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Aquascape Announces Theme and Schedule for Pondemonium® 2017
Aquascape, Inc. announced “A Purpose-Driven Business” as the theme for Pondemonium 2017, a business training and networking event. Distributors, contractors, and retailers are invited to register and attend the event held Aug. 23-27 at the Q Center in St. Charles, Illinois. Pondemonium 2017 offers training for both new and experienced water feature professionals. Numerous networking sessions and morning “Cup of Coffee” roundtable discussions allow attendees to learn valuable business practices from each other. Multiple training sessions covering a range of business and construction topics are led by industry experts.

2018 Midwest Green Industry Experience Welcomes the Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association
The Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association (KNLA) will welcome its members to the 2018 Midwest Green Industry Experience in Columbus, OH, in lieu of holding the annual KNLA Spring Training and Showplace. The Midwest Green Industry Experience began in 2017 as a refreshed and redefined version of Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association’s (ONLA) annual conference. Its mission: Welcome all who play a role in the green industry—in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and beyond. The 2017 convention welcomed just short of 5,000 attendees for three days of education, networking events, and a tradeshow experience that featured more than 250 vendors.