OPE magazine releases 2018 calendar of events

Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) magazine recently released the following calendar of events for the outdoor power equipment industry in 2018:

January 23-26
World of Concrete, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Website: www.worldofconcrete.com.

February 10-12
Outdoor Power Equipment Aftermarket Association’s (OPEAA) 32nd annual meeting, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, Fla. Contact: Marla Popkin, director of meetings, OPEAA, 341 S. Patrick St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone (703) 549-7608; fax (703) 549-7609; mpopkin@opei.org. Website: www.opeaa.org.

February 13
United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA) Dealers Convention, Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center, 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, Ky. Contact: United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA), PO Box 68, Dublin, OH 43017-0068; phone (614) 889-1309; fax (614) 889-0463. Email: info@amgllcusa.com. Website: www.unitededa.com.

February 19-21
The Rental Show, American Rental Association’s (ARA) 62nd annual convention and trade show, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La. Contact: ARA, 1900 19th St., Moline, IL 61265; phone (800) 334-2177; registration@therentalshow.com. Website: www.therentalshow.com or www.ararental.org.

February 25-28
Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association’s (OPEESA) 17th annual meeting, Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, Calif. Contact: OPEESA, 37 Pratt St., Suite 2, Essex, CT 06426; phone (860) 767-1770; fax (860) 767-7932; info@opeesa.com. Website: www.opeesa.com.

April 11-14
Equipment & Engine Training Council’s (EETC) 22nd annual conference
, The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center, 241 S. College St., Auburn, Ala. Contact: Erik Sides, executive director, EETC, 3880 Press Wallace Dr., York, SC 29745; phone (888) 406-1810; fax (803) 250-3632; eetc@eetc.org. Website: www.eetc.org.

May 8-10
National Hardware Show, North & Central Halls, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Website: www.nationalhardwareshow.com.

June 25-29
SkillsUSA’s 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Contact: SkillsUSA Inc., 14001 SkillsUSA Way, Leesburg, VA 20176-5494; phone (703) 777-8810; fax (703) 777-8999; anyinfo@skillsusa.org. Website: www.skillsusa.org.

June 18-20
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI) 66th annual meeting, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort, Bonita Springs, Fla. Contact: Marla Popkin, director of meetings, OPEI, 341 S. Patrick St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone (703) 549-7600; fax (703) 549-7604; mpopkin@opei.org. Website: www.opei.org.

September 2-4
SPOGA+GAFA, the garden trade fair, Cologne, Germany. Website: www.spogagafa.com. Contact: Elaine Brook, brook@tema.de.

September 10-12
Glee, United Kingdom’s biggest garden and outdoor living trade show, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, United Kingdom. Website: www.gleebirmingham.com.

October 17-19
Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) and Hardscape North America (HNA), Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Contact: Sellers Expositions, 135 W. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150; phone (800) 558-8767 or (812) 949-9200; fax (812) 949-9600; info@gie-expo.com. Website: www.gie-expo.com.

December 7-8
Lawn and Rural Equipment Expo (LAREE), Roberts Centre, Wilmington, Ohio. Contact: United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA), PO Box 68, Dublin, OH 43017-0068; phone (614) 889-1309; fax (614) 889-0463. Email: info@amgllcusa.com or dalford@amgllcusa.com. Website: www.unitededa.com.

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