HortEast Trade Show line-up revealed

November 02, 2010
Nov. 3, 2010 - The 2010 HortEast Trade Show and Conference will take place at the Cunard Centre in Halifax on Nov. 23-24, 2010 with pre-show events on Nov. 22.

Workshops on Monday will be offered for both Landscape Construction and Maintenance companies, addressing cutting edge industry issues including permeable pavers and hardscape design, pesticide free turf grass management, and advanced landscape maintenance techniques. An industry tour will visit the new exterior living wall, green roof, and interior living walls at the Nova Scotia Community College, the brand new Halifax Farmers Market, along with other sites of interest in Nova Scotia. 

Monday evening will end with a reception at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel for a chance for exhibitors and delegates to meet and mingle before HortEast kicks off on Tuesday morning, with a trade show featuring 120 booths with exhibitors from across Canada and the US and a number of seminars and networking opportunities.
 

2010 Seminars and Workshops include:

· Landscape Maintenance half day workshop with Jeff McMann (Town of Markham, ON) and Eric Lyons (University of Guelph, ON)

· Landscape Construction half day workshop with Robert Bowers (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Uxbridge ON)

· It is Up To You - Revisiting The Hiring Process with Tim Brennan (HiringSmart Canada Inc., Halifax NS)

· Engaging your Seasonal Workers for Increased Productivity and Retention with Tim Brennan (HiringSmart Canada Inc., Halifax NS)

· Going to Pot with Liz Klose (Landscape Canada Committee/CNLA, Milton ON)

· Proven Performance Plant Partners with Liz Klose (Landscape Canada Committee/CNLA, Milton ON)

· Phenology with Jeff McMann (Town of Markham, ON)

· Arboriculture Tree Myths and Their Contribution to the Landscape with Jeff McMann (Town of Markham, ON)

· Making Decisions on New Products with Eric Lyons (University of Guelph, ON)

· The Pattern Language of Concrete Pavers with Robert Bowers (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Uxbridge ON)

· LEED and Sustainable Sites Initiative with Sue Sirrs (Outside! Planning and Design Studio, Halifax NS)

· Living Walls & Green Roofs with Sue Sirrs (Outside! Planning and Design Studio, Halifax NS)

· New Varieties from PanAmerican Seed Co and Ball Seed for 2011 with Jerry Gorchels (Ball Horticultural Co., US)

· Controlling the Growth of Your Greenhouse Crops with Jerry Gorchels (Ball Horticultural Co., US)

Certain seminars and workshops are eligible Continuing Education Credits for Landscape Industry Certified recertification, and through Plant Health Atlantic and the International Society of Arboriculture. Exam opportunities will be available through the Atlantic Region Certification Committee, the International Society of Arboriculture, and Plant Health Atlantic.

Show Dates & Times:

Tuesday November 23, 2010: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday November 24, 2010: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location:

Cunard Centre
961 Marginal Rd., Halifax NS
Website:

Additional information on the HortEast Trade Show and Conference be found at: www.horteast.ns.ca

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