The 2019 Western is presented by the Western Nursery & Landscape Association.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | January 16, 17 & 18, 2019
(Wednesday Evening Reception + exhibitor move-in on Jan. 16)
Kansas City, MO | Crown Center Exhibit Hall
Workshops (limited tickets available)
Wednesday afternoon workshop for Garden Center Owners & Managers
“The Sheridan Nurseries’ Way to Success with Art Vanden Enden"
Sheridan Nurseries is a Canadian garden supplies company based in the Toronto area. The company has over 375 hectares of land for growing plants and eight garden centers. Employment varies seasonally, but during peak periods it has over 1,000 staff.
Thursday morning Design Workshop by Roy Diblik, Northwind Perennial Farm
Roy specializes in highly aesthetic, sustainable plant communities for all seasons, while reducing maintenance through design.
Shannon Curry from Hoffman Nursery
Shannon is Marketing Director for Hoffman Nursery, a wholesale nursery in North Carolina specializing in ornamental and native grasses.
George Combs from the Mt Cuba Center
Manager, Horticultural Research
Mt Cuba Center’s mission is: to inspire an appreciation for the beauty and value of native plants and a commitment to support the habitats that sustain them.
Learning Centers - education on the trade show floor in partnership with exhibitors
Roundtable Discussions - conversations led by Western members
Fashion Show of New Plants With Purpose™
The Fashion Show is designed to showcase new plant introductions and highlight the roles they play in improving people's quailty of life.
Wednesday Evening Reception at Boulevard Brewing Company (a ticket event)