Hardscape Now Sessions
Sessions in the Hardscape House
Upgrade your trade show admission for just $65* to benefit from industry best-practice secrets and construction techniques shared by experts in the field! Each HNA session is eligible for one ICPI Certified Installer Continuing Education hour. Pick up a CE tracking form at the HNA registration desk.
Pre-registration is required for the sessions below. Click here to register. If you have already registered for the trade show and you want to register for the Hardscape Now Sessions, use your registration dashboard or call Sellers Expositions, 800-558-8767 or 812-949-9200.
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How to Build for Profits: Tight Quarters and Other Hardscape Sites
Thursday, October 22
10:30 – 11:30 AM
In this session, we will take a look at some of the most efficient tools available to help you increase productivity and profits while reducing physical labor and the need for more employees to perform jobs.
12:30 – 1:30 PM
In this session will go over a variety of techniques to stay efficient while working in tight spaces and other challenging areas or worksites.
2:30 – 3:30 PM
In this session, we will explore dense-graded and permeable installations and the new tools you can use to dramatically increase your base installation, screeding, paver and slab installation efficiency.
4:00 – 5:00 PM
In this session, we’ll take a look at the most efficient methods and tools available to help you build different types of retaining wall installations. We will cover base preparation and installations for segmental retaining walls, big block walls, double sided wall and tandem walls.
Friday, October 23
8:30 – 9:30 AM
In this session, we look at what counts for successful hardscape installations around fire and water features. We will show many profitable yard enhancement options such as firepits, fireplaces, grill islands, ponds, pools, and spas. Learn how to grow your business, expand the range of the services and installations you offer, and how you can reach different markets for better margins and profits.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This session will review how to make backyards complete with sound, lighting, and system automation. Learn how these enhancements can dramatically increase the outdoor experience for your clients and the value of your projects. Also learn how to operate and control all these features remotely by phone and tablet.