More than 500 members attended NCMA's highly successful 2017 Annual Convention. The ICON-Xchange B2B meetings accommodated 37 B2B producer companies and 31 B2B associate/host, resulting in over 800 meetings. Please review the recap here that highlights all the events, awards and meetings that occurred during the week.

“For the last four years, ICON-Xchange has best served the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscapes industry by providing unique opportunities to expand business and build relationships,” said 2016 NCMA Chairman of the Board Patrick Sauter.

A smaller and streamlined NCMA Board was seated at the meeting, anda draft of the strategic plan was unveiled at the Annual Convention. The plan will guide the association over the next three years and includes many initiatives to move the industry forward.

Guest Speaker John Mulville of Metrostudy shared that low household debt suggests continued economic growth. He also identified trends in the housing market that will affect the economic forecast for the next few years.

In 2018, NCMA is launching the ICON EXPO 2018 Equipment & Machinery Show, Feb. 9-10 in Indianapolis at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel. NCMA’s Annual Convention will be Feb. 6-8, 2018. Click here to learn more about ICON EXPO 2018. The ICON-X B2B (Business-to-Business format) will return in 2019.