GWA announces 70th annual Conference & Expo

GWA announces 70th annual Conference & Expo

The Association for Garden Communicators event is scheduled for Aug. 13-16 in conjunction with the IGC Show in Chicago.

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New York – GWA: The Association of Garden Communicators is heading to Chicago for its 70th Annual Conference & Expo, which will take place on Aug. 13-16 in conjunction with the 2018 Independent Garden Center Show (IGC Show).

The three-day conference is packed with events and experiences for attendees, including tours of Chicago's finest gardens, education sessions covering a wide array of techniques and trends and networking opportunities with media professionals and green industry leaders. World-renowned designer Jacqueline van der Kloet, recognized for her designs in Lurie Garden, the High Line and the New York Botanical Garden, will be the opening keynote speaker on Aug. 14. She will speak about how experiments in her own garden led to the development of a style of working with bulbs that is now in demand all around the world.

Conference learning sessions are tailored to professional communicators from across the green industry, including authors, bloggers, marketers, editors, photographers, and TV and radio personalities. Topics include tips and tricks for writing, digital technology, business marketing and publishing.

To learn more about the GWA Annual Conference & Expo, visit www.gardenwriters.org/GWA2018. Registration opens on April 1, 2018.