DCU Convention Center
August 23-24, 2017
Lancaster County Convention Center
September 27-28, 2017
The path to a profitable season begins at the Griffin Expos
Thank you attendees!
Thank you to all attendees of the MA Expo, we look forward to seeing you next year!
Enjoy huge savings on overstocks, closeouts and more at the Expo White Elephant sale. Sale opens at 8:00AM on Day 1. First come, first served—get there early for the best selection.
Kick off the new season with big ideas, new product information and best practices to drive your business
Hot Topics in Pest ControlSpeaker: Rick Yates, GGSPro Technical Support Manager
Brush up on the latest in new products and pest- and disease-management strategies. Hear evaluations on how recent introductions have performed for growers in real-world applications. Qualifies for pesticide credits.
How To Fight Foliar DiseasesBy popular demand, we’ve added a second seminar from GGSPro!
Speaker: Speaker: Rick Yates, GGSPro Technical Support Manager
Take a deep dive into prevention and control of foliar diseases including Botrytis, Rhizoctonia, fungal and bacterial leaf spots, mildews and more. Get detailed rotation strategies, cultural best practices and practical prevention tips for growers at every level. Qualifies for pesticide credits.
Meet Your Future Favorites: New Varieties for 2017-18Speaker: Jeanne Svob, Live Goods Business Manager
Get the inside track on the year’s best new introductions. Seed and vegetative annuals, perennials, edibles and more.
Seminar: Beyond the Plants: The Magical Mad Potter TourSpeaker: John Johnston, Retail Education Manager
Discover custom looks in containers, planting vessels and more to differentiate your store in the important container-gardening category. Gain inspiration for your potting center with real-world examples from forward-thinking IGCs.
Seminar: New Products for Growers and Retailers, from HC CompaniesSpeaker: HC Companies
Preview HC’s newest container designs for 2018, including “marbled” and “weathered wood” designs. Learn about new sizes and trial results for HC’s EcoGrow products — now certified organic by the USDA!
Seminar: What is Water Hammer and How to Prevent It, from DosatronSpeaker: Lela Kelly, Vice President of Dosatron International
Learn how to prevent water hammer from damaging your Dosatrons, whether it be with a garden hose, or automatic solenoid valves. Lela will share correct installation and maintenance practices to keep your Dosatrons running perfectly!
Connect face-to-face with industry experts! Ask questions; get answers, tips and advice catered to your unique needs and interests
- The GGSPro team is available to field your questions
- Representatives on hand from more than 150 manufacturers, breeders and young-plant producers
Gain first-hand knowledge of all that’s new for 2018
- New products from current vendors
- New vendors and expanded product categories
- New and improved plant varieties
Be among the first to experience all that's new for 2018 at the Expos! New products, new varieties and new vendors-we've got them all!New products from current vendors
- The HC Companies and Dosatron are just two exhibitors with new products you won't want to miss
- The Expos are also a great place to discover new vendors and expanded product categories
- Our retail division will debut several exciting category extensions for gift and holiday
- Stop by the Griffin booth, as well as the booths of our vendor partners, to see some of the terrific new varieties you heard about in media coverage of California Spring Trials and Cultivate
Drawings and Door Prizes
Win big with door prizes, drawings and raffles for Expo attendees! Opportunities available from Griffin and select vendors. Stay tuned for more details.
|8:00AM||White Elephant opens|
|9:00AM||Trade show opens|
|9:30-10:00AM||Seminar: Dosatron (in booth)|
|10:30-11:00AM||Seminar: HC Companies (in booth)|
|3:00-4:00PM||Seminar: Hot Topics in Pest Control|
|4:30PM||Door prizes announced|
|5:00PM||Trade show closes|
|5:00-6:30PM||Customer/vendor appreciation reception|
|8:00AM||Trade show opens|
|8:30-9:00AM||Seminar: HC Companies (in booth)|
|9:30-10:00AM||Seminar: Beyond the Plants: The Magical Mad Potter Tour|
(John Johnston, in booth)
|10:30-11:30AM||Seminar: Meet Your Future Favorites: New Varieties for 2017-18|
|1:30-2:30PM||Seminar: How to Fight Foliar Diseases|
|2:30PM||Door prizes announced|
|3:00PM||Trade show closes|
PA Expo HotelCheck-in and Check-out
- Check-in: 4:00 PM
- Check-out: 12:00 PM