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The Green Industry Show The Industry &Green Conference

Show & Conference

Industry-leading workshops for landscape, turf, tree, Industry-leading for landscape, turf, tree, greenhouse, nurseryworkshops and garden centre professionals. greenhouse, nursery and garden centre professionals.

Plus an exceptional 240 booth trade show!

November 14 & 15, 2013 Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands

Register on-line (conference only) at www.2013gisc.eventbrite.com

www.greenindustryshow.com 1-800-378-3198


Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Keynote - All Sectors

The Science of Silence: Can you Hear Your Body Talking? with Eliot Hoppe

Don’t miss this remarkable workshop - Eliot Hoppe is an expert on body language communication and non verbal influence. He brings over 25 years of sales and senior leadership experience to his work with leading organizations, dramatically improving the output of their sales teams. Eliot is often called upon by the media to decode the emotions of celebrities, politicians and other notable names in the news.

Do you know that body language accounts for up to 100% of all communication? See what you have been missing! This presentation focuses on the vital role that body language and non verbal cues play when interacting with others. Participants will learn how to project their own signals and decode their customer's body movements, gestures and facial expressions. Think of the competitive edge your team will gain when communicating with others.

Program Contents: Events & Sessions At-a-Glance Thursday, November 14 Workshops Friday, November 15 Workshops Delegate Fees and Registration Form General Sessions Speaker Biographies Hotel Listing & Map Exhibitor List

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This conference program was jointly developed by Landscape Alberta and the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association


E ven ts, wo rksh o p s &  sessio n s at- a- g lan c e

We dne s day, Nove mbe r 13t h

7:00 pm Landscape Alberta Nursery Growers Annual Auction Coast Plaza Hotel, 10155 - 105 Street, Edmonton

Thur s day, Nove mbe r 14t h Time

Workshop or Event

7:00 am - 8:15 am

Registration, coffee and refreshments

8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Landscape Contractors Workshop Managing Work Crews for Excellence, Kevin Kehoe

8:15 am - 12:15 pm

8:15 am - 12:15 pm 8:15 am - 12:15 pm 10:10 am - 4:30 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Keynote Presentation: All Sectors The Science of Silence, Eliot Hoppe

Arborist and Nursery Growers Workshop Urban Tree Problems, Dr. Ken Fry, Tyler Wist, Anita Schill Greenhouse Growers Workshop Water and Fertilizers, Dr, Moyhuddin Mirza The Green Industry Show - Hall E Landscape Industry Certified Exams STOPDED General Meeting

AGGA Annual General Meeting AGGA Awards Dinner

Registration Choices

Your BEST DEAL is a FULL Conference Pass!

Includes: Early morning refreshments, one workshop of your choice on Thursday, November 14 and one workshop of your choice, and access to all General Sessions on Friday, November 15.

Or … select an individually priced workshop, or a Friday General Sessions pass. Trade Show entry is included with any conference registration. See registration form on pages 11 - 13.

Workshop Sponsors:

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E ven ts, wo rksh o p s &  sessio n s at- a- g lan c e

Fr iday, Nove mbe r 15t h Time

Workshop or Event

7:00 am - 8:15 am

Registration, coffee and refreshments

8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Landscape Contractors Workshop Profit Builders Workshop, Jeffrey Scott

8:15 am - 11:00 am

8:15 am - 12:15 pm 8:15 am - 11:00 am 8:15 am - 9:30 am 8:15 am - 9:30 am 9:45 am - 11:00 am 9:45 am - 11:00 am 10:30 am - 3:30 pm 11:15 am - 12:30 pm 11:15 am - 12:30 pm 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Garden Centres Workshop Retail Redesign: No Bulldozer Required, Judy Sharpton Plus! Trade Show Walkabout (See page 9 for details) Greenhouse Growers Workshop Success in Growing, Chris Currey, Roberto Lopez

Landscape Alberta Nursery Growers Group Meeting Anyone may attend Gardening Without Flowers Paul Zammit

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Insects in the Landscape Dr. Ken Fry

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Managing Conflict in the Workplace Fern Richardson Developing High Performance Teams Fern Richardson The Green Industry Show - Hall E

Water Wise Gardening Paul Zammit

Succession Planning Joel Bokenfohr

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Landscape Alberta Sod Growers Group Annual Meeting

Denotes a General Session. A General Session pass provides access to General Sessions only (up to three sessions - no workshops). A FULL Conference registration includes entry to General Sessions. See registration form on pages 11 - 13.

