Included with your show badge, The Landscape Show offers a variety of happenings for you to enjoy:
Fresh from Florida Chef's Presentations
Each day of the show, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. (Saturday, 11 a.m. only) | Trends Stage
From the landscape to the kitchen, professional chefs are cooking up fresh and innovative menus grown from their own facilities or from local gardens, thanks to Fresh from Florida! Learn more about successfully growing edibles in the landscape from industry experts and at the same time borrow ideas from some of Florida’s top chefs.
>>> See more on the Chefs presenting at The Landscape Show.
"Ideas Sharing Sessions"
Each day of the show, 10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. (Saturday, 10:30 a.m. only) | Trends Stage Garden
The Landscape Show's Ideas Sharing Sessions give show attendees the option to hear from peers and experts on some of the latest trends and topics within the industry. Sessions are intended to be 30 minutes and take place at the Trends Stage Garden Area.
>>> See the session line-up and who's leading each session.
The Landscape Show Opening Day Reception
Thursday, September 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Rosen Plaza Hotel
Continue Connecting: If you didn't meet up with all your colleagues at the show, you're sure to find more of them at the Opening Reception. Relax with a drink and appetizers as you wrap up business for the day. The landscaped terraces of the Hilton's Outdoor Pavilion serve as an inviting backdrop. Each person attending will receive one drink ticket at the door. You never know who you'll see and what opportunities may arise!
The Landscape Show "Cool Products" Awards! | Retailer Choice Awards
Friday, September 16, 2 p.m. | Trends Stage
With buyers from across the nation at The Landscape Show, the opportuinty to capture which items they view as "must haves" jsut can't be passed up! Come sit in and see which plants and products industry buyers have selected as the coolest products at the show. This is a great way to gain the edge on your competitors with early trend insight!
Exhibitors' Showcase featuring New Plants and New Products
Continuously Throughout the show at the Connections Corner
New for 2015 and located in the Connection Corner, this is a must-see at the show! Featuring some of the most interesting products you'll find alongside the newest industry plants and products, Take photos, take notes and then take time to visit exhibitor's booths to gain even more information on these exciting new varieties and problem-solving products. This is a popular area to gauge the up-and-coming hot industry items!
FNGLA Landscape Awards Presentation
Friday, September 16, 3 – 4 p.m. | Trends Stage
We've brought the 2016 FNGLA Landscape Award winners into the spotlight by presenting the awards on the show's main stage. This event is open to all show attendees. The 2016 winning projects are showcased and the winning companies recognized for their outstanding talent! Come add your applause to the celebration, see what's been deemed top projects and who's celebrating their win! Learn more about FNGLA’s Landscape Awards.
Tapped In: A Networking Event for Young Professionals
Friday, September 16, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Club 39, Rosen Plaza Hotel
If you are 40 and under, this is a Landscape Show event especially created for you! Tapped In will help you Tap In to new connections and share ideas with other Gen X and Y people in the industry who share similar challenges and advantages. Drink ticket, appetizers and a great time is provided! Stop by FNGLA's Information Center located on the 1500 aisle, or any of the event sponsors, for an invitation to be a part of this event!
FNGLA's Landscape Certification Exam Showcase
Continuously Throughout the show
FNGLA's Landscape Certification Exam Showcase will open during show hours each day of the show. Located in the exhibit hall on aisle 1500, this special area will feature demonstrations of the following exam stations: Plant ID, Irrigation, Plan Layout and Grading and Drainage. Certification mentors and exam judges will be available to provide details about the exam and share the benefits of becoming and hiring FNGLA certified professionals.