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Montana Green Expo
January 3rd-5th, 2024
Ready to Grow Your Knowledge?
MNLA is committed to bringing the horticulture industry together and planting the seeds for success. We are proud to offer programming that highlights best practices, explores innovative and creative business solutions, and helps you grow your business.
This year, the conference is even bigger and better than before - we will also be hosting the Northern Rockies Tree School at the Expo! The best part? Your registration will give you access to all the education at the Montana Green Expo and the Northern Rockies Tree School. You can jump between seminars and tracks to take advantage of all the great education that's available. We have a great seminar line-up for you! Click here to preview some of our featured speakers, or view the entire Conference Schedule*.
This Montana Green Expo is made possible with help from our generous co-sponsor:
There will be several Workshops held on Wednesday, January 3rd. A separate registration is required for each. We are excited to offer the following workshops this year:
You can add workshops to your online Expo registration, or download the registration form by selecting the Workshop name from the list above. All Workshops will be held Wednesday January 3rd, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, in downtown Billings, MT.
Five Education Tracks
Five tracks guarantee there's something for everyone. We have seminars focused on:
Industry-leading speakers will address a variety of topics that are top-of-mind in the green industry. Many seminars qualify for Continuing Education credits from the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), Urban Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM), Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WY), and Idaho Department of Agriculture (ID). View available CEU courses here.
Connection-Building Trade Show
Discover new varieties, new products, and new services at the Trade Show. The trade show is your opportunity to meet suppliers that can help you find solutions that will set you up for success. Grow your network. Grow your customer base. Grow your company.
Follow the link to register online, or to download a printable Attendee Registration Form, click here.
To view Members-Only Discounted Registration prices, log in using the email address associated with your MNLA membership.
Looking for More Details on the Montana Green Expo Events? Read on to find out what's in store:
The Trade Show portion of the MT Green Expo will be open on Thursday and Friday. Visit with vendors and see what’s new for the upcoming year! Growers, educators, and industry suppliers are all part of the trade show. A Cocktails with Exhibitors event will be held on Thursday evening for a fun way to make new connections with exhibitors.
The Annual Banquet and Awards Show will be on Thursday evening. Relax, kick back and enjoy a delicious dinner and great entertainment. Find out who the winners are for the Best of Montana Landscapes and Container Planting contests, and meet the Member-of-the-Year! A banquet ticket is included with all full 2-day conference registrations. If you register for 1-day only and would like to attend the Awards Banquet, contact the MNLA office to register.
A Women in Horticulture Muffins & Mimosas Brunch will be held Friday morning. Join us for a fun mix-and-mingle networking opportunity for women in the industry.
The Annual Meeting Luncheon will be open to all attendees on Friday, and is a good time to catch up with the MNLA Board of Directors to hear about plans for the future of the Association. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions and offer suggestions. Board member elections will be held during the Annual Meeting; we encourage you to come participate in electing the leaders that will shape the future of the MNLA.
A Certified Plant Professional (CPP) Exam will be offered on Wednesday. This is one of only two times a year that we offer testing for this certification. Space is limited, so make sure you register early. You can register for the exam by following this link: Certified Plant Professional Exam Registration.
Hotel Reservations. We have a room block set up at the Doubletree by Hilton for MT Green Expo attendees. The group discount does expire, so reserve your room early. To receive the discounted rate, reserve before December 25th, 2023. To book online, use this link. Room reservations can also be made by calling the hotel directly: 406-252-7400. Ask for the Montana Nursery and Landscape Association group rate when booking over-the-phone.
We look forward to seeing you at the Montana Green Expo!
Thank you to our Generous Supporters:
Wilbur-Ellis Valley Landscape Supply
Vermeer Mountain West
Western States CAT Hash Tree Company Lundeby Evergreens
Interested in Supporting the Event? Contact us about sponsorship and donation opportunities.
Questions? Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-755-3079.
*While we try to keep the schedule that is posted on our website, schedules may change in order to accommodate the special needs of the presenters or the hotel. MNLA reserves the right to substitute speakers or modify the convention schedule as the need arises. The final schedule will be printed in programs that will be available at the registration desk. Changes may also be announced outside seminar rooms or posted on the announcement board at the registration desk.