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Tagged: GIE+EXPO

October 4, 2013

OPEI is offering three free and open-to-the-public educational sessions at GIE+EXPO 2013. • Virgil Huhmann, the Committee Chair of the Standard Committee for B71.10, will conduct a seminar on the just released revision of ANSI/OPEI B71.10, Standard for Gasoline Fuel Systems – Performance Specifications and Test Procedures. Where/When: Thursday, 8:00 am in Room C202. • Jay Howell, CPSC Deputy Executive Director, Safety Operations will provide a presentation on CPSC related topics of interest to the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry. He will also speak to general trends and projects likely to be initiated in the next few years by CPSC that [.....]

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March 4, 2013

Entertaining at GIE+EXPO on Wednesday night, Oct. 23, legendary music icons Three Dog Night claim some of the most astonishing chart statistics in popular music. They will perform free at 4th Street Live! in downtown Louisville on the Nissan Commercial stage as the opening concert for the Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO). GIE+EXPO will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The 2013 dates are Wednesday, Oct. 23, Dealer Day; Oct. 24-25, all industry participants. Read more from the article here.

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February 21, 2013

Recent industry surveys have turned up a long list of challenges that dealers are facing: low profit margins, cash flow, weather, competition from online and retail outlets, finding qualified help, increased operating costs, where to spend advertising dollars, pressure from manufacturer/supplier partners, service pricing and more. To address many of these pressing issues, outdoor power equipment dealership consultant Bob Clements has crafted a seminar program for the 2013 Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO), which will take place at Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center Wednesday, Oct. 23, through Friday, Oct. 25.   Read more from the article here. 

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January 10, 2013

A slow rumble across the convention-hall floor during this week’s annual Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) wasn’t coming from the outdoor gear being demonstrated behind the Kentucky Expo Center, at the show’s 19-acre outdoor area. Rather, it was from news that some gas stations in Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin had begun selling gasoline with 15 percent ethanol, or E15. We talked to Kris Kiser, President and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, but the subject came up in conversations with every manufacturer we met.  Read more from this article here.    

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November 5, 2012

The green industry’s spokesdog is catching on, and the science curriculum is being used by 1 million students.

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October 17, 2012

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) President Kris Kiser talks about the business of equipment and how government regulations may affect their future. OPEI is an international trade association representing 84 manufacturers and their suppliers of consumer and commercial outdoor power equipment, such as lawnmowers, utility vehicles, trimmers, chainsaws, snow throwers, and other related products. The institute was founded in 1952, and is dedicated to promoting the outdoor power equipment industry by undertaking activities that can be pursued more effectively by an association than by individual companies. OPEI is also a managing partner of GIE+EXPO, the industry’s annual international trade show [.....]

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October 16, 2012

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced featured speakers from the EPA and CPSC who will be speaking on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the upcoming 2012 GIE+EXPO held at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Glenn Passavant and Philip Carlson from the EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality will be featured speakers at a 10 a.m. Workshop, to be held in Room C-202. They will be speaking on topics of immediate interest and importance to the OPE industry. There will be time allowed for an open Q&A at the end of the presentation.  Read more from this article here.

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October 10, 2012

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced Oct. 9 the featured speakers for presentations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) at the Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO), which is set to take place Wednesday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 26, at Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center. Both presentations will be free for GIE+EXPO attendees (with no registration required), and both will be held Friday. Glenn Passavant and Philip Carlson from the EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality will be the featured speakers at a 10 a.m. workshop to be held in Room [.....]

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October 9, 2012

Alexandria, VA – October 9, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced featured speakers from the EPA and CPSC who will be speaking on Friday, October 26, 2012, at the upcoming 2012 GIE+EXPO held at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Glenn Passavant and Philip Carlson from the EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality will be featured speakers at a 10:00 am Workshop, to be held in Room C-202. They will be speaking on topics of immediate interest and importance to the OPE industry. There will be time allowed for an open Q&A at the end of the [.....]

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October 2, 2012

Alexandria, VA – October 2, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and PLANET today announced a joint press conference at GIE+EXPO, inviting media to come learn about issues, developments and trends impacting the lawn, landscape and outdoor power equipment markets.

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