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ConExpo 1975 Highlights - ConExpo 1975 Part 4

Part four in a series that looks at ConExpo '75

Thu August 01, 2013 - National Edition
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Total attendance at ConExpo 1975 exceeded 140,000 and compares to a total of 125,000 that attended the last show in 1969. There were a total of 251 exhibitors, of whom 220 were construction equipment and component manufacturers. There were 17,000 visitors from overseas including 500 from Australia alone. The Chicago Convention Bureau announced that 21,701 hotel and motel rooms were occupied in Chicago and the surrounding area. Two hundred publications covered the show with 400 reporters and editors, about 60 of whom were not from the United States, but from Canada and overseas.

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