October 24, 2016
Online registration for Congress 2017, Canada’s Premier Green Industry Show and Conference, officially opened on Sept. 1, 2016. The full conference line up and feature events are listed, and attendees who register before Dec. 18, 2016 can take advantage of special early-bird pricing.

The conference program kicks off Jan. 9 (one day prior to the trade show) with the IPM Symposium, Designers Conference and Peer to Peer Workshop. The trade show runs at the Toronto Congress Centre, Jan. 10-12 in conjunction with the continuation of the conference program.

New this year is Garden Centre Symposium on Jan. 11. The full-day event features two talks by Tom Shay, author and business operations expert and includes lunch and presentation of Awards of Excellence for both the garden centre and grower programs.

The opening keynote on Jan. 10 will feature celebrity chef, Anna Olson and on Jan. 12 the keynote speaker is Becky Kellar, a four-time Olympic medalist for Canada’s women’s ice hockey team.

The very popular Hardscape LIVE! event that premiered at the 2016 show is back again. It will feature an interactive learning experience each day at 10 a.m. on the trade show floor.

The New Products Showcase continues to be another main attraction at the trade show in addition to the number of exhibitors and access to leading green profession experts from around the world.

Other popular events including the Awards of Excellence ceremony (Jan. 10) and Tailgate Party (Jan. 11) are also featured on the website.

Full details and registration can be found at LOCongress.com.