#GWA2017 Exhibitor Opportunities
Each year, more than 300 professional garden communicators from across the world attend the largest gathering of garden communication experts in the country, the GWA Annual Conference & Expo. Attendees are seeking new products and tools, fresh ideas and key resources for their businesses. By becoming an exhibitor, you and your organization get the essential brand exposure and direct access to these key current and future thought-leaders impacting the industry.
Exhibitor's products and services include:
Beyond the expo floor, each exhibit space includes a full meeting registration, allowing you to build personal relationships with attendees and participate in the daily activities and tours. When it comes to networking and building valuable relationships, no other meeting offers as great an opportunity as the GWA Annual Conference & Expo.
Reserve your opportunity today. Space is limited.
GWA thanks its 2017 Exhibitors for joining us for another year of connections and opportunities.
National Garden Bureau, a non-for-profit organization, is your source for the newest flower and edible varieties introduced each year by the top breeders around the world. NGB is dedicated to helping you bring knowledge and inspiration to the gardening community with “Year of The” Programs, educational tips and All-America Selections Winners. All America Selection winners are “Tested Nationally & Proven Locally.” Learn more at ngb.org.
Contact: Diane Blazek, email@example.com
American Meadows is the industry’s leading online retailer of wildflower seeds, perennial plants and flower bulbs in North America. American Meadows is also the foremost authority in wildflowers with more than 30 years of horticulture experience. We inspire gardeners of all abilities to create memories that will last a lifetime! Learn more at americanmeadows.com.
High Country Gardens is a pioneer in sustainable gardening. Specializing in eco-friendly, drought resistant plants that provide habitat without requiring large amounts of water, High Country Gardens has successfully changed the nature of gardening in the west and beyond. Our mission is to improve the earth one garden at a time! Learn more at highcountrygardens.com.
Bailey Nurseries is a fifth-generation, family-owned whole sale nursery, widely recognized as one of the largest in the United States. They grow over 1,500 varieties of plants and supply more than 4,500 customers worldwide. Baily is also known for their consumer brands: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, First Editions® and Easy Elegance® Roses. Visit us at baileynurseries.com.
Contact: Ryan McEnaney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ball Horticultural Company is an internationally renowned breeder, producer and wholesale distributor of ornamental plants. A family-owned business since it was founded in 1905, Ball has introduced many innovative, award-winning varieties. The company has worldwide production, sales and marketing through its many subsidiaries on six continents. Learn more at ballhort.com.
Contact: Therese LaTelle, email@example.com
You may have been wondering what is in the BigYellowBag? It’s a full cubic yard of the BEST soil you can buy anywhere, delivered right to your home. What's more, it's guaranteed to make everything grow better! Locally, learn more at lakesidesod.com or call us at (716) 741-2880.
Nationwide Contact: Paul Vautour, BigYellowBag Representative, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloomin’ Easy® allows anyone to create the outdoor space they desire. Unique, exclusive new varieties and after-purchase support make success as easy as Plant, Water, and Relax. Discover our collection at bloomineasyplants.com.
Contact: Kevin Cramer, email@example.com
Botanical Interests is a family owned garden seed and product company specializing in NON-GMO herb, flower, and vegetable varieties for the home gardener. Our goal is to inspire and educate the gardener in you so that you can create beautiful and prolific gardens. Not only is the seed inside our packets the highest quality available, our packets are designed to give you the information you need to be a more successful gardener! Visit us at botanicalinterests.com.
Contact: April Shelhon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brent & Becky's family has been flower bulb experts since 1900. Today, their extensive selection of bulbs, other perennials, annuals and seeds can color your landscape for 12 months! Utilize their expertise to help design and install large quantities, up to 10,000-30,000 per hour! Call 877.661.2852 or visit brentandbeckysbulbs.com for more information.
Contact: Jay Hutchins, email@example.com
Bushel and Berry™ is a collection of easy to grow, exceptionally beautiful and delicious berry plants for the home gardener. With 7 stunning and easy to care for varieties to choose from, Bushel and Berry™ is revolutionizing the way we bring food to the table. Learn more by visiting www.bushelandberry.com.
Contact: Leah Haugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 2002, the CobraHead Weeder & Cultivator has been the ultimate garden tool for weeding and gardening. The CobraHead is a multipurpose hand tool for use in gardening, horticulture and agriculture that is superior to all similar tools on the market. Our team at CobraHead has designed a line of gardening products to help all landscapers and gardeners weed more efficiently. Our goal at CobraHead is to offer you the best tool in earth. Our line of CobraHead Weeder & Cultivators will make weeding easier and put the joy back in gardening. Learn more at cobrahead.com.
Contact: Noel Valdes, email@example.com
The Davey Tree Expert Company’s approximately 9,000 employees provide diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services for the residential, utility, commercial and government markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. Davey has provided Proven Solutions for a Growing World since 1880 and has been employee-owned for 38 years. Learn more at davey.com.
Contact: Emma Fitzpatrick, firstname.lastname@example.org
David Austin Roses are the internationally recognized and award-winning breeders of English roses. Learn more at davidaustinroses.co.uk.