Workshop Sponsors:

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Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Landscape Contractors Workshop

Managing Work Crews for Excellence with Kevin Kehoe

A successful supervisor or foreman is one who engages and influences workers at every level, convinces each to perform at their peak, embraces their role in achieving company goals, and solves client needs.

In this exclusive workshop, you will learn proven management techniques, tools, and skills as a front-line supervisor or foreman. You’ll become a better leader and build staff support to strengthen individual and overall performance. • Transitioning to a supervisor or foreman • Effective work planning and management • Responsible delegation and follow-up • Motivating workers • Effective communication with workers • Dealing with difficult people

Workshop Sponsor

Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Greenhouse Growers Workshop

Water and Fertilizers Dr. Moyhuddin Mirza

with co-presenters Thom Rypien and David Bird, Direct Solutions

Water is essential for plant growth and without water, there would be no greenhouse business. Many greenhouses fail to conduct water testing before start-up only to find that the water is high in sodium and cannot be used for irrigation. Learn about water quality and quantities, and other uses for water in the greenhouse.

Correct fertilization is crucial to success in the greenhouse. Learn about pH, electrical conductivity, designing a fertilizer program based on your water quality, and the use of readymade commercial fertilizers. Research Updates Many researchers in Alberta help the greenhouse and horticulture industry with research and business development. Hear from industry specialists who will share their research achievements and results. 6

Workshop Sponsor


Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Arborist and Nursery Growers Workshop

Urban Tree Problems

with Dr. Ken Fry, Tyler Wist and Anita Schill

There are many causes for urban tree decline; insects, diseases and poor root development, to name a few. This workshop brings together three experts who will examine some of these causes.

Dr. Ken Fry, Olds College, will examine insects and diseases, and how to mitigate damage with conventional and bio-controls. Invasive plants species will also be reviewed. Tyler Wist, University of Saskatchewan, is leading a Western Canada study searching for solutions to problems facing urban ash trees. Anita Schill, Olds College, will demonstrate how to perform a forensic investigation to determine tree decline.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Barda® Equipment, a division of DAVCO® Manufacturing Ltd., we recognize that our business and customer success depends on providing quality products.

We carry the best names in the compact equipment industry, including Terex & DAVCO. We carefully select the equipment we carry to ensure it will give you a competitive advantage and a higher return on investment. Many of our products contain best-in-class patented technologies which are unique to the industry.

WE FOCUS ON CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Whether you work in oilfield, building construction, forestry, landscaping or need a powerful workhorse for the farm, we have solutions that will get the job done and get it done well. At Barda Equipment, your success is our number one focus.

Phone: 780-532-0097

Visit us at booths 639 & 641

AWARDED

9902 - 42 Ave, County of Grande Prairie NO. 1, AB T8W 5A8 11141-156 Street, Edmonton AB T5M 1X9 911-20 Street SE, High River, AB T1V 2A6

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Meeting

Nothing will ever replace the power of a handshake!

Alberta’s #1 tradeshow for landscape, greenhouse, nursery, garden centre, turf and tree industry professionals Over 150 industry-leading provincial, national and international exhibitors under one roof!

The Green Industry Show November 14 & 15 | 2013 Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands | Edmonton | Alberta

Show Hours: Thursday, November 14 | 10:30 am - 4:30pm Friday, November 15| 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Green Industry Show is produced and managed by Landscape Alberta.

