The Penn Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, PANTS, will bring the latest in green trends to garden centers and landscape contractors and nurseries this August 3-5, 2010 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, Pa, event manager Sally O’Shea announced. Now in its 38th year, PANTS will welcome over 500 exhibiting companies and thousands of buyers from garden centers, landscape contractors and nurseries to the annual marketplace for green goods, hard goods and equipment. 
“We are excited to have Jeffrey Scott, a leader in transforming and growing your business, joining the PANTS team this year!   Jeffrey is a leader in helping business owners improve their profits and revenues and have fun running their companies!” said Rick Wojton, PANTS Chairman.  Jeffrey Scott will moderate two PANTS Daybreaker sessions and provide two Nosh and Network sessions developed to help grow your business now.  
“Contractors and nursery owners are scrambling to keep their customers loyal, and keep their businesses surviving and thriving. We will cover the proven tactics for leading and growing your business and running it profitably.” Jeffrey Scott
The PANTS Daybreaker panel discussion on Tuesday will feature discussion on Promoting Your Business Using Your Web site.  Featured panelists include:  Debi Drescher, Marketing Manager, Stauffers of Kissel Hill; Jonathan Bardzik, Director of Marketing, ANLA; Jody Shilan, Landscape Designer.  
Wednesday’s PANTS Daybreaker panel will feature discussion on Social Media Methods Used to Increase Your Business.  Featured panelists include:  Susan Cohan, APLD; Kathy Garfield, Spring Meadow Nursery; Brad Groff, River Valley Landscapes; and Dave Williams, Williams Nursery.  
Thursday’s PANTS Daybreaker session will feature a discussion of business opportunities with green infrastructure projects.  PLANET has called this “the biggest distinct business opportunity of the 21st  century…”
Daybreaker panel discussions will offer open discussions on Promoting Your Business Using Your Web site; Social Media Methods to increase Your Business; and a review of the Green Infrastructure Movement.  
Nosh and Network with Jeffrey Scott! each day.  Join Jeffrey for lunch with fabulous discussions featuring 30 Sure Fire Ideas to Kick Start Your Sales and Guiding the Owner/Operator Business to Success.  
At the end of the day on Tuesday join your industry colleagues for fun and relaxation at the PANTS Picnic.  
Remember that you have at least 5 SENSE-ational reasons to attend PANTS10!  You will SEE the hottest trends in products and how to merchandise them.   You will be one of the first to TOUCH the new products and feel the difference.  You will HEAR from more than 500 companies on what they can do for your company, You will TASTE success by making new connections and building long-lasting relationships.  It’s the height of the season – SMELL all of the products full of life and at their best.     
Buyers may plan their trip to PANTS by using the interactive floor plan at, searching for products or companies, one selects them and then prints out a show itinerary and map for their visit.
“We designed this year’s show in our new location to provide an environment for business, networking and learning about the latest trends in a rapidly changing economy,” said  Wojton. “We are confident that companies that make the investment of time in coming to PANTS and take advantage of the opportunities for learning, networking and developing business relationships will be rewarded throughout the remainder of the 2010 season and into the spring of 2011.”
Companies that have not yet reserved booth space and would like to exhibit should call Sally O’Shea at 800-898-3411 x106.