Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is the trade association for the outdoor power equipment industry. OPEI represents over 100 member companies that manufacture and distribute outdoor power equipment, including lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers. OPEI is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has a staff of over 20 employees. The association’s mission is to “serve and protect the interests of the outdoor power equipment industry.

OPEI accomplishes its mission through a variety of activities, including:

Advocacy: OPEI advocates for the outdoor power equipment industry at the federal, state, and local levels of government. OPEI works to ensure that the industry’s voice is heard on important issues such as emissions regulations, safety standards, and product liability.

Education: OPEI provides educational resources and training programs to the outdoor power equipment industry. OPEI also works to educate consumers about the safe and proper use of outdoor power equipment.

Research: OPEI conducts research on the outdoor power equipment industry and its products. OPEI also works to develop new technologies and standards for the industry.

Networking: OPEI provides opportunities for its members to network and collaborate with each other. OPEI also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the annual OPEI Convention and Exposition.

OPEI is a valuable resource for the outdoor power equipment industry. OPEI’s work helps to ensure that the industry is well-represented at the government level, that its members have access to the latest information and training, and that its products are safe and reliable.
Other OPEI events include:

OPEI Safety Summit: The OPEI Safety Summit is a one-day conference that focuses on safety in the outdoor power equipment industry. The event features speakers from OPEI member companies, government agencies, and other organizations.

OPEI Legislative Conference: The OPEI Legislative Conference is a two-day event that focuses on legislative issues affecting the outdoor power equipment industry. The event features speakers from government agencies, industry experts, and other organizations.

OPEI Annual Meeting: The OPEI Annual Meeting is a business meeting for OPEI members. The meeting includes reports from the OPEI Board of Directors and staff, as well as elections for the OPEI Board of Directors.

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