Visit participating Passport Program exhibitors for a chance to win one of three GPS devices. See page 14.

www.greenindustryshow.com

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1-800-378-3198


Friday, November 15, 2013 8:15 am - 11:00 am

Garden Centres Workshop

Retail Redesign and Rejuvenation: No Bulldozer or Bank Loan Required! with Judy Sharpton

If you would just like to bulldoze your garden centre and start over – convenient customer flow patterns, no disconnected hoop houses and all the registers and carts you need in just the right place – this workshop is for you. We will be looking at drawings and photos of real renovations illustrating store development opportunities. The workshop begins at the street and covers all aspects of store layout from entrance to cash wrap, plus merchandising issues like category placement, signage and clutter. Bring your flash drive and load the complete PowerPoint presentation free when you buy the book, Store Development Opportunities That Don’t Require a Bulldozer or a Bank Loan (Second Edition) by Judy Sharpton.

Trade Show Walkabout: Workshop registrants can join Judy on the trade show floor to discuss merchandising opportunities for specific products and promotional ideas to support that merchandise. (Tour times: 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. Max 15 participants each)

Workshop Sponsor

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Landscape Contractors Workshop

Profit Builders Workshop with Jeffrey Scott

What first made your landscape company successful may now be getting in the way of reaching your next level of financial success. This workshop will wake you up to specific methods for improving sales, efficiency, margins and net profits. Improve your business results by learning how to: • Sell and produce at higher margins • Organize your company for improved efficiency • Get more work done with less labour • Create ownership thinking among your staff

Workshop Sponsor

Discuss techniques for more profitable selling, pricing, estimating, organizing production, incentivizing, developing employees and managing key financial data. You will come away with a custom game plan for your firm, with specific techniques that you can implement immediately. 9


Friday, November 15, 2013 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

Greenhouse Growers Workshop

Success in Growing

with Chris Currey and Roberto Lopez

Join our experts to discuss everything you need to know for successful greenhouse crops. This workshop will cover:

• Getting Your Annuals and Perennials to Flower On Time, Every Time: We will discuss the fundamentals of flower induction for annuals and perennials and how to use these tools successfully. • Plant Growth Regulators (PGR) for the Northern Grower: Learn about different types of PGRs and application methods for successful production. • Using Controlled Release Fertilizers (CRF) in the Greenhouse: Find out which rates and materials work best for a variety of crops. Learn how to adjust PourThru guidelines for monitoring substrate EC when using CRFs instead of liquid feed. • Energy Efficient Bedding Plant Production: We will Workshop Sponsor show you how much money can be saved by growing cold tolerant annuals in high tunnels and applying root zone bottom heating using Virtual Grower.

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Conference Registration

Register before October 30 and save $$$

3 options available:

1. Full Conference Pass: Includes access to one workshop of your choice on Thursday, November 14 and one workshop of your choice and access to all General Sessions on Friday, November 15.

2. Individual Workshop Pass: A one-day pass that gives you access to one workshop of your choice on either Thursday, November 14 or Friday, November 15. 3. General Sessions Pass: Choose up to 3 individually priced sessions on Friday, November 15. Sessions will ticketed.

All conference registrations include entry to the Trade Show.

2 ways to register:

1. Online Visit www.2013gisc.eventbrite.com. Select the conference pass of your choice and complete the registration form.

2. Fax/Email/Mail Complete one registration form (over) per person and return, with payment, to: Fax: 780-444-2152 Email: admin@landscape-alberta.com Mail: 200, 10331-178 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5S 1R5

Member Rate Landscape Alberta, Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (AGGA) and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) members are entitled to member pricing.

Early Bird prices are applicable only to registrations recieved prior to 4:00 pm October 30, 2013; after this date, standard pricing applies.

Pre-registration accepted until 4:00 pm Wednesday, November 6; registration after this date must be onsite.

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The Green Industry Conference 2013

REGISTRATION FORM

Please use a separate form for each person registering. Photocopy for additional forms. First Name

Last Name

Company Mailing Address City/Town

Prov.

Phone

Fax

Postal Code

Email

Member Rate: Landscape Alberta, Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (AGGA) and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) members are entitled to member pricing. Please select your choice and total your costs

Please make your workshop selections on the next page

Early Bird

After Oct.30

Full Conference Pass

Member……… Non Member…

Thursday Workshop Only

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__ $135.00 __ $150.00

__ $149.00 __ $165.00

Friday Workshop Only

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__ $135.00 __ $150.00

__ $149.00 __ $165.00

General Sessions Only (Friday)

Member……… Non Member…

__ $ 45.00 __ $ 50.00

__ $ 50.00 __ $ 55.00

__ $ 30.00

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Choice of any workshops and general sessions

(Individually priced - max. 3 sessions)

AGGA Awards Dinner, Thursday, November 14 Please check if you are a member of:

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__ $253.00 __ $278.00

# of sessions ___ x rate _______ = $________

Student Rate: 50% discount off Member rates. Must show student ID onsite.

