The Garden Center Conference & Expo is the educational conference for owners, executives and management members of independent garden centers in North America who want to learn, grow together and move the industry forward. Collaborate with the best and brightest minds in the industry in solutions-based sessions on topics such as meeting the evolving needs of consumers today, retaining new customers and strategies that can make your garden center lean and efficient. The in-depth educational program which includes an education track for executives and one tailored specifically for team leaders, has been developed by dynamic industry leaders who comprise the Garden Center Conference & Expo Advisory Board and the Garden Center editorial team. Additionally, the 2 ½ day event features an exhibit hall full of the latest and greatest in products as well as ample networking time. The event Is designed just for independent garden centers. The unique mix of keynote addresses, panel discussions and roundtable breakout sessions, in addition to opportunities to network during the conference, will leave you with actionable ideas that you can implement at your business and new resources to make your garden center the best it can be.