Monday, July 30, 2012 ~ Radisson Hotel
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Come and enjoy a light continental breakfast, with coffee, tea and juice. Catch up with your fellow members and grab your seats early.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Learn how to utilize social media to drive traffic to your garden center. It's easy, we will be covering how to make your own videos, post them to the internet, thus being able to reach new markets you haven't been able to before. Hosted by Cameron Bonsey from Coast of Maine.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
We will explore upcoming trends in the industry and how you can take advantage of them to increase sales in your garden center. Hosted by Jonathan Pedersen from Bailey Nurseries
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Open discussion on the Master Nursery Garden Center Garden private label programs to include Garden Elements, Bumper Crop and more!
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Master Nursery member only luncheon - free to all members!
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Today's Garden Center Academy (TGC Academy) presented by Meister Media. An excited discussion hosted by Kathryn Dager, Owner of Profitivity, Inc. This afternoon session is free to Master Nursery members who sign up for the educational day.