August 9-11, 2022 | Wisconsin Center | Milwaukee, WI

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

Supercharge your business in our continuing education program by choosing from a total of 13 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!

Details on each of these sessions and more, including speaker names, are coming soon.

Get Inspired

The Garden Center Show and Garden Centers of America are excited to announce the 2022 Garden Center Tour, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 8, the day prior to the Garden Center Show.

Show Location

Wisconsin Center | Milwaukee

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

Show Hours

Tuesday, August 9
Floor Hours

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10
Floor Hours

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10
Networking Reception

5 - 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 11
Floor Hours

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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