Landscape Alberta AGGA ISA

__ $230.00 __ $253.00

Subtotal

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TOTAL

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GST 5%

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Full Conference Pass (Please choose only one selection for each day)

Thursday ___ Landscape Contractors Workshop, Managing Work Crews for Excellence ___ Arborist/Nursery Workshop, Urban Tree Problems ___ Keynote, The Science of Silence ___ Greenhouse Growers Workshop, Water and Fertilizers Friday ___ Garden Centres Workshop, Retail Redesign: No Bulldozer Required ___ Landscape Contractors Workshop, Profit Builders Workshop ___ Greenhouse Growers Workshop, Success in Growing ___ General Sessions Only (no workshop - please indicate your sessions below)

Thursday Workshop Only (Please select one)

___ Landscape Contractors Workshop, Managing Work Crews for Excellence ___ Arborist/Nursery Workshop, Urban Tree Problems ___ Keynote, The Science of Silence ___ Greenhouse Growers Workshop, Water and Fertilizers

Friday Workshop Only (Please select one)

___ Garden Centre’s Workshop, Retail Redesign: No Bulldozer Required ___ Landscape Contractors Workshop, Profit Builders Workshop ___ Greenhouse Growers Workshop, Success in Growing

General Sessions Only - Friday (Individually priced and ticketed. Max. 3 sessions)

8:15 - 9:30 am (choose one) ___ Gardening Without Flowers, Paul Zammit ___ Managing Conflict in the Workplace, Fern Richardson

9:45 - 11:00 am (choose one) ___ Insects in the Landscape, Dr. Ken Fry ___ Developing High Performance Teams, Fern Richardson 11:15 am - 12:30 pm (choose one) ___ Water Wise Gardening, Paul Zammit ___ Succession Planning, Joel Bokenfohr

Payment ___ VISA

(GST Reg #107595530)

___ MasterCard

Please print clearly

___ Cheque enclosed, payable to GISC ($50.00 NSF fee)

Card # ____________________________________________________Expiry_______/_______

Signature (required)______________________________________________________________ Cardholder name (print)__________________________________________________________

Refund policy: Registration cancellations made thirty (30) days prior to the event will be fully refunded. If less than thirty (30) days prior to the event, cancellations will be accepted until Friday, November 1, 2013 and registration fees, less a 25% administration fee, will be refunded. Any registrations cancelled after Friday, November 1, 2013 will not be refunded for any reason. If the event is cancelled by the Association, a full refund will be granted. A copy of our refund policy is available on request.

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Thank You to our 2013 Sponsors!

Enter to win one of three GPS devices!

Pick up a Trade Show Passport, visit all participating exhibitors, and enter the draw.

The Green Industry Show 2013 PASSPORT Enter to win one of 3 prizes!

Have this passport stamped by all 15 participating exhibitors as you tour the show. Fill out the contact information on back page to validate entry. Put your stamped and completed passport into the draw box located at the main entrance to the show hall before 3 pm on Friday, November 16, 2012. First three completed entries drawn will be declared winners. Prize winners will be announced at 3:30 pm Friday, November 16 at the show. You do not have to be present to win. See rules on back page.

Passports available at the Registration Desk or at Landscape Alberta booth 140

As of July 31, 2013

Each prize valued at approximately $150.00. Device shown is for illustraĆ&#x;on purposes only.

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General Sessions Friday, November 15th

General Sessions General Sessions are open to attendees with a Full Conference pass OR those with a ticketed general session pass.

