GIE+EXPO: A telling trade show

December 18, 2017By
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If the landscape industry’s largest trade show is any indication of how the market is doing, things are going well. This year’s GIE+EXPO, held annually in Louisville, Ky., topped the last three years’ records in both attendance and exhibitors with more than 24,000 people from around the world, representing a 7 percent increase over 2016. Additionally, exhibit space grew 9... read more


October 18, 2017By

GIE+EXPO released its schedule of workshops and events for its 2017 event, taking place Oct. 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. The GIE+EXPO Workshops will cover a variety of management topics specifically for landscape contractors’ businesses. In addition, for contractors looking to diversify, Hardscape North America’s co-location with GIE+EXPO provides the opportunity to learn about expanding into... read more

Consultant Jeffrey Scott to host workshop in conjunction with Landscapes 2017

August 29, 2017By

Jeffrey Scott is partnering with the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) to put on a workshop prior to Landscapes 2017 in Louisville, Ky. “Effective CEO/COO (GM) Partnerships: The power of collaborative leadership” takes place 2-6 p.m. on Oct. 17. The workshop includes a lineup of contractors who will share case studies of their successful high-level partnerships. Attendees will hear... read more

GIE+EXPO, HNA release concert series lineup

May 18, 2017By

GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America revealed the lineup for this year’s concert series. Performers for the 2017 event include Uncle Kracker, The Crashers, Alaska and Madi and V-Groove. Mercedes-Benz will sponsor the concert stage. “We’re excited to have Mercedes-Benz on board this year as the concert stage sponsor,” said Warren Sellers, show director. “With their support, we’ve planned a dynamic... read more