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Groundwork Guide to Hardscape North America GIE+Expo 2021


Early bird online registration starts at $20. Fill out the form, pick your hotel and travel options, and start packing!

Ready to go? Here we’ll take a look at what’s happening this year at North America’s premiere trade show for landscape, hardscape, lawn care, and green industry professionals. 


What is GIE+Expo and what’s happening this year?

GIE+EXPO is the green industries largest trade show and it’s happening October 20-22!

Here is what’s happening at GIE 2021:

  • Over 1,000 exhibitors
  • Outdoor demo area with test driving area to try out new tools and machinery
  • New tools and software for your business
  • Various workshops and and live speakers to learn and grow!
  • Helpful talks about growing your business!
  • Meet other industry pro’s business owners, and service providers

Expo Ticket Info:

  • Early Bird Registration: $20 (Until September 9)
  • Regular Registration: $40 (September 10 - October 17)
  • Register On-Site: $80 (October 18-22)
    *Some workshops and trainings have  extra fees


Expo Hours

  • Wednesday, October 20: 3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (indoor exhibits)
  • Thursday, October 21: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (indoors/outdoors)
  • Friday, October 22: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (indoors) and 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (outdoors)

Workshop Event List:


  • Robotics and Technology in Landscape Design and Maintenance 10:00 am - 1:00pm 
  • Who What Where – What Apps are Best for Tracking Labor, Schedules and Project Management? 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Disruptive Innovation and Must-Have Technology for the Green Industry 10:00am -  1:00pm
  • Irrigation Symposium – Landscape Irrigation 2021: Opportunities and Challenges 12L30pm - 1:30pm
  • The Ins & Outs of Websites 3:00pm-4:15
  • Creating a Modern Workforce: A 21st Century Approach to Management 4:30pm - 5:45pm


  • Michigan State University’s Landscape Services Technology Journey to Higher Performance 8:00  - 9:15
  • Secrets Every Contractor Ought to Know About the Hardscape Business 8:00 - 9:15
  • Estimating Hardscape Projects with Confidence 9:30 -  10:45
  • Human Resources Compliance Best Practices 11:00am - 12:15
  • How Your Landscaping Company Can Optimize Google My Business to Generate a Constant Flow of leads 1:00p, -  2:15pm
  • Creating a Five-Star Brand 2:30pm -  3:45pm


  • Drones in the Green Industry 8:00am   - 9:15am
  • Online Reviews: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 8:00am  - 9:15am
  • Benchmarks & Critical Numbers for the Landscape Industry 9:30am - 10:45am

Hardscape North America Floor-plan Layout

Groundwork Booth # 24054

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