CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE are excited to introduce the all-new Young Attendees Meetups, created to help promote the professional growth of our young attendees. Attendees under 40 are encouraged to participate in this new initiative to build their professional network, connect with their peers, and take advantage of our complimentary perks, such as education seminars, raffles, nighttime events and more.
At the Tuesday Young Attendee Meetiup, Filipe Biscaia Demeterco Novafronta, from Curitiba, Brazil, "We come here to learn about other companies and talk to new people from other industries."
Jamie Dunn, of Dunn Construction of Bellevue, IA echoed that sentiment. "We came to CONEXPO-CON/AGG for business opportunities, to learn more to better the industry and for our future. But we're here now to take a break and talk about what we've seen and learned about today.
This week’s events include:
On Wednesday, participants can attend Construction Equipment’s Complimentary Young Leaders Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Gary Guller (with pre-registration with Construction Equipment). Guller is a well-known motivational speaker on leadership and teamwork, and was the first one-armed climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. The luncheon will take place from 11:30-2:00 pm in room N112.
At 4:00 pm, young attendees can meet at the South Gold Lot Beer Garden to play trivia and win prizes.
On Thursday, the Young Attendee Meetup will start with the Live Benefit Auction to support the Call of Duty Endowment, starting at 4:00 pm in the Tech Experience (Silent auction continues to accept bids through 3/11/17 at 3:00 pm). At 5:00 pm, the Tech Experience will feature a DJ and a raffle for prizes, including Pac-12 tickets.
The after party will take place at Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, featuring complimentary admission with a show badge.
On Friday, Young Attendees can meet in the Silver Lot Beer Garden for more networking, raffles, and prizes. Participants will have their choice of after party venues at Hakkasan Nightclub or Jewel Nightclub at Aria Hotel and Casino for the after party. Both nightclubs offer complimentary admission with a show badge.
On the final show day, Young Attendees can attend their final meetup in the Tech Experience at 2:00 pm. This meetup will feature a Pac-12 hosted basketball contest with entertainment, DJ and prizes of Pac-12 championship game tickets and merchandise! Join your peers each day of the show take advantage of this networking opportunity, and make the most of your show experience!