Live from Equip Expo 2023: Kid Contractor Podcast Special Episode

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This episode of the Kid Contractor Podcast was a special live recording at Equip Expo 2023 in Louisville, Kentucky. As part of Equip's morning show lineup sponsored by Kohler Engines including several landscaping professionals such as Keith Kalfas, Naylor Taliaferro, Paul Jamison, and Jeremy Knecht, Caleb Auman interviewed Jeremiah Jennings for the Kid Contractor portion of the Equip morning show.

Caleb sat down with Jeremiah Jennings, owner of Growing Green Landscapes, to discuss how purchasing a mini skid steer loader transformed his company's operations. Jeremiah shared how the machine allowed him to take on more jobs with fewer employees and less physical labor. He also offered advice for contractors considering mechanizing.

Being in front of the live Equip Expo audience provided a unique opportunity for discussion. With the latest equipment on display, Caleb and Jeremiah's conversation naturally touched on strategic machinery additions. It provided valuable insights for...

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Kris Kiser Joins the Kid Contractor Podcast

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On a recent episode of the Kid Contractor Podcast, host Caleb Auman welcomed Kris Kiser, President and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), to discuss the highly influential Equip Expo trade show. As the leader of both OPEI and Equip Expo, Kris provided invaluable insight into the history and impact of the annual event.

Kris detailed how Equip Expo, formerly known as GIE Expo, has grown over its 40 year history to become one of the largest trade shows in the country. Attracting over 50,000 industry professionals each year, Equip Expo is a one-stop shop for the latest equipment, technology, educational opportunities and networking events. Kris also shared how the show generates significant economic benefits for its host city of Louisville, cementing its importance for professionals across the outdoor power equipment and green industries.

Listeners gained a behind-the-scenes look at the immense coordination required to put on such a massive trade show....

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