Register Today for HortEast - Nov 19 - 21, 2012
Cunard Centre, Halifax, NS

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2012 Workshop and Conference Program:  


Monday November 19th Pre-Show Workshops:

  • "IPM Fundamentals" Landscape Maintenance Pre-Show Workshop
    Judy Sharpton
    with Dr. Katerina Jordan 
  • "Sustainable Hardscape" and "Extraordinary Design Details" Landscape Design/Construction Pre-Show Workshop with Owen Dell and Beth Edney
  • "12 Store Development Solutions That Don't Require a Bulldozer or a Bank Loan" and "Inventory Management" Retail Garden Centre Pre-Show Workshop with Judy Sharpton

Tuesday November 20th and Wednesday November 21st Conference Program:

  • "Business Opportunities in Sustainable Landscaping" seminar with Owen Dell
  • "Selling as a Competitive Sport", "What Makes 'Local' so Important?" and "Container Gardening as a 'Local' Selling Position" seminars with Judy Sharpton
  • "Alternative Pest Management Research" seminar with Dr. Katerina Jordan
  • "Show me the Money!  How to Capitalize on Landscape Design" seminar with Beth Edney
  • "Foreman Clinic: How to Become a Great Foreman" seminar with Phil Harwood
  • "Profiting in the Organic Soil Business" seminar with Rod Fry"Using Native Plants in the Landscape" seminar with Bob Osborne
  • "Turfgrass Soils, Their Selection and Importance" seminar with Dr. Robert Daniels
  • "Creating a Customer-Focused Culture" seminar with Phil Harwood
  •  "How to be a Successful Turfgrass Manager and Mistakes (Pitfalls) to Avoid" seminar with Dr. Robert Daniels
  •  "Win More Work: Estimating Snow & Ice using Microsoft Excel" with Phil Harwood
  • "New Varieties and Unique Plants" seminar with Michelle Muis

Free Demo Area is also included with your trade show registration...bring your staff!  

  • On the Job Training
  • Tree Grafting and Pruning
  • Landscape Industry Certified Designer Portfolio Workshops
  • Incorporating Green Spaces in Municipalities
  • How to become a Landscape Horticulturist Apprentice
  • And More!

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Thank you to our confirmed sponsors: Shaw Brick, Atlantic CAT, Sheridan Nurseries, Envirem Organics Inc., Nova Tree, Neudorff North America, Corn Hill Nursery Ltd., Blomidon Nurseries, O'Regan's Automotive Group, HortProtect Insurance, Willowbrook Nurseries, Invisible Fence of NS, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Chase Paymentech, and Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery Magazine/ Greenhouse Canada Magazine.


Thank you to our confirmed exhibitors  

(as of October 19th):  

  • 1 World Trading Ltd.
  • Abbotsford Nursery
  • Amaizeingly Green Value Products ULC
  • ASB Greenworld Ltd.
  • Atlantic Association of Landscape Designers
  • Atlantic CAT
  • Atlantic Region Certification Committee
  • Ball Horticultural Company
  • Balmoral Cedar Ltd.
  • Bergman Landscape & Masonry Centres
  • Bishop Seeds
  • Blomidon Nurseries Ltd.
  • Blue Sky Nursery
  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
  • Communities in Bloom
  • Connon Nurseries - A.V.K.
  • Derco Horticulture Inc.
  • Dummen USA
  • Eastern Turf
  • Elmsdale Landscaping Ltd.
  • Envirem Organics Inc.
  • First Concrete
  • G.G. Hache & Freres Ltee
  • General Seed Company
  • Green Diamond Equipment
  • Greenstar Plant Products
  • Growing Green Earthworm Castings
  • Halifax Seed Co. Inc.
  • HortProtect Insurance (The Investment Guild & Marsh Canada)
  • Irri Plus Inc.
  • ISA - Atlantic Chapter
  • Jolly Farmer Products Inc.
  • Kubota Canada Ltd.
  • Landscape New Brunswick
  • Landscape Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Landscape Nova Scotia
  • Mar-Co Clay Products Inc.
  • Mori Nurseries Ltd./ Downham Nurseries Inc.
  • Musquodoboit Valley Quality Sod
  • North Shore Imports
  • Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Division
  • Nova Tree
  • Octa Greenhouse Sales Ltd. "for" Harnois Industries
  • On Grade Inc.
  • Paridon & Pacific Northwest
  • Pépinière Dominique Savio
  • Phytocultures Ltd.
  • Pro-Power Canada Inc.
  • Rosetta
  • Shaw Brick
  • Sheridan Nurseries
  • STIHL Ltd.
  • Sunshine Brands
  • Techniseal
  • Vanco Farms Ltd.
  • Vanden Bussche Irrigation
  • Vanhof and Blokker Ltd.
  • Verbinnen's Nursery Ltd.
  • Willowbrook Nurseries Inc.
  • Winkelmolen Nursery Ltd

We still have a few booths open, and sponsorship opportunities - don't miss out on your chance to meet hundreds of horticultural professionals from Atlantic Canada!


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