You can still register! We just ask that you do so onsite. Simply stop by our registration desk anytime during the show and we will get you all set. Online registration is now closed. Registration required for all participants.
September 19-21, 2018Day 1 - Buildings Tour, Awards Gala
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive St.
Dallas, Texas 75201
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- Certified company - Sustaining member
The 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo will once again bring together many of the tilt-up industry’s most creative and experienced contractors, architects, engineers and suppliers. Over three days, nearly five hundred of these professionals will share how demand for big ideas is opening the door for tilt-up methodology, engaging an ever-increasing number of building types in an ever-widening global market.
Evidence of this evolution can be seen in TCA’s “Tilt-Up Top Ten,” where in the last cycle some of the most impressive records in recent years have transpired. This involves four new #1 projects, including records for Tallest Panel, Largest Floor Area, Largest Footprint, and Most Recycled Content, along with additions for Heaviest, Widest, and Tallest Cantilever panels. Accompanying this activity is a new crop of the very best projects globally vying for the Achievement Awards and setting pace for the industry. This much activity clearly indicates the challenge for project teams to be connected and engaged, remaining in tune and capable to respond to these modern program statements. The market for big ideas is in high demand.
Tilt-up construction methodology continues to be among the most flexible, most economical and most efficient delivery system for the biggest challenges and biggest concepts presented to building design and construction professionals.
You’ll leave Dallas with the inspiration, knowledge, and connections you need to realize your own big ideas.
The TCA would like to recognize and thank the team of local professionals working to make this event a success.
Each year the TCA Annual Convention is held in a different location. The educational content is updated to reflect current industry issues, advancements in technology, changes in market conditions, building codes, and the ever-changing needs of the TCA membership. The mission of this committee is to ensure the event is relevant to THIS market and THIS region. Additionally, this committee is charged with discovering, documenting and connecting the existing network of the region.
Carlos deSaracho - Alliance Architects, Inc. (Member)
Marceen Woods - Alliance Architects, Inc. (Member)
Ed McGuire - Bob Moore Construction, Inc. (Co-Chair)
Aaron Mason - Bob Moore Construction, Inc. (Member)
Jimmie Ballard - CMC Construction Services (Member)
Julia Gibson - CMC Construction Services (Member)
Keith Eggins - CMC Construction Services (Member)
Aubry Malis - CMC Construction Services (Member)
Celia Arthur - CMC Construction Services (Member)
Tim Manherz - Encore Concrete Construction LLC (Co-Chair)
Chad Bruce - GluDown, Inc. (Member)
Brin Frazier - Optimus Steel (Member)
Don Greive - Pinnacle Structural Engineers (Member)
Chase Carter - TAS Commercial Concrete (Member)
Gary Joe Hayden - White Cap (Member)
Atlas Roofing Corporation
BASF Construction Chemicals
BN Products - USA
Concrete Construction Magazine
Construction Materials, Inc.
Expanded Shale Clay and Slate Institute
FiberForce by ABC Polymer
GCP Applied Technologies - Ductilcrete
GHC Products Inc.
KEIM Mineral Coatings of America, Inc.
Ox Engineered Products
Pinnacle Infotech Inc
Sigma DG Fiberblass Systems
Spec Formliners, Inc.
Steel Erector's Association of America
Velux America LLC
World of Concrete
- Certified company - Sustaining member - Event sponsor
The exhibit hall will be open during all show hours, with dedicated exhibit hours as follows:
Wednesday, Sept. 19
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Tilt-Up Awards Gala Reception
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - President's After Party
Thursday, Sept. 20
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast with Exhibitors
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunch with Exhibitors
Friday, Sept. 21
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast with Exhibitors
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch with Exhibitors
5:00 PM - Exhibit Hall Closes
The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is the perfect opportunity to market your company’s products, services, and expertise. Looking to associate your brand with the industry’s premier event and reach thousands of tilt-up professionals in the process? A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities are now available. Download the complete Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities brochure to learn more. Do you have a product or service that the tilt-up industry should know about? Exhibit at the industry’s only dedicated event and reach key decision makers at the show in Dallas.
Log-In Information: Confirmed exhibitors will receive an email from ExhibitorAssistance@alliance-exposition.com with your log-in credentials. Please add this address to your "safe senders" list to ensure you receive all important exhibitor information.
Questions? Contact Alliance Nationwide Exposition, the 2018 contracted exhibitor services company at ExhibitorAssistance@alliance-exposition.com
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The TCA has reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The hotel is in an exceptional downtown location in the vibrant Arts and Financial District, within walking distance of the Dallas Museum of Art, Kylde Warren Park and Meyerson Symphony Center.Reserve your room today!
Getting around Dallas is easy when staying at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel! Two major airports serve the Dallas-Fort Worth area and are convenient for staying at Sheraton Dallas.
Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) - 19 miles
Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) - 5 miles
The new DART Orange Line makes a direct stop at both Sheraton Dallas and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, making it easy for guests to get to/from DFW and the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.