The Western

Thursday & Friday, January 17,18 &19, 2018 at the Crown Center Exhibit Hall in Kansas City, MO.



Click here to check out WNLA's year-round schedule of events, including webinars.  

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Career Center to post & view jobs.
WNLA Education Series Webinars.


WNLA's purpose is to provide a social and educational networking event creating, engaging and building sustainable relationships for all members.

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News & Events

  • 2017 Western UP 17%!

    • Wednesday, February 8, 2017
    • WNLA

    17% MORE attendees came to the 2017 Western!     There were NEW faces and orders written!  One long time exhibitor said he wrote not only the biggest order he had ever written at a trade show but TWO!  Thanks for helping to make it a success! We'll see you January 18-19, 2018 for the 2018 Western in Kansas City, but in between there will be chatting on WNLA webinars, Emerging Leader gatherings and a summer bus trip!  

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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 $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 20 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 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

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