The annual exhibition brought in more than 7,000 attendees, as the Landscape Show is known as the Southeast's premier landscape and horticulture conference and trade event.
Every year, the show features more than 800 booth spaces and more than 200,000 sq. ft. of show floor — that's nearly 5 acres — of trees, shrubs, equipment and more.
Very active members in the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association is Great Southern Equipment (GSE), participating in its fifth year at the Landscape Show. Some of their representatives (L-R) included John Roseberry, David Williams, Dustin Hoogeveen of Hitachi, Newnan, Ga., Dustin Caldwell and Wayne Keaton.
For their second year at the show, Rachel Boutet (L) and David Font of DFD Loaders Inc., Coral Springs, Fla., continue to promote their compact loader line to the landscape industry.
(L-R): John Snyder of Company Wrench, Lakeland, Fla.; Dawn Cook and Kyle P. Hobbs of Bandit Industries, Remus, Mich., had a great looking Bandit display for the attendees.
This is what you would call a rather comprehensive demo of a Toro Dingo.
Michael Varela (L) and Josh Petit (R) of Vermeer Southeast provide a walk around demo of a Vermeer S925TX mini-skid steer to an interested show attendee.
Jeff Short of Ingenium Sports and Power, Orlando, Fla., recently took on the Giant line and was joined at the show by Tobroco general manager Rudolf De Jong (R).
Kevin Edwards (R) of Morbark, Winn, Mich., puts together some figures for Marv Erickson of Razbuton Ferns & Color Landscape during the show.
(L-R): Trekker Tractor’s Jorge Reveron, Maxine Miller, Matt Guist and Todd Harrison had the Case compact machine solutions that the landscape contractors were looking for.
(L-R): Austin Wilson, Lucas Heiken, Paulo Carlini, Peter Rudolf, Braiden Cardinal and Brad Hudson, all of Dobbs Equipment, brought out some John Deere mini-machines and a Finn hydroseeder to showcase.
(L-R): JCB corporate representatives Toby Allen, Kaydi DeFazio and Randy Tinley came to the show to assist their local dealer promote the JCB line, including the all-new JCB compact tracked backhoe, the only tracked backhoe available in the U.S. market.
(L-R): The representatives of MacKinnon JCB, Mark Kollar, Austin McCoy, John Miller, Billy Burr, Amada Johnson and Darius Prentice packed a whole lot of JCB machines into their exhibit area including the first JCB electric mini-excavator.
Promoting their Volvo and Takeuchi machines at the show (L-R) are Flagler Construction Equipment’s Josh McDonald, Erich Sperber, Jared Powell, Saint Currin and David Willis.
Synergy Equipment always puts together the largest machine display at the show and packs in some of its machine offerings, including Bobcat/Doosan models and others
Kubota is the first exhibit you see when you enter the show and some of the representatives ready to provide info and machine walk arounds (L-R) included Kevin Richardson of Kubota Tractor Corporation, Suwanee, Ga.; Jack Childs and Deb Joaneck of FL Coast Equipment, Ft. Pierce, Fla.; JP Pereira of Growers Equipment, Miami, Fla.; Clayton Ruff of Crystal Tractor, Leesburg, Fla.; Oscar Madrazo and Rush Rawlins of Kubota Tractor, Suwanee, Ga.; and Todd Shreffler of Creel Tractor, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Ring Power representatives kept quite busy introducing show attendees to the newest Caterpillar models of compact track loaders and mini-excavators.
The Ditch Witch of Florida display area was packed with several models of Ditch Witch mini-skid steer models and the crowd was taking advantage of some time to get familiarized with the machines.