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2018 Garden Centers of America Announces Nashville as Destination for Next GCA Summer Tour, 
June 23-26, 2019
 
2018 IGC Show Announces New Products, New Plants Voted 'Best of 2018' by Attendees 
2018 GCA Names 12 Winners in 2018 Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards Competition 
2018 The Marshall Tucker Band Will Perform Their Country-Rock Hits Live for IGC Show
Attendees & Exhibitors at Free Concert Tuesday
 
2018 BREAKING NEWS - IGC SHOW ANNOUNCES POLICY CHANGE: IGC Show 2018 Now Open
to All Ages, Policy Change Is Effective Immediately & Extends to IGC Show 2019
 
2018 Dr. Charlie Hall Will Forecast the Future of Garden Center Retailing during IGC Show's Opening
Keynote, Tuesday, August 14
2018 Deadline Extended for GCA Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards Competition,
All Entries Due July 13, Midnight EDT
 
2018 'Shark Tank's' Daymond John Will Lay Out His Essentials for Success in Business
during His Wednesday Morning Keynote, One of Three for Free at IGC Show This August
 
2018 GCA's 'Best Garden Center of Bathrooms' Competition Now Open, Entries Due July 6 
2018 IGC Show's New Vendor Zone Exhibitor Space Sells Out, At Full Capacity 
More Than Two Months Ahead of Show - New Plant Zone, New Product Zone
Are Expanding This August
 
2018 IGC Show Announces Destinations for Monday's Store Tour, Discount Code
SMART for Limited-Time Savings
 
2018  IGC Show Announces Full Program for Continuing Education @ IGC
Five All-New Tracks Include 'Grab & Go Containers,' 'Using Online Commerce to
Drive Store Traffic,' 'Store Renovations' & More - Plus Free Education Sampler Tuesday
 
2018  BREAKING NEWS! Industry Legend Ernest Wertheim Joins
GCA Summer Tour Seattle As Featured Commentator
 
2018  GCA Summer Tour Seattle Ready to Dazzle with Inspirations from
15 Store Gems: What's Hot Now In Small Space Gardening, Indoor Plants,
Garden Cafes & Much More
 
2018  GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators Co-Locates
Annual Conference & Expo @ IGC Show 2018
2018  IGC Show Registration Now Open, Sneak Peek at a Few of the
Special Events Planned for this August
 
2017  Registration Now Open for GCA Summer Tour Seattle, Host Hotel
Announced for June 24-27, 2018 Event
 
2017  GCA Announces Four Best Garden Center Bathroom Award Winners,
Mesquite Valley Growers Nursery Takes the Gold
 
2017  Strong Demand, Order-Writing Focus 'Good for Business,' Say Store Buyers
and Vendors Alike at IGC Show 2017
 
2017  IGC Show Announces Ballot Voting on Exhibitor Offerings in
New Product Zone, New Plant Zone
 
2017  ATTN. INDUSTRY PRESS: URGENT REGISTRATION ALERT
IGC Show Adds Fifth Bus to Accommodate Surge in Registrations for
Monday Garden Center Tour
 
2017  IGC Show Announces New IGC Networking Lounge, 'Shop Talk' Retail
Discussions on the Show Floor
 
2017  IGC Show Garden Center Tour to Spotlight 'What's New' at Favorite Chicagoland
Independents, Early Bird Savings In Effect
 
2017  IGC Show Brings Back Free Education Sampler on Tuesday,
'Cashing In On Shop Local,' 'Work-Life Balance' & More the Focus of
Five New Tracks at IGC Retailer Conference
 
2017  ATTN. INDUSTRY PRESS: URGENT REGISTRATION ALERT
Early Bird Savings for GCA Summer Tour Virginia Extended
Officials Note Busy & Late-Starting Season, Give Retailers More Time to
Sign Up With Savings
 
2017  Robert J. O'Neill, Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Set to Motivate with
Management & Team Leadership Keynote @ IGC Show
 
2017  GCA Summer Tour-Goers to Savor 'Local Flavor' at Colonial Williamsburg's
Merchants Square, a Destination Rich in History & Retail Inspirations
 
