The Western (WNLA). January 4-5, 2015. Crown Center Exhibit Hall, Kansas City, MO. Contact: WNLA Executive Director, Sarah Woody Bidens, sarah@wnla.org; url, http://www.wnla.org

"CENTS"- Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show. January 12-14, 2015. Venue TBA, Columbus, OH. Contact: ONLA, 800.825.5062, Fax 800.860.1713; e-mail, onlagreen@aol.com ; url, http://www.onla.org

 

Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter (Education) Conference. January 20-22, 2015. Kentucky International Convention Center, (downtown) Louisville. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., P.O. Box 6827, Frankfort, KY 40602-6827; 502.320.3733; e-mail, mail.knla@gmail.com ; url, http://www.knla.org

 

Kentucky Certified Nurseryman's Exam. January 20, 2015.Kentucky International Convention Center, (downtown) Louisville. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., P.O. Box 6827, Frankfort, KY 40602-6827; 502.320.3733; e-mail, mail.knla@gmail.com ; url, http://www.knla.org


Kentucky Landscape Industries Expo. January 21-22, 2015. Kentucky International Convention Center, (downtown) Louisville. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., P.O. Box 6827, Frankfort, KY 40602-6827; 502.320.3733; e-mail, mail.knla@gmail.com ; url, http://www.knla.org

GGIA Winter Green Tradeshow & Conference. January 21-23, 2015. Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, Georgia 30097.  Contact: GGIA Staff, Jennifer Addington,   jennifer@ggia.org, 706.632.0100; url, http://www.ggia.org

 

Southern Region ASHS/Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) January 30-February 1, 2015. The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, 210 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA.  Contact:  David W. Reed, Secr/Treas 979.458.0710; e-mail, dwreed@tamu.edu ; registration url,  https://www.eventville.com/catalog/eventregistration1.asp?eventid=1011368

Tri-State Green Industry Conference. February 5, 2015. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246.  Contact: Joe Boggs, 513.260.1474; e-mail, boggs.47@osu.edu; url, http://go.osu.edu/vWs

UK Turf and Ornamentals Short Course. February 24-26, 2015. Contact: Linda Williams, 859.218.0763; e-mail,linda.d.williams@uky.edu; url, http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/shortcourse.html

 

LNA Meeting: Retirement Celebrations: Lee Squires & Dick Wohlgemuth. May 20, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT Social, 6:00 PM Dinner. Whitehall Historic House,  3110 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY 40206. Contact: Terri Harrison, call/text 502-376-8513; e-mail, info@louisvillenursery.org

UKREC Horticulture Open House, Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, 1205 Hopkinsville St, Princeton, KY 42445.  Contact: Win Dunwell, 270.261.9467, wdunwell@uky.edu; url, PDF iconukrechorticultureopenhousefruitprogram.pdf

Cultivate’15—An AmericanHort Experience. July 11-14, 2015. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail, hello@americanhort.org; url, http://cultivate14.org

SNA 2015: Southern Plant ConferenceSNA Research Conference, the SNA Annual Business Meeting, and SNA State Officer’s Conference with the SNA Regional Marketplace. July 21-23, 2015. Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337. Contact: Karen Summers, SNA Executive Vice-President, PO Box 801454, Acworth, GA 30101; 678.809.9992; Fax, 678.809.9993; e-mail, ksummers@sna.org; url, http://www.sna.org

 

It’s All About Water and Increasing Your Bottom Line. July 28, 2015, Conference, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m; July 29, 2015 – Optional Tour. Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI. Contact: url, http://flor.hrt.msu.edu/assets/WaterMgmtConference.pdf


Perennial Plant Association 2015. July 27-August 1, 2015. Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, Maryland. Contact: PPA, 3383 Schirtzinger Road, Hilliard, Ohio 43026; 614.771.8431, e-mail, ppa@perennialplant.org; url,  http://www.perennialplant.org/index.php/events

UK Department of Horticulture Fruit, Vegetable and Ornamental Twilight Field Day. July 28, 2015.  UK CAFE Horticulture Research Farm, 4320 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington, KY 40514.  Contact: John Strang, Dept. of Hort., N-318 Ag. Sci. Bldg. North, Lexington, KY 40546-0091; 859.257.5685; Mobile: 859.396.9311; E-mail, jstrang@uky.edu; url PDF iconukhortresfarmtwilighttour_jul282015.pdf

ASHS 2015 Annual Conference. August 4–7, 2015. Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. 500 Canal Street. New Orleans, Louisiana. Contact: ASHS, 113 South West Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-2851; 703.836.4606; fax, 703.836.2024; url, http://www.ashs.org/conferences.html

 

Farwest Show 2015. August 27-29, 2015. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232.  Contact: Allan Niemi, Director of Events & Education, 503.582.2005, aniemi@oan.org,  or Crystal Cady, Booth Sales & Seminar Coordinator; 503.582.2006; e-mail, ccady@oan.org

KNLA’s Summer Retreat - Leadership Forum and Marketplace:-Learn & Earn to Flourish Your Business! September 1-2, 2015. Embassy Suites, Lexington, KY. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., P.O. Box 6827, Frankfort, KY 40602-6827; 502.320.3733; e-mail, mail.knla@gmail.com; url, http://www.knla.org

 

TNGIE - Tennessee Green Industry Expo!! September 17-18, 2015. Nashville Music City Center, 700 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203.  Contact: TNLA, Louree, 931.473.3951; e-mail Louree@TNLA.com; url, http://www.tngie.com

IPPS Eastern Region 2015 annual conference:  September 25-28, 2015. Cincinnati, OH (Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Hotel).  Contact: Contact: Margot Bridgen, IPPS Executive Secretary/Treasurer, 1700 North Parish Dr., Southold, NY 11971; 631.765.9638; Fax, 631.765.9648; e-mail, ippser@gmail.com ; url, http://ippseastern.org/

IPPS Southern Region 40th Annual Meeting! October 10-14, 2015 Tampa, Florida. Contact: Donna Shealy Foster, Secretary-Treasurer, 4661 Crystal Dr. Columbia, SC 29206, 803.743.4284; e-mail, scplant@bellsouth.net; url, http://ipps-srna.org

International Oak Society Conference, The 8th: Celebrating the IOS 20th Anniversary.  October 18-21, 2015. Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois.  Contact: http://www.internationaloaksociety.org/event-categories/ios-conference

2015 Annual KAA Conference.  October 22-23, 2015. Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter, 10 West Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011. Contact: Kentucky Arborists Association, P.O. Box 17092, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017; e-mail, info@ky-isa.org Url, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kaa-2015-annual-conference-tickets-15918956026

PANTS15. November 4-5, 2015.  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.  Contact: Micaela Vie Brock, 732.449.4004, x115; e-mail, information@pantshow.com; url, http://www.pantshow.com