LANDSCAPES (formerly Green Industry Conference or GIC) is the largest, most highly anticipated landscape and lawn care industry educational and networking experience of the year.

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LANDSCAPES (formerly Green Industry Conference or GIC) is the largest, most highly anticipated landscape and lawn care industry educational and networking experience of the year. Held in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America trade shows which host nearly 750 indoor and outdoor exhibits, provides more than 40 educational sessions featuring the industry’s front-runners and most successful entrepreneurs, and other leading business experts. We focus on topics that address your most pressing concerns, emerging trends, and strategic solutions to common (and uncommon) business questions. LANDSCAPES has education for every learning style, so you’ll have the option to participate in facilitated round-table discussions, case studies, town hall panel discussions, deep-dive workshops, lightning round 20-minute presentations, and one-on-one peer mentoring sessions. This is an unparalleled opportunity for you and your entire staff to be inspired and to increase knowledge, to build new relationships, and to achieve business success.

WHAT IS LANDSCAPES?

Simply put: LANDSCAPES (plus GIE+EXPO) is the SUPERBOWL for the landscape industry. It is where the proven leaders in the industry - the best and the brightest - come together to mix and mingle with the up-and-comers and learn from each other in the most engaging and thought provoking conference in our industry. Not to mention ... test out the latest and greatest equipment and technology at the biggest tradeshow in the industry, GIE+EXPO.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Any lawn and landscape company who is looking to move their company to the next level should have their best and brightest attend LANDSCAPES! By learning from the most revolutionary thought leaders from inside and outside the industry, you will bring back tangible, game-changing ideas to implement in your company right away.

  • CEO/Owners
  • Presidents and Vice Presidents
  • Managers/Supervisors
  • Crew Members
  • Foremen
  • HR Managers
  • Landscape Designers
  • Operations Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Representatives
  • Students and Faculty Advisers
  • Safety Managers
  • Office Support Staff

Landscape industry firms in all market segments including Landscape Management, Lawn Care, Design/Build/Installation, Interior Plantscaping, and Irrigation & Water Management should attend.

WHEN IS LANDSCAPES?

October 18 - 20, 2017. Mark your calendars! It is a great time of the year in Louisville. Not too hot, not too chilly.

WHERE IS LANDSCAPES?

Where other than the birthplace of Muhammad Ali, the hometown of the Kentucky Derby, and the mecca for 95% of the world's bourbon - not to mention the state with the country's most miles of running water (only second to Alaska). Come experience the beauty and charm of Louisville, Kentucky!

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