Toro's Rick Rodier New Chair of 2017 ICUEE

May 5, 2016

Rick Rodier, general manager of the Sitework Systems Division of The Toro Company, has been named chair of the 2017 ICUEE, International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition.

He oversees the ICUEE 2017 management committee, a cross-section of utility construction leaders who guide strategic planning to ensure the show remains focused and relevant to industry needs.

ICUEE, also known as The Demo Expo, will be held October 3-5, 2017 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky,  is the leading event in North America for utilities and utility contractors seeking the latest product innovations and best practices for construction and rehabilitation projects.

“Our goal is to provide the best possible environment for attendees to conveniently find all the products and expertise they need to help grow their businesses, and for exhibitors to effectively reach and serve customers,” said Rodier.

Rick Rodier began his career with Toro in 1987, holding a variety of operational, marketing and business roles with increasing responsibilities, and was named general manager of Toro’s Sitework Systems business in 2004. He also serves as a director on the CE Sector Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), ICUEE owner and producer.

ICUEE 2015 covered more than 27½ acres of exhibits where attendees comparison-shopped more than 950 suppliers through equipment test drives and interactive product demonstrations. Manufacturers and service providers showcased their products in job-like conditions for the electric, telecommunications/ cable, natural gas, water, and wastewater sectors. ICUEE also offers a variety of targeted education programs from leading industry groups to complement the show’s outdoor and indoor exhibits, providing more value for attendees.

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