Oct. 7, 2011, Edmonton — The 250-booth Green Industry Show will showcase 150 leading Canadian and U.S. exhibitors featuring the latest in environmental horticulture technology, equipment and supplies.
It will be held Nov. 17-18 at the Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands.
A conference held simultaneously with the trade show will feature workshops for landscape, turf, tree, greenhouse, nursery and garden centre professionals. It features seven workshops accompanied with over seven hours of general sessions, which profile some of the country’s leading researchers, specialists and industry professionals. Topics will include business management, plant introduction, biological insect and disease control, human resource challenges and plant production issues.
The event will appeal to business owners, managers and employees from all sectors of the ‘green industry’ such as landscape and tree care professionals, greenhouse and nursery crop growers, garden centre operators and turf producers, etc. The event is not open to the general public.
The annual Nursery Grower’s Auction will be held on Nov. 16 at the Ramada Hotel – Kingsway Avenue. This pre-conference event raises money for ornamental plant research and is a must-attend social event.
The event website features drop-down menus that provide details for visitors, conference delegates and exhibitors. It can be viewed at www.greenindustryshow.com.
The Green Industry Show is produced and managed by Landscape Alberta.
It is co-sponsored by Landscape Alberta and the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association.