• Griffin MA Expo

    August 28 - 29

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Griffin MA Expo

Join us at this year's Expo and discover new opportunities to grow your business.

Experience all that’s new for 2019 — see, hear and try for yourself!
• Get answers and insights from 150+ industry experts,
  including our GGSPro tech services team!
• Check out new products from current vendors
• Discover new vendors and expanded product categories
• Learn about new and improved ornamental plant varieties

Save big on must-have inputs for the coming season!
• Don't miss our exclusive day-of-show specials including ExpoExtras™
  and Profit Parkway™ deals
• Shop our White Elephant sale for huge savings on overstocks,
  closeouts and more
• Win big with drawings and door prizes from Griffin and select vendors
• Ask us about our new White Elephant program to save even more
  on your Expo purchases!

Meet the Speakers

Jump start the new season with new product information and insights to drive your business.
Rick Yates
Griffin
GGSPro
Technical Support Manager
Jeanne Svob,
Griffin
Live Goods
Business Manager
Lela Kelly
Dosatron International
Vice President
Cari Peters
JR Peters, Inc.
Vice President
Bryce Anderson
HC Companies
Product Manager

Schedule of Events

Schedule shows only one day at a time. 

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Click for August 29
10:00-10:30AM
How to Use an EC Meter to Calibrate Your Dosatron
by Lela Kelly, Vice President of Dosatron International
Why do you need an EC meter? We’ll explain its role and how to use it effectively. How can you tell when it’s time for basic maintenance on your Dosatron? We'll walk you through what to look for, and share injector troubleshooting tips.
11:30AM-2:00PM
Lunch
3:30-4:00PM
The Nutrition Mission:
How to Enhance Crop Fertility and Profits
Cari Peters, Vice President of JR Peters, Inc.
We’ll explain how our water-soluble fertilizers can enhance productivity and profitability for commercial growers and independent retailers alike. Explore EC and how it correlates to fertilization rates for growers.
5:00PM
Trade show closes


11:00AM-Noon
Meet Your Future Favorites: New Varieties for 2018-19
Jeanne Svob, Live Goods Business Manager
Hundreds of new varieties are introduced each year. Which are most likely to make a difference for your operation, your sales and your customers? We’ll cut through the clutter to highlight our top picks from the class of 2018-19 in seed and vegetative annuals, perennials, edibles and more.
2:00-3:00PM
Hot Topics in Pest Control
Rick Yates, GGSPro Technical Support Manager
Join us for a deep dive on current pest-control issues from a grower’s perspective. Learn strengths, weaknesses and techniques to maximize efficacy and plant safety with new pesticide products. Scope of discussion includes traditional pesticides, microbial pesticides and biological controls. Gain strategies to improve plant quality and reduce shrink via integrated pest control. Qualifies for pesticide credits.

Pesticide Credits
State Category Code Category Credits
New England 26 Greenhouse 1 Contact
Hour in Each
29 Ornamental Plant Exterior
33 Custom Ag Plants & Animals
L Core
D Dealer
New York 1a Agricultural Plant 1
3a Ornamental & Turf 1
24 Greenhouse & Florist 1
4:30PM
Door prizes announced
5:00-6:30PM
Customer/vendor appreciation reception
You’re invited to our Customer Appreciation Reception!
Unwind at the end of Day 1 with our team and vendor partners. Hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.
11:30AM-1:30PM
Lunch
1:00PM-2:00PM
Integrated Pest Management for Root & Crown Diseases
Rick Yates, GGSPro Technical Support Manager
Gain the upper hand on root & crown diseases with tips for early identification. Learn how cultural factors can work with fungicide use to decrease incidence of disease. Discover how to maximize microbial fungicide options. We’ll review the most effective chemical fungicides along with rotation strategies to minimize the risk of developing resistance. Qualifies for pesticide credits.

Pesticide Credits
State Category Code Category Credits
New England 26 Greenhouse 1 Contact
Hour in Each
29 Ornamental Plant Exterior
33 Custom Ag Plants & Animals
L Core
D Dealer
New York 1a Agricultural Plant 1
3a Ornamental & Turf 1
24 Greenhouse & Florist 1
9:00-9:30AM
Industry Trends and Product Improvements
Bryce Anderson, Product Manager at HC Companies
Preview HC’s latest container designs and improvements for 2019. Learn how HC tracks marketplace trends, and how this research influences product development.
2:30PM
Door prizes announced
3:00PM
Trade Show Closes
08:00 to 18:00 pm Hall B
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Griffin Expo App

New for 2018!

Experience the Griffin Expo
like never before!

• Access the event schedule and customize your agenda
• Learn more about our presenters and seminar topics,
  and preview seminar handouts
• Check out the exhibitors and locate their booths
  more easily through our interactive map
• Receive important updates and exciting offers throughout the show

Get the app for your mobile device.
• Available for both iOS and Android
• Go to the App Store or Play Store
• Search for CrowdCompass AttendeeHub
• Once downloaded, open the AttendeeHub app and search Griffin


Plan your Expo trip and then take it with you!
The online version of the Expo works seemlessly with the app on your mobile.
  • 2-way syncing - Your changes are updated in both.
Access the event on your computer and plan away.
  • Set your schedule
  • Make notes
  • Bookmark the exhibitors you would like to visit

Don't have a smart phone?
Don't worry, you can still access a lot of the great features of the app on your computer through the online event!

Click here for the online event.

Register Today!

Attend one day, both days or take one of our buses and spend the night.
Select the registration type that is right for you.
Pre-show Workshop
Cannabis Grower Workshop
Held on Aug 27th
11:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Lunch Included
Seating is limited.
Register by Aug 20th.

$12900

Hotel Package
Day 1 & 2 Events
and hotel accomodations
Experience the Complete Expo
Stay at one of our select hotels and be at the show as the doors open on day two!

$15000

Bus Package
Bus Transportation
and hotel accomodations
Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us!
Choose from either our
Auburn, NY or Gray, ME trips.
Arrive at 12:30pm on day 1
and depart at 3pm on day 2.
Includes transportation to and from the hotel and the show.

$15000

DCU Center

Please feel free to contact us.

Parking Info

The DCU Center is located at 50 Foster St. The preferred parking garage for the event is located at 30 Major Taylor Blvd., diagonally across the street from the DCU.

Click here for a map of parking options.

Address

50 Foster St, Worcester, MA

Phone

866.307.8142