2018 EVENTS SCHEDULE

January 9-11, 2018 MANTS 2018
Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD. 21201
MANTS can help your company connect with a wide variety of horticultural industry suppliers and/or customers depending upon the needs of your business. For more information, please visit the website MANTS 2018.
January 10-11, 2018 LI Agricultural Forum
Suffolk County Community College, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901
The Annual Long Island Agricultural Forum is a two day educational conference, trade show and banquet open to all agricultural professionals. For more information, please contact Melissa Elkins at me336@cornell.edu or call 631-727-7850 x 341.
January 15-17, 2018 Northern Green Expo
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 -2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55403
You won’t find a better value for your educational dollar than Northern Green. World-class presenters who speak “green industry” fluently. PLAN TO EXPERIENCE IT FOR YOURSELF! For more information, please visit the website http://northerngreen.org/.

January 15-19, 2018 Green & Growin’ Show

Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 West Lee Street, Greensboro NC 27403
Three days of education (Mon – Wed) and the tradeshow is Thursday and Friday. For more information, please visit the website Green & Growin.

January 17-19, 2017 The Western

Crown Center Exhibit Hall, 2345 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

The 2018 Western is presented by the Western Nursery & Landscape Association. Join us at Kansas City’s Crown Center Exhibit Hall for the 2017 Western. Learning Centers – education on the trade show floor in partnership with exhibitors. For more information, please visit the website The Western.

January 17-19, 2018 Gulf States Horticultural Expo

Mobile Outlaw Convention Center, One South Water Street, Mobile AL 36602
The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE) has become the premier winter trade show of the South. For more information, please visit the website http://www.gshe.org/.
January 19, 2018 LI Greenhouse Conference
Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center, 451 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
This one day educational conference and trade show for greenhouse growers and industry professionals will address current issues and updates. For more information, please contact Melissa Elkins at me336@cornell.edu or call 631-727-7850 x 341.

January 24-26, 2018 WinterGreen

Infinite Energy Center6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth GA 30097

Since the 1970’s, GGIA’s WINTERgreen Tradeshow has been Georgia’s premier horticulture conference. We are deeply rooted in the industry’s history, and we continue to grow for the betterment of the industry’s future. For more information, please visit the website Winter Green.

January 31- February 2, 2018 iLandscape

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, 1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL 60173

The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) and Wisconsin Green Industry Federation (WGIF) are proud to unveil iLandscape 2018. The show will be hosted at The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel. For more information, please visit the website iLandscape Show.

February 14-15, 2018 ProGreen Expo

Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver CO 80202
ProGreen EXPO is the premier green industry conference and trade show in the Rocky Mountain Region. More than 6,500 green industry professionals gather in Denver for four days. For more information, please visit the website www.progreenexpo.com.
February 23, 2018 LINLA CNLP REVIEW PROGRAM (DAY 1)
Long Island Welcome Center, 5100 Long Island Expy, Dix Hills, NY 11746
9:00 AM – How Plants Function, 1:00 PM – Planting and Maintenance of Trees & Shrubs. For more information on the CLNP program, topics or speakers, please visit the Event Page.
February 27, 2018 LIFGA Winter Dinner
Bayport Flower Houses, 940 Montauk Highway,  Bayport, NY 11705
Registration begins at 5pm. Greenhouse tours are from 5:30 – 6:00pm. Pam Young from Searles Graphics and Carol Isles from Cultivated & Connected will be speaking from 6:00 – 6:30pm. Buffet Dinner starts at 6:30pm. For more information please contact Diane at 631-727-3595 (work phone) or 631-886-2213 (LIFGA phone) or by email info@lifga.com.

