FNGLA cancels The Landscape Show

FNGLA cancels The Landscape Show

The show has been called off due to Hurricane Irma, and the association is collecting donations to help.

September 7, 2017
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The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) cancelled The Landscape Show, which was scheduled for Sept. 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This decision was made as a result of statewide dangers posed by Hurricane Irma and out of concern for the safety and safe travel of The Landscape Show exhibitors, buyers and attendees.

All FNGLA meetings and events at The Landscape Show have also been cancelled. These include The Knowledge College educational sessions and workshops; Tapped-In networking for the under-40 industry professionals; FNGLA Landscape Awards ceremony; and The Landscape Show Golf Tournament benefitting FNGLA’s Endowed Research Fund at the University of Florida.

Pre-registered attendees for the show and associated FNGLA events can expect to receive full refunds. All those who made hotel reservations through FNGLA’s housing bureau, Eventsphere, will be contacted by Eventsphere for information about hotel reservations. FNGLA says those who made hotel reservations on their own must directly contact their hotel regarding reservations.

FNGLA plans to contact The Landscape Show exhibitors about potential options regarding their booth registration fees.

The association is also at work in response to Hurricane Irma. For those whose business operations or employees are suffering, FNGLA developed an online platform to post and share immediate needs. The platform also includes a place to donate resources that can be loaned or shared with those in need. More information about the platform can be found here.