OCTOBER 16-18, 2019
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Hardscape North America Announces New Presenter & Theme for Hardscape Demonstrations

VIP Pass Offers Discounted Access to Demos & Conference Sessions

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Louisville, KY - The live, continuous build hardscape demonstrations are back by popular demand for Hardscape North America 2018, but this year with a new theme and presenter Frank Bourque. Attendees can add the hardscape demonstrations for $50 or can upgrade their registration to the new VIP PASS for access to all seven conference sessions, as well as the six demos, for a 50% discount ($189 member or $229 non-member).

A new feature for the hardscape demos will be on how hardscape meets water. Mr. Bourque will teach attendees about installing hardscapes, segmental retaining walls, raised patios and more around pools and other water features for long-lasting results. Each one-hour demo offers 1 Continuing Education hour for ICPI Certified Installers.

"The demos are a perfect opportunity to learn new installation techniques and Frank will bring a new perspective to the popular sessions," said Charles McGrath, Executive Director of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI).

The Hardscape Demonstrations include:

Thursday, Oct. 18
10 - 11 AM - Tools of the Trade
12 - 1 PM - Base Construction & Paver Installation
2 - 3 PM - Raised Patios, Walls & Steps
4 - 5 PM - Outdoor Kitchens, BBQ's and Fire Pits

Friday, Oct. 19
9:30 - 10:30 AM - Pools, Water Features & Hardscape Lighting
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Permeable Pavers 101

HNA 2018 early-bird registration is available for $15 (fees increase after Thursday, Sept. 6). HNA registration includes access to both HNA and GIE+EXPO indoor exhibits, access to the 20-acre Outdoor Demonstration Area, entrance to the HNA Hardscape Project Awards Presentation on Thursday, October 18 and three free concerts at Fourth Street Live!

Other education opportunities at the trade show include Conference Sessions, Pre-show Installer Courses and the HNA Dealer Network Program.

For more information or to register, go to www.HardscapeNA.com.


About Hardscape North America
Hardscape North America (HNA) is THE hardscape show for contractors and dealers/distributors. Its focus is to bring top-notch education including certification courses, products and technology to contractors and installers who build segmental pavements and retaining walls and also to provide networking opportunities. HNA features indoor and outdoor exhibits displaying state-of-the-art tools and products and trade show floor demonstrations and offers the latest technology for contractors. Hardscape North America is produced by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and endorsed by the Brick Industry Association and National Concrete Masonry Association. To learn more about HNA, visit www.HardscapeNA.com or call (888) 580-9960.

About Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute
ICPI is the trade association representing the growing industry of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. The association's membership includes producers, contractors, suppliers, design professionals and distributors. ICPI is the authority for concrete pavers, which are universally recognized as the best value for pavement systems. The association delivers education and technical guidance leading to awareness, acceptance and use of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.icpi.org.

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