Events

World of Asphalt, an asphalt trade show and conference coming to Atlanta from March 9 to 11, 2021, is celebrating 20 years of bringing the asphalt industry together by honoring 20 asphalt companies with $500 toward attending the show. "This is a significant milestone for World of Asphalt, and we want to recognize the asphalt companies that make World of Asphalt and AGG1 possible," said Show Manager Brittany Weltcheff.

Roland Machinery Company held its Komatsu Forest Demo Day July 15 to 16 at its demo site in Pickerel, Wis. Customers were invited to see how the latest forestry equipment from Komatsu could benefit their operations. Representatives of Komatsu America Corp.

On June 18, 2020, Sennebogen held a live demo day of its 718 tree handlers at the company's Stanley, N.C., headquarters. Greg Roberts, Sennebogen tree care manager, said that his initial focus will be on building awareness of the Sennebogen brand and familiarity with the 718 and 738 tree handlers within the industry.

The Cross Bore Safety Association (CBSA), an association dedicated to minimizing the occurrence of cross bore damages, injuries and loss of life, will be holding the first ever course on cross bore safety in the spring of 2021. Cross bore strikes occur when an existing underground utility or structure is intersected by a second utility, compromising the integrity of one or both.

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced it is canceling the 2020 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture, originally scheduled to take place in Miami Beach, Fla., in early October. The action comes amidst serious health and safety concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) is ready FORE summer by opening registration for its 7th Annual Golf Outing to be held Aug. 10, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bunker Hills Golf Club located at 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd. NW in Coon Rapids, Minn.

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) invites members to its 2020 Golf Outing, Sept. 17, 2020. The event will once again take place at WeaverRidge Golf Club in Peoria, Ill., and Coyote Creek Golf Club in Bartonville, Ill. Registration is now open.

The 2021 Oregon Logging Conference will take place from February 25 to 27, 2021, at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene, Ore. Recently, Oregon Logging Conference President Scott Melcher announced the theme for next year's event, and released the following statement.

As the business world begins to recover from the effects of COVID-19, AED has announced its Summit keynote speaker for 2021 — the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Paul Ryan. The 2021 AED Summit will be hosted at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas from Jan.

What started in 1964 in Elburn, Ill., as a way for Illinois Bell to get equipment manufacturers to show off their latest and greatest to its employees, "The Elburn Show," which became ICUEE, is now The Utility Expo, emphasizing our commitment to focus on the needs of utility industry professionals.

The 75th Annual Great Lakes Logging and Heavy Equipment Expo is set for Sept. 10 to 12, 2020, at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanabe, Mich. The event is co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) and Fabick CAT.