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5 Top Reasons to Attend Horticulture Trade Shows

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Fri, Jul, 24, 2015 @ 20:07 PM

IMG_3824Industry trade shows are a tried and true means to bring together industry professionals to stay connected with colleagues and trends. Seminars, panels, educational classes, training sessions, professional development, certification and meetings, all provide an unparalleled opportunity for younger attendees to meet industry leaders and advance their careers.

Join the young professionals, Emergents, this week to chat about the value of industry trade shows on #plantchat!

Photo with Brie Arthur (second from left) on a panel at the Southern Nursery Association Trade Show held in Atlanta the third week of July, 2015. 

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Join @CoronaTools and #Plantchat co-partner, Brienne Gluvna Arthur @EmergentPro for this week's topic, 5 Top Reason to Attend Horticulture Trade Shows.  The live chat begins Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST, were we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2011.

Discussion Overview 

5 Top Reasons to attend Horticulture Trade Shows:

Cultivate Industry Information and Relationships -  Develop sales leads, content and networking opportunities abound at industry shows

Meet Industry Professionals - Network with thousands of industry professionals all under one roof in Atlanta at Southern Nursery Association (SNA). State Officer’s Conference with the SNA Regional Marketplace brings together the industry.

Growing the Horticulture Events - Learn tips for getting more green industry professionals to the show.

Millenial Career Opportunities - How to get business owners to invest in millennial employees and send them to event.

Upcoming trade shows - What's coming up across the country 

Join the Conversation

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Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now plantchat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries. 

photo credit Brienne Gluvna Arthur 

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