2017 EVENTS SCHEDULE

January 10-12, 2017 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 11-13, 2017 MANTS 2017

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 2017.

January 12-13, 2017 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 16-18, 2017 Midwest Green Industry Xperience

Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

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 three full days from January 16-18 2017. For more information, please visit the website MGIX 2017.

January 17, 2017 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 17-20, 2017 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 18-20, 2017 TPIE

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral and tropicals in warm and inviting South Florida. For more information, please visit the website TPIE.

January 19-20, 2017 The Western

Crown Center Exhibit Hall, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108

The 2017 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 19-20, 2017 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 25-27, 2017 WinterGreen

Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarload 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.

February 1-3, 2017 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 2017. The show will be hosted at The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel. For more information, please visit the website iLandscape Show.

February 7-10, 2017 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.

March 2-3, 2017 BIO Controls USA West 2017

Grand Sierra Resort,  2500 East Second Street, Reno, Nevada 89595

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.

April 2-4, 2017 NGMA Spring Meeting

Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 West Club Drive, Tucson, AZ 85742

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 8, 2017 Open House w/ Family & Friends

LIHREC, 3059 Sound Ave, Riverhead NY 11901

Cornell University’s Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center will hold an Open House for the public on Saturday, July 8, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. rain or shine. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. For more information, please visit the LIHREC website.

July 11, 2017 Plant Science Day

LIHREC, 3059 Sound Ave, Riverhead NY 11901

Cornell University will hold its annual Plant Science Day on Tuesday, July 11 at the Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center (LIHREC) in Riverhead. Tours and demonstrations will be held in the late afternoon from 4:00-6:00 pm. For more information, please visit the LIHREC website.

July 15-18, 2017 Cultivate ’17 (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.

August 8, 2017 LIFGA Summer Dinner

Stonewalls Restaurant, 976 Reeves Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901

The LIFGA Summer Dinner and Chinese Auction Fundraiser will be held at Stonewall’s Restaurant in Riverhead. Registration begins at 5pm. For more information please contact Diane at 631-727-3595 (work phone) or 631-886-2213 (LIFGA phone) or by email info@lifga.com.

August 23-24, 2017 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 19, 2017 Defining Your Success

Hilton, Long Island – Huntington, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville, NY 11747-5002

Presented by the Long Island Nursery and Landscape Association, this full day educational event is your invitation to invest in the success of your company and yourself. The agenda is filled with sound advice, smart tools and practical business strategies to help you and your staff be more successful! For more information, visit http://linla.org/events/winter-ed-day/.

September 27-28, 2017 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 24-27, 2017 Greenhouse Connect

Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 South Queen Street Lancaster, PA 17603

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.