ConExpo Shatters Attendance Records

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 set records for attendance, exhibit space and number of exhibiting companies according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than 144,600 attendees from more than 130 countries attended the convention, covering more than 2.28 million net square feet of exhibits, with 2,182 exhibitors. About 124,000 attended the 2005 show.

More than 28,000 attendees from outside the United States attended, a 30 percent increase compared with the 2005 show. International attendance increased by more than 50 percent from Latin America and the Caribbean region, and doubled from China, India and Turkey, with significant increases from Canada, Australia, Russia and the Middle East.

The next ConExpo-Con/Agg will be March 22-26, 2011 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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