The entire community of landscaping professionals is one of the most active professional industries. Every year, just in the USA, there are 100+ landscaping trade shows and conferences built to tackle some of the hardest challenges businesses in landscaping face. Landscape and industry trade shows allow you to see the innovations, hear from experts, and network with other business professionals around the country to understand the pressures facing your business.
We have built a list of the top landscaping conferences to attend this year and beyond. This page is continually being updated with the newest landscape events, conferences, and learning courses for your industry.
VIVAHR will be attending many of the landscape conferences listed below. Be sure to come to say “hi” and pick up some swag 🙂
Location: Greensboro, NC
Date: January 16 – 20, 2023
Growers, retailers, landscapers, and other green industry professionals gather each year to network, find suppliers/customers at the Marketplace and earn CEUs at the Education Program during Green & Growin’- the largest green industry trade show in the Southeast! Learn how you can put your company’s brand in front of more than 5,000 attendees.
Location: Anaheim, CA
Date: September 20 – 21, 2023
The Landscape Expo is a regional trade show and educational conference for landscape professionals from all facets of the industry. Featuring hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees every fall for the past 60 years, the Landscape Expo is the premier event for landscape professionals in the western United States.
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Date: August 23 – 25 2023
The Landscape Show is where 7,000 attendees come to network, attend workshops, and see the newest plant material. The show offers dozens of educational programs, industry CEUs, peer-to-peer exchanges, and inspiration to grow your business.
Exhibiting at The Landscape Show is a first-class ticket to connecting your products with eager motivated potential customers. The connections you’ll make at the show are indelible. Tree buyers, woody ornamentals, and landscape equipment all converge at the Landscape Show in the thousands to get a feel for what materials and products are available to them – and make purchases!
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Date: August 1 – 4, 2023
The Garden Center Conference and Expo are more than just another trade show. It’s an inspiration-packed, education-driven forum guaranteed to engage your mind and expand your relationships. It’s a 2.5-day boost of actionable ideas and peer collaboration. It’s the newest product coming to market.
Featuring an education track for executives and one tailored specifically for team leaders, it’s where leading retailers and their teams come to grow together and move the industry forward.
Location: Dallas, TX
Date: September 10 – 13, 2023
Energized, innovative and collaborative. The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ new annual conference and expo ELEVATE in Dallas 2023 (September 10-13). Save the dates and plan to be there. It’s the can’t miss education and networking event for landscape maintenance, lawn care, design-build, irrigation, and horticulture professionals.
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Each of these categories of learning content at a landscaping conference will educate you about the current pain points you may be facing. Some of the larger conferences will have breakout sessions for each of these categories, but you will gather more depth at a dedicated conference educating around a very specific niche.