8:15 - 9:30 am

8:15 - 9:30 am

9:45 - 11: 00 am

Gardening Without Flowers Paul Zammit

While flowers provide a source of colour and seasonal interest, Paul believes that there is often too much emphasis on using them in general landscape planning. Drawing on his 25 years of experience in the industry, he will emphasize how great gardens, large or small, could have year round interest and appeal without relying strictly on flowers. Join Paul for an energetic presentation that explores the importance of garden ornament, hardscaping elements and the power of living sculpture in the landscape from architectural plants with fantastic foliage, form and/or bark. Managing Conflict in the Workplace Fern Richardson

Conflict is a normal and potentially useful aspect of human interaction. It’s an indicator that something is amiss. When dealt with in a positive way, conflict results in increased understanding, improved relationships and enhanced creative thinking. On the other hand, poorly handled conflict can spell disaster. We’ll look at the three stages of conflict and practice some communication tools you can use to put conflict on a positive path.

Insects in the Landscape Dr. Ken Fry

A comprehensive assessment of effective and available biological control agents, coupled with a discussion of cultural, physical and chemical measures, will be presented in the context of native and invasive species threats to urban trees. An emphasis will be placed on preventative measures to promote tree health and ecosystem functioning. 15


9:45 - 11:00 am

11:15 - 12:30 am

11:15 - 12:30 am

General Sessions Friday, November 15th

Developing High Performance Teams Fern Richardson

Teams are a vital part of today’s work environment and can help bring out the best in employees. It doesn’t happen magically but attention to team building can pay large dividends for everyone. We will look at how teams develop to attain high performance and share two teambuilding exercises you can take back to your workplace. Water Wise Gardening Paul Zammit

Paul believes that every drop of water is a precious resource. Whether it is a year of drought or a year of plenty, careful water use and management in the landscape is of utmost importance. Join Paul as he explores how to make every drop count in the garden, through careful plant selection, and well planned garden practices. Succession Planning Joel Bokenfohr

Transferring a business from one generation to the next is one of the most difficult challenges facing farm families today. Developing a clear plan to transfer the business can prevent the process from becoming overwhelming and complicated in the long run. This session will highlight the key steps to consider and identify potential pitfalls when transferring the business to the next generation. This session will also provide practical strategies on how to transition both the ownership and management of the business to benefit both the exiting and incoming generation. Look for this symbol. It denotes one or more credits available at a particular session for Alberta Environment’s pesticide applicator license renewal.

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All conference sessions qualify for educational points for renewing Landscape Industry Certified designations.


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Speaker Biographies Joel Bokenfohr Joel has worked with primary producers in a number of roles with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, recently moving to the position of Manager of Business Structures and Financial Policy. He works with a team to assist producers with farm management, business transition and business planning.

language, non verbal communication, and sales communication skills. Eliot is the founder and president of Paramount Learning Systems Inc., a leading-edge sales training company focusing on effective communication, sales skills development and executive leadership coaching. Kevin Kehoe

Kevin Kehoe is the owner of Kehoe & Co, a business profitability and performance management consulting firm. He is an experienced and inspiring speaker, consultant and business educator who brings over 25 years of “real world" business management experience to this workshop. Kevin holds an M.B.A. in Finance and a Masters in International Management.

Chris Currey

Chris received a B.S. in Environmental Horticulture and M.S. in Applied Plant Science from the University of Minnesota and has a Ph.D. in Horticulture from Purdue University. He joined the faculty in the Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University in the summer of 2013. His appointment is in teaching and research with an emphasis in greenhouse and controlled environment crop production.

Roberto Lopez

Roberto earned his B.S. in Biology and Economics from the University of New Mexico and received a M.S. and Ph.D. in Horticulture from Michigan State University. He joined the faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University in the fall of 2007, and focuses on extension, research and teaching of greenhouse and floriculture crops.

Dr. Ken Fry

Dr. Ken Fry, Coordinator for the Environmental Horticulture Program and Entomology Instructor in the School of Environment at Olds College, has been involved in insect pest management research, teaching and extension for over 15 years, including 9 years as a research scientist at the Alberta Research Council. His research is focused on biological control of insect pests and integrated pest management.

Dr. Moyhuddin Mirza Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza retired from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development in October 2008. He is now a consultant for the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (AGGA) for education and extension. He continues to write for the AGGA newsletter and Greenhouse Canada magazine. He also maintains an active interest in the development of the greenhouse industry.

