2013

January 9-11, 2013, MANTS
                Baltimore Convention Center
                Contact: 800-431-0066  info@mants.com  www.mants.com

January 10, 2013, VNA HORTICULTURE RESEARCH FOUNDATION RESEARCH GALA/AUCTION
                   at the Tir na Nog Irish Pub Restuarant featuring Skyla Burrell Band
                   Order tickets with MANTS registration
                    for info: research@vnla.org 800-476-0055

Jaunary 10, 2013, VNLA ANNUAL BREAKFAST MEETING
                   Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
                   Contact: info@vnla.org 800-476-0055

January 10, 2013, VIRGINIA AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL APPRECIATION BANQUET
                    Richmond, VA  804/643-3555 http://www.va-agribusiness.org/

January 14-16, 2013, CENTS Trade Show
                    Columbus, OH   www.onla.org

January 17-18, 2013, GREEN & GROWIN' SHOW
                     Greensboro, NC   www.ncnla.com
                   

January 17-18, 2013, GULF STATES HORTICULTURAL EXPO
                    Mobile, AL www.gshe.org      info@gshe.org

January 22-23, 2013, NEW JERSEY PLANTS TRADE SHOW
                           www.njplantshow.com

January 24, 2013, HOW TO MARKET & ORGANIZE YOUR BUSINESS FOR SUCCESS!
                            Sponsored by the APLD DC-MC-VA Chapter & VNLA
                            9:30am-3:00pm
                            Stacy C Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA
                            T
his one-day interactive Seminaron fundamentals of business building for both design-only
                            and design/build firms promises to be a practical way for your members to jump start the New Year. 
                            APLD members receive a discount:  APLD MEMBER: $140, NON-MEMBER: $160, STUDENT: $90.
                            Registration forms and flyer to follow! 
http://apld.org/

January 25-27, 2013, VIRGINIA FLOWER & GARDEN EXPO
                            "Where Joy Begins"
at the Virginia Beach Convention Center
                           www.vafgs.org, 757-718-6807

January 28-31, 2013, VIRGINIA TURFGRASS COUNCIL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
                   Fredericksburg Convention Center, www.turfconference.org

February

February 4-7, 2013, MID-ATLANTIC HORTICULTURE SHORT COUSE
                  (MAHSC
), at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News
                  www.mahsc.org 757-523-473
   (new date period)

February 7, 2013, VNLA GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLANT DISTRIBUTION
                      General Assembly Building, Richmond, VA
                      Volunteers needed. Contact: Virginia Rockwell at 434-531-0467, Virginia@GentleGardener.com

February 7, 2013, VIRGINIA GREEN INDUSTRY COUNCIL WINTER MEETING
                           at the Henrico County Government Complex, Extension Office
                           1-4 p.m.   info@VirginiaGreen.org    540-382-0943

February 8-10, 2013, MAYMONT FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
                Greater Richmond Convention Center
               800-332-3976, www.MacEvents.com

February 12, 2013, WETLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION
                   The Common Ferns of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
                    Webinar: 1-3 p.m.       Fee: $67

                        Click here for more info                         

February 14, 2013, PIEDMONT LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION 30th ANNUAL SEMINAR
                The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA 
                www.piedmontlandscape.org

February 20, 2013, SHENANDOAH VALLEY NURSERY & GREENHOUSE ASSOCIATION
                    2013 Winter Short Course       8 am - 3:30 p.m.
                    at the Workforce Center at Blue Ridge Community College
                    540-665-5699, masutph2@vt.edu

February 22, 2013, VIRGINIA CHRISTMAS TREE GROWERS Winter Tree Summit
                         Best Western Inn & Suites, Waynesboro, VA   "Experience a Real Tree"
                         secretary@VirginiaChristmasTrees.org   540-382-7310   www.VirginiaChristmasTrees.org

February 23, 2013, VIRGINIA CHRISTMAS TREE GROWERS Winter Tree Summit
                         Carroll County Government Complex, Hillsville, VA   "Experience a Real Tree"
                         secretary@VirginiaChristmasTrees.org   540-382-7310   www.VirginiaChristmasTrees.org

February 23, 2013, VSLD WINTER MEETING with Stonework: Master Class for Master Designers
                        Charles Luck Stone Studio, Manakin-Sabot, VA    http://www.charlesluck.com
                        www.vsld.org

February 27, 2013, VNLA SPRING BOARD MEETING
                  Charlottesville, VA 10am-4pm  www.vnla.org 800-476-0055 info@vnla.org

February 27, 2013, PIEDMONT NATIVE PLANT LANDSCAPE SYMPOSIUM
                     Albemarle County Office Bldg, 5th Street Extended
                      1600 5th St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
                      434-296-5841    sstimart@albemarle.org

