The Western

Save the 2017 Dates: Thursday & Friday, January 19-20, 2017 at the Crown Center Exhibit Hall.



Save the Date: August 11 & 12 is the WNLA Bus Tour to Loma Vista Nursery!

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News & Events

  • 2016 Western Nursery & Landscape Association Bus Tour to Loma Vista Nursery Announced

    • Sunday, April 3, 2016
    • WNLA

    The 2016 Western Bus Trip will travel to Loma Vista Nursery on Thursday and Friday, August 11-12.  We'll enjoy Loma Vista's 25th Anniversary Celebration with tours, dinner and music on Thursday evening at their 310 acre container production nursery located in Ottawa, Kansas, just 40 minutes south of Kansas City.  Friday morning, with a focus on innovation at the nursery, there will be an opportunity to gather in small groups for discussions with Loma Vista Nursery team members. 

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  • Book Your Booth for the 2017 Western

    • Friday, March 18, 2016
    • WNLA

    The 2017 Western is January 19-20, 2017 in Kansas City, MO at the Crown Center Exhibit Hall.  Exhibitor move-in will be January 18.  Now is the time to book your booth!  Booth change requests are being processed for current Western exhibitors so you'll want to submit your booth request form now to ensure you're at the front of the line to pick your booth following the booth change requests!

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  • 2016 Western Nursery & Landscape Association Board of Directors Announced

    • Sunday, January 31, 2016
    • WNLA

    The Western Nursery & Landscape Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors.  The most recent Director was elected January 22 at the 2016 Western in Kansas City, MO.

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About the Western Nursery & Landscape Association

The Western Nursery & Landscape Association (WNLA) is the trade association for horticulture professionals in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma.  WNLA members represent all specialties within the horticulture industry, including independent retailers, landscape maintenance, landscape contractors, landscape designers, landscape architects, wholesale and greenhouse growers as well as those in horticulture education and students.  WNLA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

Membership with WNLA is an affordable, company membership of $50 annually.  Click here to join or renew your membership dues.  As a Western Nursery & Landscape Association member:

  • Discounted registration to the annual Western trade show and educational event on Jan. 21-22, 2016 in Kansas City, MO
  • Access to free webinars throughout the year
  • On-demand access to recorded webinars - watch at your convenience or share with staff!
  • Free Western Bus Tours to select WNLA members' field days and events each year
  • Access to the online Career Center, including the ability to post job openings for free
  • Education series on Management, New Plants, Emerging Leaders, Native Plants and Greening the Industry topics, including webinars and in-person education
  • Connect with other horticultural companies online through the member and exhibitor search and in-person at the Western with networking events such as the Western Pub

2015 is the Western Nursery & Landscape Association's 125th Anniversary.  Thanks to the support of so many long-time Western members who joined us for a special celebration reception at the 2015 Western!

About the Western Trade Show & Education

Presented by the Western Nursery & Landscape Association, the Western is the trade show and education event for attendees from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma.  Join in a conversation at one of the Learning Centers on the trade show floor.  Participate in a roundtable discussion.  Join us for a beer and networking at the Western Pub.  The Western is the place to be on Jan. 19 & 20, 2017 for education sessions, networking opportunities and the trade show.  

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