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American Concrete Institute Announces its Spring 2008 Convention

Farmington Hills, Michigan (January 8, 2008) -- The American Concrete Institute is pleased to announce its upcoming Spring 2008 Convention in Los Angeles, Calif., at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza March 30 to April 3, 2008.

This spring’s convention, with the theme “Design and Construction Compatibility,” is sure to please all ACI attendees with countless opportunities to view exhibits, attend meetings and sessions, network with concrete professionals from all over the world, participate in competitions, and of course, see the sights of beautiful Los Angeles.

The ACI Spring 2008 Convention will feature a Contractors’ Day highlighting sessions on “Know Before You Build,” a Student Concrete Competition where students will construct an Egg Protection Device and FRC Bowling Ball, and a Concrete Mixer with a “Tommy Bahama” theme. In addition, a new session, “Landmark Papers in Concrete Materials Research” will be added to the agenda. A special publication based on this session will be published.

For the first time, ACI will also be sponsoring a book drive at the convention to support education and literacy in local schools. All attendees are invited to bring any new or gently used children’s books to the convention.

Attendees who register by Feb. 29, 2008, will enjoy a special discounted registration fee. In addition, the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza is offering convention attendees special rates for rooms reserved by March 14, 2008. Room rates are based on availability.

For more information and to register for the ACI Spring 2008 Convention, please call 248-848-3800, or visit



For more information about registering for the Convention, contact:

American Concrete Institute

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
310-228-1234 (mention ACI to ensure discounted rate)

Advancing concrete knowledge – Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., U.S.A., members of the American Concrete Institute advance concrete knowledge by producing consensus, concrete-related codes, specifications, guides and reports; creating and administering certification programs that support individuals in the concrete industry; delivering seminars and distance learning opportunities; publishing Concrete International magazine; and producing two peer-reviewed technical journals. For additional information, visit


More Information

For more information about registering for the Convention, contact:

American Concrete Institute
(248) 848-3800

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
(310) 228-1234
Mention ACI to ensure discounted rate