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ELEVATE is the landscape industry's premier event, and for good reason. Moving to a different city each year – from the East Coast to the West Coast – ELEVATE is always a new immersive experience designed to equip you and your team with the knowledge, insights, and inspiration to propel your business forward. 

ELEVATE is legendary for its fun and engaging atmosphere. Exceptional networking events with the industry's brightest, the latest technology and business-changing conversations are the norm. Ready to take your business to the next level and have a blast doing it? Join us in Charlotte, November 3-6, 2024.

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Elevate your business.

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The Home of ELEVATE 2024
Charlotte Convention Center

We are raising the bar! ELEVATE and ELEVATE Expo is taking over the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina! Our Conference education and the ELEVATE Expo all take place at the Charlotte Convention center so you have more opportunities to connect, plus you're steps from a bustling cityscape featuring Uptown's hotels and some of the city's top attractions, dining and nightlife.

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Main Stage Speakers

Shawn Achor

Achor, a Harvard alum, is a leading expert on happiness and success. He's delivered talks to audiences around the world, including Marines, NBA Owners, CEOs, and Fortune 500 companies. He is an NYT bestseller ("The Happiness Advantage" and "Big Potential") and has been featured in Harvard Business Review, TED (with over 25 million views), and PBS.

Noelle Russell

Russell is an award-winning technologist who helps companies incorporate emerging technologies like AI into their operations. She emphasizes the importance of understanding AI's impact on various industries, from water management to design software. Her insights on the implications of AI on business and leadership are invaluable for navigating the evolving landscape of technology.

Lauren Sisler

Sisler is an Emmy-winning sportscaster and mental health advocate who uses her personal experiences to inspire others to overcome challenges and joy in their work. She speaks about resilience, addiction prevention, and mental health, empowering audiences to rebound from tragedy with courage and gratitude.

The Industry's Best Networking Events

at The NASCAR Hall of Fame

Rev your excitement for a pit stop at 2024 ELEVATE Bash at The NASCAR Hall of Fame! Immerse yourself in the roar of the racing world. Explore interactive exhibits, climb into real stock cars, and feel the virtual rush of the high-speed track with simulator rides. 

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NEW IN 2024! The NALP Women's Forum

A Pre-Conference Event

Join us for a daylong pre-ELEVATE event for women in the green industry, presented by NALP. Be inspired by our influential speaker, Sherhara Downing, Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer, SpeakHaus, and connect during roundtable discussions and an offsite networking activity. Seize the chance to grow your network and advance your career in a supportive and inclusive environment. There is a separate fee for The NALP Women’s Forum, and registration for ELEVATE is required. People of all genders are welcome to join us!

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The ELEVATE expo is a hub for landscape professionals to explore cutting-edge technology and solutions for their businesses. Attendees can connect with experts, discover new equipment and products, gain insights into industry trends and network with like-minded professionals and industry peers at dedicated networking events, fostering collaboration and community.

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Our Attendees have Spoken...
ELEVATE is a Must-Attend Event

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93% of attendees rated ELEVATE as excellent or very good
93% of attendees said the educational offerings at ELEVATE met their needs
97% of attendees left with concrete takeaways
92% of attendees said ELEVATE Expo offered the products and services they were looking for
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Future ELEVATE Conference Dates

November 2-5, 2025
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, AZ

November 8-11, 2026
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

November 7-10, 2027
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

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