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Breakfast Meetings 

Ticketed events

Enjoy breakfast while learning with your peers


Keynote Speakers

  • Knock Out Natives
    • George Coombs, Manager of Horticultural Research Programs, Mt. Cuba Center 
  • Stay Relevant with the Power of Plants
    • Shannon Currey, Marketing Director, Hoffman Nursery, Inc.
  • Green Industry Recruiting: Attract, Grow, & Keep the Right Employees
    • Leslie Halleck, Halleck Horticultural, LLC
    • Sponsored By:


  • Keep on Trucking! And Digging, and Planting, and... 
    • Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Government Regulations, AmericanHort


Learning Centers

Education by exhibitors on the trade show floor


Resource Centers

Receive information from nonprofit and educational resources that is shaping the horticultural industry

Roundtable Discussions

Connect with fellow WNLA members through these informal conversations



Ticketed events

  • NEW for 2019 - Retail Workshop
    • Art Vanden Enden, Vice President, Garden Centre Operations, Sheridan Nurseries Limited
  • Design Workshop
    • Roy Diblik, Northwind Perennial Farm


Western University

Three keynote speakers will address attendees at the Western University sessions

  • Sponsored By: 


  • Kelly Rippel, Vice President and Co-Founder, Kansans for Hemp
  • Dr. Todd Lasseigne, President and CEO, Tulsa Botanic Garden
  • Dr. Jason Griffin, Director, John C. Pair Horticultural Center
  • These sessions are spearheaded by Dr. Jason Griffin, Kansas State University Professor, Woody Ornamental Extension Specialist, State Extension Leader, and Director of John C. Pair Horticultural Center - Wichita  
Contact Us

Western Nursery & Landscape Association
P.O. Box 411747 Kansas City, MO 64141