(Louisville, KY) – Situated at the northern edge of the South and the southern edge of the Midwest, Louisville has been touted as an affordable place to visit. Its central location combined with pre-arranged travel discounts will make a trip to GIE+EXPO 2016 even more affordable. The annual tradeshow is set for October 19-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville and online registration is available at www.gie-expo.com.
Three airlines are currently offering discounts for GIE+EXPO travel.
- Delta Airlines is offering up to 10% discounts on flights. Go to www.delta.com/meeting, click on Book A Trip and use code: NMNLX. For groups of 10 or more, call 800-328-2216.
- Southwest is offering 8% off Business Select and Anytime fares and 2% off Wanna Get Away fares. Go to www.swabiz.com. Click on “Book Travel” and enter Company ID: 99636972.
- United is offering up to a 10% discount on flights. Search flights at www.united.com and use code: ZWVK527694. Or call United Meetings at (800) 426-1122.
Louisville International Airport (SDF), serviced by nearly every major and regional airline, is across the interstate from the Kentucky Exposition Center. GIE+EXPO shuttle buses will run between the airport, exposition center and select hotels.
Other airports that are a short drive from the Kentucky Exposition Center include Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (98 miles), Indianapolis International Airport (126 miles) and Blue Grass Airport – Lexington (75 miles).
In addition, Louisville’s Housing Bureau makes booking hotel reservations quick and easy with pre-arranged rates. For immediate hotel confirmation, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, book your reservation at www.gie-expo.com/hotels. To make reservations by phone, call the Louisville Housing Bureau at 800-743-3100 Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM EDT.
GIE+EXPO's 2016 dates are Wednesday, Oct. 19, Dealer Day and Oct. 20-21 for all industry participants. The annual event is sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc. (OPEI), Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). HNA is sponsored by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI).