HxGN Live and Other Spring Events
Next year’s Hexagon International Conference, HxGN LIVE is coming up fast. The event will be in Las Vegas this year from June 2-5, and is a great annual event for the industry. HxGN LIVE showcases some of the latest trends in the industry, including design, measurement, and visualization technologies.
The conference also gives attendees the chance to discuss ideas and solutions about progressing the industry to create a better and more efficient world.
This Monday, Hexagon is running special deal that will save you big on your registration. As a part of Cyber Monday, you’ll get an extra $150 off on your HxGN LIVE registration, which is a $750 savings over registering on-site the day of the event! Just register this Monday, December 2, and you’ll automatically get in on the savings!
While we’re on the topic of awesome conferences and industry events coming up this spring, check out some of the great things going on in the next few months:
December 3-5, 2013 - Las Vegas, Nevada
March 12-14, 2014 - Frisco, Texas
March 20-21, 2014 - Napa, California
March 26-29, 2014 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 3-5, 2014 - Boston, Massachusetts
For more information about any of these events, take a look at our events page.
FABTECH Expo 2013
FABTECH Expo is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing trade event, and it all went down in Chicago this week. Hundreds of exhibitors were at Chicago’s McCormick Place Monday through Thursday this week to show off their products, software, services and much more.
Design Data was at FABTECH all week showing people SDS/2 and SDS/2 Connect and chatting with industry partners, friends, and new acquaintances.
2013 was FABTECH Expo’s biggest year ever with over 40,000 attendees, 1,573 exhibitors, and in a space of 650,000 square feet. In addition to some gangbuster numbers, attendees were also able to attend more expert-led sessions on important manufacturing topics. Learn more about FABTECH’s impressive attendance at their website.
As a part of FABTECH 2013, a fundraising campaign has been set up to help support the victims of the severe storms that devastated Washington, Illinois and other areas of the state on November 17. Anyone can donate to the fund and several of the show partners have committed to matching a certain amount of donations.
Learn more about the campaign and learn how you can help at FABTECH’s website.
Industry News Roundup: November 15
This week’s news resources:
The frame of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub is rising. In 2015, it will serve more than 200,000 daily commuters. Read more at Modern Steel.
BIM is changing the way cities are planned, designed, and constructed. See how at CNBC.
"We're using data more and more, and it's actually reshaping jobs."
Peddinghaus' new bevel cutting plate processor will debut at the FABTECH Expo next week. Learn more about the new machine at Peddinghaus' website.
In case you missed our latest blog post:
Registration for NASCC: The Steel Conference opens next week! Learn more about the conference and what you need to do to prepare in the blog.