Trends from 2016 GIE+EXPO

December 26, 2016By

We look at what was hot in equipment at the industry’s largest trade show. The 2016 GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America, held Oct. 19-21 in Louisville, Ky., was the biggest showcase of green industry best practices and products ever assembled. More than 900 exhibitors showed off their offerings to a diverse crowd of more than 22,600 corporate big wigs, equipment... read more

High Performance: 5 lessons learned at GIE+EXPO

November 16, 2016By

In an effort to practice what I preach, I took a few minutes out to reflect on my GIE+EXPO 2016 experience and, specifically, to identify my most important takeaways. Hopefully, you have completed this valuable exercise by now. If not, perhaps this blog post will inspire you to do so. Here are five lessons learned at this year’s event. Lesson... read more

Editor’s Note: Louisville quotables

November 10, 2016By

The landscape industry’s largest trade show, GIE+EXPO, got even larger this year. There were 230 new exhibitors —a good sign assuming they all have done their research and have deemed the landscape market to be a promising one. While the LM team and I were running between the show floor and conference sessions like crazy people, as we do every... read more

New updates from John Deere

November 9, 2016By

James Dutton, commercial mowing and product marketing manager for John Deere, gives an inside look at the new products and programs coming from the company this year. Watch the video to learn about Deere’s new Never Stop Services campaign. read more

Big news from Briggs & Stratton

November 9, 2016By

Jim Cross, marketing manager for Briggs & Stratton, stopped by the LM booth to talk about the newest addition to the Briggs & Stratton portfolio, the new Vanguard Oil Guard System. read more

GIE+EXPO ’16 exhibitor, attendance figures top last two years

November 2, 2016By

GIE+EXPO organizers are calling the event a success, despite a few weather-related snafus. The 2016 GIE+EXPO, held Oct. 19-21 at the Kentucky Expo Center (KEC) in Louisville, topped the last two years’ records for attendance and exhibitors. Stormy conditions Oct. 20 shut down the outdoor demo area for part of the day and knocked out power on a portion of... read more