Garden Center Executive Summit is the educational conference for owners, executives and managers of independent garden centers in North America. All independent garden center representatives are welcome and encouraged to attend. Due to the nature of the event, limited sponsor opportunities are available, and only sponsoring supplier representatives are eligible to register and attend. If you have a question on sponsorship or any questions about attending please call 800-456-0707 to speak with a conference representative or e-mail email@example.com
Bailey Nurseries is a fourth-generation family-owned nursery serving customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are widely recognized as one of the United States' largest wholesale nurseries, with products distributed by more than 4500 independent garden centers, landscapers, growers and re-wholesalers. Our main offices and growing fields are located in Newport, Minnesota, (just outside the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul) and we also operate nurseries in Yamhill and Sauvie Island, Oregon; Sunnyside, Washington; Onarga, Illinois; and Charles City, Iowa.
Hortica®, a brand of the Sentry Insurance Group, is uniquely focused on the horticultural industry and a proven partner for business insurance, employee benefits, and personal insurance since 1887. Hortica delivers comprehensive insurance solutions provided through safety/loss control expertise, prompt claims handling, personalized customer service, and financial stability. Our knowledgeable and experienced insurance professionals understand how your garden center operation is different and can tailor a program for those unique risks and needs.
Founded in 1926, Monrovia is the leading grower of premium ornamental and edible plants, with more than 2,300 varieties. The company has introduced hundreds of improved plants, including more than 230 exclusives. Monrovia’s plants Grow Beautifully® and are nurtured in custom-blended, premium soil mixes, to produce healthy plants that flourish in the landscape. Monrovia soils are now packaged for home use. Plants are grown in four, eco-friendly nurseries in Visalia, CA; Dayton, OR; Cairo, GA; and Granby, CT. The company remains a family owned business. www.monrovia.com
A SYSTEM THAT FITS LIKE A GLOVE
For more than 30 years Rapid Garden POS, an elite NCR Counterpoint partner, has made their customers feel like family and has focused on providing the technology, services, and support to help them successfully manage and grow their businesses.
Rapid Garden POS is a flexible, feature-rich connected commerce solution crafted specifically to address the special requirements of green retailers and wholesalers. No matter if you are one store or 100, Rapid provides a single, easy-to-use point-of-sale system that lets you focus on managing your business. Designed to help you maintain optimum stock levels, control inventory costs, and track merchandise movement in real time, Rapid’s comprehensive, all-in-one system continues to evolve and grow in order to remain the most powerful and advanced garden center solution available (1/3 of the Top 100 garden centers trust Counterpoint to run their business).
High Caliper Growing is the developer and manufacturer of the best fabric aeration containers available. Air-root pruning prevents root circling and the increased air flow delivers oxygen to the root mass and dissipates heat. The Smart Pot and the Smart Pot Transplanter utilize the patented geo-textile to produce the healthiest roots that provide greater yields. Ideal for traditional and hydroponic gardening, the Smart Pot growing container is proudly Made in the USA.
TreeTown USA’s market expansion and focus on employees has shaped it to be a leader in the horticulture industry. Our family-owned nursery is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has 18 growing locations throughout Texas, Florida, California, and Oregon consisting of over 6,000 acres of production. TreeTown produces nearly 33 million plants each year, an amount that, if lined up pot-to-pot, would stretch from Anaheim, CA past Houston and reach New Orleans.