News & Events
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Young professionals in the green industry will gather at the 2018 Western in Kansas City January 17, 18 & 19. Emerging Leaders in the industry who are 35 and under are invited to a morning of discussion and networking at the 2018 Western. Jamie Berry, University of Missouri - Kansas City, will facilitate an interactive discussion on some of the challenges and opportunities facing young professionals in the industry. This is a great opportunity to make new connections and meet young professionals from throughout the Midwest!
Students from colleges and universities in the Midwest will gather at the 2018 Western in Kansas City January 17, 18 & 19.
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