GREENSBORO, N.C. — Green & Growin’, the annual green industry education conference and trade show presented by North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association, will be held Jan. 10-14, 2022, in Greensboro, N.C. The three-day education conference and two-day trade show is a staple for professionals in the green industry seeking both certification credits and business promotion in one weeklong event.
”Green & Growin’ is an extraordinary event in our industry and it gets better and better every year,” says Leslie Herndon, NCNLA President. “The sense of community this event fosters is amazing and we are very excited to be back and in-person in 2022.”
The education conference on Jan. 10-13 provides more than 100 hours of seminars and workshops taught by more than 60 industry experts. Attendees can earn continuing education units (CEUs) toward state and national accreditations and licensure in seven disciplines, including landscape, irrigation, pesticide, business operations, arboriculture and forestry.
At the Marketplace trade show Jan. 13-14, attendees can expect nearly 400 exhibitors from across the U.S. and Canada showcasing a wide variety of plant materials, tools, equipment and landscape supplies. The Marketplace kicks-off with a reception Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to preview the show before its official open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13. An additional social gathering, the Marketplace Mixer, will be held Thursday from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
The Green & Growin’ 22 education conference and trade show will be held at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons and the Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. The show is exclusive to professionals in the green industry. Visit greenandgrowin.com for event details and registration instructions, as well as exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.
About North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association
The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA) is a 501 (c)5 non-profit membership organization of firms interested in the welfare of North Carolina’s green industry, with emphasis on the nursery and landscape industry. Members include growers, landscape firms, retail garden centers, industry suppliers, horticulture students and educators.
Green & Growin’ is an education conference and trade show for green industry professionals presented by NCNLA every January in Greensboro, N.C.
–Wendi Doak, North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association