National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's October 10-12 ConcreteWorks 2010 Conference and Expo will kick off with the 5th Annual National Mixer Driver Championship at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Based at the Embassy Suites hotel in Charlotte, N.C., ConcreteWorks will feature Operations, Safety, Environmental, Concrete Promotion/Sales, Business Administration and Concrete Technology education tracks, plus a 20,000-sq.-ft. exhibit floor. NRMCA has opened online registration, noting a $149/night Embassy Suites rate through September 22 [www.embassysuitesconcord.com, group code NRM, or 704/455.8200]. Additional details are available from Jessica Moore, 888/846-7622, ext. 1152; firstname.lastname@example.org.