Events & Programs

Knowledge & Networking Events

Spring Trials 2017

Organized and supported by AmericanHort as a valuable and unique industry event.

Saturday, April 1 - Thursday, April 6

California, USA

The California Spring Trials is an annual weeklong event held at various locations throughout the state of California. The event is a launching ground for the newest plant varieties, signage and packaging products, and merchandising programs and concepts in the industry. In addition, many locations include PGR experiments, outdoor trialing, and technical information and help.
To view the full list of locations, click here.

To register online at participating locations, click here.


Presented by AmericanHort. The premier all-industry event in North America.

Saturday, July 15 - 18, 2017

Columbus, Ohio, USA

New knowledge, networking, strategies, suppliers, brainstorming, plants, products, inspiration, ideas, good eats, great city, and you. With 700 exhibitors, 100+ education sessions, and 10,000 other attendees to get to know, there's no place better to do business, grow business, and set yourself up for success. Cultivate'17 is All About You, and we can't wait to see you. Registration opens March 7, 2017.

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IMPACT WASHINGTON: Advocacy & Leadership Summit

Presented by AmericanHort. The unifying organization representing the voice of the Horticulture industry.

September 12 - 13, 2017

Washington, D.C., USA

A gathering of industry leaders to meet directly with elected officials, their staff, and issue experts and to discuss key topics that are affecting the horticulture industry. This gathering represents the horticulture industry as a united front and key economic player, while also facilitating valuable face-time between the decision-makers and the business owners those decisions impact.

IGCA Congress 2017 | Canada

Hosted by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association

September 17 - 22, 2017

Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada

The International Garden Centre Association exists to provide a forum for the mutual exchange of information and benefit of similar minded independent garden retailers on a world-wide basis. Indulge your sense of adventure and your quest for revolutionary ideas for the modern garden center. AmericanHort represents American garden centers and encourages our members to attend for a week of international networking, touring, and experiencing of the finest Canadian garden centers and culture.

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