Situated at the northern edge of the South and the southern edge of the Midwest, Louisville has been touted as an affordable place to visit. Its central location combined with pre-arranged travel discounts will make a trip to GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America 2018 even more affordable. The co-located trade shows are set for October 17-19 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Online registration is available at www.gie-expo.com or www.hardscapena.com.
Four airlines are currently offering discounts for GIE+EXPO and HNA travel.
- Delta Airlines is offering up to 10% discount on flights. Search flights at delta.com/meetings, select ‘Book Your Flight’ and use Meeting Code: NMS44. For groups of 10 or more, call (800) 328-1111.
- Southwest Airlines is offering 8% off Anytime & Business Select fares, 2% off select Wanna Get Away fares and 50% bonus Rapid Rewards points. Book by 9/27/18 and travel 10/11 – 10/22/18. Go to swabiz.com/flightand use Company ID: 99636972.
- United Airlines is offering up to 10% discount on flights. Search flights at www.united.com and use code: ZF9F142489. Or call United Reservations Meetings at (800) 426-1122.
- American Airlines discounted fares are available by contacting their Meeting Services Desk, (800) 433-1790. Use authorization number: A47H8BS.
Louisville International Airport (SDF), serviced by nearly every major and regional airline, is across the interstate from the Kentucky Exposition Center. Shuttle buses will run between the airport, exposition center and select hotels.
Other airports that are a short drive from the Kentucky Exposition Center include Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (100 miles), Indianapolis International Airport (130 miles) and Blue Grass Airport – Lexington (75 miles).
In addition, Louisville’s Housing Bureau makes booking hotel reservations quick and easy with pre-arranged rates. For immediate hotel confirmation, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, book your reservation at www.gie-expo.com/hotel-travel/hotelsor www.hardscapena.com/travel/hotels. To make reservations by phone, call the Louisville Housing Bureau at 800-743-3100 Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM EDT.
GIE+EXPO and HNA 2018 dates are Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 17-19.