Cultivate recognized as leading trade show

Cultivate recognized as leading trade show

AmericanHort's annual event is ranked as the 108th best event by the Trade Show News Network.

April 2, 2018
Press Release

Columbus - AmericanHort’s signature event, Cultivate, is officially moving up the list as one of the trade show industry’s most recognized shows. The 2017 Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Top 250 Trade Show list has been released and Cultivate has been ranked 108; a significant jump from the 2016 ranking of 130.  Results are determined based upon show management and data supplied to TSNN and represent the top trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage. Cultivate is also the largest trade show held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center to be recognized by TSNN. 

Cultivate is known by horticulture professionals as their go-to source for new products, new varieties and educational sessions. “It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by TSNN and a tribute to AmericanHort’s professional staff and volunteers who make this show happen,” said Sherry L. Johnson, CMP, CEM, AmericanHort Vice President of Business and Knowledge Development. Cultivate is the largest horticultural trade show in North America and is hosted every July in Columbus, Ohio. 

A waiting list is available for exhibiting at Cultivate’18. Please contact Elizabeth Waldo, event coordinator, at for more information. Registration is now open for attendees at In addition to 100+ professional development sessions, Cultivate’18 offers eight add-on experiences including CareerUP, four tours, and five workshops including Biocontrols, Drones, Hydrangea, Landscape Cost Accounting and Garden Retail. 

To learn more and explore key sessions for your industry segment (nursery, greenhouse, landscape, retail and interior plantscape), please visit