This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog December 19, 2011. You can view the original post here.
Here at John Deere we believe it’s important to interact with our customers and fans as much and as often as possible. Listening to feedback has helped us create the best John Deere engines and equipment to date, but we’re not done yet.
At John Deere we are never finished innovating and improving upon best-in-class products. And, one of the best ways to do that is to mix and mingle with industry leaders and customers around the world.
Check out where we’ll be rubbing shoulders in 2012:
World of Concrete
Detail: World of Concrete is the largest and only annual international conference dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. Featuring both indoor and outdoor exhibits WOC has grown to be one of the top industry trade-shows.
Date: January 24 – January 27
Where: Las Vegas, NV
The Rental Show
Detail: The Rental Show is the American Rental Association’s annual convention and trade show for the equipment rental industry. It features construction and industrial equipment, along with other popular rental products.
Date: February 5 – February 8
Where: New Orleans, LA
World Ag Expo
Details: The largest annual agriculture exposition will be celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2012, general admission is just 12 dollars and there will be free seminars on a variety of topics.
Date: February 14 – February 16
Where: Tulare, CA
Details: Held every three years, INTERMAT is an international exhibition of equipment, machinery and techniques for the construction and materials industries
Date: April 16 – April 21
Where: Paris, France
Offshore Technology Conference
Details: Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference or OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is held annually at Reliant Center in Houston.
Date: April 30 – May 3
Where: Houston, TX
Global Petroleum Show
Details: The Global Petroleum Show is the meeting place for the global oil & gas industry. GPS has been heralded as one of the largest energy events that bring together global producers, EPC’s, service companies and suppliers. Held in the heart of the energy capital of Canada – Calgary, Alberta, the event plays host to 95 countries, 60,000 attendees, and 2,000 exhibiting companies.
Date: June 12 – June 14
Where: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The Green Industry and Equipment Expo
Details: GIE+EXPO provides access to a vast array of manufacturers, distributors, replacement parts and consumables, and it offers a unique opportunity to “try for yourself” the newest equipment in the outdoor demonstration area. Some 18,000 participants will see new products at 750 exhibits both indoors and out. In addition to exhibits and demonstrations, the show features business-related seminars for dealers and landscapers as well as equipment giveaways.
Date: October 25 – October 27
Where: Louisville, KY
Details: The industry leader in providing comprehensive coverage of trends, technologies and issues facing the generation sector. The POWER-GEN International 2011 conference program features a comprehensive curriculum of courses covering a wide range of topics important to the further development of the industry.
Date: December 11 – December – 13
Where: Orlando, FL