Green & Growin’ 19 has been a staple for more than a decade, and includes some of the biggest names in the green industry. Attendees share trends, inspiration, new products and services with professionals from the plant nursery, landscape, irrigation and horticulture industry from across the nation. The 2018 event attracted more than 4,500 participants from 38 states plus Canada and Australia.
This year’s educational portion takes place at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons Hotel, Greensboro, N.C., January 14-16 2019. Choose from more than 50 classes that provide CEU credit toward state and national accreditations and licensure in eight disciplines. Specialty classes and certifications are offered both Monday and Tuesday featuring a range of exciting CEU credit classes interspersed over both days. Attendees can choose from a range of educational programs providing continuing education credits. Attendees will see those required for a Pesticide or Landscape Contractor License along with interesting programs such as “Planting Pollinators for Well-Being”, “Drones for Landscapers and Nurseries” and “Art and Horticulture Collide: The World of Living Walls.”
Two notable speakers deliver keynote addresses. On Tuesday, Bryce Lane, famed horticulturist and host of two-time Emmy award winning show, “In the Garden with Bryce Lane”, will be a popular highlight speaking on “In Pursuit of Excellence: Cultivating Leadership in Your Organization.”
Ron Rosenberg, nationally recognized expert on marketing and customer service presents “Outrageous Marketing: How to Dominate Your Market Niche!” and promises a highly entertaining program.
The Marketplace exhibition, January 17-18 at the Greensboro Coliseum, runs from 7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. each day. Attendees will enjoy 167,000 square feet of exhibit space festooned with greenery and plants. They can place orders, see new products, assess services and meet industry professionals. The 2018 event attracted more than 400 exhibitors in plant, shrub, tree and turf businesses. They will see the most innovative equipment, suppliers and service providers from all segments of the green industry. Register at the Green & Growin’ 19 site: http://greenandgrowin.com/register/