Promotion Tool Kit GIE+EXPO 2017 - Page 6

FACT SHEET WHAT: GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) Louisville, Kentucky WHEN: October 18, 2017 – Distributor/Dealer Day Exhibitor-hosted dealer meetings, education sessions throughout the day; indoor exhibits open to distributors, dealers and media: 3-7 pm, including a reception on the tradeshow floor, 5-7 pm October 19-20, 2017 – Tradeshow open to all attendees Indoor: Thursday & Friday, 9 am-5 pm Outdoor Demonstration Area: Thursday, 9 am-5 pm & Friday, 9 am-4 pm Education October 18-20, 2017 – Landscapes 2017, sponsored by the National Association of Landscape Professionals October 18-21, 2017 – PGMS School of Grounds Management October 17-20, 2017 – Hardscape North America training and certification WHERE: Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky USA (The National Association of Landscape Professionals will host some events at Louisville Marriott Downtown, PGMS will host some events at the Galt House and HNA will host some events at the Hyatt.) WHO: Attending 22,000 participants including exhibitors, dealers, retailers, manufacturers’ representatives, rental shops and distributors of lawn, garden and outdoor products and equipment for consumer and commercial use; also lawn & landscape professionals, hardscape contractors and distributors, general contractors, forest & land managers, maintenance & grounds managers and parks & municipal buyers. Registrations from more than 25 countries expected. Exhibitors 900 exhibits by manufacturers and suppliers of lawn and garden products, landscape maintenance, outdoor leisure products, hardscape products, rental lines, outdoor power equipment and related products will exhibit throughout 600,000 sq. ft., as well as in the 20-acre Outdoor Demonstration Area. Sponsors of GIE+EXPO Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc. (OPEI) Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Hardscape North America, co-located with GIE+EXPO, is produced by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) and endorsed by The Brick Industry Association and the National Concrete Masonry Association. Show Management Sellers Expositions: 800-558-8767, 812-949-9200, / 5