Perks At GIE+Expo 2013

The hardscape demonstrations offered under the HNA Outdoor Arena tent are designed to help landscapers add new services or improve their hardscape installation techniques. Attendees can upgrade their tradeshow admission for just $25 to include the six demonstrations. Or sign up to attend one of the two hardscape sessions included in the GIE+EXPO Workshops for an automatic upgrade.

Hardscape North America Installer Championship

Top hardscape contractors from three countries will compete in the Hardscape North America Installer Championship during the show. Competitors from Canada, the United States and Mexico will test their understanding of industry best practices and guidelines, safety, quality and craftsmanship in a race against the clock and other top installers.

Travel Package Giveaway

One lucky registrant will win a $2,000 travel package including a $500 gift card for expenses, a luxury suite for three nights in The Seelbach Hilton Hotel, $100 in gift cards for local restaurants, $50 for souvenirs at the Visitor Information Center and VIP seating at the GIE+EXPO concerts.

Free Concerts

The free concert series is set for GIE+EXPO 2013 at 4th St. Live!, the city’s popular downtown entertainment and dining venue. Wednesday night will feature country music star Craig Morgan and the Jamie McLean Band, Thursday will be Three Dog Night and “The Voice” singer Angie Johnson, and on Friday Holly Williams and Olivia Henken will take the stage, which will be sponsored all three nights by Nissan Commercial Vehicles. 

Fabulous Friday

A big hit last year, the $10,000 Friday Giveaway will start at 1 p.m. on Friday.  Winners must be present to win $1,000 at 1 p.m., $2,000 at 2 p.m., $3,000 at 3 p.m. and $4,000 at 4 p.m. To be eligible, register for GIE+EXPO. An entry form will be mailed along with badges and will include instructions for returning it on-site. 


Now the 9th largest tradeshow in North America, GIE+EXPO is sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc., Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). For information and online registration for the tradeshow, GIE+EXPO Workshops and hardscape demonstrations: Other contact points: Facebook, and 800-558-8767/812-949-9200.

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One comment on “Perks At GIE+Expo 2013

  1. Grasshopper Mowers on said:

    Looking forward to another great show in Louisville this year! Thanks for the good show preview info. We’ll be set up at Booth 9136 inside and also in the outdoor demo area, so stop by if you want to see quality equipment that will save you time and money.

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