Thank you to all Attendees and Exhibitors for making Garden EXPO 2012 a Success!
Save the date for Garden EXPO 2013!
October 23 -24, 2013
Toronto Congress Centre, North Building
Welcome to Landscape Ontario’s EXPO 2013!
If you purchase, approve, design, or merchandise for the green industry, then you should attend EXPO Garden and Floral Show.
At EXPO 2013, Garden & Floral Expo, the spotlights will be brightly focused on the plants, flowers, exquisitely merchandised displays and educational opportunities that will capture your imagination, excite your senses and provide you with the retail marketing inspiration to adapt them to your store or garden centre. The Landscape Ontario EXPO Garden and Floral Expo is the venue where people from every aspect of the floriculture/horticulture industry come together to network, learn and do business together. It’s the perfect place to find the new ideas, products, tools, services and connections you need to build and grow your business!Your Invitation to Rejuvenation
New ideas + New products+ New ways of doing things = New customers.
In today’s competitive and fast paced business environment, staying relevant means recognizing and capitalizing on your successes while letting go of the old habits and processes that hinder the growth of your company. Learn from experts the ways and means to keep your business more focused, more energetic and more relevant in the eyes of a changing customer demographic.
Your Invitation to Education
Attend the horti/floriculture industry's leading education programs. The show will host a variety of dynamic networking and professional development sessions, designed, developed and hosted by a number of Landscape Ontario’s sector groups. Industry experts will be sharing their knowledge, compassion, skill, creativity and commitment to innovation along with effective sustainable techniques and best practices. Buyers, designers and merchandising teams will learn about the latest trends, customer service ideas and consumer research that will help increase in-store sales and keep customers coming back for more.
2012 SHOW COMMITTEE: Experienced and Trusted Advisors
Landscape Ontario’s show committee collaborates with staff to share ideas and insights guaranteeing that as producers of EXPO 2012 we understand your needs. They evaluate services, operations, sales and provide awareness of market trends so that you are better served.
Beth Edney, CLD, Show Committee Chair, Designs By The Yard,Toronto, Ont.
Terry Childs, Show Committee, Vice Chair, Expo, Nature’s Way Landscaping, Gananoque,Ont.
Brian Cocks, CLT, Vice Chair, Congress, Brian Cocks Nursery, Winona, Ont.
Scott Beaudoin, Manchester Products, Cambridge Ont.
David Braun, LO Provincial Board Liaison, Braun Nursery Limited, Mount Hope, Ont.
Doug Coote, D.G. Coote Enterprises, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
Paul DeGroot, Connon Nurseries/NVK Holdings Inc, Millgrove, Ont.
Barry Dickson, B.R. Dickson Equipment, Burlington, Ont.
Nathan Helder, Gelderman Landscaping Ltd, Waterdown, Ont.
Michael Laporte, CHT, Clearview Nursery Ltd, Wasaga Beach,Ont.
Brian Lofgren, Past Committee Chair, Horta-Craft Limited, Strathroy, Ont.
Bob McCannell, Georgina Garden Centre, Oakville, Ont.
Klaas Sikkema, Alumni, Fergus, Ont.
Nick Solty, Solty & Sons Ltd, Cookstown, Ont.
Jack Vanderee, CLT, Boot’s Landscaping & Maintenance Ltd, Richmond Hill, Ont.
Monica van Maris, Van Maris Holdings, Stouffville, Ont.
Evie Isenberg, Canadian Fence Industry Association, Toronto, Ont.