Don’t miss the Best Show in Snow!

Attend the SIMA Symposium in Pittsburgh to establish connections, bolster your team’s industry knowledge, and enhance your business with the substantial machinery and inventive solutions at the trade show during the Best Show in Snow.

May 1, 2024 | Staff Editor

The upcoming event will include approximately 50 educational sessions encompassing various snow business roles, over 130 exhibit booths, pre-conference workshops (sales & estimating and recruitment & retention), and numerous networking chances.


Thursday, June 27, 2024
11:45 am – 5:15 pm
Friday, June 28, 2024
9:45 am – 12:45 pm

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Show Highlights:

  • 8.5 hours of trade show time
  • 130+ exhibitors
  • Sideshow mini-education sessions
  • SIMA Ale Trail
  • Dog Lounge
  • Lunch on Thursday
  • Gamification for a chance to win prizes
  • Supplier networking

New At the Show in 2024

SIMA Garage

Ops team members can visit the SIMA Garage to talk shop during the trade show. Hear from contractors and suppliers on equipment safety and troubleshooting, safe driving and compliance, and maintenance topics.

Thursday June 27 Garage:

Establish reconditioning schedules

Sidewalk machine safety

Plow safety & troubleshooting

Spreader calibration & troubleshooting

Friday June 28 Garage:

11:15 am
Truck safety and compliance

12:15 pm
Loader operations & site safety

Show Sidekicks

Attending your first SIMA Symposium can be daunting. Our Show Sidekicks can help show you the ropes! Request a Sidekick during registration.


SIMA+ Pass

A SIMA+ pass has exclusive benefits, including early access to the trade show and receptions, reserved session seating, attendee lounge and a private leadership coaching session.

Gain early access to the trade show floor on Thursday, June 27, to tour select exhibitor booths

Early access to the Wednesday Welcome Reception and Thursday Night Party

Network with other SIMA+ attendees, check emails, and take a break from all of the action

Specially marked seating will be available during the concurrent sessions.



Stepping Beyond the Limitations of Management: How Leaders can WIN the Hearts and Minds of Staff and Customers – Jackson Kerchis, Happiness Means Business

 Jackson will share direct interventions that change the way employees FEEL about their work and their workmates. Leverage positive psychology to bring creativity, productivity, and joy into your workplace!


SIMA Sideshow Lounge Topics
Short presentations on business and operations topics

Thursday June 27 Sideshow Events:

12:30 pm 
5 ways you can use ChatGPT in your snow business

1:30 pm
Build SIMA’s safety standard into your business

2:30 pm
Turning Your Rookies Into Rockstars

3:30 pm
Make your mechanics part of the team

4:30 pm
Growth potential of the emerging residential market


Friday June 28 Sideshow Events:

10:30 am
Reduce chlorides with the 3 Bs: Brooms, brine and behavior

11:30 am
Reduce chlorides with premium liquids


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