The next ConExpo-Con/AGG international exposition will be held March 7 to 11, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Named ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017 chair is Richard M. Goldsbury, president Bobcat/Doosan North America & Australia/Oceania for Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment, West Fargo, N.D. He will lead the triennial show’s management committee, a group of volunteer manufacturers and other industry stakeholders who oversee show planning to ensure the event meets industry needs.
ConExpo-Con/AGG is the Western Hemisphere’s global gathering place in North America every three years for the construction and construction materials industry, co-located with the IFPE exposition for fluid power/power transmission/motion control. The recently held 2014 ConExpo-Con/AGG and IFPE saw record exhibit and education numbers and nearly 130,000 registered attendees, including 24-percent international.
"2017 will definitely build on the momentum of 2014, and we are already in analysis and planning mode just weeks after such a successful event. Our focus is to amplify our efforts to deliver an outstanding quality show experience for our visitors, plus expand our exhibitor engagement outreach that results in improved exhibitor ROI," said Goldsbury.
Goldsbury is president of Bobcat Company and the Doosan heavy equipment division in North America, Australia, New Zealand and other Oceania countries and territories, responsible for all operations in these regions. He returned to the Bobcat organization in 2008, serving as president, Bobcat Americas, and was promoted to his current position in July 2010.
Previously, Goldsbury served as president of global product and business strategy with the security technologies sector of Ingersoll Rand. He had been part of the Security sector since 2006 and also served as president of Schlage Security Products. He has been part of the industrial and construction equipment industry for almost 30 years, with extensive global experience in general management, marketing, operations, finance, engineering, product portfolio management, aftermarket and mergers and acquisitions.
Goldsbury is a director of the Greater Fargo/Moorhead Economic Development Corporation. His leadership involvement with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), a show owner and show producer, is extensive and includes currently serving on the AEM board of directors and as 2014 chair of its government and public affairs committee, and he has served as a director on the AEM CE Sector board.
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