August 8-10, 2023 | Wisconsin Center | Milwaukee, WI

Explore. Learn. Ignite.

Time to Learn

  • Reignite the flame of excitement about your business by exploring new ideas.
  • Learn about tried-and-true solutions that could make a difference immediately.
  • Talk with other IGC owners and managers who understand your experience (and have great ideas!).
  • Share your knowledge with others, over a cup of coffee, or during an interactive session or Q&A.

A Conference Program
Designed for You

The 2022 conference was designed to supercharge your business in our continuing education program by choosing from a total of 17 education sessions, led by the industry's top minds and leading experts in specialized areas, presenting collaborative, tried-and-tested solutions that will improve your store's bottom line.

Hear From Experts Both Inside and Outside the Industry

  • The Future of Retail: What will retail look like in 2022?
  • Ecommerce grew 57% last year. Is your website up to the task?
  • Don't give up on virtual events. Attend this session for an in-depth discussion and tutorial on live streaming success.
  • Explore visual merchandising's best practices and new trends. Learn how to create a shopping experience through your visual merchandising.
  • Do you let it go or defend yourself? What to do when you receive a negative review and how to build a favorable online presence.
  • Your future depends on reaching the millennial and Gen Z generations. You’re less likely to bring these techno kids into your store, so how do you reach them and profit from them?
  • How to master SEO and what to know about retargeting.
  • Consumer psychology: Obtain insights from a panel of consumers to learn their perspective of shopping at an IGC.
  • …and more to come!

Get Inspired

The Garden Center Show Tour was an amazing day! Stay tuned for details on the 2023 tour.

2023 Show Location

Wisconsin Center | Milwaukee

  • Exhibit Hall A
  • 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203

2023 Dates & Show Hours

Monday, August 7
Garden Center Tour

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 8
Floor Hours

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9
Floor Hours

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 9
Networking Reception

5 - 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 10
Floor Hours

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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