World of Concrete/World of Masonry wrap-up
The Trade Show News Network
reported that the World of Concrete event during the first week of February attracted 55,000 attendees (up about 6 percent from 2012) and 605,681 net square feet of exhibit space (up about 10 percent). NCMA participated this year as an exhibitor under its own banner as well as that of the Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association within the Masonry Veneer Live section of the Las Vegas Convention Center. NCMA also participated as a sponsor of the Masonry Madness event that drew several thousand live attendees to witness the
SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 and Toughest Tender competitions
as well as the
MCAA Fastest Trowel Competition
. The NCMA Research and Development Laboratory conducted a live quiz show for participants during Masonry Madness to highlight proper mortar testing procedures.
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