2020 Trade Show Information

Monday, January 20, 2020

Exhibitor Move-In

  • 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Trade Show Open
Education Classes
Legislative Oyster Roast

  • 8:00-9:00am Keynote Speaker
  • 9:00-9:30am: Exhibitor Break
  • 9:30-11:30am: Educational Classes
  • 11:30am-1:00pm: Lunch / Exhibitor Break
  • 1:00-2:45pm: Educational Classes
  • 2:45-3:15pm: Exhibitor Break
  • 3:15-4:15pm: Educational Classes
  • 5:00-7:00pm: Legislative Oyster Roast & Scholarship Awards

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Trade Show Open
Technical Classes

  • 8:00am-8:30am: SC Green Industry Association Business Meeting
  • 8:30-10:30am: Educational Classes
  • 10:30-11:00am: Exhibitor Break
  • 11:00am-12:00pm: Educational Classes

Tuesday Classes

Earn Up to Four CEUs

8:00 - 9:00

Keynote Speaker: Addressing Public Concerns about Glyphosate

Dr. Frank Wong (Bayer Environmental Science)

9:00 - 9:30

Break

9:30 - 10:30

Glyphosate: History, Chemistry & Alternatives

Dr. Scott Senseman (University of Tennesee)

Can You Control Mosquitoes AND Protect Pollinators?

Ben Powell (Clemson University)

Top 10 Things We Do That Damage Trees

Laurie Reid Dukes (City of Charlotte)

10:30 - 11:30

Pesticides, Water, Society & Me

Dr. Sarah White (Clemson University)

Why Pre-Emergence Herbicides Can Fail

Drew Jeffers (Clemson University)

Aquatic Weed Control: Effective Management for Long-Term Control

Dr. Cory Heaton (Clemson University)

11:30 - 1:00

Lunch/Break

1:00 - 2:00

Weed Management Practices & IPM

Anthony Witcher (Tennessee State University)

Glyphosate: History, Chemistry & Alternatives

Dr. Scott Senseman (University of Tennessee Institute Of Agriculture)

Why Use Native Plants?

Dr. Ellen Vincent (Clemson University)

2:00 - 2:45

How to Reduce Taxes & Liability in Your Business

Verne McGough (Merline & Meachum)

Small Engine Maintenance

Adam Smith (Power Tool Co. / SCAG Mowers)

Annual Flowers Trends

Mark & Renee McGrady (Carolina Colorscapes)

2:45 - 3:15

Lunch/Break

3:15 - 4:15

Soil Amendments - What Works?

Dr. Dara Park (Clemson University)

Invasive Plants & Pests - What YOU Can Do

Steve Compton (Clemson University)

How To Kill A Tree

Jimmy Walters (Urban Forest Advisors)

Wednesday Classes

8:00 - 8:30

SC Green Business Meeting

8:30 - 10:30

SC Green's Leadership Breakfast Forum (Members Only)

Electrical Essentials For Irrigation

Steven Pugh (Rain Bird Corporation)

Landscape Design with a Practical Approach

Jason Shanabarger (Unique Lighting Systems)

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:00

Electrical Essentials For Irrigation

Steven Pugh (Rain Bird Corporation)

Basic Principles of Hardscapes

Jason Autry (Keystone Hardscapes)

Pricing

Trade Show Only

  • Members: $20.00
  • Non-Members: $30.00
  • Day Of: $35.00
  • Student/Educator Members: $10.00
  • Student/Educator Non-Members: $15.00
  • Day Of Student/Educator: $20.00

Tuesday Seminar

  • Members: $100.00
  • Non-Members: $150.00
  • Day Of: $175.00
  • Student/Educator Members: $50.00
  • Student/Educator Non-Members: $55.00
  • Day Of Student/Educator: $75.00

Wednesday Seminar

  • Members: $25.00
  • Non-Members: $50.00
  • Day Of: N/A
  • Student/Educator Members: $15.00
  • Student/Educator Non-Members: $40.00
  • Day Of Student/Educator: N/A

Legislative Oyster Roast

  • Members: $40.00
  • Non-Members: $50.00
  • Day Of: N/A
  • Student/Educator Members: $25.00
  • Student/Educator Non-Members: $30.00
  • Day Of Student/Educator: N/A

CNP Test

  • Members: $25.00
  • Non-Members: $50.00
  • Day Of: N/A
  • Student/Educator Members: N/A
  • Student/Educator Non-Members: N/A
  • Day Of Student/Educator: N/A