Jun 21, 2024
Charlie Hall to present Griffin Expo keynotes

Griffin Greenhouse Supplies recently announced Charles (Charlie) Hall, Ph.D., will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Reno and New Jersey Expos.

Hall, professor & Ellison chair in international floriculture at Texas A&M University, is nationally recognized in academia and among the horticultural clientele he serves.

Hall is chief economist for AmericanHort and co-chair of the Advisory Council of Seed Your Future. He is former president and past-president of the board of directors for America in Bloom. He received the Paul Ecke Jr. award from the Society of American Florists for professional contributions to the floral industry and the Porter Henegar Memorial Award from the Southern Nursery Association for significant contributions to ornamental horticulture research and to the Southern Nursery Association.

He is an honorary lifetime member of the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association and has received TNLA’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Nursery Industry. He is also a member of the Hall of Fame and Honorary Lifetime Member of the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association. Hall has received Texas A&M University’s Association of Former Students’ Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching and the Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Student Counseling and Relations.

Keynote Details

Topic: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Horticulture – Trends for Growers, Retailers, and Manufacturers

Date: Aug. 28 and Sept. 25

Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: Griffin Expo – Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada; and New Jersey Convention Center, Edison, New Jersey

Visit griffins.com/custom-site/events for more information.