HNA Draws Record Numbers to Louisville
The 9th Annual Hardscape North America trade show, Oct. 21–23, 2015, drew record numbers of contractors and dealers in Louisville, KY. With over 9,300 landscape and hardscape contractors in attendance for HNA and GIE+EXPO, attendees and exhibitors enjoyed a successful event. ICPI, the association for the segmental concrete pavement industry and producer of HNA, saw a 4 percent increase in attendance this year over last.
The HNA Installer Championship had 12 teams battle at the outdoor pavilion at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Each team was challenged to demonstrate its creativity, skill and efficiency in paver and segmental retaining wall installation. On Friday afternoon, four finalist teams competed against each other with 90 minutes on the clock.
The finalists were:
- Team Skyline Landscaping of Oak Leaf Landscaping
- Team Two Brothers of L&S Hardscapes, LLC
- Team Two Friends of A+ Landscaping
- Team D&B of Cooper Pavers, Inc.
In the end, Team D&B earned the title of HNA 2015 Installer Champion.