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World of Asphalt

George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas
Mar 06 - Mar 08, 2018

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Event Overview:

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Houston, Texas welcomes the World of Asphalt Show & Conference and co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo March 6-8, 2018. The industry's leading manufacturers and service providers in the aggregate, asphalt, pavement maintenance, and traffic safety industry sectors come together at World of Asphalt to showcase their latest products and technologies.

We are proud to partner with the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is the aggregate industry's leading exposition and educational resource for the 2018 World of Asphalt Show.

AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo provides our attendees with signature learning programs such as the AGG1 Academy, National Asphalt Pavement Association's Environment, Health & Safety Conference, as well as the People, Plants, & Paving Training Program.

World of Asphalt Show & Conference focuses exclusively on the asphalt industry as its leading exposition and education resource. World of Asphalt features in-depth industry-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits that showcase the latest technologies and innovations in asphalt-related equipment, products and services.

World of Asphalt is held annually except in CONEXPO-CON/AGG years when that exposition highlights the equipment, products and services featured at World of Asphalt in distinct and major product-concentration areas.

Attendee Information:

World of Asphalt is geared toward asphalt, highway/street, pavement maintenance and traffic safety industry professionals from all types of companies such as small to large contractors, materials producers, state and agency specification personnel, maintenance companies, manufacturers and service providers. Visitors come from across the United States as well as worldwide.

World of Asphalt hosts prestigious asphalt industry educational conferences, including the People, Plants and Paving Training Program. Also offered are certification and specialized training programs.

World of Asphalt features a New Products & Technology Program as another way for attendees to quickly find new and innovative products and services on the show floor. In addition, product-focused exhibit pavilions make it easier for attendees and exhibitors to connect and discuss specific operational functions.

Exhibitor Information:

World of Asphalt continues to grow exponentially, winning accolades throughout the industry by offering world-class educational programming and an award-winning exposition.

As an exhibitor at World of Asphalt, your return on investment is our main priority. We've come up with cost effective options that leave you with industry connections, new prospects, and much more.

Why Exhibit at World of Asphalt?

As an exhibitor at World of Asphalt, your return on investment is our main priority. We've come up with cost effective options that will leave you with industry connections, new prospects, and much more.

  • Members of AEM, NAPA and NSSGA receive discounted space rates available only to members of these associations.
  • You will have direct access to over 9,000 attendees on the show floor.
  • As an exhibitor, there are FREE marketing opportunities such as postcards, emails and promo codes to get the word out to your qualified prospects about your latest products, technologies or services, as well as a social media toolkit which includes pre-drafted posts for social media.
  • World of Asphalt is recognized as a ‘Fastest 50’ trade show for demonstrating the greatest percentage of growth show-to-show. World of Asphalt 2016 won for record gains in both attendance and exhibit space.

Attendee Demographics:

Attendance by Job Title:

31% Managers, Purchasers, Estimators

28% Upper Management

27% Marketing, Sales

14% Foremen, Operators, Maintenance, Mechanics

Attendance by Primary Business:

42% Contractors

27% Producers

16% Dealers/Manufacturers

8% Non-Contractor equipment services (Government)

7% Industry Services (Designers, Consultants, Specifiers)

World of Asphalt is co-owned by:

National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA):

The National Asphalt Pavement Association is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt pavement material producer and paving contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. The Association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members, and supplies technical information to users and specifiers of paving materials.

About National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA):

The NSSGA represents the crushed stone, sand and gravel-or aggregates-industries. Our member companies produce more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel consumed annually in the United States.

About Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM):

AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the following industries:






Co-located with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo

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Mar 6   

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mar 7   

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mar 8   

9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Future and Past Event Dates

Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
World of Asphalt 2021 Show & Conference Houston Texas 8,300 e 465 e Mar 9, 2021
World of Asphalt Houston Texas 8,300 460 Mar 6, 2018
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