Great Public Gardens of Tulsa
Region V Regional Meeting | Tulsa, OK
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Join GWA in Region V as we spend the day touring two amazing Tulsa gardens, Tulsa Garden Center and Tulsa Botanic Garden, culminating in a trunk show and GWA Connect meeting. 

Highlights include...

  • Tulsa Botanic Garden tour with special introduction by Todd Lasseigne

  • Trunk Show, Connect Meeting and more...

Connect: Mountain States Wholesale Nursery Open House
Region VI Connect Meeting | Phoenix, AZ

Friday, November 4, 2016 | 8:30AM - 2:00PM


Join GWA Members and Mountain States Wholesale Nursery for an exciting Connect Meeting, complete with selection of new plants, nursery tours, food and friends. Mountain States “Back to the Future” theme will show-case the Mountain States journey starting in 1969, celebrating 47 years of growing! Mountain States Wholesale Nursery is largely responsible for the introduction of desert plants and desert adapted plants in landscapes across the southwest. 

This event is FREE to GWA members and non-members. 

GWA @ New England Grows
How to Grow an Online Presence That Gets Results
Region I Regional Meeting | Boston, MA

Friday, December 2, 2016 | 8:30AM - 12:15PM


You need to be online if you want to be found by potential clients or buyers looking for the garden communication services you provide. Join GWA at New England Grows with special guest, Monica Hemingway and learn how to build an online presence that gets real results, one that brings in leads, gets people to see your work, and increases your revenue in even the toughest market conditions.

Registration includes free registration to New England Grows. You will receive a code after you register for this meeting that can be used for complimentary registration for all three days of the trade show. 

Frida Friday at Tucson Botanical Gardens
Region VI Regional Meeting | Tucson, AZ
Friday, March 10, 2017 | 7:00AM - 5:00PM


Join GWA in Region VI as we spend the day with the New York Botanical Garden’s blockbuster exhibit: Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, hosted by Tucson Botanical Garden. This exhibit examines Kahlo’s work through the lens of the plants and nature in her paintings and her personal gardens. Tucson Botanical Gardens was selected as the only institution to receive this extraordinary exhibition designed by one of the world’s premier botanical gardens, the New York Botanical Garden. 

The day will include lectures, workshops, guided tours and photo shoots, giving you an up close and personal look at this exciting exhibit.

GWA @ Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Region III Regional Meeting | Chicago, IL
Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM


This is an action-packed meeting! Bring a notebook and dress comfortably for what is now a tradition on opening day of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Bring your camera, too, and enjoy a self-guided tour of the show before it opens to the public. Network with fellow garden writers and colleagues – and prepare to leave with a notebook full of story leads following our news-oriented regional conference. This meeting is generously sponsored by Tony Abruscato, a GWA member, and owner and director of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show.

Additional details about program and speakers coming soon!

Save the Date
Stay tuned for details on these upcoming tradeshows, including information on press passes, connect meetings and other special GWA perks. 
MANTS 2017
January 11 - January 13, 2017
Baltimore, MD

January 18 - January 20, 2017
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Northwest Flower & Garden Show
February 22 - February 28, 2017
Seattle, WA

Philadelphia Flower Show
March 10 - March 19, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Canada Blooms
March 10 - March 19, 2017
Toronto, ON
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