INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS

Briggs & Stratton Sale Complete; New President, CEO Announced

Briggs & Stratton has announced that KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”), through a newly…

OPEI Board Appoint New Leadership

The Board of Directors of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has announced new…

Bob Clements New Book Available

Bob Clements International (BCI), the leader in dealership training and development, has…

Honda Launches My Generator Bluetooth App

By launching the Honda My Generator Bluetooth app, Honda Power Equipment is making generator…

Mean Green Celebrates 10 Years

Mean Green Celebrates 10 Years

Since its humble beginnings in owner Joe Conrad’s garage, Mean Green Mowers has led the charge for cleaner, environmentally friendly, competitive, and powerful lawn care solutions. 10 years…

GIE+EXPO Organizers Postpone 2020 Show

GIE+EXPO Organizers Postpone 2020 Show

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and continued regulatory uncertainty, the ownership of GIE+EXPO (GIE/OPEI, LLC) announced that the 2020 show will be postponed until next year. Working…

Briggs & Stratton Plant Closing Brings Layoffs

Briggs & Stratton Plant Closing Brings Layoffs

As part of an earlier announcement to move certain production work from the Briggs & Stratton plant in Wisconsin to New York, in early July the company cut more than 200 jobs. According to…

BNSE Announces 2020 Recipients

BNSE Announces 2020 Recipients

      The Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment (BNSE) is pleased to announce it has awarded four scholarships totaling $8,000 to its 2020 class of recipients. Recipients for the 2020 awards are:...

INDUSTRY EVENTS

Listings are submitted months in advance. Always verify dates and locations with contacts prior to making plans to attend.

2020 Far West Equipment Dealers Association Experience

NOVEMBER 4-6, 2020 – Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Henderson, Nevada. Call 707-678-8859; visit fweda.com

Combined annual meeting of Midwest-Southeastern Equipment Dealers Association, MSEDA, United Equipment Dealers Association and Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association

FEBRUARY 21-23, 2021 – Marriott Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia. Visit mseda.com/events

Equipment & Engine Training Council annual meeting

APRIL 1-4, 2021 – Lodge Kohler, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Call 888-406-1810; visit eetc.org/event/eetcconference2020

National Hardware Trade Show

MAY 11-13, 2021 – Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Call 203-840-5622; visit nationalhardwareshow.com

GIE+EXPO

OCTOBER 20-22, 2021 – Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky. Call 800-558-8767; visit gie-expo.com

North American Dealer Conference

NOVEMBER 16-18, 2021 – TBD, Dallas, Texas. Call 203-840-5622; visit nadealerconference.com