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Gearing up for the Green Industry Show


October 2, 2008
By Amanda Ryder

Oct. 2, 2008 – The 260-plus booth Green Industry Show will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday, Nov. 20 – Nov. 21, and will showcase 160 leading Canadian and US exhibitors focusing on the latest in environmental horticultural technology, equipment and supplies.

The 260-plus booth Green Industry
Show will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alberta on
Thursday, Nov. 20 – Nov. 21, and will showcase 160 leading Canadian and
US exhibitors focusing on the latest in environmental horticultural
technology, equipment and supplies. The trade show is sold out for the third year in a row.

The Conference will be held simultaneously with the trade show and features keynote speakers Charles Vander Kooi, Larry Helms and Dr. Larry Ohlhauser. In addition, there are over 20 hours of educational sessions profiling some of the country’s leading researchers, specialists and industry professionals. Topics will include business management, new plant introductions, insect and disease control, human resource challenges and crop production issues.

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The GISC 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 GISC is not open to the general public.

Pre-conference events include a one-day bus tour of Edmonton area greenhouses and garden centres, where delegates will have an opportunity to explore successful business operations. Another pre-conference event is the annual Nursery Grower’s Auction which raises money for ornamental plant research.

The GISC is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Centre, one of Alberta’s premier exhibition facilities.

For more information, visit www.greenindustryshow.com.


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