Chicago – Master Nursery Garden Centers and IGC Show organizers announce Master Nursery will hold its summer board meeting, as well as its national member meeting, at the 2017 IGC Show this August. Master Nursery officials say they will not conduct a regional gathering at AmericanHort’s Cultivate in favor of the national member meeting alongside the IGC Show at Chicago’s Navy Pier.
“IGC Show Chicago was a tremendous success for us when we moved our Summer Board Meeting to Navy Pier two years ago,” Jeff Lafferty, CEO of Master Nursery Garden Centers, says. “Now, having both our Summer Board Meeting and our new National Member Meeting at the IGC Show will make accessing the breadth of the resources there that much more convenient for our membership.”
“Master Nursery’s membership of more than 550 independent garden centers is the perfect fit with the IGC Show, since independent garden center retail success is what we’re all about,” Jeff Morey, IGC Show founder and CEO, says. “We are thrilled to have the Master Nursery team select the IGC Show as the exclusive site for their National Member Meeting. It underscores our mission to make the show a central hub where the independent garden center industry comes together each and every year.”
IGC Show’s trade show, three morning keynotes and Opening Evening Party & Concert with Blue Öyster Cult are all free with registration at www.IGCChicago.com.