Upcoming Industry Events

AMERICAN ROAD & TRANSPORTATION BUILDER'S ASSOCIATION (ARTBA) - 2017 ARTBA NATIONAL CONVENTION

American Road & Transportation Builder's Association (ARTBA) - 2017 ARTBA National Convention. Dates: Sunday, September 17, 2017 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Place: Omni Amelia Island, Florida. About the Event: This year's meeting theme is "artificial Intelligence & Technology Innovation: A New Era in Transportation Construction." For more information on this convention go to: http://www.artbanationalconvention.org/.

38th ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC WORKS EXPO

38th Annual New England Public Works Expo. Dates: Wednesday, September 20th and Thursday, September 21st, 2017. Place: Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center, Boxborough, MA. Educational Seminars: Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and Thursday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. We hope you will be joining us this year for an exciting show - and remember, admission is FREE to all who attend! Dates: Wednesday, September 20th and Thursday, September 21st, 2017. Mark your calendars! The 2017 New England Public Works Expo is being held at the Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Boxborough, MA, conveniently located off Route 495. Please note that the location is the same as last year but the name of the hotel has changed. It was formerly called the Holiday Inn. This year will mark the 38th anniversary of the Massachusetts Highway Association's equipment and trade expo, long recognized as one of New England's largest equipment expos. The show features some of the region's latest heavy equipment, construction, municipal and highway products & services from top vendors. The show has come a long way since its humble beginnings. It was become the premiere heavy equipment and trade show in New England! Last year's expo was a sellout with over 160 vendors displaying their products and services. The expo was well attended with over 1,600 visitors passing through the trade center during the two-day show. For more information, contact www.nepublicworksexpo.org.

2017 Terex Cranes at the SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop in Kansas City

2017 Terex Cranes at the SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop. The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC*RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. The Workshop, conducted yearly in September, if THE crane and rigging event of the year. The Exhibit Center, with over 85 booths, has sold out each of the last 15 years. Join us SEPTEMBER 19 - 22, at the SC&RA CRANE & RIGGING WORKSHOP in Kansas City for an opportunity to network, learn and be a part of industry advocacy. Stop by and see us at the exhibit center at BOOTH 55 on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. For more information on this workshop: TELEPHONE: 703/698-0291; FAX: 703/698-0297; Email: Info@scranet.org.

MAPA SPORTING CLAYS EVENT. MINNESOTA ASPHALT PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION

MAPA SPORTING CLAYS EVENT. MINNESOTA ASPHALT PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION. DATE: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017. LOCATION: Wild Marsh Sporting Clays, 13481 County Road 3 SE, Clear Lake, Minnesota 55319, USA. Phone: 320/743-4960. Website: www.wildmarshsportingclays.com. MAPA will be hosting a sporting clay event for members. Dinner will be provided with signup. There will be two (2) rounds of 50 targets available per person. The groups will consist of four (4) people per team. Some brief instructions will be available when you check in at the clubhouse. You must bring your own shotguns for use. It must be in good working order and be able to hold two (2) shells. You are allowed to share shotguns, but it is recommended you have your own gun. SAFETY IS EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY! Please treat every gun as you would a loaded gun. Keep your actions open on your shotgun until it is your turn to shoot and you are in the shooting station. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited before or during shooting. MAPA reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule. Station Sponsorship (Coming Soon): $150 to Sponsor a station at MAPA's Sporting Clay Event...Includes a sign with your company logo. You may send someone from your company to attend the station to give out items. No alcoholic beverages allowed. Proceeds will go for prizes at dinner.

4th Annual Sustainable & Scalable COST-EFFECTIVE WELL SITE FACILITIES ONSHORE 2017 - SAVE THE DATES!

4th Annual Sustainable & Scalable COST-EFFECTIVE WELL SITE FACILITIES ONSHORE 2017 - SAVE THE DATES! SEPTEMBER 26, 27 & 28 - HOUSTON, TEXAS. This September, the highly anticipated 4th Annual Well Site Facilities Onshore Summit returns to Houston, renamed as the Sustainable & Scalable Cost Effective Well Site Facilities Summit 2017, with an improved focus on: Optimizing Facilities Performance; Achieving a Smaller Footprint; Maintaining Mechanical Integrity. After rigorous research with dozens of operators, the 2017 agenda is a direct reflection of what the industry really needs now, with brand new event features and improvements built in. The 4th Annual Sustainable & Scalable Cost Effective Well Site Facilities Summit 2017 is the national learning hub for facilities engineering. Limited Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities are on a first come, first serve basis. With 60% of our exhibition already sold out, there is really no other event in the region that will give you the chance to meet all the active operators with the right purchasing job titles. Please contact the American Business Conferences team at sponsorship@american-business-conferences.com or 800/721-3915.

NTEA 2017 TRUCK PRODUCT CONFERENCE

NTEA 2017 TRUCK PRODUCT CONFERENCE. DATES: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 to THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017. Place: SHERATON DETROIT NOVI HOTEL, NOVI, MICHIGAN. Ten leading chassis manufacturers will present the latest developments at NTEA's Truck Product Conference, scheduled September 26 to 28, 2017. This annual event will be hosted in a new location, the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Michigan. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore new commercial vehicle models and discuss upfitter integration issues with OEM engineers. Work truck industry professionals will get background on significant product changes and potential conversion concerns straight from the source, finding practical solutions for their unique vehicle modification needs. Register for the Truck Product Conference by Friday, September 8, 2017 to receive advance pricing. About NTEA: Established in 1964, NTEA - The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 1,950 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show. For more information, contact: Summer Marrs, NTEA Director of Communications & Public Relations at 248/479-8913 or email: summer@ntea.com.

