2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets

September 28-30, 2022

EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES: PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE

Dear Members, Friends, Colleagues & Everyday Superheros,

On behalf of myself, the Board of Directors of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona, and the Conference Committee, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to the 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets!

We’re packing all three days with rousing keynotes, thought-provoking panels, and the chance to meet with like-minded professionals from Arizona and all over the country who share a commitment to bettering our communities and improving people’s lives in this state and around the nation through engineering. The 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets is all about coming back together, learning from each other, and creating invaluable connections. It’s about being part of an exciting, essential, and enduring event at a moment in time like no other. So get ready to explore the sessions, soak up the keynotes, venture through the 130+ exhibitor trade show, roll up your sleeves and network, and don’t forget to save a little energy for the fun-filled events we’ve curated just for you!

Thank you all for being our Everyday Superheroes!

Justan

Justan A. Rice

President

American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona

A QUICK LOOK AT OUR 2022 ARIZONA CONFERENCE ON ROADS & STREETS KEYNOTE SPEAKER!

MISSION CONTROL: THE JUSTAN LEAGUE OF AMERIGO

ACEC Arizona is committed to the safety and support of every 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets attendee. No matter the need, we have the solution!

ACEC Arizona understands that everyone has been impacted by COVID-19 in their unique way, which is why we’re here to listen and respond with solutions that are tailored to accommodate your unique needs. We’re ready to assist both public and private entities in participating in the 2022 Conference on Roads & Streets, a reality no matter how big or small the number of attendees. How can we help?

All communications remain 100% confidential, so you may rest assured that your business remains your business.

READY TO JOIN THE LEAGUE OF EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES AT THE 2022 ARIZONA CONFERENCE ON ROADS & STREETS? REGISTER NOW!

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THE CONFERENCE

The Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets is the largest event for Arizona engineers and contractors from the public, tribal, and private sectors. The conference consists of a robust trade show, over 50 hours of technical seminars, and much, much more!

Prior to July 31st, full conference registration is being offered at the early bird price of $425 per registrant. August 1st, full conference registration pricing increases to $525 per registrant. Please note that registrations cannot be shared among individuals for any reason. With 1,500+ attendees, 130+ exhibitors, and countless opportunities to network, you won’t want to miss the 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets!

2022 ARIZONA CONFERENCE ON ROADS & STREETS: 71 YEARS IN THE MAKING!

The Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets has been drawing audiences from around the country for 71 years. A gathering place for industry professionals to attend presentations offered by local and national leaders as well as freely exchange knowledge and know-how, the Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets has been and continues to be, the epicenter for innovation and advancement in Arizona transportation.

DID YOU KNOW?

The 1st Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets was held in Tucson, Arizona in 1938!

# of Attendees: 250

# of Sponsors: 3

The original sponsors included:

University of Arizona

Arizona Highways Department

Arizona Society of Professional Engineers

The Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets was suspended on account of World War II. In 1957, the conference was resumed under the leadership of the University of Arizona’s Professor Hall.

THE PROGRAMS

Programs of interest for industry leaders and staff from small, medium, and large municipalities, counties, tribes, agencies, universities, consultants, and contractors are offered throughout the three-day conference.

All program attendees will be awarded professional development hours for their participation.

With over 50+ programs to choose from, where will your learning adventure take you?

PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDE:

  • Construction & Preservation
  • Environmental, Right-of-way & Utilities
  • Structures & Hydraulics
  • Tribal
  • Technology & Research
  • Traffic, ITS & Safety
  • Financing Transportation & Development
  • Project Development, Transportation Planning & Management
  • Multimodal
  • University
  • ADOT Districts & AZ Counties Open House
  • City, Town, MPO & COG Open House
  • Human Resources & Business Practices

THE TRADE SHOW

WITH TWO BALLROOMS AND 125 SINGLE BOOTHS, AND 14 DOUBLE BOOTHS TO CHOOSE FROM, WHERE WILL YOU MAKE YOUR MARK AT THE 2022 CONFERENCE ON ROADS & STREETS?

Tradeshow Exhibitor Information & Schedule

$3,000 single booth/ $5,800 double booth

Fee Includes Booth (details included below), up to two Conference Registrations plus priority code to reserve for up to two sleeping rooms at the El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort for a single booth, and up to four Conference Registrations plus priority code to reserve for up to four sleeping rooms at the El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort for a double booth.

Exhibition Site:

El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort – Turquoise & Presidio Ballrooms    10000 North Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704

Booths:

8’ x 10’ Booth, 11” x 17” ID Sign (single line); Pipe & Drape, 8’ High Back Wall; 3’ High Side Rails; One 6’ Draped Table (3 sides); Two Contour Chairs; and One Wastebasket. Booth does not include electricity. Refer to the floor plan for booth locations.

Exhibitor Set-Up:

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 – Noon to 4:00 p.m. All exhibits must be in place and ready prior to the opening of the show. The exhibition service provider is Freeman Co.; you will receive information from them regarding shipping, set-up, and additional booth items. In addition, you will work directly with Freeman Co to accommodate any special needs (e.g., electric, additional chairs, optional table sizes, etc.) for an additional fee. If you have large/heavy equipment to display, arrangements need to be made with Show Management.

Show Times:

Wednesday, September 28th,2022, Opening Reception – 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 29th, 2022 – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Full-day features registration, continental breakfast, all breaks, and lunch–in or adjacent to the conference space.

