HNA names presenter, unveils schedule for hardscape demos

August 1, 2018By

Hardscape North America (HNA) named Frank Bourque as the presenter for its live, continuous build hardscape demonstrations and unveiled the 2018 schedule. “The demos are a perfect opportunity to learn new installation techniques, and Frank will bring a new perspective to the popular sessions,” said Charles McGrath, executive director of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI). Focusing on how hardscape... read more

Hardscape North America 2018 opens registration, updates format

May 11, 2018By

Registration for Hardscape North America (HNA) 2018 is now open. The event, set for Oct. 17-19, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., will include new show hours, big name speakers, a VIP education pass and more, according to HNA. New Wednesday format & speakers The indoor show floor will open exclusively for dealers, retailers and the media at... read more

2018 GIE+EXPO to feature new format

September 14, 2017By

The 2018 GIE+EXPO will feature a new format, allowing contractors an extra day on the show floor and access to the outdoor demonstration area for three days. The indoor show floor will open exclusively for dealers, retailers and media at noon on Wednesday. Then, beginning at 3 p.m. and continuing Thursday and Friday, the entire industry will be invited to... read more

HNA releases contractor briefing lineup

June 27, 2017By

Hardscape North America (HNA) released its schedule of free contractor briefing sessions during this year’s show, which will be co-located with the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Topics will include OSHA and silica, as well as a wide range of profit-boosting tips from industry experts. “The briefings are designed to be quick, drop-in sessions where contractors can learn about trending... read more

HNA names Hardscape Project Awardees

October 27, 2016By

As part of 2016 Hardscape North America (HNA), 15 landscape contractors were recognized as this year’s HNA Hardscape Project Award winners. In addition to the 15 recipients, 15 honorable mentions also were awarded, honoring projects by contractors building residential walkways, patios, driveways, as well as commercial plazas, parking lots and streets. In its ninth year and sponsored by the Interlocking Concrete... read more

GIE+EXPO previews workshop, demo schedules

June 15, 2016By

GIE+EXPO released its workshop and hardscape demonstration schedules for lawn and landscape professionals. The show will be held Oct. 19-21 in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Exposition Center. “This year’s show is a must-attend event for lawn and landscape pros who are looking to move their businesses to the next level,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment... read more