CONEXPO-CON/AGG announced today that its podcast, CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio, has been named the Best Construction Podcast of 2018 by Construction Junkie in the fourth annual competition.
The competition received a record number of nominations and votes in 2018, a strong sign for the growing interest in construction podcasts.
“It was a very exciting competition this year with several strong competitors pulling in tons of votes,” said Shane Hedmond of Construction Junkie. “CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio dominated the competition in its contest debut, shattering the previous vote count record on the way.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio podcasts feature discussions with world-class experts exploring innovations in the construction industry and the opportunities they create.
Topics cover construction, technology, occupational health and safety, regulations, and education, with tips and trends to help construction professionals optimize their businesses and jobsites. Guests include original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs), tech companies, academia and leading industry organizations.
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio is brought to you by Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
“Contractors that want to stay competitive in today’s construction industry need to discover and adopt the new technologies that are available,” said Nicole Hallada, vice president of marketing and communications, AEM. “CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio provides expert advice and opinions to help construction pros stay on top of the latest technologies to help them build their businesses.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio host is Peggy Smedley, an internationally known and award-winning author, radio/TV host, and speaker who focuses on educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances.
“As an outspoken advocate and supporter of construction, I am honored that my experience of covering the industry has helped CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio achieve its goals,” said Smedley. “With every episode, I strive to bring listeners the advice and tools they need to advance their business in the future.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio releases two new episodes each month. Since its launch in 2016, CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio has received more than 130,000 downloads.
Listeners can choose episodes via the CONEXPO-CON/AGG website or through their mobile devices (apps include iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Spotify and Google Play).
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio is complemented by AEM’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365 industry-trends articles.
CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the international gathering place every three years for the construction industries, spotlighting the latest technologies, products and best practices. The next show is set for March 10-14, 2020 in Las Vegas USA.
AEM is the Milwaukee-based international trade group representing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. AEM’s world-class exhibitions include CONEXPO-CON/AGG and ICUEE-The Demo Expo.