New Radio Show Hits the Air Waves

iHeartRadio program will raise awareness of innovations in the construction industry
New Radio Show Hits the Air Waves

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have announced a new radio show and podcast to engage with individuals who want an insightful look into the changing landscape of the construction industry. The weekly program CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio — If It’s New It’s Here will air Tuesdays at 10 a.m. CST beginning March 15 on iHeartRadio.

The show’s host, Peggy Smedley of the Peggy Smedley Show – The Voice of IoT drives the show each week leading up to the largest international gathering in the Western Hemisphere for the construction industry — CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 7-11, 2017, in Las Vegas. The program takes a holistic view of the industry and provides a platform to raise awareness of the innovations in the construction industry and the opportunities they are creating.

“CONEXPO-CON/AGG helps industry executives keep pace with the latest in new equipment and product innovations,” says Rich Goldsbury, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 show chairman and president of Bobcat Company and Doosan. “Technology is critical to the future of the construction industry and CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio will help us to continuously connect our audience with the most cutting-edge innovations in the industry on an ongoing basis.”

The show will feature industry experts who have firsthand knowledge to discuss the future of infrastructure, work sites and jobs in the industry. Show segments will address challenges and opportunities, future equipment technology, impacts technologies have on the market and ways to expand your business. The programs will be available as a downloadable podcast from the show website —

“A weekly radio program with an innovative and entertaining supporter of the connected world is a great opportunity to keep our audience engaged,” says Sara Truesdale Mooney, vice president, exhibitions and business development. “We’re excited to be able to work with an internationally known speaker and media personality and we believe Peggy Smedley will be a tremendous ambassador for CONEXPO-CON/AGG.”

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the international gathering place every three years for the construction industries, showcasing the latest equipment, products, services and technologies. Founded in 1909, CONEXPO was originally designed as a road show demonstration of “amazing new devices” that could do the work of 15 horse-drawn units. In 1996, the show joined with the International Concrete and Aggregates Show to become CONEXPO-CON/AGG and provide an unprecedented scope of equipment, products and services for the construction industries.

About Association of Equipment Manufacturers
AEM is the North American-based international trade group providing innovative business development resources to advance the off-road equipment manufacturing industry in the global marketplace. AEM membership comprises more than 850 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China.


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