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Live DEMOlition Event

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We will be hosting our first Live DEMOlition Event at Demolition Austin! Test and operate demolition equipment on display and get a true understanding of a product’s capability. 

saturday, february 24 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Texas Disposal System (TDS) Exotic Game Ranch and Pavilion
Included with your full convention registration. Transportation will be provided and will be leaving the hotel at 6:30 A.M.

hands-on demonstrations include:
The Live DEMOlition Event will feature concrete processing, material handling, robotics and more.
  • Concrete saws
  • Cutting tools
  • Drones
  • Robotics equipment
  • Excavators
  • Demolition equipment

safety is nda's top priority
To participate in the live demonstration exhibit, you must follow the safety precautions and dress code listed here. Download the NDA Safety Waiver and What to Expect FAQ for more details about this event.

how to dress

Add the NDA Live DEMOlition Event t-shirt to your registration! Shirts will also be available for purchase at Destination NDA in the Expo.

Attire for the event is casual. We encourage you to dress in layers and wear jeans, t-shirts, and windbreakers. The weather could be chilly in the morning and warm by Noon. This event will take place rain or shine so please be prepared in case of inclement weather.

You are required to wear steel toe shoes and/or closed toe shoes.  You will not be allowed attendance in the demonstration area if you do not have the proper shoes.

You will be required to wear appropriate PPE including hard hats, safety glasses, safety vests, and ear plugs. NDA will provide each attendee with the required PPE and you must sign a waiver and receive a wristband before you can pick up your PPE. You must also wear your Demolition Austin badge at all times during this event. 

guests and family are welcome

The DEMOlition event is a family affair! Guests and children are encouraged to come to the Live DEMOlition Event to participate in a safari tour in the Exotic Game Ranch. Breakfast will be served at the Pavilion starting at 7:00 a.m. Safari tours will take place every half hour until 11:00 a.m. 

sign up for hands on demonstrations 
Vendors participating in the Live DEMOlition Event will have demonstration sign-up sheets in their EXPO booths on Friday, February 23. Visit their booth to learn more about the equipment available for testing and to sign up for a time slot.  Any time slots open after Friday will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis on Saturday at the event. Destination NDA will have a map of all participating vendors. 

enter the demonstration area
You must acknowledge and sign the event waiver, participate in the safety presentation at the Pavilion, wear the required PPE and appropriate shoes, and adhere to the safety requests of each vendor to enter the demonstration area. 

The NDA Event Team will be posted at each exhibit space and have complete authority to stop the machines and remove an attendee should safety issues be a concern. The NDA Event Team has prepared a complete safety plan for this event and have coordinated efforts with the local fire marshal and EMT. Any attendee who does not follow the Event Team’s direction, will be immediately escorted off the site and returned to the Pavilion.

Please contact NDA directly if you have any questions regarding the Live DEMOlition Event and safety requirements and procedures. 

6:30 a.m. Shuttles begin to Live DEMOlition event Convention Center — Trinity St 
7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Texas Disposal Systems
7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Safety video running at pavilion Texas Disposal Systems
7:20 a.m. –7:40 a.m. Welcome and first safety presentation (additional safety presentations to run every 20 minutes)    Texas Disposal Systems
8:00 a.m.            First animal tour departs (a tour will take place every hour until 11:00 a.m.) Texas Disposal Systems
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Live DEMOlition Event Texas Disposal Systems
12:15 p.m. First buses depart to the Austin Convention Center Texas Disposal Systems
1:00 p.m. Last bus departs to the Austin Convention Center Texas Disposal Systems