January 27-29, 2009 Design Seminar. Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Ill. For more information, visit


December 17 Indiana Professional Lawn & Landscape Association 2008 Winter Workshop. Oakhill Mansion, Carmel, Ind. To learn more, visit

January 12-14, 2009 Indiana Green Expo. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind. For details, visit


January 20-22, 2009 Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit


December 16-17 Heartland Green Industry Expo: Common Ground. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, Kan. For details, visit

January 4-6, 2009 WESTERN Trade Show. Overland Park, Kan. To learn more, call 888-233-1876, e-mail or visit


January 12, 2009 Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Conference & Kentucky Certified Nurseryman’s Exam. Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. To learn more, call 800-735-9791, e-mail or visit

January 13-14, 2009 Mid-States Horticultural Expo. Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 931-473-3951 or visit


January 5-7, 2009 Great Lakes Trade Exposition. DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, Mich. To learn more, visit

January 15, 2009 Tackling Turf Problems: Insects, Diseases & Weeds. Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Mich. For details, visit

January 15, 2009 Taking the Next Step Toward Success. MGIA Office, Bingham Farms, Mich. To learn more, visit

January 20, 2009 Turfgrass Pest Management: Weeds, Insects, Diseases and Varmints. Bingham Center, Bingham Farms, Mich. For more information, visit


January 6, 2009 Super Tuesday: Women in Horticulture; Outdoor Spaces; Phosphorus Fertilizer Training; Low-Voltage Irrigation. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn. For more information, visit

January 7-9, 2009 Minnesota Green Expo. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn. For details, call 888-886-6652 or visit


January 12-14, 2009 Nebraska Green Expo. Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa. For details, visit

North Dakota

January 25-27, 2009 North Dakota Nursery & Greenhouse Association Convention & Trade Show. Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo, N.D. For more information, visit


January 12-14, 2009 Landscape Design Course Part I. Holiday Inn, Hudson, Ohio. For more information, call 800-335-6521.

January 15, 2009 OLA Meeting—Are You Practicing On Your Customers? Professional Selling Skills. St. Michael’s Woodside, Broadview Heights, Ohio. To learn more, call 800-335-6521 or visit


January 13, 2009 Wisconsin Turfgrass & Greenscape Expo. Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners, Wis. To learn more, visit

January 15, 2009 Wisconsin Green Industry Federation Annual Convention Awards Banquet. Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Ill. For details, visit