ORLANDO, Fla. — The Landscape Show is where more than 7,000 attendees come to attend the Southeast’s premier landscape and horticulture conference and trade event. The Landscape Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL and features over 200,000 square feet – that’s nearly 5 acres – of trees, shrubs, equipment and more from nearly 450 exhibiting companies in 800 booth spaces!
“With so many of our members involved in designing and implementing landscapes, having a vision is key to their success. The Landscape Show offers all the components needed to bring a vision to life, whether it’s plant material, hard goods, new resources or education and training,” said Pete Dunnington of Brantley Farms and chairman of the 2017 Landscape Show.
Taking place each day of the show:
FNGLA’s Landscape Certification Showcase , Booth #1371
FNGLA’s Landscape Certification Exam Showcase is open during show hours each day of the show. This special area features demonstrations of the following exam stations: Plant ID, Irrigation, Plan Layout and Grading and Drainage. Certification mentors and exam judges will be available to provide details about the exam and share the benefits of becoming and hiring FNGLA certified professionals.
The Knowledge College Sessions & Workshops, various locations
The Knowledge College brings 24 thought-provoking, relevant and hands-on workshops to keep participants in-step with industry competition. Attendees build a program tailor-made to meet their unique business needs. Sessions are three-hour blocks or all day-sessions and take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each is individually ticketed and prices vary with most sessions priced at $75 (pre-reg pricing) and $90 (on-site pricing). Qualified Media may attend sessions at no cost, however please make arrangements with us prior to show days.
Idea Sharing Sessions, up to four sessions daily, Trends Pavilion
The Landscape Show’s Ideas Sharing Sessions give show attendees the option to hear from peers and experts on some of the latest trends and topics within the industry. Sessions are intended to be 30 minutes and take place at the Trends Stage Garden Area. Sessions are open to all show attendees and take place twice daily each day of the show and include topics such as agritourism; wellness;foodscaping, container gardening and, Ethnobotany!
Thursday, September 14:
The Landscape Show’s Opening Day Reception sponsored by Tree Town USA, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Rosen Centre Hotel
Show attendees are invited to continue connecting! Relax with a drink and appetizers as you wrap up business for the day. You never know who you’ll see and what opportunities may arise!
FNGLA’s Garden Center Swap Show sponsored by AmeriScapes Landscape Management, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Rosen Centre Hotel
Join garden center professionals from across the southeast to exchange your best ideas from the spring season. What was a hit, what was a flop? What bright or unique ideas do you have for the fall and holiday seasons? Gather all the bits of genius offered.
Friday, September 15:
FNGLA’s Irrigation Certification Program Announcement, 12:45 p.m. at the Trends Pavilion
FNGLA will officially announce plans to establish an irrigation certification to add to its line-up of professional certifications. This is a “must attend” for members of the media!
The Landscape Show Cool Products Awards Presentation, 2 p.m. at the Exhibitor Showcase
Come sit in and see which plants and products industry buyers have selected as the coolest products at the show. This is a great way to gain the edge on your competitors with early trend insight!
FNGLA’s Landscape Awards Presentation, 3 p.m. Workshop Area 1, rear of exhibit hall
We’ve brought the 2017 FNGLA Landscape Award winners into the spotlight by presenting the awards on the show’s main stage. This event is open to all show attendees. The 2017 winning projects are showcased and the winning companies recognized for their outstanding talent! Come add your applause to the celebration, see what’s been deemed top projects and who’s celebrating their win!
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