 

March

March 6, 2013, ROANOKE TREE CARE WORKSHOP - Trees, The Dirty Truth
                          at Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke
                          www.treesvirginia.org

March 27, 2013, SHENANDOAH VALLEY PLANT SYMPOSIUM 2013
                      Best Western Inn & Conference Center, Waynesboro, VA       8 am - 4 pm
                       Sponsored by the Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Dept
                                      and the Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association
                       540-942-6735 parksandrec@ci.waynesboro.va.us  www.waynesboro.va.us

 

APRIL

April 6, 2013, MAC-ISA TREE CLIMBING CHAMPIONSHIP
                      Bryd Park, Richmond VA
                      www.mac-isa.org

April 20-27, 2013 80th HISTORIC GARDEN WEEK IN VIRGINIA
                     sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia
                     http://www.vagardenweek.org/index.cfm

April 27, 2013, 9th ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN FEST
                     J. Sargeant Reynolds Comm. College – Goochland
                     Contact: 804-556-5841 or www.gpmga.org

April 27, 2013, MAYMONT HERGS GALORE
                     Carriage House Lawn, Richmond, VA
                     www.maymont.org

MAY

May 10-12, 2013 NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDENS ANNUAL PLANT SALE
                       http://norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/events/annual-plant-sale-2013-05-10/

May 22, 2013, ROANOKE TREE CARE WORKSHOP - Trees, The Dirty Truth
                       sponsored by Trees Virginia
                       Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
                       Registration at www.treesvirginia.org

                          

 

JUNE

June 8, 2013, VIRGINIA TECH HAHN HORTICULTURE GARDEN GALA
                        at Virginia Tech     http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/
                         (540) 231-5970 vtgarden@vt.edu

June 8, 2013, VNLA SUMMER BOARD MEETING
                       Blacksburg, VA 
                       info@vnla.org   800-476-0055

 

JULY

July 18, 2013, Green Industry Professiona Field Day & Trade Show
                      American University - 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
                      703-250-1368 greeenisdc@aol.com
                      www.greenindustryseminar.org

July 31- August 2, 2013, PANTS Trade Show
                            Philadelphia, PA

                            http://www.pantshow.com/

AUGUST

August 5-7, 2013, SNA CONFERENCE
                 Research Conference, Southern Plant Conference, State Officer's Conference, SNA Annual Meeting

                 Atlanta's Georgia Internatinal Convention Center (GICC)
                  www.sna.org  678-809-9992 mail@sna.org
                

August 8-9, 2013, NCLA SUMMER GREEN ROAD SHOW
                 Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC
                 www.ncnla.com, 919-816-9119

August 8-9, 2013 VNLA Annual Field Day & Summer Tour
                     hosted by Brent & Becky's Bulbs, Gloucester, VA|     
                     www.vnla.org      FieldDay@vnla.org   800-476-0055

August 10-11, 2013, NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION Pre-Season Clinic
                          Arlington, VA
                           http://www.realchristmastrees.org/dnn/2013clinic/Home.aspx

August 15-16, 2013, VIRGINIA CHRISTMAS TREE GROWERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
                         Holiday Inn, Blacksburg, VA     "Experience a Real Tree"
                         secretary@VirginiaChristmasTrees.org   540-382-7310   www.VirginiaChristmasTrees.org

August 27-28, 2013, TURFGRASS FIELD DAY at VIRGINIA TECH, vaturf@verizon.net


September

September 13-15, 2013, NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
                          www.vnps.org

September 20, 2013, WAYNESBORO PLANT HEALTH CARE FOR URBAN TREES WORKSHOP
                          
Best Western Inn & Conference Center, Waynesboro , VA
                           parksandrec@ci.waynesboro.va.us 540-942-6735
www.treesvirginia.org

October

 

October 8-11, 2013, IPPS - EASTERN REGION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
                         Chicago Marriott, Naperville, IL
                        631-765-9638, ippser@gmail.com - www.ippseastern.org

October 24-25, 2013, PLANET GIE_EXPO
                        Kentucky exposition Center
                        800-558-8786 info@gie-expo.com - www.gie-expo.com

November

November 2-6, 2013, International Plant Propagators’ Society
                        Southern Region, NA 38th Annual Conference
                        Athens, GA
                        www.ipps-srna.org, (803)743-4284

November 4-8, 2013, IRRIGATION SHOW AND EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE
                      Austin, TX    www.irrigationshow.org  - info@irrigationshow.org

November 14-16, 2013, TCI EXPO 2013
                      TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
                      Charlotte, NC www.tcia.org

November , 2013, VIRGINIA AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL STATE AFFAIRS POLICY & ANNUAL MEETING LUNCHEON
                     
http://www.va-agribusiness.org/

December