First California Construction Expo in August in L.A.

More than $100 billion worth of upcoming construction projects will be highlighted at the first-ever California Construction Expo, as a consortium of government agencies seek contractors, designers and workers for the building program sprees ahead. The Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles Unified School District and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California together will host

More than $100 billion worth of upcoming construction projects will be highlighted

at the first-ever California Construction Expo, as a consortium of government agencies

seek contractors, designers and workers for the building program sprees ahead.

The Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles Unified School District and

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California together will host the California

Construction Expo Aug. 17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The expo will showcase government construction contracts proposed or currently underway

in a variety of sectors, from schools and airports to utilities and infrastructure.

Contractors, designers, construction professionals and suppliers will have the opportunity

to hear directly from leading government agencies about the many opportunities available

for contracting.

Workshops offered at the expo will cover a variety of areas in construction including:

building California schools and airports; public utilities and infrastructure; sustainable

design and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification; and effective means

to attract skilled labor in today's competitive marketplace. The Expo will showcase innovative

products and services relevant to the construction field and related industries, while

providing networking opportunities for businesses and individuals interested in California's

construction industry.

To register, or for more information, visit www.CalConExpo.com.