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2017 Schedule of Events

All events take place at the Broward County Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Event times and dates may adjust as the show draws closer. Check back for updates.

Tuesday, January 17

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. TPIE Road Show: Pest Management Workshop
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. TPIE Road Show: Trends and Garden Center Merchandising Workshop
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Education on the Go: Keys to Business Success
12 Noon – 5 p.m.

TPIE Road Show – Production Facilities Tour

12 Noon – 5 p.m.

TPIE Road Show – Garden and Design Tour

Wednesday, January 18

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open
8 – 8:30 a.m. TPIE Welcome Orientation, Ideal for New Show Attendees
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Garden Writers & Communicators Network
9 – 10 a.m. Opening Session: Where Plants and Lifestyle Trends Connect
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. SUSTA Canadian Buyer Interviews
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. TPIE Show Open
10:15 a.m. Garden Writer/Media VIP Tour of TPIE & Cool Products Team Meet-up
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. AIFD Plant Design and Merchandising Workshop
Workshop by AIFD Designers
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Interior Designer Rooms Presentation
1 – 3 p.m. Interior Designer CEU Session
1 – 1:30 p.m. TPIE Booth Awards Presentation
2 - 2:45 p.m. AIFD Plant Design and Merchandising Workshop
Workshop by AIFD Designers
5 – 6 p.m. TPIE Happy Hour
Sponsored by Sun Parasol, Suntory Collection

Thursday, January 19

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. LIAF Exam Review Class
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. TPIE Show Open
10 – 10:45 a.m. AIFD Plant Design and Display Workshop
Workshop by AIFD Designers
11:15 a.m. Green Plants for Green Buildings Regsitered Technician Awards Presentation
11:30 a.m. TPIE Interioscape Projects Holiday & Green Walls
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Interior Designer Rooms Presentation
1 – 1:45 p.m. AIFD Plant Design and Display Workshop
Workshop by AIFD Designers
1 – 2 p.m. Interiorscaping Pricing Strategies Session
Offered by Morning Dew Tropical Plants
1 – 3 p.m. Interior Designer CEU Session
2 – 3 p.m. Presentation of TPIE Cool Products Awards
3 – 5 p.m. Elevating Expections Session: Lowline Park Presentation, Sponsored by the National Foliage Foundation (NFF)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. CC Racks Build Competition
5 – 6:30 p.m. National Foliage Foundation (NFF) Reception (by invitation)

Friday, January 20

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration Open
9 a.m. – Noon FCLD Review Class
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. TPIE Show Open
11 a.m. NFF $1,000 Raffle Drawing
11 a.m. – 12 noon FNGLA Horticulture Career Fair