Trade Shows

March 2024
Expanding your garden center’s product mix: A personal narrative

As I write this, I am home for two days in between the Dallas Gift Market and Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE). Both are great places to visit existing vendors, place orders, find new products... more »
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January events provide a strong start to 2024
January events provide a strong start to 2024

Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) The 2024 trade show season started with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) in Baltimore. This year it brought together over 11,200 attendees, including exhibitors. A sold-out trade show floor... more »

February 26, 2024
Spring Market opens next week

Spring Market at AmericasMart Atlanta takes place March 4-6, with access to open year-round showrooms and additional market-only showrooms, as well as complementary education and networking opportunities. “On the heels of a successful January Atlanta... more »
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

February 23, 2024
Farwest Show calls for 2024 New Varieties Showcase entries

The 2024 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The showcase is an annual highlight at Farwest, the biggest green industry trade show and conference in... more »
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February 15, 2024
Register now for Summer Casual Market Atlanta

Registration is now open for the second annual Summer Casual Market Atlanta, taking place July 15-18 at AmericasMart Atlanta. Nearly 170 permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits will be in place, as well as an expanded... more »
Shoppe Object breaks records with at winter show

February 14, 2024
Shoppe Object breaks records with at winter show

Shoppe Object's Winter 2024 edition featured an expanded footprint that included both Pier 36 and the newly added venue at Skylight at Essex Crossing. Buyers visited more than 700 curated brands, a 20% increase from... more »
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February 9, 2024
Farwest Show seeks speakers

Farwest Show, taking place Aug. 21-23 in Portland, Oregon, is seeking speakers. Share your innovative ideas and solutions to common problems in the industry, or business practices that can’t be beat. Fill out the Call... more »

February 6, 2024
ANDMORE schedules Las Vegas Spring Buying Event

ANDMORE’s semi-annual Las Vegas Spring Buying Event is scheduled to take place March 3-5 at World Market Center Las Vegas. Nearly 50 home, gift and lifestyle permanent showrooms will be featured across Building C and... more »
Las Vegas Market welcomes retailers from all 50 states

February 5, 2024
Las Vegas Market welcomes retailers from all 50 states

The Winter 2024 Las Vegas Market unfolded as a center for buyers to discover a wealth of unparalleled sourcing opportunities, inspiring events and cutting-edge digital innovations. The five-day buying event welcomed retailers and designers from... more »
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February 2024
Exciting news!

I’m thrilled to share that Lawn & Garden Retailer has partnered with SmartWork Media to produce the 2024 Garden Center Show! Scheduled for Aug. 6-7 in Rosemont (Chicago), Illinois, this year’s event promises to bring... more »

January 30, 2024
Las Vegas Market names Best Booth award winners

Las Vegas Market has presented “Best Booth” Awards to six temporary exhibitors, in recognition of exceptional merchandising and visual ingenuity, with Jitana receiving a special “Best of Show” distinction. The Winter 2024 Gift & Home... more »

January 29, 2024
Las Vegas Market announces Winter 2024 Market Snapshot winners

From a pool of 40 finalists, Las Vegas Market buyers have selected eight products as “People’s Choice” winners in the Winter 2024 Market Snapshot program: Tegan Collection by Accent Decor Night Ice Performance Pillow by... more »