Montana Green Expo
January 3rd-5th, 2023
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 Montana Green Expo is made possible with help from our Co-Sponsors.
Can't-Miss Opportunities at the Montana Green Expo
There will be two Workshops held on Tuesday, January 3rd. A separate registration is required for each of the workshops. This year, we are excited to offer the following workshops:
- Plant Health Care Clinic - led by Wilbur-Ellis
- Irrigation Workshop - led by Rain Bird and Hunter Industries
You can download a printable workshop registration form by selecting the workshop from the list above, or add the workshop to your online Expo registration. All Workshops will be held Tuesday, January 3rd, at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Four Education Tracks
Four tracks guarantee there's something for everyone. We have seminars focused on:
- Business Planning
- Growers & Plants
Industry-leading speakers will address a variety of topics that are top-of-mind in the green industry. To view the full seminar schedule, click here*. Many seminars qualify for Continuing Education credits from ISA, MDA, and IPM. We will link the Expo Program, showing all seminars that have been approved for credit, when it's available.
Connection-Building Trade Show
Discover new varieties, new products, and new services at the Montana Green Expo 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.Register before December 1st and $ave!
Register before the Early Bird deadline of December 1st for the best rates. Online registration is open through December 25th. Your registration includes admission to the Trade Show Exhibits free of charge and the seminars do not overlap with the Trade Show so you can attend both!
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 Wednesday and Thursday, and is where the horticultural industry comes to see what’s new for the upcoming year. Growers, educators, and industry suppliers are all part of this exciting show. A Cocktails with Exhibitors event will be held on Wednesday evening for a fun way to make new connections with trade show exhibitors.
The Annual Banquet and Awards Show will be on Wednesday 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 convention registrations. If you register for one-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 Thursday 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 Thursday, 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 Thursday. 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.
Following the MT Green Expo, an Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute - NCMA PICP Specialist Course will be offered by Old Castle/Belgard on Friday, January 6th, 2023. A separate registration is required. Register for the course online, or by downloading the application here.
Hotel Reservations. We have a room block set up at the Hilton Garden Inn for MT Green Expo attendees. The group discount does expire, so reserve your room early. To receive the discounted rate, reserve before December 25th, 2022. To book online, use this link. Room reservations can also be made by calling the hotel directly: 406-532-5300. Ask for the Montana Nursery and Landscape Association group rate when booking over-the-phone.
We look forward to seeing you at the MT Green Expo!
Thank You Montana Green Expo Sponsors
Online registration closes December 25th. To register after that time, contact us, or register in-person at the Montana Green Expo Registration Table, located in the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center, from 7:30 - 8:00 am on Jan. 3rd, 4th, or 5th.
Questions? Contact us: email@example.com 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.