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Irrigation professionals from across the country will again convene in California this December for the annual Irrigation Show. Hosted by the Irrigation Association, Irrigation Show 2018 will take place from December 3-7 in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. The show will offer educational sessions, a comprehensive trade show floor and hours worth of networking for all walks of irrigation professionals. Read on for a comprehensive overview of this year’s Irrigation Conference. 

Who Attends?

Like any industry, things in irrigation are always changing. One of the big benefits of the annual Irrigation Association show is that it permits professionals to stay on the cusp of changes, trends, and innovations taking place in the industry. The comprehensive trade show floor will feature hundreds of exhibitors displaying new products, including hands-on access to many new innovations. Categories range from sports turf irrigation to golf course maintenance to new landscape technologies. In addition to the show floor, the Irrigation Show also offers hours of educational seminars. NBA veteran and team building expert Mark Eaton will kick things off with the keynote address on the morning of Wednesday, December 5, and the general session to follow will celebrate excellence in the irrigation industry. Educational classes are also offered, and it will cover topics related to pumps and soils, agriculture, landscape and golf, and business basic classes. Some of the presentations on tap for the 2018 conference include:

  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Pumps
  • Bidding and Estimating Landscape Irrigation Systems
  • The Business of Landscape Irrigating Contracting
  • Managing a Landscape Irrigation Service Company

What to Expect at the IoT Tech Expo in Santa Clara, IoT Tech Expo 2018, IoT Tech Expo Santa Clara, IoT tech expo north america 2018Simply put, the Irrigation Show is an ideal venue for any professional that wants to continue to grow their business and provide customers with the latest and best technology. Why attend the 2018 Irrigation Show? Here’s a brief rundown:

Irrigation Conference 2018 Show Features

In addition to the show floor and hours worth of educational opportunities, Irrigation Show 2018 also has a bevy of other special features for attendees to benefit from. Here’s a quick overview of some of these:

  • Networking: In addition to networking with exhibitors on the show floor, irrigation professionals will have the opportunity to meet and interact with each other at the Opening Night Party that kicks off the 2018 show. It takes place on Tuesday, December 4, from 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Women in Irrigation: Irrigation Show 2018 is also celebrating women in irrigation with a special social on Wednesday, December 5, from 5 to 6 p.m. Here, women will be in the spotlight to share their stories of how they’ve prospered in a historically male-dominated industry.What to Expect at the IoT Tech Expo in Santa Clara, IoT Tech Expo 2018, IoT Tech Expo Santa Clara, IoT tech expo north america 2018
  • Young Professionals Breakfast: Irrigation Show 2018 is also paying tribute to the professionals of tomorrow with a special young professionals breakfast, scheduled for December 6 from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. Irrigation professionals 40 years of age and under are welcome to attend.
  • Special show floor features: Special show floor pavilions include a special area focused on Pond & Waterscape. There will also be a radio row and an Irrigation Association Resource Center.

Show Hours

Irrigation Show 2018 has new show hours. They are as follows:

  • Wednesday, December 5: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 6: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Irrigation Show 2018: A Rundown

Why attend the 2018 Irrigation Show. Here’s a brief rundown:

  • It offers a comprehensive trade show floor where professionals can see first-hand the latest technologies, products, and innovations.
  • Education: In addition to a keynote and general session, there are hours worth of educational content planned for Irrigation 2018 on various hot industry topics.
  • Networking: Special socials and an opening night party make it easy to connect with peers beyond the trade show floor.

Mars International is proud to be on the forefront of tomorrow’s innovations, including those in irrigation. For more information, contact the company today.