The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) has named Dave Hughes 2021 show chair. Hughes, the vice president of global sales for McElroy Manufacturing Inc. will lead the show’s management committee, a volunteer group of utility construction industry executives for overall show planning.
ICUEE (or the Demo Expo) is the largest event of its kind, known for the invaluable and numerous interactive product demonstrations that take place over the three-day show. The biennial show last took place in 2019 and is set to reopen September 28-30, 2021.
“AEM is more than pleased to have Dave on board as the new chair for ICUEE 2021. His expertise and participation will be incredibly valuable to our team as we continue to work towards our goals for 2021. We know that Dave and the rest of our management committee all have a great vision of what ICUEE can and will be and we look forward to announcing some exciting changes in the coming year,” said ICUEE show director John Rozum.
“I am extremely pleased to accept this position for the 2021 show. I know that everyone on the committee is dedicated to best serving industry professionals by providing an interactive and valuable experience at ICUEE,” said Hughes.
Hughes lives in Tulsa, OK and is married to Michele; they have three children together. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he received his degree in Accounting and earned an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Dave has served in many capacities at McElroy since joining in 2001. He is also the president and COO of Southern Specialties (SSC) based in Tulsa, OK.
Hughes is returning to the ICUEE management committee as he served as the 2019 vice chair. He is also very active in Young President’s Organization (YPO) and has served his Tulsa Chapter in all of its major offices, including chairman.
Serving as vice chair of the ICUEE 2021 management committee is Julie Fuller, vice president of engineering, marketing and purchasing for Tadano Mantis Corporation.
- ICUEE is the leading event for utility professionals and construction contractors seeking comprehensive insights into the latest industry technologies, innovations and trends.