Contact: Rebecca Reed, email@example.com
At Devron Sales Ltd., we are committed in providing our valued customers with quality and innovative products such as our Green Living Fences, and Live Picture. We have an extensive range of
Green Product that illustrate an exciting, creative and ease of use ways of turning your exterior and interior landscapes into a masterpiece.
Please visit us at devronltd.com.
Contact: Tim Miotto, firstname.lastname@example.org
For over 115 years the name of De Wit has been synonymous with craftsmanship reliability and quality. A 5 generation family business which combines craft with tradition. A company that is not afraid of innovation. Choosing DEWIT is a guarantee for the very finest quality in forged tools, with an array of products revered worldwide. Learn more at dewit.eu.
Contact: Sietse deWit, email@example.com
Dramm celebrates 75 years of design and manufacturing this year! Dramm develops an all-natural line of Drammatic Fertilizer and a full line of high quality watering and cutting tools that are colorful, stylish and comfortable. Visit our booth to see Dramm's full assortment of products. Visit us online at dramm.com.
Contact: Amanda Taddy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Earth Alive Clean Technologies develops and distributes environmentally sound microbial products for homes, gardens and agriculture. Our innovative, sustainable, and economical solutions improve soil fertility, restore depleted soils and boost crop productivity. Our key product Soil Activator® is a non-crop and non-soil specific inoculant that complies with international organic standards. Visit us at earthalivect.com.
Contact: Neha Tally, email@example.com
Ecologel Solutions, LLC is an Ocala, Florida-based manufacturing company specializing in the production of environmentally responsible chemistries for commercial and residential application in the areas of agriculture, lawn care and surface coatings. Ecologel’s products include technologies aimed at drought mitigation, dust control, fertilizers and nutrients, algae blockers (both pond and solid surface) as well as advanced hormone growth regulators for the turf-care industries. Learn more at ecologel.com.
Contact: Mike Mallon, firstname.lastname@example.org
At Ernst Conservation Seeds, we grow, process and sell hundreds of species of native and naturalized seeds and live plant materials for ecological restoration, sustainable landscaping, reclamation, wetlands and natural resources conservation. Native plants are vitally important to ecological restoration, and are increasingly seen as the best choice for use in almost every scenario. Our steadfast commitment to understanding our customers’ needs and advising them on the best solutions has been at the heart of our mission for over fifty years. Visit us at ernstseed.com.
Contact: Randy Ferguson, email@example.com
Grow your own mushrooms! Field & Forest Products can help you get started. We offer superior, certified organic spawn, tools, technical information, and good advice for almost every situation. Whether you are a market grower or hobbyist, our aim is that you enjoy growing mushrooms successfully. New to mushroom growing? Begin by exploring the links below. We also offer workshops in the spring and fall of each year for mushroom cultivation training, hands-on experience, and taste testing. Learn more at fieldforest.net.
Contact: Mary Ellen Kozak, firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden Debut merges a blend of "great new plants and trusted selections" to create a selection of "superior plants for your home landscape." Learn more at gardendebut.com.
Contact: Hope Fitzgerald, email@example.com
At Garden Maker™ Naturals we craft natural & organic fertilizers with complete ingredient transparency so you’ll truly know what you grow. Take the unique opportunity to design your own "small batch" fertilizer (we’ll make and package it to your specifications), select from our Signature Blends (our best-selling formulas tailor-made for what you’re growing), or buy individual fertilizer components (25 to choose from). Learn more at gardenmaker.com
Contact: Karen Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
GreenView® lawn and garden products are manufactured by Lebanon Seaboard Corporation - a privately-held, family-owned business located in Lebanon, PA. Lebanon Seaboard has been manufacturing products for the consumer and professional markets since 1947. Consumer brands include the new Natural Start® plant foods as well as other GreenView fertilizer and grass seed products. Lebanon Seaboard also manufactures and distributes Lyric® Wild Bird Food and Preen Garden Weed Preventer. Learn more at greenviewfertilizer.com.
Contact: Lori Zimmerman, email@example.com
GrowIt!™ lets you Garden Socially, for free. Whether you want to show off your plants, or find something that will work in your garden there's something for every type of gardener. Learn more at growitmobile.com.
Contact: Mason Day, firstname.lastname@example.org
High Caliper Growing is the leading manufacturer of fabric containers for the horticulture industry. We produce the Smart Pot, Smart Pot-Pro, Root Control Bag, Pond Pot, Pot Pruner, Compost Sak, High Caliper Tree Collars and the Big Bag Bed family of raised beds. View products and learn more at treebag.com.
Contact: Ozzy Patton, email@example.com
HortusTV is the first streaming channel dedicated to gardening. Available across North America and 100% ad-free, its library has hundreds of beautiful programs that will entertain, inform and inspire gardeners. Subscriptions are only 6.99/month, for unlimited usage, with no long term commitment. Visit us at hortustv.com.
Iseli Nursery is a wholesale grower of premium quality dwarf conifers, Japanese maples, and companion plants. We share our plants with home gardeners via independent retail centers and landscapers. Visit us at iselinursery.com.
