Top Five Reasons to Attend Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo  

NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo is just a few weeks away. There is still time to register for the aggregates industry’s premier business and networking meeting and the record-breaking expo and education event. Looking for reasons to go this year? Check out our top reasons to join the industry in Indy next month, then register today!

Hear from Amazing Speakers

Attracting qualified workers to the industry is a challenge. Forbes publisher and futurist Rich Karlgaard will discuss how to find pools of talent in places you might not have looked before. Byron Reese, CEO and publisher of Gigaom, one of the world’s leading technology research companies, will keynote the Annual Convention’s general session and focus on the future of technology. Don’t miss these and other great speakers at the convention.

Rich Karlgaard

Byron Reese









Kick the Tires

There are nearly 500 exhibitors at AGG1 this year. Leading aggregates and asphalt equipment suppliers will demonstrate tools, technologies and techniques that will help drive down costs and increase efficiency. This year, the Rock and Roads Talks Stage will allow exhibitors to showcase their products in live 30-minute segments. It’s an unprecedented opportunity for you to experience all that is new in technology and equipment under one roof, co-located with World of Asphalt.

Get Smart

Professionals from every aspect of the aggregates industry will share their knowledge in more than 60 education sessions at the AGG1 Academy. Their practical and proven techniques will enable you to manage your operation more effectively, efficiently and profitably – and improve your skills and knowledge to accelerate your own career.

Build Your Network

NSSGA’s Annual Convention brings together the aggregates industry. Meet peers from companies around the country and work with senior executives in NSSGA committee meetings to build your network and work to solve the industry’s most critical issues. From the Engineering & Technical Committee, which addresses the best uses of aggregates, to the advocacy focus of the Government and Regulatory Affairs Committee, there is a committee for everyone in NSSGA’s member companies.







Manage Risk

NSSGA’s Legal Symposium will offer attendees insightful presentations on critical legal issues confronting stone, sand and gravel producers. Check out this list of industry-leading experts who will equip attendees with best practices on enhancing safety, mitigating risk and protecting the rights of operators. Those interested in participating can register for the symposium today and receive state bar association continuing education credits.

U.S. District Court Judge Janis Jack shared her story of uncovering fraudulent silicosis tort claims during NSSGA’s 2016 Annual Convention.

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