COLUMBIA, Md. – Maroon PR, a nationally respected full-service public relations and marketing agency, has partnered with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) to assist with media relations management, social media development and event support for its January 2014 show. Now in its 44th year, MANTS is the premier green industry marketplace bringing together 1,000 vendors of top industry products from across the United States and internationally.

The Mid-Atlantic Nursey Trade Show, widely known as The Masterpiece of Trade Shows,” is sponsored by the State Nursery and Landscape Associations of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. In its fourth decade, the show is the premier, green industry marketplace for finding plants, nursery stock, landscape and garden equipment, tools, furniture and hundreds of other allied industry products. Maroon PR will assist with the overall public relations and event management surrounding MANTS 2014, which is scheduled for January 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The firm will also be developing all of MANTS’ social media platforms to increase its visibility and continuing to establish the show as a leader within the industry.

MANTS is one of the largest Green Industry Trade Shows on the East Coast with over 300,000 square feet of exhibit space. Close to 11,000 green industry companies and professionals from 46 states, five Canadian Provinces and eight additional countries exhibited or attended MANTS 2013.

In 2013, the Baltimore Business Journal named MANTS one of the top 10 meetings and conventions held in downtown Baltimore, ranked by total estimated economic impact.  Additional events Maroon PR works with in the Baltimore-area include the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Aspire Gala, Cal Ripken World Series, GBMC Foundation Legacy Chase and the LPGA’s International Crown coming to Caves Valley Golf Club in 2014.