News & Events
Participants at the 2018 Western are invited to stop by the NEW Demonstration Center to join hands-on education sessions. Led by exhibitors, the Demonstration Center will feature 30-minute sessions on products, plants and techniques important to the horticulture industry.
REGISTER BY JUNE 8 at wnla.org to reserve your spot on this adventure! Join WNLA for a summer train trip to St. Louis on August 10 & 11. We'll be rollin' by the Missouri River as we cross the state on Amtrak's Missouri River Runner headed to St Louis. The 2 days will be jam-packed as we explore “plants with purpose” at 5 tour stops in the St. Louis area.
WNLA members can participate in 14 upcoming webinars, all provided complimentary to members. These webinars address important topics on management, new plants, native plants and the new WNLA plants with purpose initiative. WNLA members can also view many previously recorded webinars by logging into wnla.org with their membership credentials. Non-members are invited to join the following webinars for $50 per webinar – or join WNLA for $75 and take advantage of all 14 webinars!
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 $75 annually. Click here to join or renew your membership dues. As a Western Nursery & Landscape Association member:
All staff of a member company are considered WNLA members and receive the member benefits below.
Discounted registration to the annual Western trade show and educational event on Jan. 18-19, 2018 in Kansas City, MO
Access to up to 16 free webinars throughout the year.
On-demand access to recorded webinars - watch at your convenience or share with staff!
Access to the online Career Center, including the ability to post job openings for free
Education series on Management, New Plants, Plants With Purpose & Native Plants, 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 and the Wednesday Evening Reception.
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. The Western is the place to be on Jan. 18 & 19, 2018 (welcome reception on Jan. 17) for education sessions, networking opportunities and the trade show.
The 2018 Western features:
- a trade show with exhibiting companies from around the country
- educational sessions
- a fashion show of new plants & plants with purpose
- networking opportunities