Contact: Sandy Dittmar, firstname.lastname@example.org
In March 2006, Jim and Jonathan Berry, founded J. Berry Nursery with the vision of bringing high-value plants to the market. Jim's lifetime of horticulture experience, combined with Jonathan's successful career as an entrepreneur, made their vision today's reality. J. Berry Nursery is committed to "Discovering and Delivering Great Plants." The company's extensive trialing process ensures all new plant genetics introduced outperform the competition in production, at retail, and for the customer. Learn more at jberrynursery.com.
Contact: Tamara Felux, email@example.com
Jiffy Products of America provides growers with the highest quality growing media, media containers, and other supporting products or services which enhance the successful propagation or cultivation of plants. We achieve this through continuous innovation and consistent compliance to high standards of quality and environmental awareness. Visit us at jiffygroup.com.
Contact: Daniel Grincewiz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Johnny's Select Seeds in an employee-owned seed producer and merchant headquartered in Winslow, Maine, that is committed to helping growers and gardeners succeed by providing superior seeds, tools, information and service.
Contact: Adam Lemieux, email@example.com
Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. So join us here at Magnolia Plantation to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history today. Learn more at magnoliaplantation.com.
Contact: Herb Frazier, firstname.lastname@example.org
23 years strong, Norwex is one of the fastest growing direct sales businesses globally. We offer over 100 eco-friendly products that can help you save time and money, in addition to protecting our health and that of our planet. Norwex Microfiber is one of the most innovative products in the cleaning industry today with the ability to remove up to 99% of bacteria from a surface following the proper care and use. Using just water, surfaces are left free from everything—cleaned, polished and streak-free. To learn more on how our products can fit your needs or how to start your own Norwex business and inspire others to decrease their footprint on our planet visit nancybornn.norwex.biz.
Contact: Nancy Bornn, email@example.com
PACE 49 Inc. is a full service company specializing in cleaners and an EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) registered disinfectant, fungicide, algaecide, and bactericide for the Horticulture, Agriculture, Livestock, and Turf Grass industries – KleenGrow™. With continual testing against and combining with industry standard fungicides, we are finding more and more ways for KleenGrow™ to reduce fungicide costs while increasing disease control. PACE 49 Inc. specializes in developing cleaning and sanitation programs, HACCP, GAP, and SQF by designing and implementing the PACE ACBD System® (Always Clean Before Disinfecting) at each of our customers. Learn more at pace49.com.
Contact: Keith Dill, firstname.lastname@example.org
A 501 (C) 3 Non-Profit company offering a non gmo, all natural, grass seed that needs to be mowed only once a month, needs 75% less time, money and water, out compete weeds without chemicals and does not spread sideways to never invade flowers or vegetables. Stays green year round.
Contact: Jackson Madnick, email@example.com
Working with the nation’s top growers and breeders, Plant Development Services brings plants to market that solve landscape challenges and have a high impact on the marketplace. With its comprehensive grower networks, Plant Development Services reaches all regions and market channels. Plant Development Services boasts top ranking brands including: Encore Azalea®, Southern Living® Plant Collection, and now the Sunset Western Garden Collection. For more information, please visit plantdevelopment.com.
Contact: Aimee Coker, firstname.lastname@example.org
Proven Winners searches the world to bring you vibrant flowering annuals, perennials and shrubs that deliver the most beautiful garden performance. When you grow Proven Winners, you'll surely fall in love. Our plants have been proven in trials from coast to coast in the U.S. as well as in Germany and Japan to be easy to grow and care for, bright and colorful, long blooming, covered with blooms, healthy and vigorous, trialed and tested. Learn more at provenwinners.com.
Contact: Jeanine Standard, email@example.com
Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Shrubs is a market leader in flowering shrubs with over 240 varieties, including Incrediball® Hydrangea, Invincibelle® Spirit II Hydrangea, ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea, Pinky Winky™ Hydrangea, Bobo® Hydrangea, My Monet™ Weigela, Little Henry® Itea, Wine & Roses® Weigela, and Quick Fire® Hydrangea. For more information, visit provenwinners-shrubs.com.
Contact: Shannon Downey, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a non-profit, trade association of more than 2,300 commercial tree care firms and affiliated companies. The mission of TCIA is to advance tree care businesses and improve safety within the industry, while also providing homeowners with relevant information to help maintain the health of their trees. Visit us at tcia.org and treecaretips.org.
Contact: Emily Duane, email@example.com
UpShoot, LLC is a boutique horticulture marketing firm offering expert sales, marketing and licensing of new plant introductions to licensed growers and plant breeder. We market gardening-related products to retailers, garden media and consumers. Visit us at upshoothort.com.
Contact: Maria Zampini, firstname.lastname@example.org
Weeks Roses breeds and grows a wide variety of rose bushes including hybrid teas, grandifloras, floribundas, climbers, Rosa rugosas and R. foetidas, shrubs, groundcovers, miniatures, and trees. All of the new introductions — and several popular favorites grown by Weeks Roses in California — are available at home center stores, independent garden centers, and select mail-order and online vendors nationwide. For more information and full collection, visit us at weeksroses.com.
Contact: Dawn Miller, email@example.com
Contact us at 212.297.2198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.