2017  Early Registration Nearly Double Year-To-Date As IGC Show 2017 Gears Up
To Strong Start
 
2017  Summer Tour Virginia Registration Now Open With Savings: Organics,
Seasonal Pop-Ups, Cafes & More Set to Inspire
2017  IGC Show Registration Now Open, Sneak Peek at What's New for Show-goers
@ Navy Pier, August 15-17
 
2016  IGC Show Draws Record Crowd of First-Time Attendees,
Exhibitors Report Highest-Ever Sales at 10th Anniversary Event
 
2016  Important Industry Alert: IGC Show Chicago Hotels
Almost Sold Out!
Officials Urge Immediate Hotel Bookings Before Aug. 16 Opening, Six of Seven IGC Show Chicago Hotels Now Sold Out!
 
2016  EIGC/IGC Shows Sold Out As They Open to
10th Year Celebration
 
2016  EIGC Announces Party on the Trade Show Floor Wednesday,
Free Beer & Snacks, Live Music from Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band,
Sponsored by Master Nursery Garden Centers
 
2016  Event Planning Apps Now Available For Download:
EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs & IGC Show Chicago
 
2016  Disco Diva Gloria Gaynor's Anthem 'I Will Survive' Has New Home in the Library of Congress 
2016
Registration Now Open Online for EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs & IGC Show Chicago, Plus Full Details on What's Planned for Both Events
2015
EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs 'Wins Big' with Upcoming Event at Valley Forge Casino Resort, August 2-4, 2016, Master Nursery Garden Centers Selects EIGC for Eastern Member Meeting
2015
Dates Just Announced! GCA Summer Tour Portland Scheduled for June 26-29, 2016
2015
GCA Best Bathroom Awards Recognize Independent Garden Centers for Standout Facilities
2015
IGC Chicago Impresses First-Timers, Experienced Show-Goers
With New Products, Retail Inspirations, Networking & Fun
2015
IGC East Continues to Build On Quality Buyers, Broad Range of
Industry Exhibitors

2015
New IGC Show Apps Available for Download, Special Features Make Show Planning Quick & Convenient
2015
Urgent Media Alert: New Time for Martha Stewart Keynote at
IGC East, Now Tuesday, August 4, 11:30 a.m.

2015
Garden Centers of America Announces Portland, Oregon, Is
Next Summer's Garden Center Tour Destination

2015
IGC East Keynote 'A Wake-Up Call' for Capturing Young Consumers, Lloyd Traven Says, 'You've Got to Hit Them in the Gut'
2015
IGC Show Announces Rollout of Widely Popular 'New Vendor Zone' at IGC East This Summer
2015
GCA Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards Opens Call for
2015 Entries

2015
Robert Hendrickson Set to Tap 40-Year Career in IGC Retailing
to Lead GCA Summer Tour as Head Tour Director

2015
Martha Stewart Scheduling Just Announced: Keynote Set To Kick
Off IGC East Tuesday, August 4, 11 AM
 
2015
STAY & PLAY! GCA Summer Tour Attendees Can Extend the Fun
with The Rolling Stones, 800+ Music Artists at the World's Largest Music Festival

2015
GCA Summer Tour Advance Hotel Bookings Encouraged for
Special Savings, Secure Reservations

2015
GCA Summer Tour Milwaukee Registration is Now Open,
18 Destinations Will Be Spotlighted Over Three Days

2014
GCA Summer Tour Heads to Nation's Heartland,
Milwaukee Set to Host, June 21-24, 2015
2014
Eight Winners Honored in GCA's Fourth Annual
Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards

2014
Excitement Reigned Throughout GCA's San Fran Summer Tour
2014
ALERT! Early Bird Savings For GCA Summer Tour San Francisco
Ends Next Saturday, May 31

2014
GCA Announces San Francisco Summer Tour Lineup:
16 Diverse Destinations Spotlight Ingenuity, June 22-25

2013
GCA Heads West With Next Year's Summer Tour,
San Francisco Bay Area Set to Host, June 22-25, 2014

2013
Gold-Winning ‘Green’ Design Tops GCA’S Best Bathroom
Awards, Community Repurposed Art Project Bring Home Silver

2013
GCA Announces Summer Tour Lineup: First-Ever Stops,
New Openings Drive Fresh Focus in Ohio

2013
                               
GCA Announces 2013 Summer Tour

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