World of Concrete 2024 Event Recap

February 02, 2024
Construction Workers Spreading Concrete

Deltek ComputerEase exhibited at World of Concrete (WOC) 2024, held in the vibrant city of Las Vegas, bringing together industry leaders, innovators and enthusiasts from around the globe to showcase the latest trends, technologies and breakthroughs in the world of construction. As the premier event for the concrete and masonry industry, this year's expo didn't disappoint, offering a glimpse into the future of construction. This year marked the 50th anniversary of World of Concrete, a significant milestone in the history of this event, offering participants the opportunity to engage in events, receive training and learn about new developments and equipment.

From left to right: Brett Brokaw, Heather Lark, Danielle Mottl

Key Themes

In this recap, we delve into the key themes that dominated the World of Concrete 2024, offering a glimpse into the transformative trends that are set to redefine the way we build and shape the world around us.

Sustainable Solutions Take Center Stage

One of the prevalent themes at the 2024 World of Concrete was the industry's commitment to sustainability. Companies showcased innovative technologies and materials aimed at reducing the environmental impact of construction. From eco-friendly concrete mixes to energy-efficient construction methods, the event highlighted a growing awareness of the need for sustainable practices within the industry.

Best Practices for Construction Financial Management

Efficient financial management not only contributes to cost control but also enhances project transparency, mitigates risks and fosters sustainable growth. By implementing sound financial practices, construction firms can optimize cash flow, make informed decisions and maintain the financial health necessary to navigate the complexities of the industry. The focus on construction financial management best practices at the event reflects a commitment to elevating industry standards and empowering construction professionals with the tools needed for financial success in their projects. The Deltek ComputerEase team showcased our industry-leading construction accounting software, which helps contractors stay in control from any location with mobile tools to proactively manage jobs, inventory, finances and people.

Smart Construction Technologies

The integration of smart technologies in construction was a focal point, with numerous exhibitors unveiling cutting-edge solutions designed to enhance efficiency, safety and productivity. Drones equipped with advanced surveying capabilities, AI-powered construction management systems and devices for real-time monitoring were just a few examples of the smart technologies on display.

Advancements in 3D Printing

The 3D printing revolution in construction was prominently featured at the event. Companies showcased large-scale 3D printers capable of creating intricate and durable structures. This technology not only speeds up construction processes but also allows for more intricate and customized designs, opening up new possibilities for architects and builders.

The Rise of Modular Construction

Modular construction gained significant attention at the World of Concrete 2024. Exhibitors demonstrated how modular building components could be pre-fabricated off-site, reducing construction timelines and minimizing waste. This approach not only streamlines the construction process but also offers a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to traditional building methods.

Safety Innovations

Ensuring the safety of workers and reducing job site accidents was a priority for many exhibitors. The event showcased the latest advancements in safety equipment, wearable technologies and training programs designed to create safer working environments. Augmented reality (AR) was also highlighted as a tool for improving on-site safety through enhanced training and real-time hazard detection.


“As an exhibitor at World of Concrete 2024, I thoroughly enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere and valuable interactions with industry professionals. The event provided an unparalleled platform to showcase our innovative products, connect with a diverse audience and interact with our customers and industry professionals.”

– Brett Brokaw, Sales Manager, Deltek ComputerEase


Impact on the Industry

World of Concrete 2024 was not just an event, but a platform that connects and educates buyers and sellers through live and digital events throughout the year. The goal of the event was to provide this important community with the connections, intelligence and opportunities that not only help customers do business, but enable them to grow by and make better informed business decisions. As the industry continues to evolve, these advancements promise to reshape the way we build, creating a more sustainable, efficient and technologically advanced construction landscape. With the momentum gained at this event, the concrete and masonry industry is poised for an exciting era of transformation.


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