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Hardscape North America

All previous attendance records were topped at the 6th annual Hardscape North America ( HNA ) held October 24-26 , 2012 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville , KY . Co-located with the Green Industry & Equipment Expo ( GIE + Expo ), HNA attendance increased by 43 % and participation in the Distributor Program held on October 24 increased by 12 % from 2011 . Exhibit space increased by 8 %.
Contractors at HNA and GIE + EXPO attended live HNA demonstrations , educational sessions and workshops to learn how to add hardscape construction services to their residential and commercial customers . Two new programs were launched at HNA this year – the Contractor Executive Workshop and the two-day Advanced Residential Paver Technician Course . The Contractor Executive Workshop provided opportunities to hear best practices on construction and business topics from top industry leaders . Attendees networked in round table discussions with fellow business
Attendees browse exhibits at HNA
Attendees get hands-on education in the HNA Outdoor Demo Tent
Contractor Executive Workshop participants networked in round table discussions with fellow business owners
“ Race to Recovery ” was the theme for this year ’ s Distributor Workshop .
The Louisville Fire Department demonstrated how permeable pavers aid in water runoff when 1,800 gallons of water were sprayed on the surface of this exhibitor donated PICP installation .
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