Eliot Hoppe

Eliot Hoppe is an experienced professional and leading authority in the field of body language and sales communication. He has trained hundreds of sales professionals on the topics of body

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Fern Richardson Fern Richardson is a corporate trainer and facilitator. Her company specializes in organizational behaviour and helping people develop skills for success. Fern works extensively with businesses, government agencies, and community groups. Her focus is on workplace communication, leadership, teams, conflict management, effective meetings and time management. Anita Schill

In addition to teaching in the Landscape Gardener Apprenticeship Program at Olds College, Anita has extensive experience as a registered consulting arborist performing forensic tree investigations. Her strengths include practical knowledge of tree biology and urban soils to protect and design a successful growing environment for woody plants. Anita is also an ISA certified arborist, a qualified tree risk assessor and a professional agrologist. Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey Scott, MBA, Consultant, grew his landscape company into a very successful $10 million enterprise, and is now devoted to helping others achieve profound success.

He consults with over 60 organizations across North America and thousands of contractors follow his newsletter, Breakthrough Ideas. He is also the author of two books, The Referral Advantage and The Leaders Edge.

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Judy Sharpton

Judy Sharpton is a garden centre design and renovation specialist with 35 years of experience in advertising and promotion. Her company, Growing Places Marketing, specializes in on-site consultations on store design, renovation and branding exclusively for independent garden centres and farm markets. Tyler Wist

Tyler Wist is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alberta and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with an MSc and a BSc High Honours. Tyler is currently working on the chemical ecology of the tritrophic relationship between a host ash tree, a Gracillarid moth that attacks the ash tree, and a braconid wasp that attacks the leaf-mining larvae of the moth. Paul Zammit

Paul Zammit is the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Paul’s home garden has been featured in Canadian Living, Gardening Life and Canadian Gardening. In 2008, he won first place in the Scotts Miracle-Gro “Do Up the Doorstep” competition for his container design entry at Canada Blooms. Paul has received the Young Professionals award by the Perennial Plant Association.


Approved Hotel

The Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel 10155 - 105 Street NW Edmonton, AB Rates from: $139.00 Comfort Room $149.00 Superior Room $169.00 Suites

Taxes not included. Based on single occupancy. Additional guest $10.00/night.

Includes full hot breakfast and parking for registered guests. 1/2 block north of Transit station - 18 minutes by train to Expo Centre OR 15 minutes by car.

Reservations: Toll Free: 1-800-663-1144 Online: www.coastpromos.com/e20 Group Code: CEP-GFC11846

Shuttle Service will be available between the Coast Edmonton Plaza and the Edmonton EXPO Centre (Thursday & Friday at select times)

Cut-off for room rate: Friday, October 11, 2013 Rooms and rates are only guaranteed up to the cut-off date shown.

Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association

Annual General Meeting Thursday, November 14 Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands No fee to attend AGM.

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Awards Banquet Thursday, November 14 Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands This annual event celebrates excellence in the greenhouse industry. Pre-registration & fee is required: see page 12 For details on the above events:

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Exhibitor List

Trade Show Hours Thursday, November 14 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday, November 15 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Admission to trade show is $10.00 per person and valid for both days.

Pre-registration is not required.

Trade show admission is included with all conference registrations. www.greenindustryshow.com

4-Way Equipment Rentals A.M.A. Plastics Ltd. ADVANCE Nursery Co. Ltd. Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development Alberta Apprenticeship Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association Apex Compact Tractor Solutions Apple Creek Propagators Aris Horticultural Services - Canada Atlasta Tree Nursery Attachments and More Inc. Aubin Nurseries Ltd. Bailey Nurseries Inc. Ball Horticultural Company Barda Equipment Bigfoot Enterprises Blue Grass Sod Farms & Nursery Brandt Tractor Ltd. BrettYoung Bron & Sons Nursery Co. Burnaby Lake Greenhouses Ltd. Bylands Nurseries Ltd. C. Frensch Ltd. Canadian Nursery Landscape Association

