Kansas City will Host the National Green Centre, the Next Generation Green Industry Event, in January 2012August 29, 2011
|Kansas City will Host the National Green Centre, the Next Generation Green Industry Event, in January 2012|
The National Green Centre, presented by the Western Nursery & Landscape Association, will return to Greater Kansas City (Overland Park Convention Center) January 8 & 9, 2012, as it continues its annual rotation between Kansas City and St Louis. The 2012 event will feature the 2nd Annual Sweet Melissa Fashion Show: the hottest new plants in horticulture (last yearˇ¦s show was sold out!), a trade show showcasing international, national and regional green industry suppliers and world-class education.
Show highlights include:
„h The 2nd Annual Sweet Melissa Fashion Show: the hottest new plants in horticulture. Watch as 50 new plants are showcased on the fashion show runway, complete with models, music and lights! NEW plants from Ball Horticultural Company, EuroAmerican Propagators, Greenleaf Nursery Company, Honey Creek Nursery, J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., LCN Selections, PlantHaven, Inc., Plantpeddler and Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc. and more will make their debut in Kansas City!
„h Education: integrating the green industry. The world-class education at the 2012 National Green Centre will include:
o Horticulture in 2062: Panel Discussions on What the Consumer Will Buy & What the Industry Will Sell
o How to Sell Your Green Industry Business
o Integrating New Media into Your Marketing Plan
o Dr. Michael Dirr: The Flowering Shrub Revolution from Abelia to Zenobia; Our Customers are Telling Us that Green is not a Colorˇ¨
o Half-Day workshops in partnership with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities on Introduction to Rooftop Agriculture, Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites, and Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design
o and more!
The future of green starts today with the National Green Centre, presented by the Western Nursery & Landscape Associationin us on January 8 & 9, 2012 (www.nationalgreencentre.org) in Kansas City!