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2015 Green & Growin’ Trade Show Welcomes Keynote Speaker, John Kennedy

22 Oct 2014 3:23 PM | Karen Summers (Administrator)

The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA) announces special features and highlights for the 2015 Green & Growin’ Trade Show, the largest green industry event in the southeast! It is the first show of the year, taking place January 5-9, 2015, in Greensboro, NC. This is one week earlier than its normal time, as Green & Growin’ and MANTS have switched weeks for 2015 only. The trade show includes over 400 exhibitors featuring nursery and greenhouse plants, equipment, and allied supplies; the show also features over 100 education classes!

NCNLA will welcome John Kennedy, with Kennedy Consulting, as this year’s keynote speaker. Join John as he walks you through the process of strategic planning, change management, and creates your very own roadmap for the next year ahead.

In addition to NCNLA’s two-day 2015 Green & Growin’ Trade Show (January 8-9), it’s unique three-day Education Conference (January 5-7) will highlight classes, seminars, & workshops from top industry educators and other NC green industry associations, including a Hispanic education track – taught in Spanish. Attendees will also be presented with a variety of opportunities to earn professional green industry credits, certifications, & licenses during the week, such as “Energy Saving Landscape Certification” and CEU’s for pesticide, irrigation, landscape architect, and arborist licenses.

You don’t want to miss the “New Products Showcase", featuring the hottest new plants, equipment, and supplies for 2015. Also, Check out the NEW event this year, "Show Floor Demos", where exhibitors will teach "how-tos, tips, and tricks" for featured industry products & equipment. Both events will be held on Thursday and Friday during the Trade show (January 8-9).

Registration is now Open! To register today, please visit:

If you would like additional details about attending or exhibiting at the 2015 Green & Growin’ Show, please visit:

The North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (NCNLA) represents wholesale growers, landscapers, retail garden centers, suppliers, horticulture students and educators. NCNLA’s ultimate goal is to benefit its members’ economic, professional and personal growth. More information about NCNLA events and membership can be found at

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