E 32: GIE+EXPO Facing COVID Head-on

Final decision expected on July 29

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for organizers of trade shows and other similar events across numerous industries. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute or OPEI is actively working with its trades how partners to ensure the 2020 GIE+EXPO remains on schedule for Oct. 21-23 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. A final decision on whether or not to hold the event is expected to be made on July 29. In this episode of the Grass Roots podcast, Green Industry Pros editor Ryan Whisner talks with OPEI President Kris Kiser about the current status of the show.