The 2019 Western is a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and friends in the horticulture industry!
Emerging Leaders Cafe
Under 35? Hang out in the Omaha & Kansas City 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 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.
Wednesday Evening Reception
You'll want to plan to arrive early for the Wednesday Evening Reception at Boulevard Brewing Company, Founded in 1989, Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. Along with Boulevard Beer you will enjoy Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que! (a ticketed event)
Thanks to these Wednesday Evening Sponsors:
Greenleaf Nursery Company
Cedar Valley Nurseries
Swedish Touch Peonies
Thursday Happy Hour
On Thursday, join us on the trade show floor for Happy Hour. It's the perfect time to catch up with friends and colleagues at the "Western Pub".
These friends are buying your beer!
Capital Sand Company
Cherry Springs Nursery
BFG Supply Co.
Marshall Trees & Nursery
And on Thursday evening, make dinner plans with friends and colleagues at one of Kansas City's local restaurants. We're providing the transportation! Just hop on one of the (heated!) trolleys that will take you from the front door of the Sheraton to several of the best local restaurants in Kansas City.