A record number of attendees showed up to the 2015 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Ky., according to a press release.

The show is the largest event for the utility industry and is owned and produced ty the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). More than 950 exhibitors, 250 of which were new to his year’s show, lined the 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space available to the show.

Over 18,000 attendees traveled from all over the world to see their offerings.

This year’s show had a list of new features meant to enhance the attendee’s experience. The last day of the show was dedicated to recognizing the importance of utility professionals and saluting military veterans with a benefit auction and other events, according to the company. Go to www.icuee.com for more show highlights.