The producers of the Northwest Flower & Garden Show set for Feb. 7-11, 2018,  have announced the introduction of a new, one-day conference during the 30th annual show at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Set for Friday, Feb. 9, the inaugural GardenPRO Conference will spotlight topics of interest to professionals in all areas of the green industry: landscape architects, garden book authors, horticulturists, garden designers, bloggers, arborists, garden media personalities, nursery owners and emerging garden professionals. The event will be held in the Convention Center's Conference Center.

Registration for the GardenPRO Conference includes opening and closing keynote presentations, three concurrent sessions (choose from three seminars each), two coffee breaks, an Evening Reception, and two tickets to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, good for any day of the show.

Attendees can register at Early registration (first 200 attendees) is $225; regular registration (through Dec. 31, 2017) is $275, and late registration (after January 1, 2018) is $325. Registered participants may add up to five guests to attend the Evening Reception for an additional $50 per person.

For more information and updates about the 2018 GardenPRO Conference, visit




  • Occurs Friday, February 9th, 2018 — all day

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