall – Booth #10924 & Gold Lot – Booth #4490
Caterpillar is of course known across the construction industry for their reliable machinery. With two exhibits, you’re bound to stumble across exciting equipment from Caterpillar. The Caterpillar exhibit in the North Hall, Booth #10924, will be showcasing excavating, grading, paving, and aggregates mining and handling equipment while the exhibit in the Gold Lot, Booth #4490, will be showcasing smaller machines used in construction. New machines will be on display at the Caterpillar exhibits and the Gold Lot, Booth #4490, will even be featuring a live demonstration of a remote controlled D8T dozer! Other notable events occurring at the Caterpillar exhibits include:
- The unveiling of 8 new Caterpillar machines
- 6 CAT machines will be on display for the first time at a construction show
- A live demo of a remote controlled skid steer loader
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EPSON America, Gold Hall – Booth #G73723
EPSON has become a house hold name as a provider of efficient technology. At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, EPSON will be demonstrating their Moverio BT-30 smart glasses! The Moverio BT-30 smart glasses offer First Person View (FPV) and Augmented reality (AR) Remote Maintenance. The perfect complements to a DJI drone. Stop by the EPSON America booth to learn how the Moverio BT-30 glasses can be used in conjunction with your DJI drone to view video, flight stats, and more!
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Trimble, North Hall – Booth #N12067 & Silver Lot 3 – STech
Trimble is known for their GPS receivers, aerial vehicles, navigation systems, and a variety of software data processing tools. Trimble is transforming many industries, including agriculture and construction, with their technology. Be sure to stop by their booth (North Hall – Booth #N12067) to check out the latest in data processing and technology. Trimble will also be hosting “Mixed Reality and the Jobsite” at the Tech Experience (Tech Experience – Silver Lot 3 – STech) alongside Microsoft. “Mixed Reality and the Job Site” will explore how holographic computing is bringing collaboration and communication to the job site through CONEXPO-CON/AGG’s interactive “What’s Next: Job Site” at the Tech Experience.
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BONUS: JBKnowledge + STACK, South Hall 2 – Booth #S65329
Don’t forget that JBKnowledge, the makers of SmartBid and SmartInsight, will be sharing a booth with STACK Construction Technologies at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017! Stop by our booth to learn how JBKnowledge’s partnership with STACK can help grow your subcontractor network with SmartInsight, or make your bid management process streamlined and easier with SmartBid! Stop by the JBKnowledge/STACK booth for your chance to win:
- Member pricing ($100 – $400 off) on five Marsh SubSecure and COVReport Complete risk reports for all with a SmartInsight profile & who purchase a STACK subscription & visit our booth.
- Free Marsh SubSecure & COVReport Complete ($1,098 value) for a limited number of SmartInsight users who also purchase a STACK subscription.
- SmartBid annual subscription + STACK Takeoff subscription for $2,995 (20% discount)
Check out the map below to find where the JBKnowledge/STACK booth will be at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017!
JBKnowledge is excited to visit all of these booths, and more, at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017! We look forward to not only meeting construction professionals from around the globe, but we also are excited to share our construction technology expertise with fellow CONEXPO-CON/AGG attendees! We hope to see you there – viva Las Vegas!
My name is Leann Taylor and I am currently a Senior in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M beginning my third semester as a marketing intern with JBKnowledge! Throughout the past year with JBKnowledge I have learned more than I ever thought possible about technology and business. Although graduation is near and my time as a JBKnowledge intern is coming to a close, the skills I have learned while at JBKnowledge will forever be applicable to my future career endeavors!