Virtual Conference: How IGCs can manage COVID-19

Virtual Conference: How IGCs can manage COVID-19

The virtual event will take place April 9 from 1-3:40 p.m. EDT.

April 6, 2020

Stay-at-home orders and quarantines are making spring sales tough for garden centers, but no-contact sales and new marketing initiatives are providing avenues to serve customers. Join us to learn alternative options to traditional shopping and ways to let your customers know that gardening is not cancelled.

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The event takes place on Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:40 p.m, and is sponsored by Earth's Ally, Epicor, Smart Pot and SBI.


Managing COVID-19 virtual event

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.      Sponsor presentation - Earth's Ally

1:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.      Low- and no-contact sales: See how Hyannis Country Garden is managing sanitation, virtual events, outdoor sales and delivery, video options and more to continue serving their customers while keeping them safe.

1:40 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.      Sponsor Presentation - Epicor

1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.      Marketing session with Leslie Halleck, owner of Halleck Horticultural 

2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.      Sponsor Presentation - Smart Pot

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.      The Return of the Victory Garden: Diane Blazek, executive director of the National Garden Bureau, will discuss how you can use this trend to inspire your customers to do more gardening.

3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.      Sponsor Presentation - SBI

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.         Q&A with Mulhall's Garden + Home


If you have questions, or wish to register over the phone, you may contact our Conference Department.

Phone: 800.456.0707 x3