NEW YORK, N.Y. — GWA: The Association of Garden Communicators is heading to Chicago for its 70th Annual Conference & Expo, which will take place on August 13-16 in conjunction with the 2018 Independent Garden Center Show (IGC).
The three-day conference is packed with exciting events and experiences for attendees, including tours of Chicago's finest gardens, engaging 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 August 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 gardenwriters.org/GWA2018. Registration opens on April 1.