I Want That Featuring GIE+EXPO and HNA to Air on DIY Network April 15 at 10AM

(Louisville, Ky, April 5, 2017) - A special episode of DIY Network's I Want That featuring GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America is schedule to air April 15 at 10AM Eastern time. This one-hour special was taped directly from the GIE+EXPO and HNA 2016 show floor. The DIY Network crew walked the aisles with their cameras in October talking with exhibitors and taping the newest trends, products and tools in the industry.

GIE+EXPO Breaks Attendance and Exhibitor Records in 2016

Number One Industry Gathering Just Keeps Growing

(Alexandria, Va., Nov. 1, 2016) –The 2016 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo), October 19-21 at the Kentucky Expo Center (KEC) in Louisville, buzzed with business indoors and out topping the last two year’s records for attendance and exhibitors. More than 22,600 people from around the world represented a 12 percent increase in registration over last year. Thirty-three percent of dealer and 44 percent of lawn and landscape attendees were first timers.

Featured Sponsors at GIE+EXPO 2016

(Louisville, KY) - We are excited to announce our 2016 GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America Feature Sponsors. These companies are integral to making the show a fun and successful event. We are thankful for their help, and greatly look forward to seeing them at the show.

New Products Showcase - A Top Feature at GIE+EXPO - is Sold Out for 2016

(Louisville, KY) - More than 100 products from 76 companies will be spotlighted in a special display in the New Products Showcase at GIE+EXPO, October 19-21. Manufacturers' newest items will be displayed in this sold-out feature. In order to qualify for the Showcase, products have been introduced within the past year. Some will have their unveiling during the show.

GIE+EXPO 2016 is Bigger than Ever

The Industry’s Premier Gathering Continues to Grow

(Louisville, KY) – Topping the last two record-setting years, the 2016 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) is  even bigger. With more than 230 new exhibitors, including those in the co-located Hardscape North America (HNA); increased exhibit space – both indoors and outdoors; new education and big-name speakers on the lineup, exhibitors stepping up participation, GIE+EXPO participation from all segments of the industry is ahead of last year.

GIE+EXPO Offers Mobile App for 2016 Trade Show

App to Enhance the Experience of Attendees and is Available Now

(Louisville, KY, Aug. 29, 2016) - GIE+EXPO attendees now have access at their fingertips to all things pertaining to the 2016 trade show through the Go EXPO free smart phone app. The Go EXPO mobile app is available now in the iTunes and Google Play stores.

GIE+EXPO’s Popular Outdoor Demo Area Expands to 20 Acres

(Louisville, KY) – GIE+EXPO’s Outdoor Demonstration Area, a draw for many attendees who want to test and compare the newest innovations across brands, has expanded to 20 acres. New this year, the co-located Hardscape North America’s demo area is moving to a paved area adjacent to the turf, increasing the available space to more than 20 acres and making way for more GIE+EXPO demo exhibits. Organizers announced this week that the larger-than-ever demo area is reaching the point of selling out.

NHLA Expands Seminar Program at GIE+EXPO

Latino Link™ Sessions Announced for Dealers, Contractors & Hispanic Workforce

(Louisville, KY) – The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) is expanding their seminar offerings during GIE+EXPO to better meet the needs of dealers and of contractors. Attendees at GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) will have the opportunity to attend Latino Link™ sessions all three days of the show. GIE+EXPO, scheduled for October 19-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, draws more than 18,000 participants to see the latest innovations and attend first-rate education programs.

Education Schedule Announced for Inaugural UTV University

(Louisville, KY) – The inaugural lineup of UTV University presentations at GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) will feature proven powersports dealer training specialists and a roundtable discussion about the state of the UTV industry. The sessions will be held the first day of the show, October 19. GIE+EXPO, set for October 19-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center, draws more than 18,000 participants to see the latest innovations and attend first-rate education programs.

Golf and Sports Turf Management Conference to be held at GIE+EXPO

(Louisville, KY) – Golf course superintendents and sports turf professionals will have new education opportunities at GIE+EXPO 2016 (Green Industry & Equipment Expo). The Golf and Sports Turf Management Conference, hosted by the Kentucky Turfgrass Council, will take place Thursday and Friday, October 20-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center during the annual tradeshow. GIE+EXPO draws more than 18,000 participants to see the latest innovations and attend first-rate education programs.

GIE+EXPO is Sponsored By:

  • National Association of Landscape Professionals
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
  • Professional Grounds Management Society
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GIE+EXPO 2018 Begins in…

Future Show Dates

GIE+EXPO 2019 – October 16-18, 2019
GIE+EXPO 2020 – October 21-23, 2020
GIE+EXPO 2021 – October 20-22, 2021


Two tradeshows – GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America – co-located in one central location, provide your No. 1 opportunity to see what the industry is buzzing about.

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