Illinois

October 23 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association 50th Anniversary Party & Annual Meeting. Marriott O’Hare Hotel, Chicago. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.

November 5 Natural Lawn Care Workshop. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

November 17 Green Retrofit Chicago Conference. Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago. To learn more, visit www.construction.com/events/greenretrofitchicago/default.asp.

January 20, 2010 Women’s Networking Group Winter Event. Howl at the Moon, Chicago. For details, visit www.ilca.net.

January 20-22, 2010 Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show. McCormick Place West, Chicago. To learn more, visit www.midam.org.

March 6-14, 2010 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Navy Pier, Chicago. For details, visit http://chicagoflower.com.

March 12, 2010 Excellence in Landscape Awards Night. Belvedere Banquets, Elk Grove. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

Indiana

November 9-10 Turf & Ornamental Seminar. Daniel Center, West Lafayette. For more information, visit www.mrtf.org.

December 3; 9 Basic Training: Turf Management. Allen County Extension Office, Fort Wayne; Marion County Extension Office, Indianapolis. For details, visit www.mrtf.org.

January 6-8, 2010 Indiana Green Expo. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.mrtf.org.

Iowa

January 19-21, 2010 Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Polk County Convention Complex & Marriott Hotel, Des Moines. For details, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

Kansas

December 8-10 Kansas Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Kansas Expo Center, Topeka. For more information, visit www.ksuturf.com/Conference.html.

December 15-16 Heartland Green Industry Expo: Common Ground. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park. To learn more, visit www.hagcsa.org/commonground.htm.

3-4, 2010 2010 Western Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park. For more information, e-mail info@wnla.org or visit www.wnla.org.

Kentucky

November 7 Winter Tree & Shrub Identification. Burlington. For details, visit www.kyisatree.org.

January 11, 2010 Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Conference/Kentucky Certified Nurseryman Exam. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville. To learn more, call 502-695-0106, e-mail mail.knla@gmail.com or visit www.knla.org.

January 12-13, 2010 Mid-States Horticultural Expo. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville. For details, call 502-695-0106, e-mail mail.knla@gmail.com or visit www.mshe.org.

Michigan

November 5; 12 Comprehensive CORE Training Seminar. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Wayne County Community College, Belleville. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

December 10 Comprehensive CORE Training Seminar. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

January 4-6, 2010 Great Lakes Trade Exposition. DeVos Place, Grand Rapids. For more information, visit www.glte.org.

March 2-3, 2010 Michigan Green Industry Association Annual Trade Show & Convention. Novi. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

January 6-8, 2010 Northern Green Expo. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis. To learn more, visit www.minnesotagreenexpo.com.

Missouri

December 8-9 Missouri Green Industry Conference. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis. For more information, visit www.motoc.org.

Nebraska

January 11-13, 2010 Nebraska Green Expo. Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa. To learn more, visit www.nebraskaturfgrass.com.

North Dakota

January 24-26, 2010 2010 North Dakota Nursery & Greenhouse Association Convention. Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo. For more information, visit www.ndnga.com.

Ohio

November 12 Green Velvet’s Annual Lawn Care Seminar. Yankee Trace Golf Course, Dayton. For details, call 800-342-0571 or visit www.greenvelvet.com.

November 16-18 Landscape Design Course, Part I. Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

November 19 Ohio Landscape Association Meeting. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. For more information, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

November 19 Financial Awareness Wins. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. To learn more, call 800-335-6521.

December 7-10 Ohio Turfgrass Conference & Show. Columbus Convention Center, Columbus. For details, call 888-683-3445, e-mail info@ohioturfgrass.org or visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

December 9-11 Landscape Design Course, Part II. Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

December 17 Tenacity to Finish Strong. OLA/JP Horizons webinar. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

January 19-21, 2010 Landscape Design Course, Part III. Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

January 21, 2010 Ohio Landscape Association Meeting. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights. For details, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

January 24-27, 2010 2010 Ohio State University Short Course. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus. To learn more, call 800-825-5062 or visit www.onla.org.

Wisconsin

November 3-6 Wisconsin Parks & Recreation Association Annual Conference & Trade Show. Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells. To learn more, visit www.wpraweb.org.

November 30 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Design/Management Seminar. Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee. For details, call 262-782-9522 or visit www.findalandscaper.org.

National

October 28-31 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Marriott Louisville Downtown/Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 800-395-2522 or visit www.landcarenetwork.org .

October 28-31 2009 PGMS School of Grounds Management. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

October 29-31 GIE+EXPO. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 800-558-8767 or visit www.gie-expo.com.

November 1-5 Footprints in the Landscape: Sustainability Through Plant & Soil Sciences. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. For details, call 608-273-8080, e-mail kschlesinger@agronomy.org or visit www.acsmeetings.org.

November 9-10 Principles of Irrigation. Boise, Idaho. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

November 9-11 Partners in Community Forestry. Portland, Ore. For details, visit www.arborday.org.

November 11-13 USGBC Greenbuild Conference & Expo. Phoenix, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.greenbuildexpo.org .

December 2-4 The Lawn Care Summit 2009. Omni Resort at ChampionsGate, Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

Canada/International

October 20-21 Landscape Ontario 10th Garden & Floral Expo. Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ont. For more information, visit www.gardenexpo.ca .

November 9-10 Atlantic Green Forum. Holiday Inn, St. John’s, Newfoundland. For details, call 866-383-4711, e-mail rebecca@canadanursery.com or visit www.landscapenl.org.

November 19-20 Green Industry Show & Conference. Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alb. To learn more, call 780-489-1991 or visit www.greenindustryshow.com.

November 23-25 2009 HortEast Conference & Trade Show. Moncton Coliseum Complex, Moncton, N.B. For details, call 866-383-4711, e-mail rebecca@canadanursery.com or visit www.horteast.ns.ca.

November 27 Fall Urban Forestry Symposium. Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex, Surrey, B.C. For more information, call 604-574-7772 or e-mail aingram@bclna.com.