Good Times in Vegas

Good Times in Vegas

Las Vegas was host to WasteExpo 2009.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

MIX AND MINGLE: Heil Environmental's Michael Jobe (left) and Marathon Equipment's Gordon Shaw talk with an attendee.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

CATCHING UP: WasteExpo Show Director Rita Ugianskis visits with (from left to right) Bob MacArthur of Penton Media, Eddie Dick of Eddie Dick and Associates, and Kevin Walbridge of Republic Services.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

ALL SMILES: Mickey Flood of IESI and Ted Flood of E-Z Pack take some time to visit on the show floor.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

BIDDING WAR: EREF's Annual Equipment Auction drew a large crowd eager to help raise money for the organization's research and educational efforts.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

AN INSPIRATION: David Roche (right) and his wife Marlena Blavin, seen here with Bruce Parker of the EIA, were the speakers at EIA's Inspirational Breakfast.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: In one of the boxed lunch sessions, attendees heard Jim Perry of Waste Industries and Jim O'Connor of Republic Services discuss their companies' growth.

The solid waste industry gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center in June for WasteExpo 2009. The show, which drew strong reviews from both attendees and exhibitors, featured an array of educational sessions, special events and more than 480 exhibitors displaying their wares in the Convention Center. Want to get in on next year's show, set for May 3-6 in Atlanta? Visit www.wasteexpo.com.

SHOW TIME ON THE SHOW FLOOR: Foot traffic may have been down slightly from previous years, but attendees repeatedly told Waste Age they were impressed with the quality and scope of the exhibitors. The exhibitors in turn said they were able to consistently talk with promising leads.

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