Industry member teams squared off during the Big Green Egg Cook-off during the HPBExpo.
Bull Outdoor Products introduced a new fire pit and outdoor kitchen setups made with a cement-based product that mimics distressed wood.
Camp Chef introduced a new sear box (at left) for its pellet grill that heats to up to 900°F.
Coyote Outdoor Living introduced new laser cut grates specifically cut for the type of meat they cook.
DCS by Fisher & Paykel introduced a new temperature gauge and valve for its grills during the show.
Casual Living Associate Publisher Kristin O'Brien (left) and HPBA President and CEO Jack Goldman (right) present Operation BBQ Relief co-founder Stan Hays with the Donna H. Myers Barbecue Leadership Award at the Expo.
The new Grill N Glow from Earth's Flame combines a grill and fire pit into one portable unit.
Hestan Outdoor launched at HPBExpo with its multiple-patents-pending residential grill.
Kamado Joe's new center-balanced hinge allows the grill lid to be lifted with a finger into three positions.
Mak Grills introduced the new Thermocue thermal electric generator, which powers the Mini Mak grill without the need of an outside electrical source.
Memphis Grills introduced a new app that allows cooks to control their grills via a smartphone or tablet.
The new Rogue Series from Napoleon is a smaller version of the popular Prestige grill, sized and priced for smaller spaces and more entry-level consumers.
New HPBA Chairman Gene Butler addresses the crowd at the opening of the expo.
HPBA President and CEO Jack Goldman welcomes attendees to the HPBExpo.
Outgoing HPBA Chairman Jess Baldwin speaks during the HPBExpo opening ceremony.
The HPBExpo Outdoor Burn Area had a festive atmosphere outside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
A New Orleans-style St. Patrick's Day parade lent to the festive atmosphere of the Outdoor Burn Area.
Basque-style grill company Aupa Plancha brought its traditional metal plate grills to the Outdoor Burn Area.
Peak Season introduced its new Inspired Visions fire pit chat collection during the show.
Many companies expanded their accessory offerings this expo, including Primo Grills.
RH Peterson introduced new French barrel oak fire pits, which come in square, rectangle and dining tables.
Royal Teak introduced the Coastal deep seating line at the expo.
Saber's new EZ Outdoor Kitchen features a prefab aluminum island that makes the outdoor kitchen more accessible to a wider audience.
The American Muscle Grill has cool muscle car styling and a patent-pending multi-fuel tray.
Sunset Bay Outdoor's new balcony kitchen features a small footprint and a Kenyon electric grill, making it ideal for apartments.
Swiss Grill brought a revamped product line to the show, including this dual fridge with separate temperatures for beer and wine.
Expo attendees enjoy goodies from the grill at TEC's Outdoor Burn Area booth.
Traeger's Timberline 850 features cloud technology that allows cooks to download recipes directly to their grill.
The Twin Eagles Envy grill features black glass over the rotisserie burner to make it windproof and a sleek, modern design.
Vin de Flame's newest fire pit line features an accent detail made with parts from the wine bottling line conveyor belt.
Vision Grills' Signature Series grill combines four functions into one unit.
Weber also expanded its accessory line with several new products this year.