Beginning in August 2019, construction business owner and social media influencer Missy Scherber will take the mic as the host of CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio in a new series called “Contractor Conversations.” This announcement comes on the heels of CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio being named Best Construction Podcast by Construction Junkie for the second year in a row.
“Contractor Conversations” will feature in-depth, boots-on-the-ground perspectives about the challenges and opportunities in the construction industry. Scherber will lead discussions with construction company owners and operators and share their success stories, tips to make your business more profitable and whatever else is on their minds.
“After meeting Missy, I knew she was the perfect person to lead CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio in a new direction,” said Nicole Hallada, AEM vice president of marketing and communications. “Her passion, authenticity and willingness to help others resonates with her peers in the construction industry. I’m excited to have Missy kick off this new segment focused on contractor-led discussions about equipment, technology, business challenges and more.”
Owner of T. Scherber Demolition and Excavating, social media influencer and construction professional, Missy Scherber is a passionate advocate for the construction industry. She is an active member of several construction associations and community organizations in the greater-Minneapolis area.
“I am honored to join CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio as their new host,” said Scherber. “I love that their mission focuses on connecting the people, equipment and technology necessary to advance the construction industry as a whole.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio Breaks All-Time Records
CONEXPO/CON-AGG Radio has claimed the top spot in Construction Junkie’s Best Construction Podcast Competition. The contest broke the all-time record for most votes, signaling the increasing popularity of podcasts.
“In 2018, CONEXPO/CON-AGG Radio shattered the single podcast voting record and in 2019, they did it again, backed by a strong outreach campaign and the support of loyal followers,” said Shane Hedmond of Construction Junkie.
Since its launch in 2016, CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio has welcomed guests from original-equipment- manufacturers (OEMs), tech companies, academia and leading industry organizations, introducing thousands of listeners to unique perspectives on construction technology and innovations that will change the industry in the next 20 years.
“It’s an honor to win Best Construction Podcast for the second year in a row,” Hallada said. “This award is a testament to the number of contractors who are actively seeking advice and opinions to take their business into construction’s digital future.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio currently airs once a month. Listeners can choose episodes via the CONEXPO-CON/AGG website or through their mobile devices (apps include iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Spotify and Google Play).
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AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry supports 1.3 million jobs in the U.S., and 149,000 more in Canada. Equipment manufacturers also contribute $188 billion combined to the U.S. and Canadian economies. AEM is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019. Learn more about AEM at www.aem.org.
Held every three years, CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the must-attend event for construction industry professionals. The show features the latest equipment, products, services and technologies for the construction industry, as well as industry-leading education. The next CONEXPO-CON/AGG will be held March 10-14, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nev. For more information on CONEXPO-CON/AGG, visit https://www.conexpoconagg.com.