GIE+EXPO 2017 will be Bigger than Ever

The Industry's Premier Gathering Continues to Grow, Prompting Changes for 2018
(Louisville, KY, September 13, 2017) - Topping the last two years' record-setting shows, the 2017 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) and the co-located Hardscape North America (HNA) are shaping up to be the largest ever. With exhibits expected to cover 50,000 sq. ft. more than last year and more early bird attendee registrations than ever, participation from all segments of the industry is going strong.

Second Annual UTV University Features Powersports Dealer Training Specialists

(Louisville, KY, July 17, 2017) – For the second year, dealers who attend GIE+EXPO will have the opportunity to attend a UTV University featuring powersports dealer training specialists and a roundtable discussion on the first day of the show, which is Dealer Day. The program, free with tradeshow registration, is designed for dealers currently selling UTVs as well as those considering adding them to their lineup. GIE+EXPO is set for October 18-20 in Louisville, Ky.

Golf and Sports Turf Management Conference Returns to GIE+EXPO

(Louisville, KY, July 17, 2017) – For the second year in a row, golf course superintendents and sports turf professionals will have education opportunities at GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo). The Golf and Sports Turf Management Conference, hosted by the Kentucky Turfgrass Council, will take place Thursday and Friday, October 19-20 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 the Industry Showcase for New Products

BOB-CAT Mowers Sponsors Features to Highlight Product Launches

(Louisville, KY, June 27, 2017) - According to GIE+EXPO survey statistics, the No. 1 reason industry members attend the annual tradeshow is to see new products. Exhibitors like BOB-CAT Mowers are taking steps to make sure their newest innovations are in the spotlight during the 2017 show.  

GIE+EXPO to Offer Customizable Education for Dealers

Free Boot Camp by National Dealership Expert Bob Clements

(Louisville, KY, June 20, 2017) - Dealers looking for ways to improve efficiency and profitability will find new, customizable learning opportunities at the 2017 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo). Many of the sessions are free to dealers with the $15 tradeshow admission. The show is set for Oct. 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

GIE+EXPO Workshops & Hardscape Demos Announced for Lawn & Landscape Pros

(Louisville, KY, June 20, 2017) - Valuable opportunities abound at the 2017 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) for lawn & landscape pros interested in improving profitability. The show is set for Oct. 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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 the hardscape market.

Discounts Make Travel to GIE+EXPO and HNA 2017 Even More Affordable

(Louisville, KY, June 8, 2017) - 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 and Hardscape North America 2017 even more affordable. The co-located trade shows are set for October 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Online registration is available at www.gie-expo.com or www.hardscapena.com.

Noted Economist Alan Beaulieu to Speak to Dealers and UTV Retailers at GIE+EXPO

Dealer "Kick-Off" Keynote is Free with Tradeshow Registration

(Louisville, KY, May 31, 2017) - Alan Beaulieu, one of the country’s most informed economists, will deliver a keynote address at the Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO), the world’s largest tradeshow for the garden, lawn and outdoor power equipment industries, held October 18-20, 2017 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The Dealer “Kick-Off” Keynote is free with tradeshow registration.

Uncle Kracker to Headline at Concerts at GIE+EXPO & HNA

Mercedes Benz Sponsorship Brings Free Concerts to Attendees

(Louisville, KY, May 12, 2017) - GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America attendees will be treated to three nights of free, top-notch entertainment featuring country rock-star Uncle Kracker; Party Rock band The Crashers; up-and-coming country singers Alaska and Madi; and V-Groove, a diverse and energetic cover band, thanks to sponsor Mercedes-Benz. The two tradeshows will be co-located in Louisville Oct. 18-20, 2017.

GIE+EXPO 2017 Registration is Open for Dealers

Customizable Education, New Products and Travel Discounts Make it a Can't-Miss Show

(Louisville, KY, April 25, 2017) - Registration is now open for GIE+EXPO 2017, and with the combination of new education, many new exhibitors and travel discounts, it’s shaping up to be even bigger than the last two record-setting years. The annual tradeshow is set for October 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville and online registration is available at www.gie-expo.com.

GIE+EXPO is Sponsored By:

  • National Association of Landscape Professionals
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
  • Professional Grounds Management Society
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GIE+EXPO 2019 Begins in…

Future Show Dates

GIE+EXPO 2020 – October 21-23, 2020
GIE+EXPO 2021 – October 20-22, 2021
GIE+EXPO 2022 – October 19-21, 2022


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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