Schedule 2017-10-04T23:50:50+00:00

2018 NURSERY/LANDSCAPE EXPO
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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All events were held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center unless otherwise indicated

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Friday, July 27, 2018

EXPO’s Early Bird Discounts End for the Nursery/Landscape EXPO and EXPO’s Education Conference 

Monday, August 13

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Targeted Exhibitor Move-In (TNLA Approval Required)

Tuesday, August 14

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Scheduled Exhibitor Move-In
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibitor ONLY Registration

Wednesday, August 15

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Scheduled Exhibitor Move-In
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibitor ONLY Registration
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Attendee Registration
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Newcomers’ Shindig for First Time Attendees & Exhibitors – FREE with Tradeshow Admission, Includes Free Drink Ticket in the TNLA Speakeasy Lounge and Behind the Scenes Look on the Tradeshow Floor Starting at 4:30pm – 5:00pm Sponsored By TNLA PAC & Native Texas Nursery

Thursday, August 16

7:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 9:30 am EXPO Keynote Presentation
Keynote is FREE with Tradeshow Admission (Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc.)
8:00 am – 9:30am Exhibitor Appreciation Breakfast
(Sponsored by Haviland Plastic Products Co.)
8:00 am – 12:00pm Student Rally — FREE for Students Only, Student VIP seating at Keynote Presentation at 8am and Rally starts at 10am Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc. and Calloway’s Nursery
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tradeshow Open
11:45 am – 1:00 pm EXPO’s Eat Up & Meet Up +$ Peer-to-peer roundtable conversation (limited 40 seats, pre-registered)
12:50 pm – 4:10 pm EXPO Education Breakout Sessions +$  All EXPO Education Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc.
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm TNLA’s 4th Annual Women in Horticulture Get Together – FREE, for Ladies Only, Sponsored by Landscape Art, Inc. and Roundtree Landscaping, Inc.
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm Welcome to San Antonio Party – TNLA Goes Back to the….On A Great Adventure!
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, FREE ADMISSION + Drink Ticket – Badge required. (Sponsored by Tree Town USA)  (Entertainment Sponsored by OHP, Inc.)
5:15 pm – 6:45 pm TNLA Certified Professionals’ Reception – Presenting Sponsor: GO TEXAN, Honoring active TCNPs, TMCNPs, TCLPs, CLTs, TCWSP and TCLAs. (by Invitation Only)

Friday, August 17

7:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 9:45 am EXPO Keynote Presentation
Keynote is FREE with Tradeshow Admission (Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc.)
8:30 am – 9:30 am TNLA PAC Trustees Meeting
(by Invitation Only)
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tradeshow Open
10:00 am – 5:00 pm EXPO Education Breakout Sessions +$  All EXPO Education Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc.
10:15 am – 11:15 am E&R Foundation Meeting (by Invitation Only)
11:45 am – 1:00 pm EXPO’s Eat Up & Meet Up +$ Peer-to-peer roundtable conversation (limited 40 seats, pre-registered)
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm TNLA Chairs’ Reception
Grand Hyatt – (By Invitation Only) Sponsored by Whiz-Q Stone
6:15 pm – 9:30 pm TNLA Awards Celebration +$ Grand Hyatt – Awards presentation for the Summit Award, TNLA Arp, Young Leader and Texas Excellence in Landscaping (TEIL). Reception 6:15pm-6:45pm, Dinner Starts at 6:45pm, (Sponsor: Moss Landscaping & Texas Green Industry Safety Group)

Saturday, August 18

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration Open
8:30 am – 12:00 pm EXPO Education Sizzle Sessions FREE with Tradeshow Admission – All Education Sponsored by Landmark Nurseries, Inc.
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Tradeshow Open
10:30 am – 11:30 pm Past Chairs’ Meeting (Invitation Only)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Past Chairs’ Lunch (Invitation Only)
 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm  TNLA State Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)

“EXPO is the best place to learn new information, meet new people who know and use the products you are interested in learning about.”

Landscaper 2016 EXPO

“If you are in this business you have to go, I find new vendors, catch up with old ones and it’s like a candy store for a five year old.”

Retailer 2016 EXPO