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New elements added to CanWest Show


January 29, 2008
By Greenhouse Canada

Along with the same great
trade show, seminar program,
new products display area
and bus tour attractions, this year’s
CanWest Hort Show has added a few
new wrinkles.
The show, now in its 26th year, is
held at the Vancouver Convention
and Exhibition Centre. Show dates
are Sept. 12-13, with bus tours on
Sept. 14. Making their debut next
month are:

Along with the same great
trade show, seminar program,
new products display area
and bus tour attractions, this year’s
CanWest Hort Show has added a few
new wrinkles.
The show, now in its 26th year, is
held at the Vancouver Convention
and Exhibition Centre. Show dates
are Sept. 12-13, with bus tours on
Sept. 14. Making their debut next
month are:

• Bookstore & Cappuccino Bar: Pick
up the latest horticulture book
while enjoying a latte.

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• Happy Hour: This social event will
be held from 4-6 on the first day
of the show.

• Silent Auction: Up for grabs will
be many exciting products donated
by exhibitors. Some of the proceeds
will go to horticulture scholarships
and show development.
Seminars will be held the mornings
of Sept. 12 and Sept. 13, along
with a special Thursday afternoon
session. The topics include:
Structural Pruning of Young Trees,
plus Establishing Nursery Trees in the
Landscape, by Dr. Larry Costello,
University of
California.
Brilliant
Customer
Service, plus Pop
the Garlic: Fast
Track Training
for Prioritizing,
Organizing and
Getting Things
Done, by Lorna
McLaren,
McLaren Formula Training, Kelowna, B.C.
Garden Magic With Foliage, Trees and Shrubs, by Chris Hansen, director
of new product development, Terra Nova Nurseries, Canby, Oregon.
Landscape Design Trends for the New Century: Unique Perspectives
from the UK, by Sally Gregson, Mill Cottage Plants, Somerset, England.
The New Marketing Peril: Learn What Not to Ignore When Developing
a Marketing Program, by Robert Hendrickson, The Garden Centre Group,
Ellicott City, Maryland.
Sustainability and the Landscape Business, by Owen Dell, Country
Landscape & Design, Santa Barbara, California.

• www.canwesthortshow.com


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