Magazine article Landscape & Irrigation

Can't Wait for GIE+EXPO

Magazine article Landscape & Irrigation

Can't Wait for GIE+EXPO

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Having attended the Green Industry Expo (GIE) four times and the International Lawn, Garden & Power Equipment Expo (EXPO) twice as many times. I'm excited to see the results of both shows merging to form the GREEN INDUSTRY and Equipment EXPO (GIE+EXPO).

And you should be too.

Making its debut Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, GIE+EXPO is sponsored by three of the green industry's most prominent associations--the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)--so it's bound to succeed.

Approximately 650 exhibitors will showcase their latest and greatest products and services in a single 425,700-square-foot exhibit hall. A worldwide audience of nearly 25,000 commercial end users, dealers, retailers, and buyers from institutions and government entities is expected to attend the show. The 19-acre outdoor demonstration area has been sold out since mid-August.

But the primary reason that I can't wait for this show is that it will offer the best of both GIE and EXPO. GIE built a solid reputation for delivering quality education, and this year will be no exception with more than 80 educational sessions being offered through PLANET's Green Industry Conference (www.GreenlndustryConference.org) and the PGMS School of Grounds Management (www.PGUS.org). GIE+EXPO will also feature enhanced dealer education with the introduction of "The Dealer Experience--A Guide to Profitability," featuring interactive-style sessions where dealers will congregate and compare notes on best practices. …

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