Construction and Manufacturing Sector: Q1 2024 Events That Have Revolutionized the Industry

The construction and manufacturing sector witnessed a huge slump during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the lockdowns put in place by various governments in their respective countries. These lockdowns caused massive disruptions in the supply of raw materials and demand for finished goods. However, the sector has experienced huge growth in the post-pandemic era as global supply chains have relatively stabilized. Along with this, many companies, organizations, and institutes have helped in the growth of the industry by organizing events, conferences, seminars, and trade expos. In the first quarter of 2024, several such events and trade expos were organized, contributing to this sector's expansion. Allied Market Research has analyzed these events and highlighted their impact on the industry’s rise.

National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association Annual Conference 2024

The NRC-REMSA Annual Conference 2024 was held at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona from 3-6 January 2024. The conference featured panel discussions on critical issues such as railroad infrastructure development, the latest trends in railroad technology, and best practices in the transportation infrastructure domain. The conference was attended by leading players in the railroad transportation sector including contractors, suppliers, and engineers. The conference facilitated an exchange of ideas which helped these stakeholders gain new insights into the different aspects of the sector.

World of Concrete 2024

The World of Concrete conference was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center between 23rd and 25th January 2024. This conference has, over the years, gained a lot of importance in the ready-mix concrete industry, establishing itself as an international tradeshow for commercial concrete and masonry construction companies. The conference was organized to bring together different stakeholders of the industry to develop connections, discuss ideas, share experiences, and formulate strategies to grow their respective businesses.

National Pavement Expo 2024

The National Pavement Expo 2024 was organized in Tampa, Florida between 23-25 January 2024. The expo was primarily focused on issues and trends related to asphalt and concrete paving and was attended by all the major stakeholders in the domain. It also featured discussions and debates on the latest pavement technologies, pavement repair mechanisms, seal coating innovations, and many more.

International Surface Event TISE 2024

Held from January 24-26, 2024, at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, the International Surface Event TISE 2024 featured three sub-events under its banner: TileExpo, SURFACES, and StonExpo. This mega-event was attended by numerous eminent personalities from the construction industry who shared their experiences working in the industry and threw light on the evolving nature of this sector. The event helped new industry entrants get a clear idea of the domain’s nature and plan their operations accordingly.

Marcum Florida Construction Summit 2024

Conducted on 25th January 2024, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, Florida, the Marcum Florida Construction Summit primarily focused on the financial aspects of the construction industry. The event was attended by prominent construction contractors and financial professionals to discuss the latest regulatory developments impacting on the construction sector and the issues regarding financial management. The summit gave the industry participants a fresh new perspective concerning the financial angle of the domain.

International Roofing Expo 2024

The biggest roofing event in the North American region, the International Roofing Expo 2024 was held from 6-8 February 2024, at Las Vegas Convention Center. All the major roofing companies sent their representatives to the expo to showcase their product portfolio and interact with genuine buyers and clients in the industry. The educational sessions and workshops conducted at the expo helped the attending companies, architects, and other stakeholders develop a futuristic understanding of the domain.

Digital Construction Summit 2024

Held at Hotel KINGS COURT Prague, Czech Republic, on 8-9 February 2024, the 7th Annual Digital Construction Summit was attended by almost all the major stakeholders in the sector. Topics such as sustainable construction solutions, waste reduction in the construction of new buildings, next-generation BIM/VDC practices, automation tools, construction planning software, etc., were discussed and debated in detail at this summit. The summit, thus, helped industry leaders to stay updated with the latest developments in the sector.

Build Intec 2024

Organized by CODISSIA Intec Technology Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, the Build Intec trade expo was held between 9-12 February 2024. The trade expo was attended by more than 250 exhibitors who showcased a wide range of construction-related products, technologies, and interior decoration materials. The event, thus, helped the industry specialists connect with genuine buyers and expand the scope of their operations.

NAHB International Builders’ Show 2024

Considered the biggest annual light construction show in the world, the 80th NAHB International Builders’ Show was taken place on February 27-29, 2024, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference was attended by more than 75,000 builders, developers, and exhibitors who showcased their innovative products and technologies. Furthermore, the show also featured educational sessions on various trends such as building technology, home automation, artificial intelligence, etc.

International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC2024)

The 48th edition of the International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC2024) was held on 28th January 2024 at Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, Florida. Eminent researchers, engineers, and technical experts graced this event which featured keynote presentations on the topic of advanced materials and their applicability in the industrial ceramics domain. Furthermore, the latest developments in the sector, along with the potential opportunities available to the stakeholders were also discussed at this conference.

Smart Manufacturing Summit 2024

Jointly organized by CNBC-TV18 and Zetwerk, the 2-day Smart Manufacturing Summit 2024 brought together policymakers, business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders. The event occurred between 28th-29th February 2024 and featured seminars, panel discussions, and keynote speeches from various eminent personalities on topics of importance such as renewable energy, smart digital manufacturing solutions, futuristic factories, etc. The event certainly played an important role in helping businesses develop a deep understanding of the prospects of this industry.

Construction Technology Summit 2024

Organized at AT&T Hotel & Conference Center, Austin, Texas, on 18-19 March 2024, the Construction Technology Summit featured a panel discussion on key topics of the industry including robotics, automation, digitization, etc., and their applicability in the global construction sector. The summit was attended by global industry experts who spoke at length on sustainability trends in the sector and highlighted the new opportunities available in the industry.

World of Modular 2024

Touted as one of the biggest and largest modular construction events across the globe, the World of Modular 2024 event was held between 18-20 March 2024, at Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida. The event witnessed the attendance of eminent construction contractors, building designers, financial investors, and other such stakeholders. The emerging trends and innovations in the modular construction industry were discussed in detail at this summit which helped companies stay updated with the latest happenings in the domain.

AGC Annual Convention 2024

One of the most awaited annual events, the AGC Annual Convention 2024 took place between March 19-22, 2024, at Marriott Marquis, San Diego, California. The event was attended by major stakeholders in the industry including construction superintendents, senior executives, and project managers. The convention saw keynote presentations, discussions, and speeches on trending topics such as transportation infrastructure, job site productivity, contractor financial management, and many more.

Construction Institute & Construction Research Congress Joint Conference 2024

The second annual Construction Institute & Construction Research Congress Joint Conference was convened between 20th-23rd March 2024, at Iowa Event Center, Des Moines, Iowa. The joint conference featured technical sessions and keynote presentations which helped industry leaders get knowledge of the latest developments and advancements in the domain. The conference was also attended by academicians in the sector who presented their research papers.

Decoding the Astonishing Turnaround of the Construction and Manufacturing Sector in the Post-Pandemic Period

Apart from the stakeholder actions in the sector, the events, conferences, trade expos, and seminars, like the ones mentioned above, have played a significant role in helping the sector register stunning growth in the post-pandemic period. Conferences such as Construction Technology Summit 2024 or International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC2024) touched upon the potential opportunities in the sector due to the emergence of innovative technologies such as AI, robotics, automation, and advanced materials. Furthermore, summits like Marcum Florida Construction Summit 2024 helped the industry players understand the financial management aspects of the industry, thus enabling them to manage their operations better. AMR, this way, has presented this detailed study to highlight the key role of these events and summits in shaping the construction and manufacturing sector.

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