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Explore Nashville’s Sights and Sounds at 2024 World of Asphalt, AGG1

Parul Dubey on March 11, 2024 - in Announcement, Events, News

World of Asphalt and the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo takes center stage in Nashville March 25-27, 2024. rofessionals should make their plans now to make the most of their trip to the Music City.

When attendees aren’t exploring the 400+ exhibitors or soaking up the educational sessions, the Music City offers plenty of ample entertainment. Extend your trip around the expo by taking in weekend activities. Here’s a few ideas for asphalt and aggregates professionals:

Nothing says “Nashville” like the Grand Ole Opry. Starting as a simple radio broadcast in 1925, it now highlights a mix of country music greats, new stars, and legends. On Sunday, March 24th, before World of Asphalt & AGG1, The Grand Kyiv Ballet performs Giselle. Throughout the expo, stars like Lauren Alaina, Charles Esten, and Shane Smith & the Saints will grace the stage. For an updated schedule and ticket information, visit the Grand Ole Opry website.

The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, located across the street from World of Asphalt & AGG1 at the Music City Center, immerses visitors in the history of country music. It boasts the world’s largest collection of the genre’s artifacts. Purchasing tickets ahead of time is greatly encouraged, as the museum uses a timed ticketing system.

The famous Honky Tonk Highway, found in striking distance to World of Asphalt & AGG1, displays the mesmerizing neon lights of Broadway. Countless bars and restaurants serve up live music, food, and drinks. The good news: the Honky Tonk Highway says there’s never a cover charge at its locations.

According to Nashville’s visitor bureau, nearly 200 new restaurants opened in the last two years. If you’ve visited the city before you’re bound to find something new.  Whether you’re seeking some spicy Nashville Hot Chicken, low-and-slow Tennessee barbecue, or the classic meat and three – Nashville’s food scene offers unique options.

During World of Asphalt & AGG1, hockey fans can catch Nashville’s hometown team. The Predators play at home on Tuesday, March 26. For schedule and ticket information, visit the team’s website.


World of Asphalt & AGG1 returns this year to the Music City Center, 201 Rep. John Lewis Way S. The event kicks off Monday, March 25th and runs through Wednesday, March 27th. Hours on Monday and Tuesday are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, while the final day, Wednesday, runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Take advantage of ongoing advanced registration with exclusive discounts leading up to the event. For full pricing and information visit the World of Asphalt and AGG1 website. On-site registration and badge pick-up for individuals begins Monday, March 25 at 8 a.m. on the 3rd floor of the Music City Center.

Many hotels within the official World of Asphalt & AGG1 block are sold out. If you are unable to find space within the official block, there is a third-party site. Please review terms and conditions on the third-party site when booking hotel reservations. Delta, Southwest, and United Airlines are offering select discounts for World of Asphalt & AGG1 attendees for a limited time. You can find information on how to take advantage of these discounts here.

About World of Asphalt

Held every year except during CONEXPO-CON/AGG years, World of Asphalt is the leading trade show and conference focused on the asphalt and paving industries, whose most recent edition was recognized by Trade Show Executive as one of the “Fastest 50” growing trade shows. The show features the best education, and latest equipment, products, services and technologies for the asphalt and paving industries. The next World of Asphalt, co-located with the AGG1 Academy & Expo, will be held March 25-27, 2024, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. For more information on World of Asphalt, visit www.WorldOfAsphalt.com.

About AGG1 Academy & Expo (AGG1)

Held two out of every three-year cycle, except during CONEXPO-CON/AGG years, AGG1 is the aggregates industry’s leading exposition and education resource. AGG1 features in-depth industry-focused educational programming and comprehensive exhibits that showcase the latest technologies and innovations in aggregates-related equipment, products and services. Co-located with World of Asphalt, the next AGG1 will be held March 25-27, 2024, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. For more information visit www.agg1.org.

About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

AEM is the North America-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 in the United States supports 2.3 million jobs and contributes roughly $316 billion to the economy every year. 

About the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt producer/contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,200 companies as members, was founded in 1955.

About National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)

NSSGA is the leading advocate for the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects. NSSGA represents more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States. Learn more at www.nssga.org.





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