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After a well-received debut last year,        trade magazines, advertising, California
Profit Parkway is back at the Expos, too.     Spring Trials and beyond. Which of this
For IGCs, Profit Parkway offers retail-       year’s introductions deserve a closer look?
ready merchandising solutions to drive        Griffin Business Manager Jeanne Svob will
add-on and impulse sales. For growers,        put you on the inside track in our “Meet
Profit Parkway includes opportunities         Your Future Favorites: New Varieties for
to purchase production staples more           2017-18” session.
efficiently for the coming season.
                                              Catch Griffin Retail Education Manager
Stay for education                            John Johnston on the Expo show floor
Jump-start the new season with                for his session, “Beyond the Plants:
information and inspiration to drive your     The Magical Mad Potter Tour.” John will
business! We offer a robust program           inspire you with real-world examples from
of educational sessions at each Expo.         forward-thinking IGCs — ideas you can
Here are some of the topics you can look      customize for your own in-store potting
forward to this year:                         center. See custom looks in containers and
                                              other planting vessels to help your store
“Hot Topics in Pest Control” is our most      stand out in the all-important container-
popular seminar every year. GGSPro            gardening category.
Technical Support Manager Rick Yates
reviews the latest in new products and        Discover what’s new
best practices for pest and disease           The Expos are full of opportunities to
management. Hear how recently                 see what’s new in products, varieties,
introduced products have performed for        technology and trends. Top manufacturers
growers like you in real-world conditions.    and producers line the aisles at both
Seminar attendees can qualify for pesticide   shows; each exhibitor’s booth is a
credits as well.                              chance to discover something new for
                                              your operation.
By popular demand, Rick Yates is back
with a second session! “How to Fight Foliar   The Expos are also the ideal place to
Diseases” will take attendees on a deep       connect one-on-one with industry experts.
dive into prevention and control of foliar    More than 150 vendor representatives,
diseases including Botrytis, Rhizoctonia,     along with our GGSPro technical services
fungal and bacterial leaf spots, mildews      team, will be there to discuss your business
and more. Rick will share detailed rotation   concerns and challenges, and answer
strategies, cultural best practices and       your questions.
practical prevention tips for growers at
every level. This session also qualifies for  Mark your calendar today and join us at the
pesticide credits.                            Expo nearest to you! To register, log on to
                                     and click on “Events” or
Hundreds of new varieties come to market      call us at 866.307.8142. We hope to see
each year; we’ve all heard the buzz from      you there!

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