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 August 6-7, 2024 | Rosemont, Illinois

Supercharge Your Business:
Education Designed for IGCs

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 2023 conference was designed to supercharge your business in our continuing education program by choosing from a total of 20 education sessions and 2 FREE keynotes, 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

  • What will the garden center of tomorrow look like?
  • Selling through the senses. There's so much more you can be doing to enhance your retail space.
  • Do you know what helps sales? Educate your customers on how to be more successful gardeners!
  • Learn how to extend your retail business with easy webinars that let your customers get their hands dirty.
  • Frustrated with employees? Sometimes it's due to management style. Learn how to do it better.
  • Did you know there is an actual "right" way to price your products? Learn some tips on how to make that easy.
  • It's always time to think about the eventual passing of the torch when it comes to your business, whether it's 2 years, 5 years, or even 15. What's your exit strategy?
  • …and so much more!

Get Inspired

The Garden Center Show Tour was an amazing day! Check out the 2023 schedule and keep an eye out to reserve your spot for 2024 because it does sell out!