Hardscape Now Sessions

Demonstrations in Hardscape North America’s Hardscape House

Landscapers - Upgrade your tradeshow admission for just $65 to benefit from industry best-practice secrets and construction techniques shared by Frank Bourque and his team of experts. Each HNA demo is eligible for one ICPI Certified Installer Continuing Education credit. Pick up a CE tracking form at the HNA registration desk.

$65 Registration Upgrade includes all six sessions

Hardscape Demonstrations

How to Build for Profits: Tight Quarters and Other Hardscape Sites

10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tools & Equipment for Profits

Take a look at some of the most efficient tools available to help you increase productivity and profits while reducing physical labor and the need for more employees to perform jobs.


12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hardscape Installs in Tight Quarters & Challenging Sites

Learn techniques to stay efficient while working in tight spaces and other challenging areas or worksites.


2:00 - 3:00 PM
Installation Efficiency on Pavers & Slab Installations

Explore dense-graded and permeable installations and the new tools that can dramatically increase your base installation, screeding, paver and slab installation efficiency.


4:00 - 5:00 PM
Installation Efficiency on Raised Patios & Retaining Wall Installations

From base preparation and installations for segmental retaining walls to big block walls, double-sided wall and tandem walls, learn the most efficient methods and tools available to help you build different types of retaining wall installations. 

9:15 - 10:15 AM
Hardscape Features: Lights and Sound 

Learn how to make backyards complete with sound, lighting, and system automation – enhancements that can dramatically increase the outdoor experience for your clients and the value of your projects. Also learn how to operate and control all these features remotely by phone and tablet.


11:45 AM - 12:45 AM
Hardscape Features: Fire and Water

Take a look at profitable yard enhancement options, such as firepits, fireplaces, grill islands, ponds, pools and spas. Learn how to grow your business and expand the range of the services to reach different markets for better margins and profits.