Conferences, Expos and Seminars

Lake Forest High School, ILIf your company, municipality, university or organization would be interested in having a UNI® Manufacturer conduct a seminar or presentation, please click here and indicate your area of interest for a presentation or workshop and we will forward your request to the manufacturer in your area.

UNI® seminars, Lunch and Learns or presentations may qualify for CEU (Continuing Education Units or PDHs (Professional Development Hours). Contact your local UNI® Manufacturer directly for more information.


UNI-GROUP U.S.A. may exhibit at a number of industry conferences or expos each year. We will list these on this page as they are scheduled. UNI Manufacturer events such as local industry tradeshows, design professional educational opportunities and contractor training may also be listed here. Check back from time to time for updated listings.



StormCon logo

August 22-25, 2016 - Indiana Convention Center - Indianapolis, IN

We'd like to thank all who stopped by our booth at this year's StormCon.


Samsung TabletCheck back for a copy of Rapid Restoration of Infiltration Capacities in Clogged Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers: Proof of Concepts
by William James and Harald von Langsdorff, preented by Karen Finney of Computational Hydraulics International, Guelph, ON.


The winner of this year's drawing for a Samsung 8" tablet, 16GB WIFI is Melissa Fetter, Urban Conservation Technician with the Erie Conservation District in Sandusky Ohio. Congratulations Melissa!


Next year's StormCon conference will be held in Seattle, Washington. Check back for more information on the 2017 show as it becomes available.


Hardscape North America
October 19-21, 2016 - New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans, LA

The nation's largest hardscape industry show. Visit the following UNI Manufacturers at their booths:


Borgert Products - Booth 25035

Pavestone - Booth 20018

Unilock - Booth 22034


ASLA Conference & Expo 2016
October 21-24, 2016 - New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans, LA

Join the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world to gain perspective and establish new connections within the profession. Visit the following UNI Manufacturers at their booths:


Acker-Stone - Booth 1311

Pavestone - Booth 1633

Unilock - Booth 1164



Contact the UNI Manufacturers listed below directly for more information.



Minnesota State Fair

Join Borgert at the Minnesota State Fair from August 25 - September 5, 2016




Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements (PICP) - Design Professionals CE Program
This presentation provides an overview of the ICPI manual, Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements covering selection, project examples, design, specification, construction and maintenance. LEED credits, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and costs also covered. Earns 1 credit hour for health, safety, and welfare (AIA or ASLA).


Specifications and Construction Details for Interlocking Concrete Pavements
The presentation follows ICPI Tech Spec 9, Guide Specification for the Construction of Interlocking Concrete Pavement and explains how to specify and detail interlocking concrete pavements. Earns 1 credit hour for health, safety, and welfare (AIA or ASLA).


The Pattern Language of Concrete Pavers (Design Professional CE Program)
Following the book - Patios, Driveways, and Plazas - The Pattern Language of Concrete Pavers this presentation teaches the design vocabulary of basic paving patterns and progresses to more intricate variations. It demonstrates that segmental paving is a form of communications that helps explain the character of a place. Earns 1 credit hour (AIA or ASLA).


Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement: A Low Impact Development Training Tool for Design Professionals, Residential and Commercial Developers, Municipal Officials, and Schools & Universities
Four PowerPoint presentations provide a comprehensive explanation of PICP benefits to these four audiences. Subjects covered include reducing runoff and pollutants, ADA compliance, LEED points, public and private infrastructure cost reduction, green infrastructure and low impact development benefits, reduced saltwater incursions and combined sewer overflows, reduced air pollution with special surface coatings, plus visual appeal and supports neighborhood and campus identity. The presentations explain these benefits and more through project examples across the US and Canada. Programs are AIA and ASLA registered continuing education for lunch 'n learn use. Created by the Low Impact Development Center for ICPI.


Life-cycle Cost Analysis for Municipal Interlocking Concrete Pavements Discover how interlocking concrete pavements, with their low maintenance costs, can compare favorably in many situations to asphalt and concrete pavements. Learn the details of life-cycle costing and each input variable.


Contractor Advantage Seminars

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