Missouri Land Improvement Contractors Association (MLICA) - Competent Person Training

Missouri Land Improvement Contractors Association (MLICA) - Competent Person Training. Date: September 29, 2017. Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Place: Bobcat of St. Louis - Columbia, 1101 North Lenway, Columbia, MO.

AGC of MN - Supplier Diversity Summit 2017

AGC of MN - Supplier Diversity Summit 2017. Date: October 3, 2017. Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM CDT. The Power of Diversity. The Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Mayo Clinic, The Diversity Council, and the City of Rochester are partnering to host the 2017 Supplier Diversity Summit to highlight the economic power that derives from the diversity within our business community. This conference brings together area small and diverse businesses to learn and connect and to help them take the next steps in their development. The event will be attended by regional corporations, supply management organizations, support agencies and business associations interested in connecting with these businesses. For more information, contact AGC of MN, Denise Woods at 651/632-8929.

ICUEE - International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition - DEMO ICUEE EXPO

ICUEE - International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition - DEMO ICUEE EXPO. Dates: October 3 to 5, 2017. Where: Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), also known as The Demo Expo, is the premier event for utility professionals and construction contractors to gain comprehensive insight into the latest technologies, innovations, insights, and trends affecting their industry. 950+ Leading Manufacturers! "Test Run" Show Experience! Learn from the Pros! Attend sessions to learn about the latest technologies and issues impacting your business. Who attends? By job title: 39% Field Operators; 30% Executives; 16% Fleet Managers; 15% Engineers. Contact us: ICUEE's customer service team is here to assist you! Monday to Friday - 8 AM to 4 PM - USA Central Time. United States and Canada: Toll Free: 800/867-6060. Voicemail and Email messages received after business hours will receive a response the next business day. http://www.icuee.com

Ohio Forestry Association, Inc.

Ohio Forestry Association, Inc. Join us at the Official Paul Bunyan Show. Dates: October 6 to 8, 2017. Time: 8 AM to 5 PM - Friday and Saturday. 9 AM to 3 AM Sunday. Place: Guernsey County Fairgrounds, 335 Old National Road, Old Washington (Cambridge), OH 43768. Wood industry Professionals Free with pre-registration! Show schedule * Activities * Competitors * Exhibitors * Lodging/Dining * Exhibiting Info * Volunteers * Directions - No pets allowed! No unauthorized vehicles, ATV's or personal golf carts allowed on Show grounds. Mission: The mission of the Paul Bunyan Show is to provide access to current knowledge and technology which enhances the quality of life and market competitiveness of individuals, family, industries and communities. This mission is accomplished by showcasing research, products, services and experience through educational exhibits, presentations, and demonstrations on the forest industries, natural resources, and lifestyles. For more information, contact Ohio Forestry Association. Phone: 888/388-7337. Fax: 740/452-2552. Email: info@ohioforest.org.

Southeastern Equipment Company, Inc. - 60th Anniversary Open House Event in Cambridge, Ohio.

Southeastern Equipment Company, Inc. - 60th Anniversary Open House Event. CAMBRIDGE, OHIO, 10874 East Pike Road. Date: October 13, 2017. Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM; 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. For more information, contact: Southeastern Equipment Company, Inc., 10874 East Pike Road, Cambridge, Ohio. Phone: 800/798-5438.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC of MN) - HR and Training Professionals Conference

AGC of MN - HR and Training Professionals Conference. Registration is now open for the 2017 Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference and pre-conference Strategic Management Workshop, to be held OCTOBER 11 - 13, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. AGC of America's HR/TED Conference provides two days of education and networking for construction industry HR, training, and workforce development professionals. For more information, contact AGC of MN, dwoods@agcmn.org or go to http://www.agcmn.org.

PENNDOT TO HOST THREE REGIONAL FORUMS AIMED AT ENGAGING MORE DIVERSE PARTICIPATION IN ROAD AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

PENNDOT TO HOST THREE REGIONAL FORUMS AIMED AT ENGAGING MORE DIVERSE PARTICIPATION IN ROAD AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION. The sessions are planned for October 11, 2017 at Cheyney University, Delaware County; October 17, 2017 at the Farm Show in Harrisburg, Dauphin County; and October 25 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana County. Hosted by PennDOT, in cooperation with the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC) and Cheyney University Supportive Services, the forums will outline upcoming construction projects and provide technical details on searching for and bidding on those projects. Registration closes on September 22, 2017, and space is limited. For more information, please contact the PennDOT Bureau of Equal Opportunity at 717/787-5891.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota - AGC of Minnesota - SRI and Lifetime Achievement Awards

AGC of Minnesota - SRI and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Date: October 26, 2017. Is there someone you work with who personifies the attributes of Skill, Responsibility and Integrity? Or whose outstanding contributions to the industry over an extensive career might earn them recognition with the Lifetime Achievement award? Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 SRI and Lifetime Achievement awards, to be presented at a Recognition Dinner being held at the Saint Paul Hotel, Saint Paul, MN 55102 on October 26. The deadline for submitting nominations is September 5. For more information on this dinner vent, please contact Denise Woods at dwoods@agcmn.org or call AGC of MN at 651/632-8929.