GIE+EXPO

New show features, innovative technology and opportunities to network led to the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for GIE+EXPO. This mega show, one of the largest trade shows in the United States, drew more than 26,500 people from around the world.

The annual GIE+Expo Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+Expo) was held Oct. 16 to 18 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. Sponsored by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Inc. (OPEI) and Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) the GIE+EXPO is co-located with Hardscape North America, which is produced by Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and endorsed by the Brick Association and the National Concrete Masonry Association.

ASV Holdings Inc. , a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, will exhibit flashy, special edition versions of two of its popular Posi-Track loaders at GIE+EXPO 2019. ASV will showcase "The Green Beast," a green and black version of the RT-120 Forestry, the industry's largest and most powerful compact track loader, in its booth 10134.

JCB will exhibit the all-new 1CXT compact backhoe loader, the 18Z-1 mini excavator, and the 3TS-8T teleskid compact track loader and 3TS-8W teleskid skid steer at the 2019 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., from Oct. 16 to 18. In addition to seeing JCB's products at the company's indoor booth (#11204), attendees can operate the machines in JCB's outdoor demonstration arena (#7714D), to gain first-hand understanding of how the JCB's unique, compact machines can boost productivity, efficiency and profits for landscaping professionals.

Continuing the show's record-breaking trajectory, early bird registration week for the 2019 GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo) was the biggest ever. More than 3,700 attendees registered the week of Sept. 2, setting a new weekly record. A one-day record was set on Sept.

The GIE+EXPO (Green Industry & Equipment Expo), co-located with Hardscape North America, was held on Oct. 17 through 19 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. Sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Inc. (OPEI), Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the show is billed as the largest trade show of its kind.

ASV Holdings Inc. , an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, introduced the new RT-25 Posi-Track compact track loader. Featuring similar dimensions as its more powerful cousin, the RT-40, the RT-25 serves as an economical alternative for contractors, rental centers and homeowners working in tight spaces.