Crane & Rigging Conference & Expo - PDC



NACB, Inc. is proud to present the 2017 Lift & Load Handling Training Expo as one of the leading industry forums for crane, hoist, and rigging safety/compliance. This 4-day event will include seminars on rigging, inspector training, load charts lift planning, ground support and current regulations pertaining to mobile cranes, overhead cranes, hoist systems, aerial work platforms, lift trucks, and other assorted lift equipment and gear.

Once again attendees from all over the globe will come from a wide variety of industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Energy, Mining, Aerospace, Military/Defense, Utilities, Maritime, Railroad, and General Industry.




At the LTE Crane & Rigging Conference, you choose which seminars you want to attend based on your facility’s needs.  Seminars are taught in a variable settings with instructors available to answer questions one on one after the seminar. There are many opportunities to discuss our industry & learn from best practices with fellow attendees.  Attendees tell us that they enjoy meeting others in this light and easy-going venue and setting. 


Why Should I Attend?

  • Multiple Daily Training Sessions in a Single Setting
  • Keynote Speakers on Industry Related Topics
  • Breakout Sessions for Targeted Learning
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • Crane Simulation Training / Rodeo
  • Open Forum for Peer Networking / Communications
  • Industry Vendors
  • Extensive Display of In-House Training Curriculum and Training Aids
  • Full Complement of NACB Trainers on Hand for Personal Attention
  • Extensive Industry Knowledge Instantly Available from Many Sources


Continuing Education Units (CEU's)

The Lifting and Load Handling Training Expo has been approved to issue each attendee a total of 1.9 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). For more information, please contact us at 800.654.5640.













13th Annual Crane Simulator Rodeo 

You can become the Champion Mobile Crane Telescopic Boom, Mobile Crane Lattice Boom, Overhead Bridge Crane, or Hammerhead Tower Crane Simulator Operator !

At this year’s conference, we will be conducting our Annual Simulator Rodeo. Participants will compete in a variety of exercises until the overall winner is declared in each category. Open to all attendees. To register call 1.800.654.5640.

6th Annual Rigging Rodeo

You are invited to take part in our Annual Rigging Rodeo! One of our custom-built rigging trailers, complete with various types and shapes of test loads, will be on hand for you to show your skills.

The Rigging Rodeo will have a series of hands-on rigging tasks for you to complete. All contestants are required to pass a written examination prior to competing in our hands-on skill assessments. The overall winner will be declared our 2017 Rigging Rodeo Champion!  Open to all attendees. To register call 1.800.654.5640.



Join the ever growing list of Alumni

  • Associated Steel Workers
  • BAE Systems 
  • Bechtel Equipment Operations
  • Boeing
  • Crossland Construction
  • Dept. of Energy
  • DM Petroleum
  • Entergy Operators Incorporated
  • Exxon Refining & Supply
  • Morris Shea Bridge CO, Inc.
  • NV Energy
  • Proofload Services Ltd
  • Ford
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
  • GE Power & Water
  • GM
  • Hawaiian Dredging Construction
  • Heico- Neo Industries
  • Holly Frontier Corp
  • Jacobs Field Services
  • Lockheed Martin & Space
  • Salt River Project
  • Shell
  • Texaco
  • Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force
  • US Military             ...and many more!

2016 Crane Simulators at the LTE Crane & Rigging Conference/Expo



Orlando Marriott - Lake Mary | 1501 International Parkway Lake Mary, FL 32746

Book your group rate for North American Crane Bureau 2017 




Event Fees

April - July $1495.00/pp  |  $100 Savings

August $1545.00/pp  |  $50 Savings

September - October $1595.00/pp 

Group Discount: If you are the planner for an organization who has 5 or more people you are eligible to receive $200 off each attendee's registration. * Discount only applies if the group is registered and paid all at once.

Cancellation Policy: Unless stated otherwise in written form, cancellation received thirty (30) days or earlier prior to the conference start date are eligible for refund, less a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations received between fifteen (15) and thirty (30) days prior to the conference start date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee. All other cancellations are liable for entire tuition fee. Conference attendee substitutions are acceptable. NACB, Inc's liability for cancellations of any NACB, Inc. event shall not exceed the registration price for the registered event. All travel reservations and/or cancellations are the sole responsibility of the attendee. Please make all airline and travel arrangements.

CLICK HERE for more information and registration. If you have any questions contact us at 1-800-654-5640 or via email at