Friday, September 30th, 2022 – 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Half-day features registration, continental breakfast, all breaks, and lunch–in or adjacent to the conference space.

Exhibitor Move Out:

Friday, September 30th, 2022 – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All booths and supplies must be removed from the ballroom and prepared for shipping from the Resort to your company by Friday, September 30th, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Friday Activities:

Exhibitors are welcome to meet with general session attendees, attend Open Houses and Grab and Go lunch will be available from 12:00 p.m.. to 1:30 p.m.

Exhibit Space:

The 71st Conference on Roads & Streets offers 130+ booths at El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort. Exhibitors select booth spaces at the time of registration, and full payment is received. Changes will not be made to booth placement.

Additional Benefits:

Booth Exhibitors also receive a list of all conference registrants 30 days before the conference and a complete list of attendees one week after the conference ends, access to the Lead Capture platform to use during the conference for an additional cost; company name in the program, mobile app, and all conference-related publications plus access to our virtual platform. Unfortunately, registrations cannot be shared between people for different days or events.

Claim your space! Select your booth & register today!

Register Now!

SPONSORSHIPS

Never underestimate the impact of a first impression! Set the stage for success with an exclusive or shared sponsorship at the 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets!

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN A SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE?

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP – $5,000

  • Up to 4 Conference Registrations
  • Priority code for up to 2 Room Reservations at The El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort
  • 1/2 Page Ad in the Digital and Printed Program

 

SHARED SPONSORSHIP – $4,000

  • Up to 2 Conference Registrations
  • Priority code for up to 1 Room Reservation at The El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort
  • 1/4 Page Ad in the Digital and Printed Program

 

ALL SPONSORSHIP PURCHASES INCLUDE

  • Pre-Conference attendee list
  • Post-Conference attendee list

 

BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Logo featured on the conference website
  • Logo featured in the conference app
  • Logo featured in the digital and print conference programs
  • Logo featured in pre-event marketing materials
  • Social media promotion
  • Brand exposure during the conference

 

 

Thanks to our 2022 Conference Sponsors!

TRADE SHOW BOOTHS

Make your presence known as a 2022 Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets trade show exhibitor!  Showcase your products and services, generate leads, network with key decision-makers, and take advantage of access to 1,500+ Roads & Streets attendees!

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN A TRADE SHOW EXHIBITOR PACKAGE?

DOUBLE BOOTH – $5,800

  • 14 Double Booth Locations to Choose From
  • Up to 4 Conference Registrations
  • Priority code for up to 3 Room Reservations at The El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort
  • One Turn-Key Double Booth (8×20′)
  • $200 in savings over the purchase of two Single Booths

 

SINGLE BOOTH – $3,000

  • 125 Single Booth Locations to Choose From
  • Up to 2 Conference Registrations
  • Priority code for up to 2 Room Reservations at The El Conquistador, A Hilton Resort
  • One Turn-Key Single Booth (8×10′)

 

ALL BOOTH PURCHASES INCLUDE

  • Pre-Conference attendee list
  • Post-Conference attendee list

 

BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Logo featured on the conference website
  • Logo featured in the conference app
  • Logo featured in the digital and print conference programs
  • Logo featured in pre-event marketing materials
  • Social media promotion
  • Brand exposure during the conference

 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Wednesday evening trade show opening reception
  • Open daily with extended hours available for setup and breakdown
  • Continental breakfast and mid-day snack offerings available in the trade show area
  • Access to the Attendee Lounge for 1:1 and small group meetings with clients
  • Lead Capture devices available for a nominal fee

Check out the exhibitor & sponsorship prospectus!

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Location:

El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

10000 North Oracle Road, Tucson, Arizona 85704

When you think of the Southwest, windswept mountains, wildflowers, fiery-red sunsets, and a deep-rooted desert culture spring to mind. Nowhere is this soul-stirring tableau captured more spectacularly than at the El Conquistador Tucson. Let the El Conquistador surprise you with the pristine beauty of the Sonoran Desert, introduce you to indigenous cultures, and inspire you with authentic flavors, experiences, and unforgettable moments. Named “Best Experiential Hotel” by Hotel Interactive ® Lodging Industry Elite Awards and recognized as a Top 52 Hilton Hotel by Forbes, El Conquistador Tucson invites you to escape and experience the colors, textures, and singular details of our uniquely Southwest resort.

Program Offerings Include:

  • Construction & Preservation
  • Environmental, Right-of-way & Utilities
  • Structures & Hydraulics
  • Wellness
  • Tribal
  • Technology & Research
  • Traffic, ITS & Safety
  • Financing Transportation & Development
  • Project Development, Transportation Planning & Management
  • Multimodal
  • University
  • ADOT Districts & AZ Counties Open House
  • City, Town, MPO & COG Open House

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Then & Now:

A Brief History of the Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets By the Numbers

The Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets has been drawing audiences from around the country for over 70 years. A gathering place for industry professionals to attend presentations offered by local and national leaders as well as freely exchange knowledge and know-how, the Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets has been and continues to be, the epicenter for innovation and advancement in Arizona transportation.

THEN

1st Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets: 1938

  • Number of Attendees: 250-300
  • Sponsors: 3
  • Arizona Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • University of Arizona
  • Arizona Highway Department
NOW

70th Arizona Conference on Roads & Streets by the Numbers: 2021

  • Number of Attendees: 1,400
  • Sponsors: 30+
  • Tradeshow Exhibitors: 125
  • Sessions: 50+
  • Professional Development Hours: 50+