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Canadian Sunlight Enterprises Ltd. Can-Cell Industries Inc. Cannor Nurseries Ltd. Carlton Plants LLC Cary's Ltd. Wholesale Garden Supply Central Alberta Greenhouses Ltd. Cervus Equipment - Bobcat of Edmonton Cervus Equipment - JCB of Edmonton Cheyenne Tree Farms Ltd. City of Edmonton Forestry, Beautification & Environmental Management Clearview Horticultural Products Inc. Clifty View Nursery Coaldale Nurseries Communities in Bloom Alberta CORIX Water Products Crescent Garden Daylight Tree Nursery Debbie’s Garden Art Creations Dentoom's Greenhouses Devan Greenhouses Ltd. deWilde's Wholesale Nurseries Inc. Direct Solutions- A Division of Agrium Direct Technologies Dummen USA Dutchman Tree Spade Dutrion North America Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd. Eagle Lake Professional Landscape Supply ECCO CHIPS Eco-Flex Recycled Rubber Solutions Expocrete Concrete Products Finning (Canada) Fisher Farms LLC Florists Supply Ltd. Foothills Nurseries Ltd. Four Seasons Nursery Garden Marketing Group Greenco Nurseries Ltd. Henri Studio by Stonecasters LLC High Q Greenhouses HisTREE.net Inc. HJS Wholesale Ltd. Holland Imports Inc. Holt Tree Spades Ltd. Horta-Craft Limited HortProtect - CNLA


Exhibitor List

Houle Country Inline Nurseries (2010) Inc. International Nursery Products Inc. Iron Planet Iseli Nursery J.C. Bakker & Sons Ltd. J.R.T. Nurseries Inc. Jack Van Klaveren Ltd. (JVK) Jeffries Nurseries Ltd. Joe Johnson Equipment Inc. John Deere Landscapes Jolly Farmer Products Inc. Kato's Nursery (2007) Ltd. Kehoe Equipment Ltd./Alggin Metal Industries Koppert Canada Limited Kubota Canada Ltd. L & M Sales Lakeshore Tree Farms Ltd. Landscape Alberta Landscape Industry Certified program - CNLA Larchwood Nurseries Lawyer Nursery Inc. Lemar Tree Spades Leo Gentry Wholesale Nursery, Inc Linnaea Nurseries Limited Mainland Floral Distributors Ltd. Manderley Turf Products Inc. MARL Technologies Inc. Martin Deerline McKenzie Seeds Meadowbrook Greenhouses Inc. Monrovia Growers Mountain Bark Inc. Nordic Nurseries Olds College Outdoor Museum Pacific Northwest Propagators Inc. Pacific Rim Brackets Ltd. Pan American Nursery Products Inc. Paridon Horticultural Ltd. Parkland Nursery & Landscape Services Ltd. Pickseed Canada Inc. PlayWorks Inc. / ParkWorks Inc Premier Tech Home & Garden IGC (MYKE PRO) Professional Gardener Co. Ltd., The Purple Springs Nursery Regency Irrigation Ltd.

Reggear Tree Farm Rick's Concrete Products Rocky Mountain Landscape Bark SEA SOIL™ (Foenix Forest Tech. Inc.) Second Nature Compost - City of Edmonton Sester Farms Inc. Simon Bos Nurseries Ltd. Society to Prevent Dutch Elm Disease (STOPDED) Somerville Nurseries Inc. Southern Drip Irrigation Ltd. Specimen Trees Wholesale Nurseries Ltd. Stewart Brothers Nurseries Ltd. Stokes Seeds Limited Sun Gro Horticulture Inc. Sunshine Brands® TerraLink Horticulture Inc. The Bug Factory Ltd. Top Spray® TWD Lawn & Garden Products Urban Green Produce Inc. Valleybrook Gardens Ltd. Van Belle Nursery Van Noort Bulb Company Vanhof and Blokker Ltd. Vanstone Nurseries VRE Systems Webb Nursery & Landscape Inc. Wellmaster Carts, Div. of Wellmaster Pipe & Supply Inc. West Coast Floral Growers & Distributors Ltd. Westland Ltd. Zeller & Sons Enterprises

Exhibitor List current as of July 31, 2013. For up-to-date list (with business web links):

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