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We have many opportunities at this year's Western to NETWORK with industry professionals.

REMEMBER: You had to Pre-Register BEFORE January 7, 2020 to reserve your spot at the included FRIDAY LUNCH and RSVP for your included BEER TICKET - But no worries, we'll have a cash bar and cash food options!

If you missed pre-registration, you can still register onsite!



Scheduled Events:

Wednesday Evening Reception (ticketed event, SOLD OUT)
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM   |   Boulevard Brewing
Thanks to Wenke Greenhouses, Greenleaf Nursery Company, Ball Seed, Home Nursery, Inc., 

Join us to kick off the conference with friends and colleagues at Boulevard Brewing where the Western Nursery & Landscape Association awards will be presented while enjoying local beer and Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que Wood Smoked Combo dinner. First Trolley leaves the Sheraton hotel lobby at 5:00 PM (Please pick up your name badge at the Western registration desk in Crown Center Exhibit Hall before 5:00 PM) Last trolley departs Boulevard Brewing at 8:30 PM.


Thursday Happy Hour
4:00 PM   |   Trade Show Floor
Thanks to Meadowridge, Inc., Sedan Floral, B and B Bedding, Inc., Cherry Springs Nursery, Marshall Trees & Nursery and Taller Horticulture



Party on the Terrace
Thursday 8:30 PM   |   Sheraton Terrace

Join us after dinner for live music and cash bars!


Emerging Leaders Cafe
Under 35? Hang out in the Emerging Leaders Cafe on the Trade Show floor. Take advantage of the opportunities for unique conversations and networking interactions between emerging leaders.  It is also a friendly landing spot for the collegiate attendees who may also want to network or ask questions about the transition from graduation to the working world. Emerging Leaders will lead conversations about various positions in our industry, unique and new trends, and other topics.


PRIZE VAULT: Play to Win a GMC Sierra!

You have the chance to win a New GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab 4WD truck at the 2020 Western on Friday January 17, 2020! Feeling lucky? Westfall O’Dell Dealer Group is sponsoring a prize vault at their booth on Friday of the 2020 Western! Stop by and try to “crack the code” on the vault to win! The grand prize is a New GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab 4WD truck, and other prizes will include hats and a stainless steel drink tumbler, courtesy of Westfall O’Dell. Free to play! Limit one attempt per person, exhibitors and sponsors not eligible to play. See official game rules onsite before participating. Early bird rates end December 20th. Lunch and beer tickets are free, but those tickets must be selected during pre-registration which ends January 6th. No ticket sales after January 6th!




Contact Us

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