TAG: Hardscape North America

HNA 2017 shatters records

November 9, 2017By

The Hardscape North America (HNA) trade show on Oct. 18-20, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., was the largest hardscape trade show ever. Fifty-seven new exhibitors and more than 2,400 attendees—hardscape contractors, dealers and retailers—led to a 16 percent increase on the exhibit floor. The co-location with GIE+EXPO added up to a total of 1,005 outdoor and indoor exhibits,... read more

2017 GIE+EXPO breaks records

November 6, 2017By

The 2017 GIE+EXPO on Oct. 18-20, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., was another record-breaking event. “GIE+EXPO continues to grow in size as well as in its reputation as the industry’s gathering place,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of OPEI. The annual industry event draws all segments of the outdoor power equipment and lawn & garden industry.... read more


October 18, 2017By

GIE+EXPO released its schedule of workshops and events for its 2017 event, taking place Oct. 18-20 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. 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... read more

HNA releases contractor briefing lineup

June 27, 2017By

Hardscape North America (HNA) released its schedule of free contractor briefing sessions during this year’s show, which will be co-located with the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Topics will include OSHA and silica, as well as a wide range of profit-boosting tips from industry experts. “The briefings are designed to be quick, drop-in sessions where contractors can learn about trending... read more

Belgard releases new pavers, new technology at HNA

November 1, 2016By

At the 2016 GIE+EXPO, Belgard revealed its new Mirage porcelain paver color and texture options and previewed its Satura color technology, a limited release product offering. In late 2016, Belgard will begin to introduce Provence Slabs featuring Satura color technology in select Northeast and Upper Midwest markets. The new color technology will reproduce the appearance of natural materials, while maintaining the benefits of... read more


August 30, 2016By

With more than 750 exhibits spread throughout 700,000 sq. ft. indoors and 20 acres of natural turf just steps away in the outdoor demonstration area, GIE+EXPO is the industry’s premier marketplace. The event, to be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, will be co-located with Hardscape North America (HNA) and will draw industry members worldwide, Oct. 19-21. The try-before-you-buy... read more