Chris Sullivan of ChemSystems Inc. will conduct a 40-minute presentation covering the latest trends in decorative concrete on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. CST. For just $35 (or nothing if you're a member of the American Society of Concrete Contractors; ASCC), attendees will learn about:

• What's popular in the major decorative markets, including integral colors, stamps, stains, overlays, polishing, sealers, and coatings
• How to use color and design to obtain the latest finishes
• Successful selling and marketing techniques
• The two major trends that will influence future decorative concrete applications.

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And if you haven't already, consider entering your decorative concrete projects in ASCC's annual Decorative Concrete Council Awards program. Applications are being accepted now.