The Cultivate conference and trade show in Columbus, Ohio produced by AmericanHort.

Calendar of Green Industry Events

The numerous educational opportunities are offered each year in the form of industry trade shows, conferences, symposiums, field days and tours. This calendar listing summarizes events produced by the Horticulture Co-op of Metro St. Louis, Hort Co-op member organizations and other regional, national and international horticulture green industry organizations. This listing of educational events is intended to offer relevant educational experiences for horticulture green industry professionals who practice throughout the Gateway region.

February, 2016
2016 MLNA Nuts and Bolts Continuing Education Conference

2016 MLNA Nuts and Bolts Continuing Education Conference

February 18, Columbia, Missouri

Register Now! Plan to attend the annual Nuts & Bolts Continuing Education Conference, Thursday February 18, 2016. It is sure to be a day jam packed with education and networking opportunities that will prepare you for a successful 2016. Held from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We join the Missouri State Florists Association at the Bradford Research Center's facility in Columbia MO.  

Keynote presentations in morning and 2 tracks to select from in the afternoon.  Cost is $30 per person/$15 student with lunch included. What a deal! Bring your crew.  

Vendors and Door Prizes!  

See Program attached.

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Native by Design: Landscape Beyond Beauty

Native by Design: Landscape Beyond Beauty

February 26, Edwardsville, IL

Presented by the Grow Native! Southwestern Illinois Event Committee


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March, 2016
2016 Gateway Green Industry Conference

2016 Gateway Green Industry Conference

March 1 through March 2, Collinsville, IL

The 34th Conference Presented by University of Illinois Extension


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2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

March 2 through March 3, Overland, MO

A Two Day Stormwater Solutions Workship


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June, 2016
2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

June 22, Webster Groves, MO

A Webster Groves Area Salon


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July, 2016
Cultivate`16

Cultivate`16

July 9 through July 12, Columbus, OH

An AmericanHort Experience

Everything about the industry is changing, and changing fast.
We've got the game plan for profits. We have the solutions for success. And we're bringing everything that's new and laying it on the line. It's time to rally and get pumped for the industry's best year yet.


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August, 2016
2016 Perennial Plant Association Symposium

2016 Perennial Plant Association Symposium

August 1 through August 5, Minneapolis, MN

34th Perennial Plant Symposium


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2016 IGC (Independent Garden Center Show)

2016 IGC (Independent Garden Center Show)

August 16 through August 18, Chicago, IL

The Independent Garden Center Show (IGC) is specifically tailored to independent garden center professionals.


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FarWest

FarWest

August 25 through August 27, Portland, OR

Far From Ordiinary

The Farwest Show is a complete trade show experience with nursery tours, seminars, exceptional nursery and allied supplier exhibitors, free workshops on the expo floor, new plants and products, networking and reconnecting. 


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September, 2016
Hummert's Grand Expo & Midwest Buying Show

Hummert's Grand Expo & Midwest Buying Show

September 1, St. Charles, Missouri

Hummert's annual Expo will be Thursday, September 1.  Special events, food, great buys and contests.

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2016 Hort CO-OP Professional Field Day

2016 Hort CO-OP Professional Field Day

September 23, Kirkwood, MO

A day of seminars, demonstrations and exhibits for the benefit of the green industry professional.


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October, 2016
2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

October 24, St. Louis region, MO

A "Seeded Native Landscape" Bus Tour


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December, 2016
2016 Missouri Green Industry Conference

2016 Missouri Green Industry Conference

December 7, St. Charles, MO

The MLNA manages this event in collaboration with the Missouri Turf and Ornamental Council (MoTOC), Gateway Chapter Sports Turf Managers Association (GCSTMA), Gateway Irrigation Association (GIA) and the Mississippi Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association (MVGCSA).


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January, 2017
2017 Western Trade Show

2017 Western Trade Show

January 19, 2017 through January 20, 2017, Kansas City, MO

Presented by the Western Nursery and Landscape Association


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