Trade Shows

September 25, 2023
ANDMORE launches visual merchandising awards program

ANDMORE has reimagined its Best Booth Awards program recognizing excellence across six categories of visual merchandising at its Atlanta, Las Vegas and High Point campuses beginning in 2024. The awards will highlight temporary exhibitors for... more »
The 2023 Farwest Show celebrated 50 years

September 20, 2023
Farwest Show celebrated 50th anniversary

The 2023 Farwest Show celebrated 50 years of bringing nursery professionals together in style August 23–25, with more exhibitors, more attendees — and definitely more fun.  “The nursery and greenhouse industry is Oregon’s leading agricultural sector,”... more »

September 19, 2023
Early bird registration open for MANTS 2024

Early-bird registration is now open for the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS), scheduled for Jan. 10-12, 2024, at the Baltimore Convention Center. MANTS is one of the largest private trade shows serving the horticulture... more »
Diervilla 'Kodiak Mixx'

September 12, 2023
New GardenGenetics diervilla receives Gold Medal

GardenGenetics LLC's diervilla 'Kodiak Mixx' (Diervilla x splendens ‘G2X88544VAR’) has received the Gold Medal in the Best Novelty category of the recent Green Retail Awards at Plantarium, reportedly the largest garden plant show in the Netherlands.... more »
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September 6, 2023
Garden Center Show issues call for speakers, topics

The Garden Center Show, taking place Aug. 6-7, 2024, in Rosemont, Illinois, is seeking speakers and topic ideas for its program. Is there something about the IGC business you're dying to learn more about? Or... more »

September 5, 2023
Creative Co-Op expands footprint for Winter Market, shifting some Gardens exhibitors

Creative Co-Op announced it will expand its Atlanta Market showroom in time for the winter 2024 edition, taking place Jan. 16-22 at AmericasMart Atlanta. The expansion, which brings Creative Co-Op’s showroom to nearly 40,000 square... more »
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August 29, 2023
Bailey Hydrangea crowned People’s Choice at Farwest Show

Farwest Show has announced hydrangea 'Eclipse' was voted by attendees as the People’s Choice winner in the 2023 New Varieties Showcase. The plant, bred by Bailey Innovations and introduced by Bailey Nurseries, is one of 59 outstanding... more »

August 28, 2023
Farwest Show judges select favorites for Retailers’ Choice Awards

Garden retailers roamed the trade show floor as part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards and chose 15 different products that caught their eyes as judges at the 2023 Farwest Show. The awards chosen by the judges... more »
Best of Show, Awards of Merit given out at Farwest Show

August 24, 2023
Youngblood Nursery booth named Best in Show at Farwest

Farwest Show has awarded the Best in Show booth award to Youngblood Nursery of Salem, Oregon (Booth #18049) for its booth containing tropicals, perennials, shrubs, grasses and more. “There were truly some amazing displays of... more »
Best of Show, Awards of Merit given out at Farwest Show

August 24, 2023
Best of Show, Awards of Merit given out at Farwest Show

Variegated Frydek Elephant Ear (Alocasia micholitziana ‘Frydek Variegata’) was chosen by professional judges as the Best in Show winner in the 2023 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase. The plant, discovered in the Philippines, was introduced by Andrej Suske... more »
Summer 2023 Shoppe Object reports strong attendance growth

August 23, 2023
Summer 2023 Shoppe Object reports strong attendance growth

The Summer 2023 edition of Shoppe Object wrapped another sold-out show at Manhattan’s Pier 36 last week, delivering 20% attendance growth and exceeding core expansion goals. Presenting close to 600 brands from 24 countries in... more »
Farwest Show Portland 2023

August 17, 2023
Farwest Show to remain in Portland

Organizers of the Farwest Show have announced that thes how will remain at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland for 2024 and beyond. Oregon Convention Center is reportedly the only event venue in the region... more »