TAMPA, FL – The National Pavement Expo and Conference (NPE), a premier gathering for paving and pavement maintenance professionals, is excited to announce the opening of its 2025 Call for Speakers for the upcoming annual event set to take place January 2025. The Conference, renowned as a leading platform for education within the industry, is inviting industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to submit proposals to share their insights and expertise.

Each year paving and pavement maintenance professionals come together for 3 action-packed days of networking, education, and an Expo Hall that ignites innovation between vendors and contractors who specialize in asphalt and concrete paving, sealcoating, striping, sweeping, pavement repair, and related services. Last year’s Conference program featured 60+ sessions and encompassed a variety of formats from keynote presentations to open discussions in Morning Huddles.

Key Information:

Event: 2025 National Pavement Expo and Conference

Call for Speakers Opening Date: 3/18/2024

Submission Deadline: 5/17/2024

Event Dates: January 15-17, 2025, Expo: January 16-17, 2025

Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL

What we are looking for?

NPE remains dedicated to providing attendees with original and innovative topics built around technical expertise, as well as the most up-to-date data, trends, technologies, and proven approaches to help solve pain points and tap into new growth opportunities within the industry.

Proposals that really impress and grab our attention are:

  • New and presented for the first time at NPE 2025. No recycled or outdated content will be accepted.
  • A diverse perspective and voice within the Conference program that will inspire and educate attendees.
  • Interactive discussions and real-world hands-on training and experiences that actively engage attendees.
  • Focused on the how-to of relevant and timely industry topics.

A full list of the 2025 Conference tracks and topics and the Proposal Application Process and Guidelines can be found here.  

“We are excited to open the Call for Speakers in preparation for NPE 2025. This is a chance for industry leaders to share their knowledge and experiences, contributing to the growth and development of the paving and pavement maintenance industry,” said Morgan Wilson, Show Director. “Every year, we raise the standard, delivering an agenda of outstanding quality that educates and motivates our attendees.”

To submit your proposal and learn more about the submission guidelines, please visit https://nationalpavementexpo.com/conference/become-a-speaker/



About the National Pavement Expo and Conference

The National Pavement Expo and Conference brings vendors and contractors together who make their living from asphalt and concrete paving, sealcoating, striping, sweeping, crack repair, pavement repair, and snow removal.  NPE provides over three days to network with other paving professionals, discover new products, and attend expert-led educational programs. National Pavement Expo and Conference is owned by Emerald, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States.


About Emerald

Emerald’s talented and experienced team grows our customers’ businesses 365 days a year through connections, content, and commerce. We expand connections that drive new business opportunities, product discovery, and relationships with over 140 annual events, matchmaking, and lead-gen services. We create content to ensure that our customers are on the cutting edge of their industries and are continually developing their skills.  And we power commerce through efficient year-round buying and selling. We do all this by seamlessly integrating in-person and digital platforms and channels.  Emerald is immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate.  As true partners, we create experiences that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. For more information, please visit: www.emeraldx.com