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.
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
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!
Anthony Tesselaar Plants' portfolio is small by design, given rigorous selection and trial standards that result in high-quality, dramatic plants that are also environmentally friendly and exceptionally easy to grow. Brands include Flower Carpet® roses, Tropicanna® canna, Storm™ agapanthus, Volcano® phlox, Fairy Magnolia®, Festival™ cordyline, Daphne Perfume Princess®, and the new Pacific™ Coprosmas. Learn more at tesselaar.com.
Contact: Judith Brower, firstname.lastname@example.org
Arborjet and Ecologel have partnered to bring to market the most effective and environmentally responsible plant health care solutions, backed by years of research. Ecologel’s leading water conservation and plant nutrition products are broadening the scope of Arborjet’s trusted revolutionary plant health care solutions. Our newly expanded team of experts will have your needs covered and your questions answered, helping you decide which solutions are right for you. Learn more at arborjet.com
Contact: Sarah Spatola, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our core business is the development and distribution of seed raised bedding ornamentals. Today Benary is one of the leading breeding companies worldwide in this field. Our professional quality products are offered to growers and young plant producers through our wide network of distributors and brokers around the world. Today we export more than 85 % of the seeds into 120 countries worldwide. Benary stands for premium quality flower seed for efficient young plant production and extraordinary garden performance. Benary was founded by Ernst Benary in 1843 in Erfurt (former Eastern Germany), which was the center of the European Ornamental Industry.
Contact: Jen Calhoun, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicagoland Grows is an innovative plant introduction program developed to promote the use of new plant cultivars that are well-adapted to the growing conditions of the Upper Midwest. While regional in focus, the program’s plants can be grown successfully in all zone-appropriate regions of North America, Europe, and around the world. Learn more at www.chicagolandgrows.org
Contact: Jim Ault, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Corona, Inc. is a leader in the marketing and manufacturing of professional and consumer tools for the lawn and garden, landscape, irrigation, construction and agriculture markets. With a retail and distribution network that extends throughout the United States and Canada, Corona's proven designs, quality manufacturing processes and unparalleled customer service make it the best choice in tools for contractors, agricultural professionals and avid gardeners alike. Learn more at coronatoolsusa.com
Contact: Chris abbarese, email@example.com
David Austin Roses are the internationally recognized and award-winning breeders of English roses. Learn more at davidaustinroses.co.uk.
Contact: Rebecca Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org
With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides solutions for residential, utility, commercial and government clients. Rooted in research, the company’s vision is to achieve balance among people, progress and the environment. Tree experts since 1880, Davey provides diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services. Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio. Learn more at davey.com.
Contact: Emma Fitzpatrick, 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
Bailey is a fifth-generation, family-owned horticultural company serving customers worldwide. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, along with operations in Oregon, Washington, Illinois, and Georgia, they are known for producing and distributing top-quality horticultural products, marketing support services, and sought after genetic breeding work. Bailey Consumer Brands – Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, First Editions® Plants and Easy Elegance® Rose – are widely recognized as premier products in the industry.
Contact: Ryan McEnaney, 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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our plants are bred and selected in the tough conditions of the Midwest with hot humid summers and cold wet winters. We strive to breed plants not as a means, but with an end in mind. Our goals are simple: improved, durable, ornamental garden plants for our own climate and the rest of the world!
Contact: Brent Horvath, email@example.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
Johnny’s Selected Seeds offers vegetable, herb, flower, cover crop, and fruit seeds, along with tools and supplies. Located in Maine and 100% employee-owned, it trials all the varieties it sells. Johnny’s classical plant breeders have received 12 All-America Selections awards for producing new varieties for home gardeners and organic growers.
Contact: Gretchen Kruysman, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Millennium Park Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining Millennium Park as a free venue for all Chicagoans today and for generations to come. In partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Millennium Park Foundation is also committed to the stewardship and improvement of Millennium Park and has the responsibility for the programming and care of several features including the public garden, the sculpture galleries and the public art.
Contact: Scott Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Osmocote® is a control or slow-release plant food. Each granule contains nutrients such as N, P, and K that are essential to plant growth and vitality. The unique resin coating releases the nutrients via osmosis which means plants get what they need, when they need it. Osmocote® Plant Food is the planter's plant food.
Contact: Robert Stohler, 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® ColorChoice® Shrubs is a market leader in flowering shrubs with over 280 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 www.ProvenWinners-Shrubs.com.
Contact: Natalie Carmolli, email@example.com
Geranium Rozanne® is the easy-to-grow garden plant that’s taken the world by storm. Adorned with gorgeous purple flowers all through the summer – and beyond – she’s a long-blooming colourful delight that needs very little attention to thrive. Although she does get plenty of it both from bees and from human admirers!
Rozanne grows well for everybody everywhere, no matter how good or bad you are at gardening. That’s why everybody from horticulture experts and world-renowned garden designers to the millions of everyday people who have already encountered her love her so much.
Contact: Christine Kelleher, firstname.lastname@example.org
Star® Roses and Plants has been bringing great plants to the world’s gardens since 1897. Many notable roses, shrubs and perennials have made it to market, but one of the most impressive to date is The Knock Out® Family of Roses. Introduced in 2000, this family of extremely floriferous, low-maintenance shrub roses revolutionized the way we think of roses. Equally impressive is a collection of groundcover roses, Drift® Roses, which offer a more compact solution to gardens of all sizes. With more to offer than just roses, Star® Roses and Plants also has breakthrough edibles. The Bushel and Berry™ series is a collection of compact, self-pollinating, berry plants for the home garden. These blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are easy to grow and easy to love! For more information, please visit www.starrosesandplants.com
Contact: Leah Haugh, email@example.com
Handpicked for You® is a plant certification program backed by a powerful community of plant breeders, growers and independent retailers, all working together to select better plants that you can trust. Handpicked for You® is managed by SynRG, LLC and five founding independent growers.
Contact: Emily Chung, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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