March 7-9, 2018 BIO Controls USA West 2018

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008 

Biocontrols gives growers and PCAs the opportunity to explore new products, discuss their concerns and learn more about the rapidly changing developments related to biocontrol technology. For more information, please visit the website BIO Controls 2017.
March 9, 2018 Governor Cuomo And The Environment
NYU, Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
Please join Governor Cuomo on Friday, March 9th as he makes an environmental announcement. Protecting our environment for future generations is the right thing to do. Let’s send a loud message to Washington that New Yorkers are united to prioritize our environment’s health.  Click Here to RSVP >>
March 12, 2018 LINLA CNLP REVIEW PROGRAM (DAY 2)
Long Island Welcome Center, 5100 Long Island Expy, Dix Hills, NY 11746
9:00 AM – Turf Maintenance & Pests, 1:00 PM – Insect and Diseases on Ornamentals. For more information on the CLNP program, topics or speakers, please visit the Event Page.
March 21, 2018 LINLA CNLP REVIEW PROGRAM (DAY 2)
Planting Fields Arboretum,1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay [Meet in the South Lounge of the Hay Barn]
9:00 AM – ID of Trees & Shrubs (Part 1), 1:00 PM -ID of Trees & Shrubs (Part 2). For more information on the CLNP program, topics or speakers, please visit the Event Page.

June 15-16, 2018 FNLGA Annual Convention

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
FNGLA’s Annual Convention is a time each year for FNGLA members and industry friends to celebrate the past year of success while welcoming FNGLA’s new leadership taking office.. For more information, please visit the website FNLGA.

April 8-10, 2017 NGMA Spring Meeting

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association (NGMA) is a professional trade organization for the manufacturers and suppliers of greenhouses and greenhouse components. For more information, please visit the website https://www.ngma.com/.

July 14-17, 2018 Cultivate ’18 (formerly OFA Short Course)

Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
The trade show floor is the only place in the U.S. where you can see all of the major players when it comes to the new varieties, greenhouse equipment, structures, and other new products. For more information, please visit the website Cultivate 2017.
July 24, 2018 LIFGA Summer Dinner
Stonewall’s Restaurant, 967 Reeves Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901
The summer meeting, which starts at 6PM, is a Family Friendly event and LIFGA members are encouraged to bring their family and friends. The cost for tickets is $45. For more information, please contact Diane at info@lifga.com or by calling 631-727-3595. Please register by July 18.

August 28-29, 2018 Massachusetts Grower & Retailer Expo

DCU Center in Worcester, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608
This show features suppliers and educational sessions representing all facets of Griffin’s business – hard goods, live goods and retail supplies. For more information, log on to http://www.griffins.com.

September 26-27, 2018 Pennsylvania Grower & Retailer Expo

Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 South Queen Street Lancaster, PA 17603
This show features suppliers and educational sessions representing all facets of Griffin’s business – hard goods, live goods and retail supplies. For more information, log on to http://www.griffins.com.

October 23-26, 2018 Greenhouse Connect

Hyatt Centric Park City, 3551 N Escala Ct, Park City, UT 84098
The focus of the event is on the private, executive-level meetings between owners/decision makers of large growing operations and the suppliers who can help them grow. For more information, visit the website Greenhouse Connect.

November 5, 2018 Guidelines for New Controlled Environment Agriculture Energy-Efficient Technology Adoption

Statler Hotel, 130 Statler Dr, Ithaca, NY 14853
Lighting control is the last frontier in controlled environment agriculture (CEA). Well-designed horticultural lighting systems can reduce energy use and increase profits for greenhouses and indoor farms.Registration and more information, visit the GLASE website.

November 8, 2018 Managing Landscapes Sustainably Conference

Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, 1 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Come learn ways to make the horticulture industry greener! We invite you to join us for the 14th annual “Managing Landscapes Sustainably” conference! This full-day program addresses topics that will appeal to the “green-minded” horticulture professional. For more information visit http://ccesuffolk.org/.

November 7-8, 2018 Greenhouse Connect

Boxboro Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, MA, 01719
The Basic Production Skills session (November 7, 2018) at the NEGC will feature four presentations on the fundamentals of greenhouse production. These presentations are appropriate for new growers or experienced growers interested in learning training topics. For more information, visit the website Northeast Greenhouse.
December 12-13, 2017 Midwest Green Industry Xperience
Hilton Columbus, 3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219
MGIX has been redesigned to provide greater value for green industry professionals. You won’t want to miss our innovative tradeshow offering! This conference will run two full days from Decemeber 12-13 2018. For more information, please visit the website MGIX 2018.