Continuing Education @ IGC is the best education for independent garden centers offered anywhere in the United States and around the world. Now in its 13th year, and brought to you by the industry’s leading publisher with decades of experience, it is targeted precisely to the special interests of your garden center business. Five exclusive retail-centric tracks will break out into sessions pinpointing the solutions that will have the greatest impact on your store’s profitability and success. Schedule: Wednesday, August 14 11 am – 12 pm,   2 – 3 pm,   3:15 – 4:15 pm Thursday, August 15 10:30 – 11:30 am,   11:45 am – 12:45 pm NEW IDEAS FOR YOUR STORE IN FIVE NEW TRACKS! Grab & Go Ready-Made Container Gardens! It isn't just about getting creative at the potting bench - it’s about running a fast- moving, highly efficient, stand-alone container department that produces strong profit margins. Find out how Grab & Go can elevate your store’s brand so you’re the go-to for time-crunched customers looking for container gardens. This track will give you the tools you need to realize a profitable Grab & Go department at your store. Houseplants Are Hip – So Sell Them! Longtime indie garden center retailers with deep roots are rubbing their eyes to make sure they aren’t dreaming, as indoor plants fill the pages of Crate & Barrel’s catalogs and small-space dwellers pack their homes with tropicals – the Great Houseplant Boom of the 1970s is back, and there are no signs of it slowing down! Get everything you need to set up an indoor plant department that will grow your sales. New Floral Concepts & Trends of IGCs! Get the skinny on the hottest floral trends your customers will be asking for this year and into 2020 with J Schwanke. The flower expert is the host of his new nationwide television program, J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom, airing this April on more than 200 PBS stations. He’ll tap his 20-plus years of experience working with flowers and foliage to show you how to seamlessly grow a profitable floral department at your store. Quick-Start Sales Strategies! You want more sales, and you want them now! Look no further - your quick- start sales guide is here. This action-packed track zeros in on the techniques proven to work with today’s consumers, and will get you up and running more sales at your indie garden center in no time. ‘Dream Team’ Hiring, Training & Retaining! It’s not only your store - garden centers all across the country are having a hard time finding, and keeping, the best staff for their stores. Faced with the tight labor market and a changing workforce, sharpening your skills in attracting, retaining and motivating your “dream team” is an absolute must. EARLY BIRD SAVINGS ARE ON NOW! Grab your Continuing Education @ IGC All Access Pass – attend all five tracks, all five speakers, for just $99! Limited time offer.
NOW MEETING RIGHT ON THE SHOW FLOOR IGC Show’s new permanent home at Lakeside | McCormick makes it even easier to take advantage of all Continuing Education @ IGC has to offer. Now right off the show floor, in special sound-buffered areas for All Access Pass badge attendees, classes will convene at Continuing Education Stages. No more walking up stairs and down long hallways – it’s all centrally located just a few quick steps from the show floor action. All Access Pass Badges Required & Firmly Enforced.
You’ve heard of the profits IGCs are generating with Grab & Go ready-made container departments – now is the time for one at your store, too.
SHARON HADDEN CLICK HERE SHARON HADDEN CLICK HERE RA GADD CLICK HERE RA GADD CLICK HERE J SCHWANKE CLICK HERE J SCHWANKE CLICK HERE PHIL WRZESINSKI CLICK HERE PHIL WRZESINSKI CLICK HERE JEFF KORTES CLICK HERE JEFF KORTES CLICK HERE
RECHARGE, REIMAGINE, REVITALIZE YOUR GARDEN CENTER BUSINESS CONTINUING EDUCATION @ IGC FIVE BRAND-NEW TRACKS FOR YOUR STORE FULL AGENDA OUT NOW! REGISTER WITH EARLY BIRD SAVINGS
The Great Houseplant Boom of the 1970s is back, and consumers can’t get enough. Find out how to make indoor plants a winner for your store.
Find out how to seamlessly grow a profitable floral department at your garden center, and get the skinny on the hottest floral trends into 2020 from the expert.
You want more sales, and you want them now! This action-packed track will get you up and running more sales at your independent garden center in no time.
Faced with the tight labor market and a changing workforce, sharpening your skills in attracting, retaining and motivating your “dream team” is a must.
CONTAINERS CONTAINERS HOUSEPLANTS HOUSEPLANTS FLORAL FLORAL SALES SALES EMPLOYEES EMPLOYEES EARLY BIRD SAVINGS EARLY BIRD SAVINGS
EARLY BIRD SAVINGS
Continuing Education @ IGC is the best education for independent garden centers offered anywhere in the United States and around the world. Now in its 13th year, and brought to you by the industry’s leading publisher with decades of experience, it is targeted precisely to the special interests of your garden center business. Five exclusive retail-centric tracks will break out into sessions pinpointing the solutions that will have the greatest impact on your store’s profitability and success. Schedule: Wednesday, August 14 11 am – 12 pm,   2 – 3 pm,   3:15 – 4:15 pm Thursday, August 15 10:30 – 11:30 am,   11:45 am – 12:45 pm EARLY BIRD SAVINGS ARE ON NOW! Grab your Continuing Education @ IGC All Access Pass – attend all five tracks, all five speakers, for just $99! Limited time offer.
RECHARGE, REIMAGINE, REVITALIZE YOUR GARDEN CENTER BUSINESS CONTINUING EDUCATION @ IGC FIVE BRAND-NEW TRACKS FULL AGENDA OUT NOW! REGISTER WITH EARLY BIRD SAVINGS
NOW MEETING RIGHT ON THE SHOW FLOOR IGC Show’s new permanent home at Lakeside | McCormick makes it even easier to take advantage of all Continuing Education @ IGC has to offer. Now right off the show floor, in special sound-buffered areas for All Access Pass badge attendees, classes will convene at Continuing Education Stages. No more walking up stairs and down long hallways – it’s all centrally located just a few quick steps from the show floor action. All Access Pass Badges Required & Firmly Enforced
SHARON HADDEN CLICK HERE SHARON HADDEN CLICK HERE CONTAINERS CONTAINERS
You’ve heard of the profits IGCs are generating with Grab & Go ready-made container departments – now is the time for one at your store, too.
RA GADD CLICK HERE RA GADD CLICK HERE
The Great Houseplant Boom of the 1970s is back, and consumers can’t get enough. Find out how to make indoor plants a winner for your store.
HOUSEPLANTS HOUSEPLANTS J SCHWANKE CLICK HERE J SCHWANKE CLICK HERE
Find out how to seamlessly grow a profitable floral department at your garden center, and get the skinny on the hottest floral trends into 2020 from the expert.
FLORAL FLORAL PHIL WRZESINSKI CLICK HERE PHIL WRZESINSKI CLICK HERE
You want more sales, and you want them now! This action-packed track will get you up and running more sales at your independent garden center in no time.
SALES SALES JEFF KORTES CLICK HERE JEFF KORTES CLICK HERE EMPLOYEES EMPLOYEES
Faced with the tight labor market and a changing workforce, sharpening your skills in attracting, retaining and motivating your “dream team” is a must.
Lakeside | McCormick Chicago, IL USA
AUGUST 13-15, 2019
Lakeside | McCormick  Chicago, IL USA
AUGUST 13-15, 2019   #IGCSHOW
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