P&Q taking 2025 Roundtable to Arizona

By |  June 11, 2024
The Wigwam, an award-winning Arizona resort offering meticulously designed luxury suites and casitas, will host the 2025 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo: The Wigwam

The Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference is headed West.

The magazine will host the 2025 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona. The two-day event will take place Jan. 30-31 at the luxury resort located about 20 miles west of downtown Phoenix.

“After an eight-year absence, we are happy to be returning the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference to Arizona,” says Rob Fulop, group publisher at Pit & Quarry. “Through the years, we have held several Roundtable events in Arizona, garnering great participation and enthusiastic attendees.”

The Roundtable, an annual event Pit & Quarry hosts, presents aggregate producers with a plethora of opportunities to network with equipment manufacturers, dealers and other leaders from around the industry. Producers who attend get industry updates related to legislation, regulation and safety, and they’re presented with a forecast for the year to come on construction materials.

A key component of the 2025 Roundtable will be roundtable-style discussions between the event’s attendees. Topics discussed at the 2024 Roundtable were equipment and technology, safety, the upcoming election, global developments, industry trade shows, and the year ahead.

Additionally, Pit & Quarry will host a golf outing for Roundtable attendees Jan. 30 on The Wigwam’s Gold Course. Nicknamed “Arizona’s Monster,” the Gold Course has hosted signature tournaments over the years – including U.S. Open qualifying events.

Roundtable history

Logo: P&Q Roundtable

Pit & Quarry first hosted the event that morphed into the modern-day Roundtable & Conference in 1996. Originally dubbed the Equipment & Technology Suppliers Roundtable, the event incorporated aggregate producers in its early years and was eventually rebranded as the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

Pit & Quarry takes the Roundtable to different U.S. cities each year after hosting the inaugural meeting in Cleveland at the corporate office of the magazine’s parent company. Florida is often a destination for the Roundtable, with premier venues in Bonita Springs, Coral Gables and Naples serving as past hosts. Other cities that hosted a Roundtable over the last 25 years are Chicago, Nashville, and Asheville, North Carolina.

The magazine hosted its 2024 Roundtable in February at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Pit & Quarry’s 32-page report fully dedicated to the 2024 Roundtable can be accessed here.

The last Roundtable to take place in Arizona was the 2017 event in Scottsdale.

How producers, suppliers can attend

The 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference took place at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Photo: P&Q Staff
The 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference took place at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Photo: P&Q Staff

As usual, Pit & Quarry will cover the Roundtable registration cost and one night’s lodging for qualified aggregate producers. Producers with Roundtable questions can direct them to editor-in-chief Kevin Yanik at kyanik@northcoastmedia.net. Or, apply today online.

Equipment manufacturers, dealers, service providers and others interested in sponsoring the 2025 Roundtable can contact Fulop at rfulop@northcoastmedia.net; associate publisher Dino Vitanza at dvitanza@northcoastmedia.net; or account executive Tim Carolin at tcarolin@northcoastmedia.net for more information. Manufacturers, dealers, service providers and others can also learn more about the opportunity here.

Related: 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable a hit at PGA National Resort

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Kevin Yanik is editor-in-chief of Pit & Quarry. He can be reached at 216-706-3724 or kyanik@northcoastmedia.net.

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